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Monthly Archives: May 2012
You are invited to do just that on Tuesday, June 5, when Blueprint LSAT Prep will host a live Hangout on Air on Google+. You don’t want to miss out, because veteran Blueprint instructor Matt Shinners will be on hand to answer questions about the LSAT and law school admissions that are plaguing law school hopefuls like you six days before the June LSAT.
Still struggling with LSAT reading comprehension? Not sure how to start your law school personal statement? Wondering if you should bring a jacket on LSAT test day? Submit your questions now, and Matt — who scored a 180 on his own LSAT and graduated from Harvard Law — will answer them. (No questions about specific LSAT logic games, please.)
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A) Plenty of people are graduating from college, but not all cities are seeing the results. New York Times. B) A federal court has stuck down the key part of a federal same-sex marriage ban. CNN. C) New York City … Read Entire Article…
May 31, 2012 - 3:23 pm - By Hank
For those of you who are counting, the June LSAT is 12 days away. LSAT test day is near enough that you may have begun wondering what kind of snack you should bring. The most important thing about your LSAT test day food consumption is timing: the brain uses up to a fifth of your energy, so you should be sure to take in plenty of calories before the LSAT. This doesn’t mean, however, that you should eat a big lunch right before the test; a food coma doesn’t bode well for your performance on the first couple sections of the LSAT. Get in the habit of eating a big late breakfast or early lunch; this will give you fuel to get through the LSAT without bogging you down. After that, try some of these snack suggestions for LSAT test day.
Energy bars. Yes, they may look and taste like Cookie Monster’s morning constitutional. Despite this, they have several advantages.
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A) The legal career field might not be the safest bet for graduates right now, but hey, what is? CBS News. B) Worried your degree in science, technology, engineering or math will hurt your chances to be admitted to law … Read Entire Article…
May 30, 2012 - 5:42 pm - By Hank
The June LSAT is less than two weeks away.
Done freaking out yet? No? OK, I can wait.
Good. Now that you’ve calmed down (it only took you 10 minutes of breathing into a paper bag – I can assure you that’s completely normal), let’s talk about the perfect storm of bad that’s probably hitting you right about now.
Most LSAT prep students hit two walls at the same time.
The first is the wall of panic. When the LSAT gets this close, almost every student feels like they’re in no way prepared for the exam, and there’s no way that they can possibly get to a comfortable place by the time LSAT test day rolls around on June 11.
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A) The majority leader in New Hampshire’s House of Representatives is out after admitting he lied about his law school record. Chicago Tribune. B) At what point will the cost of law school start to affect legal decisions? Oregon is … Read Entire Article…
May 29, 2012 - 5:29 pm - By Hank
A) The American Bar Association claims that fewer than 20 percent of associates in law firms are people of color. William Mitchell College of Law is trying to change that. JD Journal. B) All the inspiration to kick ass in … Read Entire Article…
May 25, 2012 - 5:21 pm - By Hank