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Stop reading and study more!
« on: May 09, 2007, 09:16:09 PM »
The LSAT IS a HARD test a very hard test, but don't waist valuable prep time reading someone else's bad news about the LSAT. Go study, study harder than you think you can, more than you think you need to. Take a class if you can. buy several or all study guides; pick and choose and develop your personal techniques for each section, each type of question. As you become more comfortable with the test, the less anything that may happen that day will matter. Good luck!

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Re: Stop reading and study more!
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2007, 12:52:28 AM »
Lawl?  ???

The LSAT is like any other standardized test... there's a standard distribution of scores. It's not inherently hard or easy - that's just the perception of the individual test-taker...
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Re: Stop reading and study more!
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2007, 03:50:57 AM »
Lawl?  ???

The LSAT is like any other standardized test... there's a standard distribution of scores. It's not inherently hard or easy - that's just the perception of the individual test-taker...


Well, I think it's definitely more challenging than the SAT, which you can generally take without prep.  I think you have to prep for the LSAT to achieve the same percentile you would get on the SAT without prep.

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Re: Stop reading and study more!
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2007, 01:04:33 PM »
Lawl?  ???

The LSAT is like any other standardized test... there's a standard distribution of scores. It's not inherently hard or easy - that's just the perception of the individual test-taker...


Well, I think it's definitely more challenging than the SAT, which you can generally take without prep.  I think you have to prep for the LSAT to achieve the same percentile you would get on the SAT without prep.

In a way, you can call high school a 4 year prep class for the SAT.  There is no "material" to study for the LSAT.  It's a matter of thinking a certain way.
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Re: Stop reading and study more!
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2007, 11:02:55 PM »
Lawl?  ???

The LSAT is like any other standardized test... there's a standard distribution of scores. It's not inherently hard or easy - that's just the perception of the individual test-taker...


Well, I think it's definitely more challenging than the SAT, which you can generally take without prep.  I think you have to prep for the LSAT to achieve the same percentile you would get on the SAT without prep.

In a way, you can call high school a 4 year prep class for the SAT.  There is no "material" to study for the LSAT.  It's a matter of thinking a certain way.


You're partly correct, but partly incorrect -- you can in fact study material to prepare for the LSAT, as it will help you to think in that certain way. 

Either way, most people will do worse on the LSAT than on the SAT if you they don't prep, so in that sense, it's clearly more difficult.  Among other things, the pool of takers is more competitive.

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Re: Stop reading and study more!
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2007, 03:41:41 AM »

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You're partly correct, but partly incorrect -- you can in fact study material to prepare for the LSAT, as it will help you to think in that certain way. 

Either way, most people will do worse on the LSAT than on the SAT if you they don't prep, so in that sense, it's clearly more difficult.  Among other things, the pool of takers is more competitive.
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I did horrible on my SAT's,  however i didn't study for them.  Percentile wise i think my first non-prep LSAT test, was substantially higher then my actual SAT score.

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Re: Stop reading and study more!
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2010, 10:52:51 PM »
Buck you, I'll do what I want.

The LSAT IS a HARD test a very hard test, but don't waist valuable prep time reading someone else's bad news about the LSAT. Go study, study harder than you think you can, more than you think you need to. Take a class if you can. buy several or all study guides; pick and choose and develop your personal techniques for each section, each type of question. As you become more comfortable with the test, the less anything that may happen that day will matter. Good luck!