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Liz's Ultimate Guide to LSAT LINKS
« on: November 01, 2006, 04:30:23 AM »
Liz's Ultimate Guide to LSAT Links



   Navigating
       -  This cache of LSAT and LSD information is organized into the first four posts in this thread.
       -  The first post (this post) contains the index with links to the following three posts.
       -  Click the links in the index to go directly to that post.

   Getting Listed:
       -  I will not post links of annoying spammers. (Yes, this includes you, TopOnePercent.)
       -  Flattery will usually get you everywhere, but it won't get you linked.
       -  Do you have any good links or resources not listed here? Post it in this thread or PM me.



POST I -- INDEX


 POST II -- PREP COURSES and SELF STUDY

  GETTING STARTED

  Information
       - LSD, LSAC, and the INTERNET
       - Register for the LSAT and LSDAS

Commercial Test Prep

  Live Prep Courses
        -  National
        -  Regional
  Tutors(coming soon)
  Online Courses(coming soon)


SELF STUDY
     
     BOOKS and MATERIALS
        -  Books
        -  Timers
     
     GENERAL ADVICE
        -  Links
        -  The Experts
 
     SUBJECT AREAS
       -  Formal Logic
       -  Logical Reasoning
       -  Reading Comprehension
       -  Games

     LSAT RESOURCES
       - FREE Internet LSAT Respurces
       - Discussion Fora and BLOGS
       - Random LSAT Sources       

POST III  --  TEST DAY AND BEYOND

   THE TEST
      TEST-DAY
      AFTER the TEST
         APPLICATION RESOURCES for the LSAT STUDENT
         SPECIAL INTEREST RESOURCES

POST IV -- THE UNOFFICIAL LSD GLOSSARY and FAQ


  ACRONYMS
    LSAT
    LSD
    INTERNET
  ARCANE LSD TERMINOLOGY
  LSD MEMES
  THE LEGENDS of LSD


There foam'd rebellious Logic, gagg'd and bound.                           
            -  Charles Dodgson,  "Lewis Carroll"                               
                         "The Game of Logic"

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Re: Liz's Guide to LSAT Links
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2006, 04:32:26 AM »
Liz's Ultimate Guide to LSAT Links


POST II  --  PREP COURSES and SELF STUDY

REGISTER FOR THE  LSAT 

LSAC - Law School Admissions Council
LSAC.org/
THE  LSAT FAQ    A great place to start.

Can't find the answer to your question?
     Email LSAC:      info@lsac.org
     Search:              LSD
                                 Google
                 

LIVE PREP COURSES
 
National
    TestMasters180.com (In Texas -   ScorePerfect.net)
    Powerscore.com
    Princeton Review - Hyperlearning   
    Kaplan         

Regional Prep Courses:
    California, Texas, NY
           BlueprintPrep.com
     Washington, D.C. Area
           GriffonPrep.com  Individualized instruction; sample a class for free.
           Mentor Test Prep


SELF-STUDY


BOOKS and STUDY AIDS

PREP TEST IDENTIFIER
http://www.powerscore.com/lsat/help/pub_ident.htm

REQUIRED:
Genuine, previously administered LSATs - Tests 7, 9-51 
LSAC's Official SuperPrep
Hard to find Tests 1-8, and 17[
Powerscore Logical Reasoning Bible
Powerscore Logic Games Bible

POPULAR:
Nova's Master the LSAT
LSAT 180 (2006 edition)
NEW Powerscore's, The 2004 LSATs Deconstructed

FOR FURTHER REFERENCE:
Powerscore's  Ultimate Setup Guide
Princeton Review's Cracking the LSAT w/ DVD
The  PERFECT LSAT Study Plan (2,4&6 Month PrepGuide) Vera/sunfunliving's e-book

POWERSCORE BOOKS' UPDATES AND CORRECTIONS:

www.powerscore.com/lrbible LR Bible - updates and corrections
www.powerscore.com/gamesbible Games Bible - updates and corrections
http://powerscore.com/lgsetups Ultimate Setups Guide - updates and corrections w/ june 2003 setups

http://test-preparation.net/lsat.htm  Compares LSAT Books and Courses   

SILENT TIMERS
Multi-function digital Silent Timer Includes free lsac-approved single-function timer
Powercore single-function digital silent timer
How to disable a $5 Target digital timer

