LSAT Preparation Series
The legal field continues to grow as areas like health care, environmental, and immigration law are booming. But before you can begin a career in any type of law, you will need to score well on the LSAT. Your score will determine the caliber of law school you are able to attend and, ultimately, the course of your career, and this series is designed to help you prepare. You'll learn techniques for taking on analytical reasoning, reading comprehension, and logical reasoning questions, as well as the required writing sample for the admissions process.
University of the District of Columbia
The legal field is growing as areas of law evolve. In fact, fields such as health care, environmental, and immigration law have seen the largest growth in the past decade. Regardless of which law field you plan to pursue, your legal career begins with the Law School Admission Test, better known as the LSAT. Your performance on this highly-technical exam determines the pedigree of law school you get into and sets the pace for your career as a lawyer, attorney, or legal counsel.
The LSAT Preparation Series will prepare you for the LSAT exam. These comprehensive courses offer a flexible, best-in-class virtual LSAT training that fits 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 will then work through analytical reasoning questions and practice the writing sample required in the admissions process. LSAT Preparation - Part 2 reviews reading comprehension and logical reasoning. You will learn techniques for identifying incorrect answers, explanations and interpretations of correct answers, and proven approaches for selecting the correct answers.
By completion, you will be prepared to perform well on all three LSAT exam areas: reading comprehension, logical reasoning, and analytical reasoning.
Series bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Series bundles.
How the course is taught
- Instructor-led online course
- 48 course hours
- LSAT Preparation - Part 1
- Introduction to a Career in Law
- Law School Admission Procedures
- Structure of the LSAT
- General Techniques for Preparing for the Test
- Techniques for Taking the Test
- Analytical Reasoning Problem Characteristics
- Analytical Reasoning - Question Types
- Group Membership and Temporal Order Questions and Diagrams
- Spatial Order Problems and Diagrams
- Practice Tests
- Organizing the Writing Sample
- Completing the Writing Sample
- LSAT Preparation - Part 2
- Preparing for the LSAT
- Overcoming the Reading Comprehension Section
- Evaluating Reading Comprehension Question Types
- Effective Reading for the LSAT
- Summing Up the Reading Comprehension Section
- Practicing LSAT Reading Comprehension Questions
- Analyzing Logical Reasoning Questions
- Examining Logical Reasoning Question Types
- Mastering Strengthen/Weaken the Argument and Method of Reasoning Questions
- Conquering Drawing Conclusions and Assumption Questions
- Practicing Logical Reasoning Questions
- Handling More Logical Reasoning Questions
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. He also teaches online Paralegal Certificate courses for the Center for Legal Studies in Golden, Colorado.
Instructor Interaction: The instructor looks forward to interacting with learners in the online moderated discussion area to share their expertise and answer any questions you may have on the course content.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
- This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
- PC: Windows 8 or later.
- Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
- Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Material Requirements:
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.
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