In this final article in a series of articles about LSAT Formal Logic, we will teach you what is possibly the best LSAT logic tip you can learn. We will teach you how to quickly identify which part of a statement goes with the “if,” and which part goes with the “then.” Other courses ask you to memorize large charts of possible statements, but we will teach you how to analyze any logic statement on the LSAT Test.
If you haven’t taken the time to try the LSAT Practice Sequencing Game 2 on your own before reading these explanations, please click back there and give it a try first. These are the explanations for the second sequencing game in a series of lesson articles about LSAT sequencing games. The series includes:
There is one surefire way to see if you have the right assumption. It’s called the denial test. If you assume the premises and the conclusion to be true, the assumption must also be true. Just because the author didn’t write it out explicitly, it’s there. The author takes it for granted.
The LSAT test. Has anything ever held as much importance for your future and yet remained as elusive as the LSAT test? The first step in your long journey to LSAT test mastery is to know as much about the test as you can. Sun Tzu said, “Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster.” Of course, Sun Tzu was a mercenary who lived in a semi-barbaric state in second century BCE. The LSAT test is probably a worse enemy than he had in mind.
In the last lesson article, we took a look at how to examine the setups for LSAT Sequencing Games. If you somehow arrived here because of a search engine search and not because you’re going in order, you really need to read that article first before you continue. It contains the game we will discuss below. Now let’s take a look at some typical questions you might see for a sequencing game.
This is the second article in a series of articles addressing LSAT Sequencing Game Questions. The series includes:
- LSAT Sequencing Games: an Introduction
- Sequencing Game Questions
- LSAT Practice Sequencing Game 1
- LSAT Practice Sequencing Game 2
- LSAT Practice Sequencing Game 3
Sequencing Game Questions
One type of question is about acceptability. These questions are basically rule-checkers. This point should be automatic if you understand the rules. Your strategy for this type of question is to grab a rule and apply it to each of the answer choices, eliminating any that break the rule. Obviously if an answer breaks one of the rules, it’s not acceptable.
While it is true that the best way to a high score on the LSAT Reading Comprehension section is to study and practice as many passages as you can, many of our students have told us that the tip contained in this article may be the best LSAT reading tip they learned.
This is the third article in a series of articles about reading on the LSAT test. The series includes:
Law school candidates are often stressed out about the long boring passages they find in the Reading Comprehension section. These passages may feature unfamiliar topics, but one thing is certain: the questions will be completely familiar to TestSherpa students. There are really only a limited number of question types in Reading Comprehension and they will often help you understand difficult passages when you know their secrets.
The Written Essay on the LSAT Test
In this lesson, you will learn a safe and proven technique for tackling the writing sample. Perhaps the most misunderstood portion of the entire LSAT is the writing sample. You may have friends who have told you that the writing sample is not an important part of the test. Don’t believe them. Even though it is unscored, in some cases it could represent the most important part of your file.
It’s time to take a look at the typical kinds of questions you will see in an LSAT humanities reading comp passage. This is the third article in a series of articles about LSAT Humanities Passage Questions.
The series includes:
- Humanities Passages in LSAT Reading Comprehension
- LSAT Reading Comp Outlines for Humanities
- LSAT Humanities Passage Questions
LSAT Humanities Passage Question 1: Macro Question
We start with a typical macro style question, a primary purpose question.
Sequencing is the most common skill used on the Analytical Reasoning section of the LSAT. Fortunately, sequencing is something you do everyday.
This is the first of a series of articles about LSAT Sequencing Games. The series includes: