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LSAT For Dummies

Book + 5 Practice Tests Online

Hatch, Scott A. / Hatch, Lisa Zimmer


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Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-71627-3
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Get on the right side of your Law School Admission Test

It's an unbreakable rule that to get into the majority of law schools or practice state law anywhere in the U.S., you must pass the dreaded LSAT. Designed to be the most objective measure of student ability available--unlike a much more subjective GPA--it's the ultimate standardized test. This makes it relatively straightforward to prep for, and prep you must! This revised and totally updated new edition of LSAT For Dummies has everything you need to get ready to take - and take down - the LSAT. With it, you'll make an irrefutable case why you should be admitted to the school of your dreams.

In a friendly, logical style, expert authors Scott and Lisa Hatch --who have coached thousands of students for LSAT success--cover the core concepts, smart strategies, and mental approaches you need to succeed. You'll also find plenty of opportunities to apply your enhanced argumentative muscle, analytical reasoning, and essay-writing and reading comprehension skills in full-length practice tests--all recalibrated in this new edition to account for the new computer-based exam format.
* Take 3 full-length practice tests (one online) plus additional practice questions
* Consolidate your knowledge in content review sections
* Compare your answers to sample answers and explanations
* Get 1-year access to an online test-bank for further practice

With up to forty percent of students failing the LSAT each year, you need a solid study plan to conquer it. This book - with companion practice tests online - has you covered.

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with the LSAT 5

Chapter 1: The L Team: The LSAT and Its Administrators 7

Chapter 2: Test-Taking Basics: Setting Yourself Up for Success 17

Chapter 3: The Lowdown on Law School Admissions 25

Part 2: Analytical Reasoning: Following the Rules of the Logic Game 33

Chapter 4: Gaming the Analytical Reasoning Questions 35

Chapter 5: Proper Placement: Analytical Reasoning Ordering Games 47

Chapter 6: Type Casting: Grouping Games 63

Part 3: Logical Reasoning: Picking Apart an Argument 77

Chapter 7: Analyzing Arguments: The Basics of Logical Reasoning 79

Chapter 8: Conclusions, Inferences, Assumptions, and Flaws in Logical Reasoning Questions 87

Chapter 9: Strengthening and Weakening Arguments 95

Chapter 10: Examining Other Logical Reasoning Question Types 103

Part 4: Reading Comprehension: Read 'Em but Don't Weep 115

Chapter 11: Rites of Passage(s): Types of Reading Passages and Questions 117

Chapter 12: Safe Landing: Mastering the Approach to Reading Comprehension 127

Part 5: The Writing Sample: Penning a Persuasive Argument 143

Chapter 13: Pick a Side, Any Side: Responding to the Writing Sample Prompt 145

Chapter 14: Practice Writing Samples 151

Part 6: The Real Deal: Full-Length Practice LSATs 155

Chapter 15: Some Rainy-Day "Fun": LSAT Practice Exam 1 157

Chapter 16: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations 195

Chapter 17: Perfecting with Practice: LSAT Practice Exam 2 233

Chapter 18: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations 273

Chapter 19: Even More "Fun": LSAT Practice Exam 3 307

Chapter 20: Practice Exam 3: Answers and Explanations 345

Part 7: The Part of Tens 385

Chapter 21: Ten (Plus One) Myths about the LSAT 387

Chapter 22: Ten Kinds of Law You Can Practice 391

Index 395
Scott A. Hatch, JD, and Lisa Zimmer Hatch, MA, have helped thousands of students confront standardized tests with confidence and achieve success. They have coached paralegals and other legal professionals with live-lecture, online, DVD, and independent-study courses through more than 300 universities.