SELF-STUDY TIPS:
The Complete Idiot's Guide to LSAT Self Study:
http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,64809.0.html
http://www.geocities.com/mobiusnu/links.html Links on Self-Study   
List of the Hardest LSAT Question and Sections

THE EXPERTS - going through the old posts of these LSD regulars is a good idea
Bernie
Barnum
Theo

FORMAL LOGIC
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/necessary-sufficient/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/logic
http://www.sfu.ca/philosophy/swartz/conditions1.htm#section2
http://www.elirothblatt.com/LSATDownloads.html Download the Formal Logic Bible above...but don’t print it up until you tweak the formatting...lots of blank spaces and pages with only 2-3 lines of print.
https://webapps.itcs.umich.edu/blogic/ sign in as a guest
Liz's Guide to Conditional Reasoning:
http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,65918.0.html
Liz's Guide to SOME MOST ALL NONE:
http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,65400.0.html

LOGICAL REASONING
Red's LR Advice
http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,51144.msg981027.html#msg981027
http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,50631.msg961573.html#msg961573
The LSAT Center:  LR
http://www.lsat-center.com/lsat-guidec3.html
      
READING COMPREHENSION
The Best Damn RC Thread:
http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,74260.new.html#new
LSAT Test Center:  RC
http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,66715.msg1522879.html#msg1522879]http://www.lsat-center.com/lsat-guidec2.html
Vera/sunfunliving's RC Tips and Notes:  http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,66715.msg1522879.html#msg1522879
SparkCharts' list of The 1000 Most Common SAT Words
SAT "paired reading" practice and tips

GAMES
The LSAT Center: Games
http://www.lsat-center.com/lsat-guidec4.html
http://www.numbertwopencil.net    A twist on game setups...step by step examples   


BLOGS, FORUMS, and  YAHOO GROUPS

LSATdiscussion.com   Scheduled study group sessions in  their  chat room; analytical tools. coming soon: ScoreTracker.
The LSAT BLOG  (Blogspot)   (Not updated, but the archives have some interesting explanations.
The LSAT Group  (Yahoo) Pretty much dead now, but the message archives holding the explanations of 100s of test questions.
San Diego LSAT Group   All locations welcome.  Started by LSD's own Vera/SunFunLiving.
LSAT to the BAR   A surprising number of LSAT discussions for a group that ranges from pre-lsat to pre-bar exam.

http://www.websudoku.com/ The popular game that stretches that if A then B muscle
http://www.pennypress.com/order/logic.shtml  Ditto
http://www.searchlores.org/schopeng.htm Schopenhauer’s  8 ways to Win an Argument
http://www.flashcardmachine.com/  Use this to drill with indicator words

Continued in the next post...

There foam'd rebellious Logic, gagg'd and bound.                           
            -  Charles Dodgson,  "Lewis Carroll"                               
                         "The Game of Logic"

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Re: Liz's Guide to LSAT Links
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2006, 04:32:48 AM »
Liz's Ultimate Guide to LSAT Links, continued...



POST III  --  TEST DAY and BEYOND

POST III  --  TEST DAY ADVICE

THE TEST
    Scheduling the Test
        Kaplan Test Site Rater

    General Advice
    Red.'s Test Day Advice
    Pookie's Test Day Advice

    Test Anxiety
  Bernie's Guide to Quelling Test Day Nerves


AFTER THE TEST

    just for laughs...
         GAS!!!!!!!
    The in-seat pee'r
    If there was a Nude administration of the LSAT...


Specialized Discussion Forums

NontradLaw.NET   A discussion forum geared to the needs of older, "nontraditional" applicants.
LawStudents.CA  A site specifically for Canadian law students and applicants.


