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LSAT Preparation - Part 2

Taking both part 1 and part 2 of this course 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 Law School Admission Council at www.lsac.org

You will also learn test-taking techniques developed by The Center for Legal Studies and taught to thousands of prelaw students around the world. LSAT Preparation - Part 2 provides an intensive review of reading comprehension and logical reasoning questions, including techniques for quick elimination of incorrect answers, explanations and interpretations of correct answers, and proven approaches for selecting the correct answers.

6 Weeks / 24 Course Hrs
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Starting October 17 | November 14

LSAT Preparation - Part 2

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Course Code: tp5

What You Will Learn
  • Learn specific tips on how to approach LSAT question types
  • Discover the tools you need to develop your own personal reading strategy
  • Learn to eliminate wrong answers, how to guess when you don’t know the right answer, and how much time to spend on each question
  • Learn about and practice the three major types of reading comprehension questions: main theme synthesis, specific information, and inference
  • Learn time-tested techniques for approaching LSAT reading passages
  • Review the elements of logical argument and the major types of inductive arguments you will see on the test
  • Examine and analyze sample questions and how to master LSAT logical arguments questions
How the course is taught
  • Instructor-led course
  • 6 weeks in duration
  • Courses begin each month
  • 2 lessons released each week
  • 24 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Learn techniques that will relax you when you start to feel panicky on test day
  • Gain intensive review of reading comprehension and logical reasoning questions

Outline

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Week 1

In this first lesson, you will learn how to relax when you start feeling panicky on test day. You will review specific tips on how to approach LSAT question types, how to eliminate the wrong answers, how to guess when you are not sure of the right answer, and how much time to spend on each question. Then you will examine the tools you need to develop your own personal reading strategy.  You will see how to focus on what is important and ignore what is not. You will discover how to eliminate wrong answers that hook unprepared test-takers.

Week 2

In this lesson you will take an in-depth look at the characteristics of and approaches to main theme synthesis, specific information, and inference reading comprehension questions. Then you will examine some time-tested techniques for approaching passages. You will discover what to do while you read the passage to prepare yourself for each LSAT reading question type.

Week 3

This lesson will draw on everything you have learned about reading comprehension so far. Through careful analysis of previous LSAT reading passages, you will develop a system for the reading comprehension section to allow you to move through it quickly. Then you will examine another reading comprehension passage from a prior LSAT test.

Week 4

In this lesson you will tackle the LSAT logical reasoning questions. You will review the elements of a logical argument and the major types of inductive arguments you will see on the LSAT. Then you will look at the several different types of logical reasoning questions:  strengthen or weaken conclusions, drawing conclusions from premises, assumptions, inferences, and method of reasoning. You will learn the general qualities of each question type and how to recognize each one in the LSAT logical reasoning section. 

Week 5

In this lesson you will get a little more detail about how to answer questions that ask to strengthen or weaken conclusions and questions that ask you about methods of reasoning. You will learn how to pick out the type of argument the author makes and choose the best answer based on the author’s manner of reasoning. Then you will examine and analyze sample questions dealing with drawing conclusion, assumption, and inference questions.

Week 6

In this final lesson, you will examine how to approach and answer all types of logical reasoning questions from prior actual LSAT tests. You will be given step-by-step guidance as you practice this section of the test. Then you will examine one more set of LSAT logical reasoning questions. You will also review important concepts that you will need to remember for test day.

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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.

Requirements

Prerequisites / Requirements

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Requirements:

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 Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari (We recommend Firefox or Chrome).
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Instructional material requirements: 

  • 10 More Actual, Official LSAT Prep Tests, (PrepTests 19 - 28), ISBN: 978-0-9793050-3-0, available from lsac.org and other bookstores.
  • The instructional materials required for this course are not included in enrollment. Please purchase your materials prior to the start of your session. Please note, study guide pages referenced in the course lesson may vary by edition. 

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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 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 2 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 2 weeks plus 10 days 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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