Best LSAT Prep Tips For Law School Applicants
… LSAT Prep Tips
In addition to being expensive, the LSAT is one of the most difficult tests that a person can take. If the payoff is admission to an excellent law school, though, and consequently a top-notch legal job, then the payoff is potentially very great.
Naturally, with a test like that, it makes sense to prepare for several months before the actual testing date.
However, that’s easier said than done.
To get LSAT takers started in the right direction, here are three of the best LSAT prep tips of which we know.
- First, many test-takers bite off way more than they can chew and get overwhelmed and anxious, which is a great disservice. A good approach here is to decide what amount of study time you can manage — say, an hour each day — and then work backwards from your testing date. If you can manage two hours of study prep a day, then you don’t have to start preparing quite as early as someone who only has half an hour each day to spare. Although we all know people who boast that they crammed days before the test and passed with flying colors, most people will tell you that slow and steady wins the race here.
- The LSAT doesn’t measure how smart you are, it measures your analytical and critical thinking abilities. These are skills that can be refined and sharpened with practice, so working with study aids makes sense. LSAT prep books are available, of course, but you might also consider a tutoring service, such as Top Test Prep. Working with a tutor often helps people stay on track, which can be a little hard to do when you’re only “held accountable” to a workbook.
- Where you do your prep work can be just as important as how often and what you study. Sprawling in front of the TV doesn’t work for most people. Consider a space with a little background noise that still facilitates sustained concentration, like a peaceful coffee shop or a corner of the library. Having a designated “study space” serves as a signal to your brain that when you’re here, it’s time to work.
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