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Study books?

Study books?
« on: September 06, 2012, 01:54:07 PM »
Does anyone have any recommendations on which books to use?

Re: Study books?
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2012, 02:04:50 PM »
It's a really personal choice based on your learning style, but I liked Examples & Explanations. They put the law into context, as opposed to just providing you with a schematic diagram like many commercial outlines do.

Re: Study books?
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2012, 03:14:51 PM »
Do you have any suggestions for LSAT Prep books?


Re: Study books?
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2012, 03:18:32 PM »
Sorry, I completely missed the topic. Try Powerscore. Also, if possible, I'd recommend a prep course. I took Kaplan and found it more effective than studying on my own.

Re: Study books?
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2012, 03:30:17 PM »
There are many books from which you can learn but I recommend you take up a prep course. It helps more than reading books by yourself.

Re: Study books?
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2012, 03:41:58 PM »
I'm planning on taking the test in December. I'm not able to afford the class as much as I would like. Do you suggest any other books to study on my own?

Thank you!

Re: Study books?
« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2012, 09:38:51 PM »
I'm the moderator of Reddit's LSAT forum. I made a list on Reddit of all the LSAT books that I recommend to all my students. I included an extensive list of books, but the most important ones are at the top. Hope it helps!

Also, I've recently published a book of explanations for LSATs 29-38. They're the tests from The Next Ten Actual Official LSATs. My explanations for various LSATs have been sold on LSAT Blog and Cambridge LSAT for quite some time, and now you can get my explanations for LSATs 29-38 in a print version.

I'm obviously a biased source, but I think these are the best explanations you can get for LSATs 29-38. The book is called Hacking the LSAT, and it comes in two volumes. Here are Volume I and Volume II.

They're just new, some review will be up soon. - free half hour LSAT lesson

Re: Study books?
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2012, 03:21:38 PM »
I found Powerscore products the most helpful.  In fact, I got a perfect score on the logic games section on test day. 
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