101 Ways to Score Higher on Your LSAT: What You Need to Know about the Law School Admission Test Explained Simply

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Atlantic Publishing Company, 2008 - Study Aids - 286 pages
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Approximately 110,000 students take the Law School Admission Test, more commonly referred to as the LSAT, every year. The LSAT, used as a measure of a student s acquired reading and verbal reasoning skills, is required by most American Bar Association approved law schools, as well as most others. On a scoring scale of 120 to 180, the average score is 150, with half of students scoring between 145 and 160. It is important to perform well on your LSATs because this test carries a lot of weight in the decision-making process. But how can you improve your score and be accepted into the law school of your choice? Reading 101 Ways to Score Higher on Your LSAT and employing the techniques found within is one way to do so.
In this new book, you will learn about and understand the scoring system, as well as the format and the content. You will learn how to read questions correctly, how to control your anxiety, and how to approach each section. In addition, you will be presented with a list of resources to help you prepare and dozens of proven strategies, mindsets, and problem solving methods.
101 Ways to Score Higher on Your LSAT is filled with practice questions and information found in each of the five sections, including reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, logical reasoning of which there are two sections and a variable section often used to pretest new questions. A writing sample is also included, but is not scored. You will find reviews of the skills believed to be essential for success in law school, such as reading and comprehending complex texts, organizing and managing information, drawing inferences, thinking critically, analyzing and evaluating others arguments, and applying logic to abstract concepts.
Instead of panicking and worrying about the LSAT, pick up this book and be confident in your test-taking abilities. Whether you are taking the test for the first time or are reviewing for your second attempt, you will learn valuable information and practical tips to improve your score.


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Linda C. Ashar is a lawyer, educator, horse breeder, freelance writer, and artist. She has practiced law for more than 25 years before the Ohio and Federal Bars. She is a senior shareholder in the firm of Wickens, Herzer, Panza, Cook, & Batista Co. in Avon, Ohio. In addition to her Juris Doctor in law, she holds a Master of Arts in special education and a Bachelor of Arts in English. She is a professional writer and has authored 101 Ways to Score Higher on Your LSAT: What You Need to Know About the Law School Admission Test Explained Simply, The Complete Power of Attorney Guide for Consumers and Small Businesses: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply, an estate planning book series with Atlantic Publishing Group, poetry, and several magazine and journal articles, including a collection on Suite101.com. She is an adjunct professor at DeVry University and Keller Graduate School and a frequent speaker at law seminars. Reach her at ashar@hbr.net or lashar@wickenslaw.com.

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