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Deep Dive: Causality on the LSAT

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Deep Dive: Causality on the LSAT by Ben Rashkovich

Causality is one of the biggest, baddest, trickiest topics on the LSAT—and it happens to be one of the most interesting, as well. (In fact, it’s my third-biggest LSAT crush!)

It’s a difficult concept in theory, but also in practice: causality shows up a lot in Strengthen/Weaken questions, which are statistically the most difficult questions in Logical Reasoning.

So let’s break it down. Read more

The Logic Games Process

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - The Logic Games Process by Matt Shinners

The Logic Games section is hard. Most students at the beginning of their prep cite it as the hardest section. It’s also the section that is most helped by process.

Even with process, though, it can be difficult, and it’s one of the sections that students complain about running out of time on. Read more

LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 13

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 13 by Matt Shinners

Welcome to our LSAT Reading Comprehension Club! Like a book club, but more LSAT. And fewer pages. Read more about it, and why we think it’ll help you with Reading Comp, in our first LSAT Reading Comprehension Club article here. Read more

What to Do When You’re Down to Two LSAT Answer Choices

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - What to Do When You're Down to Two LSAT Answer Choices by Ally Bell

You know that feeling when you’re at a restaurant, and there are two things on the menu that you really, really want for dinner? Everyone has a different way of handling that decision. Some might go with the cheaper one, or the tastier one, or the healthier one, or the one they’ve never tried before. If you’re like me, you just wait to see what pops out of your mouth when the server takes your order. Read more

Skipping LSAT Questions

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Skipping LSAT Questions by Matt Shinners

The LSAT is a hard test. No doubt about it.

Any test where you can get 10% of the questions wrong and still be in the top 2% of test takers is a hard test. Read more

LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 12

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 12 by Matt Shinners

Welcome to our LSAT Reading Comprehension Club! Like a book club, but more LSAT. And fewer pages. Read more about it, and why we think it’ll help you with Reading Comp, in our first LSAT Reading Comprehension Club article here. Read more

On the LSAT, Do Sweat the Small Stuff

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - On the LSAT, Do Sweat the Small Stuff by Patrick Tyrrell

If only my readers were old enough to know the plot of the original 1984 Karate Kid movie, or if only I were young enough to know whether the 2010 Jaden Smith reboot had the same plot… Read more

Probability Theory, the LSAT, and You (Part 3)

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Probability Theory, the LSAT, and You (Part 3) by Ben Rashkovich

Today, let’s look at a specific use case of Bayesian probability theory on the LSAT! Read more

SAT Tutoring is Here!

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - SAT Tutoring is Here! by Manhattan Prep

You heard it here first: the exceptional prep we’re known for is now available for the SAT. Read more

Balancing LSAT Study and Your Life

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Balancing LSAT Study and Your Life by Ally Bell

The number-one problem facing most of my LSAT students isn’t what you might think. It’s not nightmares about Logic Games with fifty rules or Reading Comprehension passages with teeth. It’s not learning inferences, Conditional Logic, or common flaws. It’s balancing LSAT study with their lives. Read more