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Critique the LSAT/Law School books you have
« on: February 10, 2004, 09:00:02 AM »
When I say Law School books I mean books that are suppose to help you with writing/grammar/critical reading/speed reading/etc.


Heres what I have so far:

Kaplan Workbook 2003 (Ehhh . . . I wouldnt recommend it, they give you all these lessons on how to work the sections but who really remembers it? Not so big on the methods described in the book. The Logical Reasoning lessons seems very UNCLEAR. And dont even waste your time with the CD-Rom . . . if it actually works it still not a stimulation of a real LSAT exam/environment . . are you going to be on a computer when taking the LSAT? NOPE !!

Kaplan's 2 Real LSAT (I actually like the methods here, Im still working on it but they go step by step, as for the 2 Real LSAT . . . they are outdated . . . 1992  . . . but still the lessons seems pretty good.)

10 More Real LSAT's (Havent started using it yet, but a lot of people say this is the best way to go)

Law School for Dummies (Seems pretty cool, I skimmed through it, I havent really gone into it yet)

Law School Confidential (Great book, I recommend this)

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Re: Critique the LSAT/Law School books you have
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2004, 04:48:02 PM »
I have read LS Confidential, and I agree with you in its full reccomendation.  :) ;)
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Re: Critique the LSAT/Law School books you have
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2004, 08:14:41 PM »
You guys left out Planet Law School (PLS) I & II.  A must-have for Pre-Law folks!
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Re: Critique the LSAT/Law School books you have
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2004, 08:41:18 PM »
The best LSAT book I found was "The Powerscore LSAT Logic Games Bible."  I used it to study and only missed four questions on the game section.

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Re: Critique the LSAT/Law School books you have
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2004, 09:27:01 PM »
The best LSAT book I found was "The Powerscore LSAT Logic Games Bible."  I used it to study and only missed four questions on the game section.


Does the LSAT Logic Games Bible cover Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension?

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Re: Critique the LSAT/Law School books you have
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2004, 10:28:03 PM »
I believe it only covers the AR section only. (The "games")
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« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2004, 10:50:50 PM »
I believe it only covers the AR section only. (The "games")



Yeah I figured that, thats why I didnt bother buying it. Why buy $40 book that just covers one section of the exam.

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Re: Critique the LSAT/Law School books you have
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2004, 02:21:55 AM »
I did a couple of tests out of one of the 10 REAL LSATS book (or 10 More, I don't know), but the one that was REALLY helpful to me was Kaplan's LSAT 180.  It is drilling on the toughest versions of all the types of LSAT questions - these things are really hard!  You'd maybe expect 1 or 2 this hard per section, maybe only 7 or 8 on the whole test - and this book has dozens of them.  I highly recommend it!

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Re: Critique the LSAT/Law School books you have
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2004, 03:20:08 AM »
The 10 Real LSAT's series was great. More bang for your buck.
The Powerscore Logic Games Bible was also really good.

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Re: Critique the LSAT/Law School books you have
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2004, 09:03:56 AM »
I did a couple of tests out of one of the 10 REAL LSATS book (or 10 More, I don't know), but the one that was REALLY helpful to me was Kaplan's LSAT 180.  It is drilling on the toughest versions of all the types of LSAT questions - these things are really hard!  You'd maybe expect 1 or 2 this hard per section, maybe only 7 or 8 on the whole test - and this book has dozens of them.  I highly recommend it!

I actually have the book too. I would dissuade people from purchasing it though, I heard from a lot of people that this book only ruined their score. They dont use real test questions and their methods contradict each other.

I think students should just stay away from Kaplan period.