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Steve Schwartz (LSAT Blog) and Graeme Blake (LSAT Hacks) answer your LSAT questions each week. Steve and Graeme are LSAT instructors with 99% percentile LSAT scores and several years of teaching experience. Steve and Graeme also (separately) run LSAT Blog and LSAT Hacks, respectively, and have seen every LSAT problem and situation under the sun. They go in-depth with advice on questions and explanations about every LSAT section and more.

Steve Schwartz (LSAT Blog) and Graeme Blake (LSAT Hacks) answer your LSAT questions each week. Steve and Graeme are LSAT instructors with 99% percentile LSAT scores and several years of teaching experience. Steve and Graeme also (separately) run LSAT Blog and LSAT Hacks, respectively, and have seen every LSAT problem and situation under the sun. They go in-depth with advice on questions and explanations about every LSAT section and more.
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Steve Schwartz (LSAT Blog) and Graeme Blake (LSAT Hacks) answer your LSAT questions each week. Steve and Graeme are LSAT instructors with 99% percentile LSAT scores and several years of teaching experience. Steve and Graeme also (separately) run LSAT Blog and LSAT Hacks, respectively, and have seen every LSAT problem and situation under the sun. They go in-depth with advice on questions and explanations about every LSAT section and more.

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Episodes

Ep. 15: Law schools taking students with GRE vs. LSAT and more...

4/15/2019
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We’re new - if you listen, please leave a review on iTunes. That’s the biggest way you can help support the podcast, and we’d really appreciate it. In this episode, we cover: -The question of law schools taking students with GRE vs. LSAT -How to make and sustain significant improvement in LSAT Logical Reasoning? -Our one piece of advice on LSAT Reading Comprehension -How to factor in guesswork -How to avoid getting frustrated on LSAT Logic Games Hosted by Steve Schwartz from LSAT Blog...

Duration:00:51:32

Ep. 14: How to structure your LSAT studying over a 2-month period

4/8/2019
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We’re new - if you listen, please leave a review on iTunes. That’s the biggest way you can help support the podcast, and we’d really appreciate it. In this episode, we cover how to structure your LSAT studying over a 2-month period. Links: LSAT Pros podcast on iTunes Steve’s free week-by-week LSAT study plans Steve’s premium day-by-day LSAT study plans Steve’s LSAT question categorizations Steve’s video on how to review LSAT questions (student example) Graeme’s LSAT...

Duration:00:47:24

Ep. 13: How to decide whether to cancel / retake the LSAT

4/1/2019
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We’re new - if you listen, please leave a review on iTunes. That’s the biggest way you can help support the podcast, and we’d really appreciate it. In this episode, we cover how to decide whether to cancel/retake the LSAT and more. Topics covered include: Whether to cancel Why people consider canceling - what could go wrong, when it’s not worth it How long you have to cancel July LSAT see score first Deciding whether to retake How long you need for a retake When you’ve used every...

Duration:00:45:22

Ep. 12: How to pick up the pace on the LSAT...

3/25/2019
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We’re new - if you listen, please leave a review on iTunes. That’s the biggest way you can help support the podcast, and we’d really appreciate it. In this episode, we cover how to pick up the pace on the LSAT and more. Questions answered: How do you pick up the pace while ensuring you're not guessing/acting illogically on the test? The mindset/strategies/process that defines someone with a 175+ on the LSAT from the rest of the crowd? Have you ever worked with another student who was...

Duration:00:42:59

Ep. 11: LSAT Logical Reasoning Strategies

3/18/2019
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We’re new - if you listen, please leave a review on iTunes. That’s the biggest way you can help support the podcast, and we’d really appreciate it. In this episode, we focused on LSAT Logical Reasoning strategies. Topics covered: How to return to questions you've marked as unsure Whether LR has gotten more difficult What to do if you're getting more than 5 wrong on LR Our pacing guidelines for LR How to use extra time if you finish the section early. How to know when to skip LR...

Duration:00:56:21

Ep. 10: LSAT Reading Comprehension Strategies

3/11/2019
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We’re new - if you listen, please leave a review on iTunes. That’s the biggest way you can help support the podcast, and we’d really appreciate it. In this episode, we focus on LSAT Reading Comprehension strategies. Topics covered: How to approach the LSAT Reading Comp section Whether to annotate RC passages (and how) How do I improve in speed and accuracy in RC? How RC is similar to LR How to close the gap from -4 to -1 Links: LSAT Pros podcast on iTunes LSAT Blog (Steve’s...

Duration:00:49:27

Ep. 9: LSAT Logic Games Strategies

3/4/2019
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We’re new - if you listen, please leave a review on iTunes. That’s the biggest way you can help support the podcast, and we’d really appreciate it. In this episode, we focused on LSAT Logic Games strategies. Topics covered: How to decide Logic Games setups Organizing conditional rules How to decide how to diagram rules How to decide whether to keep making deductions or move on to questions What to do when you're not sure how to diagram rules How to make diagrams thorough, but still...

