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Logical Reasoning

Bruner

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Logical Reasoning
« on: April 26, 2004, 08:33:15 AM »
Hi to all,

     I am taking the LSAT in June.  I've been studying occasionally, but I need to study more.  I'm not having a problem really with the AR or LG sections, just the Logical Reasoning.  Will lots of practice help me dissect the problems better?  I am looking for suggestions on how to improve this section of the test.  I know that there are two LR sections so it must be extremely important to do well on these.  NEED HELP, Thanks!

jgruber

Re: Logical Reasoning
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2004, 08:37:29 AM »
Hi to all,

     I am taking the LSAT in June.  I've been studying occasionally, but I need to study more.  I'm not having a problem really with the AR or LG sections, just the Logical Reasoning.  Will lots of practice help me dissect the problems better?  I am looking for suggestions on how to improve this section of the test.  I know that there are two LR sections so it must be extremely important to do well on these.  NEED HELP, Thanks!

Do you have explanations for the LR questions you missed? 

Bruner

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Re: Logical Reasoning
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2004, 08:43:12 AM »
Hi to all,

     I am taking the LSAT in June.  I've been studying occasionally, but I need to study more.  I'm not having a problem really with the AR or LG sections, just the Logical Reasoning.  Will lots of practice help me dissect the problems better?  I am looking for suggestions on how to improve this section of the test.  I know that there are two LR sections so it must be extremely important to do well on these.  NEED HELP, Thanks!

I can generaaly get it down to about two answers, but then I'll miss about 6-10 problems on these sections.  Will practicing these problems over and over help me understand the questions better?

jgruber

Re: Logical Reasoning
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2004, 08:51:48 AM »
It helped me.  Getting the test withe explanations from LSAC also helped me.

Re: Logical Reasoning
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2004, 12:34:03 PM »
Studying with the explanations helped me too.  If you really want to improve on LR, someone adviced me to read Introduction to Logic by Copi.  However, that book will help only if you spend a lot of time going through its exercise.  If you are running short on time, that may not be the best method to study...so just study from explanations or something.

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Re: Logical Reasoning
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2004, 03:23:03 PM »
If you really want to improve on LR, someone adviced me to read Introduction to Logic by Copi. 

I read parts of this book. It did help somewhat, but you have to wade through a lot of extraneous crap. It made me think that philosophy majors must have a big advantage on the test.