LSAT Troubles and why "cookie-cutter" courses are junk. MY WAY IS THE BEST WAY!
Inevitably everyone aspiring to go to Law School will have to take the LSAT, it is just a fact of life. Most students do not possess the requisite ability naturally to simply take the test and post a reportable score. Most students think that the LSAT is about the law. The idiots out there will tell you things like "the LSAT has nothing to do with the law"; actually it has everything to do with the law, or at least the ability to think logically. One interesting fact concerning law school and law students in general is that they tend to be very "ADD" and while many may think that they are "flighty" they may actually possess analytical and creative abilities which have gone previously untapped. The LSAT looks at the reader/test taker's ability to answer complex questions and to follow detailed and specific directions. Most test takers cannot immediately comprehend this concept. Undergraduate tests typically present a strait forward question followed by two answers which are obviously wrong as well as two answers which are possibly correct. If the student relies on this rule, they will fail the LSAT. Students who want to be successful with this test will learn two truths, that 1) the undergrad mantra that if you don't answer every question but get most of what you did answer correct you will be fine is BS on the LSAT, 2) That reading a question front to back like in undergrad is a losing battle because they will inevitably run out of time. The LSAT is a test which is graded from a positive perspective, in other words you don't lose points for getting answers wrong (like most tests), you only get points for correct answers. If you have to make educated guesses to mark time for your exam section completion, then you will score better than the guy who gets 60% correct and fails to answer 5-10 questions in a section. The odds of guessing correct are 1 in 4, so your chances are better here than winning a lottery scratch off. Reverse engineer the test, screw the KAPLAN (R) "Logic Games" because who has time for that crap on the real test? My way is the best way, hands down and the most important thing is, every student is different, so every program should be set up for the individual not for the masses. That is why my way, is the best way!