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LSAC Newsletter: Super Prep II and a February Increase

LSAC recently released its biannual newsletter, and the big news is the planned release of Super Prep II, a new prep book that will include three previously undisclosed LSATs along with explanations for every question. For those of you who weren’t frantically refreshing your browser waiting for LSAC’s thrilling newsletter release, this post is aimed to bringing out the key points for potential LSAT test-takers.

Super Prep II might be useful to prep students for several reasons. First, taking real tests is one of the best ways to test your comprehension of the methods, and some students plow through so much material that the additional exams will feel like manna from heaven to them.

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May 28, 2015 - 6:35 pm - By Philip Mayer
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Logical Reasonings / 5.28.15

A) Above the Law released their law school rankings today. Because their criteria leans heavily on jobs numbers, the list looks markedly different from the U.S. News and World Report version.

B) In law school, what you learn as you network is just as important as who you meet. Law School Toolbox

C) Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was indicted for “reporting evasion charges and lying to the FBI as part of an effort to conceal paying off the victim of ‘prior bad acts.’” That’s a pretty long way of saying that he’s a douche. Buzzfeed

D) 84% of women are harassed on the street before they turn 17. That makes 100% of me very sad. New York Magazine

E) The first Broadway show based on a Twitter account is opening tonight. And it’s God’s Twitter, no less. New York Times

May 28, 2015 - 2:30 pm - By Greg Nix
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Work More Efficiently, Not Faster

If you’re taking the June LSAT, you’re probably concerned about timing. That’s normal. And here’s some good news: even in the next couple weeks until the LSAT, there’s time to improve.

Imagine this: you have to drive somewhere unfamiliar. There’s traffic. You don’t want to be late. Would you run to the car, say, “I don’t know exactly where it is, but I know it’s vaguely north of here,” and then drive north as fast as you can? You might not know where you’re going, but you’ll screech those tires around corners and gun it from every stoplight, even if you end up stuck in traffic a few seconds later. Or would you check traffic, plot a route that avoids it, and drive a little more sensibly?

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May 27, 2015 - 6:53 pm - By Aaron Cohn
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Logical Reasonings / 5.27.15

A) Don’t go to Charleston School of Law. Seriously. Just don’t. I’m like an old man at a gas station warning you teenagers not to go up to that haunted cabin. Above the Law

B) 3 final prep tips for the June LSAT. US News and World Report

C) More diverse law school classes means more diversity in the legal profession, and that’s a good thing. Huffington Post

D) The Onion thinks that standardized tests discriminate against kids who don’t give a shit.

E) The “Single Ladies” dance synced up with the Ducktales theme song is the best thing I’ve seen this week. Maybe month. Possibly year. Slight chance lifetime. Good Friends

May 27, 2015 - 2:31 pm - By Greg Nix
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How the LSAT is Like Grilling

It wouldn’t be a proper Memorial Day if you weren’t standing near an open flame, sweating your butt off and thanking the good Flying Spaghetti Monster that summer is finally here. It also wouldn’t be a proper Memorial Day if … Read Entire Article…

May 25, 2015 - 6:00 pm - By Greg Nix
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