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Studying for the LSAT / ok this is pissing me off
« on: August 06, 2007, 12:10:11 AM »
I see that Theo seems to like browsing through history of my posts while completely ignoring my TM questions; that is a good way to build  a case but a sucky at the same time
i apologize if i offended ANYONE by criticing my TM instructor.
I am currently in the TM course; before i signed up for the POwerscore but switched to the TM. I wrote the June LSAT and did horrible and ummmm what else? oh yeah, i will clarify the LSAT score my instructor. I apologize if i said 179 instead of another score :)


and yeah, theo, get a life :) you are so pathetic

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Studying for the LSAT / Jealousy or ignorance?
« on: August 03, 2007, 06:08:30 PM »
I am taking TM and people said lots of great things about the prepcourse. Yet, my instructor does not even provide succinct explanations for core LR questions. For instance, i have to come here for clarifications. Secondly, besides the instructor, the help-line of TM is terrible. We have only 4 hours available! So if i work during those hours, i have no access to help-line. Even when i do, i get the worst instructors.

Am i the only who is dissatisfied with the TM?


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Studying for the LSAT / Assumption and Justify questions
« on: August 03, 2007, 11:03:47 AM »
ughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
I try using Assumption Negation technique to find the correct answer for the Assumption questions but i STILL get wrong answer :(.
Justify question are even worse!

I was wondering if you guys have any general tips on how to attack these two question types.

The positive side is that i prephrase my answers much better now
THANKS!

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Studying for the LSAT / question...
« on: August 01, 2007, 02:51:48 PM »
I am a bit confused about Negation Techniques for Assumption questions; for instance, if we have,
"Some people are not friendly"

Negation would

None of the people are friendly? or None of the people are not friendly?
this is bothering me because i can't figure out what to negate!


and another question,
How do you negate most?

Most people are friendly --> Less than half people are friendly????

Thank you!!!!!

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Studying for the LSAT / LSAT is turning me into a monster
« on: July 30, 2007, 12:04:28 AM »
In addition to becoming annoying, i am becoming a biatch as well.
My guyfriend and i will be taking Sept. LSAT and he does not get basic concepts. I try to explain and feel bad for him. On the other hand, i tell myself that i need more people like him to have a lenient scale.
The worst part is that  I am a nice person by nature...well not any more

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Studying for the LSAT / energy drink?
« on: July 29, 2007, 02:52:37 PM »
the worst part of my homework time is when i when i forget certain important words in the stimulus and choose the wrong answer or sit for a long time picking an answer and when glancing at the stimulus see that remembering a certain word would have made me pick a correct answer earlier.

Guys, should i start drinking energy drink? does not increase concentration?

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Studying for the LSAT / another question...
« on: July 29, 2007, 03:20:47 AM »
so i am following your advise which is reviewing right and wrong answers... i don;t get what this incorrect answer means:

the proportion of calories from alcohol in a diet is more significant for body fat gain than are the total calories from alcohol.

can someone please transate this into ENglish?

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Studying for the LSAT / anyone else experiencing the same?
« on: July 27, 2007, 03:50:05 PM »
I have no social life right now and even when i communicate with my friends, i talk about the LSAT which annoys them. Should i chill out a bit? I feel like my social life is at stake

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Studying for the LSAT / best guide to RC
« on: July 27, 2007, 03:31:38 PM »
after inadequate explanations of the TM for RC, i believe that Superprep's is the best one i have read so far.

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Studying for the LSAT / silly question but oh well :)
« on: July 24, 2007, 10:35:29 PM »
my instructor tells us that whenever we read an argument, we should ask whether or not the argument is good.
Anyways, so i am doing Role/Function questions (which are fabulous!!!!). So my question is: is this argument good or bad?

A severe blow to the head can cause one to lose consciousness; from this some people infer that consciousness is a product of the brain and cannot survive bodily death. But a radio that becomes damaged may suddenly cease to broadcast the program it had been receiving, and we do not conclude from this that the program itself has ceased to exist. Similarly, more substantial evidence would be needed to conclude that consciousness does not survive bodily death.

ok. i think it is a good argument because the conclusion seems safe even though evidence are not too relevant.
I need your opinion.
Thank you!!

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