LSAT Study Schedule – Part 1

Here’s what’s in the LSAT Study Guide:

LSAT Logical Reasoning Part 1 (10-12 hours)

(15 mins.) Introduction to Logical Reasoning – learn the basics of this section of the LSAT

(2 hrs.) Stimulus analysis – get familiar with analyzing arguments, breaking down premises and conclusion and picking out flaws and other features of LSAT stimuli

(5 hrs.) Specific Question types – study the following LSAT question types, learn specific strategies and how the test makers structure the questions and correct answers, practice on actual LSAT questions of each type

• Identify the Main Conclusion
• Strengthen the Conclusion
• Weaken the Conclusion
• Method of Reasoning
• Role of the Statement

(4 x 35 mins. each) Practice timed Logical Reasoning sections – put your strategies to work on actual LSAT exam logical reasoning sections. Do 3-4 timed 35 minute sections and review any questions you get wrong. Be sure to review right and wrong answer choices for any questions you got wrong. Understanding why an answer is wrong is as important as understanding why one is correct.

LSAT Logical Reasoning Part 2 (10-12 hours)

(5 hrs.) Specific Question types – study the following LSAT question types, learn specific strategies and how the test makers structure the questions and correct answers, practice on actual LSAT questions of each type

• Flawed Reasoning
• Parallel Reasoning & Flawed Parallel Reasoning
• Principle Questions
• Evaluate the Argument
• Must be True Questions

(6 x 35 mins. each) Practice timed Logical Reasoning sections – put your strategies to work on actual LSAT exam logical reasoning sections. Do 5-6 timed 35 minute sections and review any questions you get wrong. Be sure to review right and wrong answer choices for any questions you got wrong. Understanding why an answer is wrong is as important as understanding why one is correct.

LSAT Logical Reasoning Part 3 (10-12 hours)

(5 hrs.) Specific Question types – study the following LSAT question types, learn specific strategies and how the test makers structure the questions and correct answers, practice on actual LSAT questions of each type

• Cannot be True
• Sufficient Assumptions
• Necessary Assumptions
• Explain the Discrepancy or Paradox
• Point of Contention (or agreement)

(6 x 35 mins. each) Practice timed Logical Reasoning sections – put your strategies to work on actual LSAT exam logical reasoning sections. Do 5-6 timed 35 minute sections and review any questions you get wrong. Be sure to review right and wrong answer choices for any questions you got wrong. Understanding why an answer is wrong is as important as understanding why one is correct.

Continue to Part 2…

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