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The Winner of Our LSAT Instagram Contest Is…

A week ago we initiated what will someday be referred to as the most groundbreaking and epic publicity initiative in world history.

Well, that’s possibly an exaggeration. But we did hold our first ever Instagram contest.

In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked our followers to count their blessings, then tag their photos with #thelsatmakesmethankfulfor. We got a ton of great entries, so let’s count down some of our favorites before we get to our grand prize winner.

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Nov 21, 2014 - 6:24 pm - By Greg Nix
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Logical Reasonings / 11.21.14

Timeline and tips for the best possible law school application. Admitopia

This breakdown of Michigan bar exam passage rates by law school is pretty cray-cray (technical term). Third Tier Reality

A 3L at Drexel is suing law firms for using US News rankings for using LSAT scores for discriminating against the disabled. Or something. Above the Law

These biglaw Christmas bonuses are the reason some people go to law school. Wall Street Journal

I love Hoobastank jokes, so you know I’m going to be into Chewbastank – the Chewbacca-Hoobastank mashup. AV Club

Nov 21, 2014 - 3:18 pm - By Greg Nix
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Give Yourself Rewards To Help Overcome LSAT Fatigue

Sorry, folks. This is going to hurt, but I have to say it:

In just a couple short weeks the December LSAT will be upon us.

And you know what that means. No more speculating about what fallacies the test might hold; no more imagining what obscure names will be incorporated into this round of logic games; no more high-stakes wagers over whether Frida Kahlo’s eyebrow or platypus sensory perception will feature more prominently in this administration’s Reading Comprehension passages.

C’est la vie.

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Nov 20, 2014 - 6:55 pm - By Robert Seaney
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Logical Reasonings / 11.20.14

New labor statistics make the future job market look great for current law students. But is it real improvement or just fuzzy math? ABA Journal

What judges around the world wear. Hint: weird stuff. Lawyerist

The decline of bar exam scores has sparked some fierce debate. Wall Street Journal

A grad student is suing UConn over a scholarship bait-and-switch. Hartford Courant

An entertainment legend passed away last night. If you don’t know who Mike Nichols is, it’s time to learn. New York Times

Nov 20, 2014 - 2:11 pm - By Greg Nix
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Reader Question: What To Do About Inconsistent Practice LSATs?

Here’s a common LSAT question from one of the preppers over at Top-Law-Schools:

I’m having difficulties scoring consistently in each section. What I mean by that is that my score for the overall test will remain in a steady range (166-169), but the score I get per section will fluctuate. For example, I usually get -5 or -7 per RC section but the PT I wrote today, I ended up with a -2. However, I ended up with a -7 on both LR sections today whereas I usually end up with -3. It seems that this PT may have been anomaly, but this trend has been occurring on a few of my PTs. Anyone have tips on how to stay more consistent?

This is one of the more frustrating issues that can arise when preparing for the LSAT.

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Nov 19, 2014 - 6:28 pm - By Laura Santoski
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