Random LSAT Stuff

lsacnet.org Data and statistics on the LSAT and test takers
Vintage LSAT Questions, 1948-1994


RANDOM APPLICATION STUFF for the LSAT STUDENT

Average LSAT by Major
Average LSAT by Undergrad
Boston College Law School Locator

Affirmative Action, URM, and LSAT Scores (coming soon)
     http://academic.udayton.edu/race/03justice/LegalEd/LSA%20Practices.pdf journal article on merit vs. diversity in law school admissions and the LSAT

STIMULANT ABUSE and the LSAT (coming soon)


REALLY RANDOM STUFF

http://www.searchlores.org/schopeng.htm Schopenhauer’s "8 ways to Win an Argument."[/url]
There foam'd rebellious Logic, gagg'd and bound.                           
            -  Charles Dodgson,  "Lewis Carroll"                               
                         "The Game of Logic"

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Re: Liz's Guide to LSAT Links
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2006, 04:38:00 AM »

The LSD GLOSSARY for NEWBIES


Acronyms

LSD           LawSchoolDiscussion.org, not the hallucinogen
LSAC          The bastards who create and administer the LSAT
TITCR         "This is the credited response."
OP            Original poster
PM            Personal message; also, private message
URM           Under Represented Minorities: Black, Native American and Latino/Hispanic (esp. Mexican & Puerto Rican)
RC            Reading Comprehension
LR            Logical Reasoning
Games         er, games! aka, Analytical Reasoning
LRB           Logical Reasoning Bible
LGB           Logic Games Bible
TM            Testmasters lsat prep course
PS            Powerscore lsat prep course
BP            Blueprint lsat prep course
PR            Princeton Review lsat prep course
TTT          Third tier toilet; eg.,  schools in the 3rd tier of usnews rankings; by extension, anything low, valueless, and unworthy.
XOXO          xoxohth.com; a vile place where racial slurs, prestige whoring, and flame wars are the norm. only for the foolish or the masochist
HTH           Hope this helps; always meant as an insult

FWIW          For what it's worth
JSIA          Just sayin', is all...
JSYK          Just so ya know
WTF?           What the @#!*?



Arcane LSD Terminology


tar
                   for avatar; pictures found to left of posts. may not resemble user.
sig                for signiature; quote or comment residing at bottom of user's posts
credited            see TITCR, above.
cosign             "I agree, and i cosponsor this comment".
pwned               same as owned; won, kicked ass, showed who is one's daddy
prestijus           same as prestigious; what all people who score over 170 are.
p-dub               post whore; one who posts frequently but without adding much content of value
d-dub               delete whore - v., to d-dub; one who deletes their posts quickly, thoroughly, frequently. must possess a post count under 100 at all times.
splitter            those possessing an uncommonly sieable gap between gpa and lsat, with higher LSAT. (ex., 2.9 gpa and  a 172 LSAT)
reverse splitter    as splitter, but the gpa is higher
shill               a paid employee of test prep company planted undercover to advertise employer and/or slander competitors. ex., "The OP is *not* a shill for TM."
Kraplan             nickname for the much maligned Kaplan lsat prep course
tag                 posting the term *tag* solely for the sake of having future thread activity showing up in unreads
Baff               same as "tag"; created by legendary LSD poster emeritus Baff213 who used *baff* in place of *tag*.

http://www.xoxohth.com/wiki/index.php/BAFF

There foam'd rebellious Logic, gagg'd and bound.                           
            -  Charles Dodgson,  "Lewis Carroll"                               
                         "The Game of Logic"

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Re: Liz's Guide to LSAT Links
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2006, 04:47:27 AM »
STICKY THIS!
Pish, J only wants to waste YOUR time.  Get wise.

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Re: Liz's Ultimate Guide to LSAT Links
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2006, 02:15:56 PM »
Stickied.

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Re: Liz's Ultimate Guide to LSAT Links
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2006, 03:45:13 PM »
I got your PM this morning. :)

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Re: Liz's Ultimate Guide to LSAT Links
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2006, 03:48:57 PM »
that marmot for you.

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Re: Liz's Ultimate Guide to LSAT Links
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2006, 03:51:28 PM »
maybe it that picture.

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Re: Liz's Ultimate Guide to LSAT Links
« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2006, 04:15:43 PM »
Nah, but your encouragement helped. :)