LSAT Exam Prep

LSAT Exam Prep

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LSAT (R) Exam Prep COMPREHENSIVE-Succeed with comprehensive learning and practice tests Prepare with four comprehensive practice tests Analyze your test readiness and areas for further study with chapter tests Learn important test-taking strategies to maximize your score and diminish your anxiety Score Higher on the LSAT Exam! We provide you with the proven study tools and expert insight that will help you score higher on your exam. Study Tips give you advice and instruction that a personal tutor might provide. Exam Alerts provide you with hints and strategies that will help you reduce your mistakes on the exam. Practice Questions include detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers-so you can learn the material by understanding why an answer is correct or incorrect. Comprehensive discussion of all subject areas covered by the LSAT "This book is a lifesaver! I have tried other prep-books, but they failed to provide the realistic experience that this book offers. It includes an unmatchable section on logic skills for the Logical Reasoning and Analytical Reasoning sections. This is a must have for any serious law school applicant."-Lindsey Simmons, Texas Tech University, Class of 2006 Written by Leading Experts on the LSAT Exam! Steven W. Dulan has personally prepared thousands of students for success on standardized entrance exams at locations around the United States since 1989. Steve scored in the top 1% on all of his own standardized exams. He is the author of several test prep books, has taught courses at the college and law school levels, and is the founder of Advantage Education (R). LSAT is a registered trademark of the Law School Admission Council, Inc., which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.
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  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 213.4 x 274.3 x 30.5mm | 884.52g
  • Pearson It Certification
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0789735954
  • 9780789735959
  • 1,874,055

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LSAT(R) Exam Prep COMPREHENSIVE--Succeed with comprehensive learning and practice tests Prepare with four comprehensive practice tests Analyze your test readiness and areas for further study with chapter tests Learn important test-taking strategies to maximize your score and diminish your anxiety Score Higher on the LSAT Exam! We provide you with the proven study tools and expert insight that will help you score higher on your exam. Study Tips give you advice and instruction that a personal tutor might provide. Exam Alerts provide you with hints and strategies that will help you reduce your mistakes on the exam. Practice Questions include detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers--so you can learn the material by understanding why an answer is correct or incorrect. Comprehensive discussion of all subject areas covered by the LSAT "This book is a lifesaver! I have tried other prep-books, but they failed to provide the realistic experience that this book offers. It includes an unmatchable section on logic skills for the Logical Reasoning and Analytical Reasoning sections. This is a must have for any serious law school applicant."--Lindsey Simmons, Texas Tech University, Class of 2006 Written by Leading Experts on the LSAT Exam! Steven W. Dulan has personally prepared thousands of students for success on standardized entrance exams at locations around the United States since 1989. Steve scored in the top 1% on all of his own standardized exams. He is the author of several test prep books, has taught courses at the college and law school levels, and is the founder of Advantage Education(R). LSAT is a registered trademark of the Law School Admission Council, Inc., which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.
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About Steven W. Dulan

Steven W. Dulan, J.D. has been involved with LSAT preparation since 1989 when, as a former U.S. Army Infantry Sergeant and undergraduate student at Michigan State University, he became an LSAT instructor. He has been helping students prepare for success on the LSAT and other standardized exams ever since. Steve has scored in the 99th percentile on every standardized test he has ever taken. After graduating from Michigan State, Steve attended The Thomas M. Cooley Law School on a full honors scholarship. While attending law school, Steve continued to teach standardized test prep classes (including ACT, SAT, PSAT, GRE, GMAT, and LSAT) an average of 30 hours each week, and tutored some of his fellow law students in a variety of subjects and in essay exam writing techniques.Steve has also served as an instructor at Baker University, Cleary University, Lansing Community College, The Ohio State University Real Estate Institute, and The Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Guest lecturer credits include Michigan State University, University of Michigan, Detroit College of Law, Marquette University, Texas Technical University, University of Miami, and Wright State University.Thousands of students have benefited from Steve's instruction, coaching, and admissions consulting, and have entered the law schools of their choice. Steve's students have gained admission to some of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning in the world and have received numerous scholarships and fellowships of their own.Since 1997, Steve has served as the president of Advantage Education (www.AdvantageEd.com), a company dedicated to providing effective and affordable test prep education in a variety of settings, including one-on-one tutoring via the Internet worldwide using its Personal Distance Learning (R) system. The information and techniques included in this book are the result of Steve's experiences with LSAT students at all levels over many years.
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Table of contents

