Logical Reasonings / 10.27.14

Check out this student loan calculator as you weigh your law school options. Washington Post

The median age of lawyers gets older. Hopefully they’re at least young at heart. The Legal Whiteboard

A new law school ranking system based on student surveys. GraduatePrograms.com

Kentucky’s creationist theme park is running into some legal troubles (in addition to its previous financial troubles and its obvious logic troubles). Slate

The Flaming Lips re-recorded Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (with Miley Cyrus???) and their lead singer tries to explain why. Fine line between experimentation and sacrilege, I guess. NPR

Oct 27, 2014 - 2:33 pm - By Greg Nix
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Exclusivity Fallacies: Either You Read This Post or You Flunk the LSAT

You might’ve been here before: you’re trying to explain to your deluded Bay Area friends that Colin Kaepernick is not – and will never be – an elite quarterback.

“He throws when he should run. He runs when he should throw. He’s just plain dumb…”

Your friends are aghast, and they pull their trump card: Kaepernick had a 4.0 GPA in college, and scored phenomenally high on the Wonderlic Cognitive Ability Test before the NFL draft. Thus, they think they’ve established that you’re unequivocally wrong. And of course, they proclaim, that means they are right.

Nah.

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Oct 24, 2014 - 6:15 pm - By Robert Seaney
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Logical Reasonings / 10.24.14

Natural intelligence is not enough to score well on the LSAT. But what about Artificial Intelligence? PreLaw Magazine

Uh oh. Whittier Law School is questioning their own professors. Above The Law

The number of September LSAT takers was down again. Wall Street Journal
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10 tips to maximize your experience at a law school fair. Ms. JD

If you’re only going to watch one movie about T-Rexes with laser beams on their heads this winter, I recommend this one. io9

Oct 24, 2014 - 1:17 pm - By Greg Nix
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You Bombed the September LSAT… What Now?

We here at Most Strongly Supported hope that all of our readers awaiting a September LSAT score received good news this week. However, sometimes – for whatever reason – a score might fall short of your hopes and expectations. If you are in that unfortunate position, you may be trying to decide what your next steps should be.

This post is for you, my friend.

If your LSAT score wasn’t what you hoped, you may be considering whether to retake the test in December. Here are some factors to keep in mind as you make that decision:

1. When are you applying?

Let’s get one potential objection to retaking out of the way: the December LSAT will still allow you to apply during this admissions cycle.

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Oct 23, 2014 - 6:20 pm - By Laura Santoski
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Logical Reasonings / 10.23.14

While the average law school debt continues to rise, 49 schools reported a drop amongst their graduates. National Jurist

4 obstacles to success on multiple choice exams. One thing they don’t address: the barely audible scratching of dozens of #2 pencils. I’m going crazy just thinking about it. Law School Success

Ask a professor: what happens if you fail the bar exam? Above the Law

President Obama’s judicial legacy may be the diversity of his appointments. The New Yorker

The least popular baby names, according to early American records. But keep in mind, we’re one Beyonce/Jay-Z baby away from Spurgeon or Hildred coming back in style. Mental Floss

Oct 23, 2014 - 12:40 pm - By Greg Nix
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