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LSAT Preparation - Part 1

Congratulations! If you’re in search of LSAT prep courses, you must be considering law school, and a career in law is always rewarding. No matter what type of law you want to practice, you want to ensure you get a great education at the school of your dreams. LSAT Preparation - Part 1 will begin to teach you the tips and tricks to help you ace this important test—and will also provide some helpful hints for surviving the rest of law school.

The first step on the path to an excellent LSAT score is to sign up for a thorough and comprehensive LSAT exam prep. At ed2go, we offer the best virtual LSAT training you can get, with a course that can be completed in just six weeks and is taught entirely online. We understand that as a law student, you are very busy—and we provide solutions that fit into your schedule, on your terms.

LSAT Preparation - Part 1 provides an overview of law school entrance procedures as well as what you can expect from a career in law. You’ll also gain some useful law school survival techniques. In addition, the course provides an intensive review of analytical reasoning questions and the writing sample required in the admissions process.

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Starting April 17 | May 15

LSAT Preparation - Part 1


Details + Objectives

Course Code: tp2

What You Will Learn
  • Proven test-taking techniques for solving analytical reasoning questions.
  • How to spot the “traps” the exam lays for you.
  • How to draft the three most helpful types of diagrams.
  • Techniques for narrowing down and interpreting correct answer choices.
  • The outline format that law school admissions counselors favor for preparing the writing sample.
How the course is taught
  • Instructor-led course
  • Courses begin each month
  • 6 weeks in duration
  • 24 course hours
  • 2 lessons released each week
How you will benefit
  • Master the best ways to prepare for the LSAT.
  • Lay a solid foundation to build upon with LSAT Preparation - Part 2.
  • Finish law school and take the LSAT exam stress-free.


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Week 1

We'll start this course with a lesson that gives you a peek into what a career in law actually looks like and what your opportunities are. Then we'll go through an overview of the whole process and give you advice on how to maximize your chances of gaining acceptance to the school of your choice.

Week 2

In this week’s lesson, we'll discuss what to expect from the exam questions. You'll discover the basics of reading comprehension, logical reasoning, and analytical reasoning, and you'll get an overview of the writing sample. You’ll also learn some proven preparation and relaxation techniques.

Week 3

This week, we'll continue where we left off by going over specific tips on how to approach LSAT question types, eliminate the wrong answers, and guess when you're not sure of the right answer. Then we’ll explore analytical reasoning questions, examining in detail what you should look for when tackling these questions.

Week 4

The analytical reasoning question comes in two main types: spatial order and group membership. In today's lesson, you'll find out all about each type, complete with examples. Then you’ll discover how to master LSAT group membership analytical reasoning questions, including the proper diagrams to draw and plenty of practice with detailed explanations.

Week 5

Next, we’ll give you detailed instructions — with lots of practice — on how to deal with spatial order questions and which diagrams to draw. Then you’ll practice your skills on actual LSAT analytical reasoning questions that have appeared on past tests, and you’ll have the opportunity to discuss your efforts with your instructor and other classmates.

Week 6

In this lesson, we'll go through a specific plan for making the most of your writing sample, so you can prove your ability to put your thoughts together in a cohesive and interesting essay. You'll read sample essays and then compose your own, share it for review, and provide commentary on your classmates’ essays.

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Instructors & Support

Benjamin N. Gialloreto

Benjamin N. Gialloreto is Independent Counsel to the School Reform Commission in the Philadelphia School District and partner of the Philadelphia-based law firm Gallagher & Rowan, P.C. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Drexel University and J.D. from Loyola School of Law. He has practiced law since 1990 and is a former Deputy City Solicitor for the City of Philadelphia Major Trials and Civil Rights Units. Gialloreto has proctored this GMAT preparation course since 1999 and has helped more than 6,000 GMAT test takers. He also teaches online Paralegal Certificate courses for the Center for Legal Studies in Golden, Colorado.




There are no prerequisites to take this course.


Hardware Requirements: 

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.

Software Requirements: 

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are not included in enrollment. Please purchase the latest version of your materials prior to the start of your session. Please note, study guide pages referenced in the course lesson may vary by edition. 

  • 10 More Actual, Official LSAT Prep Tests, (PrepTests 19 - 28) ISBN: 978-0-9793050-3-0


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We recommend that you take both of our LSAT courses, Part 1 and Part 2. This will prepare you to perform well on all three question types on the LSAT: reading comprehension, logical reasoning, and analytical reasoning. We recommend that you practice on actual LSAT exams, which can be purchased from the Law School Admission Council at


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What LSAT prep books do I need for this course?

You will need the book 10 More Actual, Official LSAT Prep Tests (PrepTests 19-28), available from and other bookstores.

How do you prepare for the LSAT?

There are plenty of books, tutors, and LSAT prep software out there that claim to teach you everything you need to know. However, the best way to prepare for the LSAT is through courses like those offered right here on ed2go.

When can I get started?

A new session of each course opens each month, allowing you to enroll whenever your busy schedule permits.

How does it work?

Once a course session starts, two lessons will be released each week for the six-week duration of your course. You will have access to all previously released lessons until the course ends.

How long do I have to complete each lesson?

The interactive discussion area for each lesson automatically closes two weeks after each lesson is released, so you’re encouraged to complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.

What if I need an extension?

The final exam will be released on the same day as the last lesson. Once the final exam has been released, you will have two weeks plus 10 days (24 days total) to complete the final and finish any remaining lessons in your course. No further extensions can be provided beyond these 10 days.

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