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Author Hatch, Lisa Zimmer
Title LSAT For dummies [ebook] / by Lisa Zimmer Hatch, MA ; Scott A. Hatch, JD ; and Amy Hackney Blackwell, JD
Publisher Hobokin, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2014
Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (xii, 410 pages) : illustrations
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Series For Dummies
--For dummies
Contents At a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Getting Started with the LSAT; Chapter 1: The L Team: The LSAT and Its Administrators; Getting to Know the Enemy; Taking a Quick Look at the Types of Questions; You Gotta Score!; Registering for the LSAT; Preparing for the LSAT; What Have You Done for Me Lately? The LSAC; Chapter 2: Test-Taking Basics: Setting Yourself Up for Success; Planning Your LSAT Test-Taking Tactics; To Guess or Not to Guess; Readying Yourself for Battle
Life after the LSAT: What to Do Now?Chapter 3: The Lowdown on Law School Admissions; Choosing a Law School; Filling Out All the Forms -- Applying to Law School; Part II: Analytical Reasoning: Following the Rules of the Logic Game; Chapter 4: Gaming the Analytical Reasoning Questions; Analyzing the Analytical Reasoning Section; Setting Yourself Up for Success Step by Step; Attending to Some Analytical Reasoning Do's; Chapter 5: Proper Placement: Analytical Reasoning Ordering Games; Spotting Ordering Games; Becoming Chairman of the (Game) Board; Answering Ordering Questions
Ordering the Approach to an Advanced GameChapter 6: Type Casting: Grouping Games; Classifying Grouping Games; Following the Rules of Division; Expanding the Grouping Game Board; Mastering Practice Grouping Games; Part III: Logical Reasoning: Picking Apart an Argument; Chapter 7: Analyzing Arguments: The Basics of Logical Reasoning; What You Can Expect in the Logical Reasoning Sections; Taking a Systematic Approach; Making a Case: Essentials of Informal Logic; Chapter 8: Conclusions, Inferences, Assumptions, and Flaws in Logical Reasoning Questions; Jumping to Logical Conclusions
Using Your Noggin to Make InferencesMaking Assumptions; Knowing the Role Played by a Claim; Finding Flaws in an Argument; Chapter 9: Strengthening and Weakening Arguments; How These Questions Work; Build It Up: Strengthen/Support Questions; Tear It Down: Weakening Questions; A Twist: EXCEPT Questions; Chapter 10: Examining Less Common Logical Reasoning Question Types; Reconciling Discrepancies and Paradoxes; Reasoning by Pattern; Exploring Arguments Based on Principles; Figuring Out an Argument's Structure; Part IV: Reading Comprehension: Read 'Em but Don't Weep
Chapter 11: Rites of Passage(s): Types of Reading Passages and QuestionsPresenting Reading Passages; Approaching Reading Questions; Chapter 12: Safe Landing: Mastering the Approach to Reading Comprehension; Reading Comprehension Strategy; Pacing Yourself through the Passages; Giving Sample Passage 1 a Shot: Influenza Vaccination; Conquering Sample Passage 2: Manifest Destiny; Part V: The Writing Sample: Penning a Persuasive Argument; Chapter 13: Pick a Side, Any Side: Responding to the Writing Sample Prompt; Pick a Side -- No Ridin' the Fence; Walking through a Practice Essay
Note Chapter 14: Practice Writing Samples
Includes index
Summary A detailed study guide that guarantees a high LSAT score If you thought you left standardized tests back in high school, think again. LSAT For Dummies, 2rd Edition is an all-inclusive study guide arming you with tips and know-how for your next career move. This updated edition includes three full-length practice tests, a review of foundational concepts for every section, thorough explanations, and additional practice problems for all question types. Whether you're taking the LSAT for the first time or the third time, this book will provide the guidance and skill set you need to
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Subject Law School Admission Test -- Study guides
Law schools -- United States -- Entrance examinations -- Study guides
Law school admission test -- Study guides
Law schools -- Entrance examinations
Law schools -- United States -- Entrance examinations -- Study guides
LAW -- Essays.
LAW -- General Practice.
LAW -- Jurisprudence.
LAW -- Paralegals & Paralegalism.
LAW -- Practical Guides.
LAW -- Reference.
Law School Admission Test.
Law schools -- Entrance examinations.
Genre Electronic books
Study guides. (OCoLC)fst01423888
Subject Downloadable file
Alt Author Hatch, Scott A. (Attorney)
Hackney Blackwell, Amy
OverDrive, Inc
ISBN 9781118678206

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