Duration:00:51:42

Ep. 8: Digital LSAT Changes in 2019

2/25/2019
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We’re new - if you listen, please leave a review on iTunes. That’s the biggest way you can help support the podcast, and we’d really appreciate it. In this special episode, we discussed various changes to the LSAT coming in 2019, particularly the Digital LSAT. Links: LSAT Pros podcast on iTunes LSAC’s Online Familiarization Tool LSAT Blog (Steve’s site) LSAT Hacks (Graeme’s site) Graeme on Instagram Digital LSAT Video Playlist (Steve’s YouTube) Steve’s LSAT Unplugged podcast on...

Duration:01:01:27

Ep. 7: Logical Reasoning: Question Stem vs. Stimulus First?...

2/18/2019
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We’re new - if you listen, please leave a review on iTunes. That’s the biggest way you can help support the podcast, and we’d really appreciate it. This week’s LSAT questions: #1: 00:00:12 - Reading Question Stem vs Stimulus first in Logical Reasoning? And what is the best way to review logical reasoning questions? I seem to fail to be able to understand how to properly review a question or section. #2: 00:13:17 - How can I save time on the games? I'm looking for any solid strategies I...

Duration:00:44:36

Ep. 6: How Does One Live the LSAT?...

2/11/2019
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We’re new - if you listen, please leave a review on iTunes. That’s the biggest way you can help support the podcast, and we’d really appreciate it. This week’s LSAT questions: #1: 00:00:10 - The LSAT is in many respects like a language. As someone who has studied Spanish, I believe the best way to learn a language is to practice it, speak it, and live it. How does one live the LSAT? #2: 00:11:01 - What is your advice on when we should start guessing/filling in the circles to guess (ex:...

Duration:00:47:30

Ep. 5: When to Stop Making Deductions...

2/4/2019
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We’re new - if you listen, please leave a review on iTunes. That’s the biggest way you can help support the podcast, and we’d really appreciate it. This week’s LSAT questions: #1: 00:00:15 - Took the lsat in sept and scored a 170, i was pting average of 175(my last 10 pts before the test) I am retaking in november and want to know which pts should i study with? I've exhausted PTs 19-84. Should I do 1-19(but no comparative and LR is a little different, no?) or should I redo the ones ive...

Duration:00:45:29

Ep. 4: How to Study in the Final 2 Months...

1/28/2019
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We’re new - if you listen, please leave a review on iTunes. That’s the biggest way you can help support the podcast, and we’d really appreciate it. This week’s LSAT questions: #1: 00:00:01 - What should my plan be for the next two months? As it stands, I plan to take two tests a week, thoroughly reviewing each one. I will also walk myself through the reasoning in every question, and examine my diagrams in logic games. Is this sufficient? I want to utilize my limited time wisely. How can I...

Duration:01:01:17

Ep. 3.5: LSAT Advice for the Final Week Before Test Day (webinar)

1/22/2019
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We’re new - if you listen, please leave a review on iTunes. That’s the biggest way you can help support the podcast, and we’d really appreciate it. For this episode, we’re doing something a bit different - it’s a recording of a webinar we conducted live in advance of the January LSAT. It mostly covered Test Day prep in the final week, but we also discussed a variety of other topics, including rule substitution questions and the digital LSAT. Links: LSAT Pros podcast on iTunes LSAT Hacks...

Duration:01:18:15

Ep. 3: The Key to Unlocking LSAT Logic Games...

1/15/2019
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We’re new - if you listen, please leave a review on iTunes. That’s the biggest way you can help support the podcast, and we’d really appreciate it. This week’s LSAT questions: #1: 00:01:03 - I don't immediately know what to do when I am faced with a new rule, or condition, or I am asked a "which of these could be true," or "which of these must be false," or some variant of these questions. I can make an extra inference based on the new information if it is given in the question, then...

Duration:00:57:37

Ep. 2: Increasing Speed on LSAT Logical Reasoning...

1/15/2019
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We’re new - if you listen, please leave a review on iTunes. That’s the biggest way you can help support the podcast, and we’d really appreciate it. This week’s LSAT questions: #1: 00:01:14 - I often have problems diagramming when I see statements that start with no. Like no cats are dogs. Is that supposed to be diagrammed not cats -> dogs or cat ->not dogs? This seems to me to be an incorrect negation but I think that is what I am not understanding. On PT 35 Sec 1 Q22 I want to diagram...

Duration:00:53:05

Ep. 1: LSAT Logical Reasoning Out of Scope...

1/15/2019
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We’re new - if you listen, please leave a review on iTunes. That’s the biggest way you can help support the podcast, and we’d really appreciate it. This week’s LSAT questions: #1: 00:00:17 - How do you determine when a logical reasoning answer choice is outside the scope? #2: 00:10:12 - How do you know when to stop trying to make deductions on logic games? #3: 00:18:14 - Im plateauing at the mid 160s mainly due to huge score fluctuations (-1 on one section, -11 on another section) did...

Duration:01:01:14