Introduction to the LSAT Part I:Preparing for the LSATChapter 1: Diagnostic Test with Answers and ExplanationsAnswer SheetSECTION I SECTION IISECTION IIIDiagnostic Test Answer KeyDiagnostic Test Explanations SECTION I: Logical Reasoning SECTION II: Analytical Reasoning SECTION III: Reading ComprehensionChapter 2: LSAT Testing StrategiesKSA (There Is Some Science Behind This Whole Process) Learning Factual Information Versus Acquiring Skills Practicing to Internalize SkillsDo the Easy Stuff First (It Helps You Manage Both Stress and Your Time) Stay "on Point"Simplify Anatomy of the LSATManage the Answer GridUse the Test BookletGuess WiselyManage Stress Relax to Succeed Specific Relaxation TechniquesA Note on Music The Impact of MozartWhat to Expect on Test Day Do a Dry Run Wake Up Early Dress for Success Fuel Up Bring Supplies Warm Up Your Brain Plan a Mini-vacation (at Least!)What's NextChapter 3: Introduction to LSAT LogicArguments Context Chain of Reasoning Assumptions Validity, Truth, and SoundnessConditionals Contrapositive Sufficiency and Necessity Compound ConditionalsNegationFallacies Slippery Slope Correlation-Causation Equivocation Ad Hominem Arguments Appeal to Authority Appeal to Majority/Quantity-Quality Fallacy Circular Argument Begging the Question Reductio Ad Absurdum Sampling Error Percent Versus NumberWhat's NextChapter 4: LSAT Logical ReasoningAnatomy of a Logical Reasoning QuestionPlan of Attack for a Logical Reasoning SectionPlan of Attack for Logical Reasoning QuestionsLogical Reasoning Question Types Question Type: Assumption Question Type: Weaken/Strengthen Question Type: Conclusion Question Type: Method of Argument Question Type: Principle Question Type: Point of Contention Question Type: Role of Fact Question Type: Flaw Question Type: Paradox Question Type: Parallel StructurePractice Logical Reasoning QuestionsAnswers and ExplanationsChapter 5: LSAT Analytical ReasoningAnatomy of an Analytical Reasoning ScenarioPlan of Attack for an Analytical Reasoning SectionPlan of Attack for an Analytical Reasoning Scenario Analytical Reasoning Scenario TypesChapter 6: LSAT Reading ComprehensionGeneral Strategies Choose a Passage to Attack First Consider "Sacrificing" One Passage Read the Question Stems First Determine the Main Idea of the Passage Skim the Rest of the Passage for General Structure Answer the QuestionsCommon Question Types Question Type: Main Idea/Primary Purpose Question Type: Specific Detail Question Type: Purpose of Detail Question Type: Conclusion/Inference Question Type: Extrapolation Question Type: Structure Question Type: Weaken Question Type: Strengthen Question Type: Analogy Question Type: Author's Attitude Question Type: EXCEPTPractice QuestionsPractice Question Answers and ExplanationsChapter 7: LSAT Essay WritingWriting Techniques Carefully Read the Prompt Plan Your Essay Clearly State Your Position Provide Relevant Examples Write Your EssayThe Decision Prompt Essay Template Information Categories Sample Decision Prompt Sample Decision Prompt ResponsesThe Argument Prompt Sample Argument Prompt Sample Argument Prompt ResponsesPractice Writing Prompts Decision Prompt Argument PromptPart II:Practicing for the LSATChapter 8: Practice Test 1 with Answers and ExplanationsAnswer SheetSECTION ISECTION IISECTION IIISECTION IVPractice Test Answer KeyPractice Test 1 Explanations SECTION I-Logical Reasoning SECTION II-Analytical Reasoning SECTION III-Reading Comprehension SECTION IV-Logical ReasoningChapter 9: Practice Test 2 with Answers and ExplanationsAnswer SheetSECTION ISECTION IISECTION IIISECTION IVPractice Test Answer KeyPractice Test 2 Explanations SECTION I-Analytical Reasoning SECTION II-Logical Reasoning SECTION III-Reading Comprehension SECTION IV-Logical ReasoningChapter 10: Practice Test 3 with Answers and ExplanationsAnswer SheetSECTION ISECTION IISECTION IIISECTION IVPractice Test Answer KeyPractice Test 3 Explanations SECTION I-Reading Comprehension SECTION II-Logical Reasoning SECTION III-Analytical Reasoning SECTION IV-Logical ReasoningChapter 11: Practice Test 4 with Answers and ExplanationsAnswer SheetSECTION ISECTION IISECTION IIISECTION IVPractice Test Answer KeyPractice Test 4 Explanations SECTION I-Reading Comprehension SECTION II-Logical Reasoning SECTION III-Logical Reasoning SECTION IV-Analytical ReasoningPart III:AppendixesAppendix A: LSAT Vocabulary ListAppendix B: Categorization of LSAT Question TypesAppendix C: Additional Resources 0789735954 TOC 9/28/2006
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