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How to Prepare for the LSAT Law School Admission Test

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ISBN-10: 0764124129

ISBN-13: 9780764124129

Edition: 11th 2005

Authors: Jerry Bobrow

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List price: $16.99
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.266
Language: English

JERRY BOBROW, Ph.D. was a national authority in the field of test preparation. His test-prep company, Bobrow Test Preparation Services, administered test preparation programs at over 25 California institutions.

Prefacep. ix
Preparing for the LSAT: A Five-Step Approachp. x
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introduction: Getting Acquainted with the Testp. 1
Introduction to the Lsatp. 3
Answers to Some Commonly Asked Questionsp. 3
Basic Format of the LSAT and Scoringp. 5
A Closer Look at the Timing--What It Really Meansp. 6
Important Remindersp. 6
Some Words to the Wisep. 7
Ask a Few Questionsp. 7
An Effective Study Programp. 8
A Five-Week LSAT Study Planp. 8
Before You Beginp. 10
The Main Focusp. 10
Understanding the Thinking Processesp. 10
Some General Strategiesp. 10
The One-Check, Two-Check Systemp. 10
The Elimination Strategyp. 11
Marking in the Test Bookletp. 13
The "Multiple-Multiple-Choice" Item (Not appeared recently)p. 13
Pitfalls--What to Watch Out Forp. 14
The Common Mistake--The Misreadp. 14
Distracters and "Attractive" Distractersp. 14
Analyzing Your LSAT Score: A Broad Range Score Approximatorp. 15
Obtaining Your Approximate Score Rangep. 15
A Diagnostic Mini-Examp. 16
Examinationp. 19
Answer Keyp. 31
Mini-Exam Analysisp. 32
Explanation of Answersp. 33
Analysis: Understanding the Sections and the Key Strategiesp. 37
Reading Comprehensionp. 39
Introduction to Question Typep. 39
Active Readingp. 39
Example--Sample Passage and Questionsp. 40
Four-Step Approachp. 42
Skim the Questionsp. 42
Skim the Passagep. 44
Read and Mark the Passagep. 45
Answer the Questionsp. 48
An Alternative General Approachp. 51
Basic Training: Extra, Effective Practicep. 52
Extra Practice: Reading Comprehensionp. 53
Answers and Explanationsp. 61
Analytical Reasoningp. 65
Introduction to Question Typep. 65
When You Start a Set, Focus Onp. 65
Reading the Conditionsp. 65
Marking the Conditionsp. 65
When You Start Drawing Your Display, Focus Onp. 66
Finding Key Itemsp. 66
Drawing and Placing Informationp. 66
Reasoning from the Conditionsp. 67
When You Start Answering the Questions, Focus Onp. 67
Reading the Questionsp. 67
Working with the Answer Choicesp. 68
The Approachp. 69
Analyzing Types of Chartsp. 69
The Connection Chartp. 69
The Position Chartp. 72
Position Chart with the Diagram Providedp. 82
The Mapp. 87
The Numerical Display or Numerical Position Diagramp. 92
The Information Chartp. 98
The Elimination Gridp. 101
Pulling Out Informationp. 105
Venn Diagrams/Grouping Arrowsp. 107
In Conclusionp. 111
An Alternative General Approachp. 111
Extra Practice: Analytical Reasoningp. 112
Answers and Explanationsp. 121
Logical Reasoningp. 133
Introduction to Question Typep. 133
The Approachp. 134
The Basic Componentsp. 134
The Passage, Argument, or Discussionp. 134
The Questionp. 134
The Choicesp. 134
Analyzing Question Categoriesp. 135
Author's Main Point or Main Ideap. 135
Author Information or Author's Purposep. 137
Form of Argumentationp. 139
Strengthening or Weakening the Author's Statement or Conclusionp. 140
Author Assumptions, Presuppositions, Underlying Principlesp. 143
Inferences and Implicationsp. 147
Deductionsp. 149
Parallel Reasoning or Similarity of Logicp. 151
Argument Exchangep. 154
Syllogistic Reasoningp. 155
Conclusionsp. 158
Logical Flawsp. 159
Situation Analysisp. 161
Passage Completionp. 164
Word Referencep. 165
In Conclusionp. 166
Review of Some General Strategies for Logical Reasoningp. 167
Extra Practice: Logical Reasoningp. 168
Answers and Explanationsp. 183
Writing Samplep. 189
Introductionp. 189
General Directionsp. 189
The Approachp. 190
Analyzing the Writing Sample Topicp. 190
The Phases of Writingp. 191
Prewritingp. 191
Writingp. 192
Readingp. 192
Two Completed Writing Samplesp. 192
Review of General Tipsp. 195
Practice: Writing Samplep. 196
Practice: Mastering Problem Types and Time Pressuresp. 207
Model Test Onep. 209
Examinationp. 213
Answer Keyp. 249
Model Test Analysisp. 250
Explanation of Answersp. 251
Model Test Twop. 263
Examinationp. 267
Answer Keyp. 310
Model Test Analysisp. 311
Explanation of Answersp. 312
Model Test Threep. 325
Examinationp. 329
Answer Keyp. 371
Model Test Analysisp. 372
Explanation of Answersp. 373
Model Test Fourp. 385
Examinationp. 389
Answer Keyp. 423
Model Test Analysisp. 424
Explanation of Answersp. 425
Model Test Fivep. 436
Examinationp. 439
Answer Keyp. 475
Model Test Analysisp. 476
Explanation of Answersp. 477
Model Test Sixp. 489
Examinationp. 493
Answer Keyp. 534
Model Test Analysisp. 535
Explanation of Answersp. 536
Final Touches: Reviewing the Important Techniquesp. 545
A Summary of Strategiesp. 547
Directions and Strategiesp. 547
General Tipsp. 547
Review of LSAT Areasp. 547
Reading Comprehensionp. 547
Analytical Reasoningp. 548
Logical Reasoningp. 548
Writing Samplep. 548
A Final Checklistp. 549
About the Law Schools and Law Practicep. 551
Overview of Aba-Approved Law Schoolsp. 553
Your Chances of Law School Admissionp. 576
A Profile of Recent First-Year Law Studentsp. 576
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