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LSAT For Dummies [Kindle Edition]

Scott Hatch , Amy Hackney Blackwell
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Book Description

A detailed study guide that guarantees a high LSAT score

If you thought you left standardized tests back in high school, think again. LSAT For Dummies, 2rd Edition is an all-inclusive study guide arming you with tips and know-how for your next career move. This updated edition includes three full-length practice tests, a review of foundational concepts for every section, thorough explanations, and additional practice problems for all question types. Whether you're taking the LSAT for the first time or the third time, this book will provide the guidance and skill set you need to obtain a score that reflects your abilities. Instead of facing the process alone, turn to the trusted For Dummies brand for proven test-taking strategies and ample practice opportunities.

  • Ideal for those who want to break into this increasingly competitive field, in which a high score on the LSAT lends prospective lawyers an undeniable advantage
  • Examines every topic and common pitfalls covered in the test, which consists of five 35-minutes sections of multiple-choice questions and a 35-minute writing sample

For aspiring law school students, LSAT For Dummies is the most advantageous guide to increasing your score on a test that can make or break your legal aspirations.

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From the Back Cover

Learn to:

  • Prepare for test day with expert tips and strategies
  • Identify common pitfalls and increase your score
  • Gain confidence by taking multiple practice tests

The comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to tackling theLSAT

Scoring well on the LSAT is paramount for those applying to lawschool, and this updated resource provides you with the latest onhow to prepare for the test with three full-length practice examsand complete explanations for all question types, including thoseinfamous “logic games.”

  • Take the LSAT Plunge — get familiar with the four partsof the test and the three types of questions, and plan yourtest-taking tactics to maximize your chances
  • Analyze this — discover the keys to analytic reasoning,with step-by-step techniques for working out the solutions of thetest’s logic games
  • Pick an argument — pinpoint conclusions, assumptions, andflaws in logical reasoning questions, and strengthen and supportyour arguments
  • Reading and writing — get acquainted with readingcomprehension passages and questions, and wow ‘em with awell-argued writing sample
  • Practice, practice — there’s a reason they call it“law practice.” It starts here, with three full-length,full-strength practice LSATs

Open the book and find:

  • A review of foundational concepts for every test section
  • Details on logic questions and pitfalls to avoid
  • Advice on how to analyze arguments
  • Strategies for analyze arguments
  • Ways to combat test-taking anxiety
  • What admissions officers are really looking for
  • Ten myths about the LSAT

About the Author

Lisa Zimmer Hatch, MA, and Scott A. Hatch, JD, have been preparing individuals to excel on standardized tests, gain admission to college, and secure careers since 1987. For nearly 30 years, they have provided their award-winning standardized test preparation throughout the world. Amy Hackney Blackwell, JD, PhD is a writer and former attorney. She holds a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, an MA in history from Vanderbilt University, an AB from Duke University and a PhD from Clemson University.

Product Details

  • File Size: 15347 KB
  • Print Length: 388 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1118678052
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 2 edition (February 14, 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #260,992 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars GOOD MATERIAL, BETTER STUFF OUT THERE January 3, 2015
I recently wrote the LSAT and wanted to actually review LSAT for Dummies because it was one of the resources I used. My two cents is essentially this, if you have lots of time to prepare, it can't hurt to read this book. However, I was on a fairly tight timeline (6 weeks) and found that of all the materials I used (Kaplan, PowerScore), LSAT for Dummies gave me the least "bang for my buck" in the sense of value for time. My top recommendation to any prospective test taker is to write as many of the Prep Tests as possible. I ended up doing 30 Prep Tests; I could have done more if I didn't spend time with this book. My three star rating is largely ranking this product RELATIVE to other prep providers (especially PowerScore). If you have time, this isn't a bad product for "overview" purposes but not something you want to rely on when its time is tight.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing book, highly recommended! March 25, 2014
By Z. L.
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Highly recommended if you are looking to get your nose wet when it comes to the LSAT. I have been reading a few pages every ady and have been getting more and more confident about the test. As usual, great product!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars My only regret is that I should've bought this book ... December 9, 2014
By Annie C
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My only regret is that I should've bought this book sooner. It was more helpful for me than was the logic game bible book that I paid quite a bit for.... Very understandable. Very relatable. Very helpful.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars September 12, 2014
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great for LSAT studying and easy to understand
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