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Follow These Three Steps for Basic LSAT Logical Reasoning Questions

Posted by Stefan Maisnier on Wed, Dec 05, 2018 @ 11:11 AM

While the LSAT Logical Reasoning section may seem to have an infinite number of potential scenarios and prompts, the vast majority of the problems found in the section follow basic rules governing argumentation that date back to the time of the Roman Empire. The key to succeeding on this section is following some consistent basic steps that will allow you to understand first what the question is asking you to do, second what the conclusion of the argument is, and lastly to predict what the answer should do to appropriately address the question task. This skill is the subject of today’s video tutorial with our Director of Online Tutoring – Stefan Maisnier.

LSAT LR Problem PT 81

Would you have approached this problem previously? Did this demonstration encourage you to consider a different order of tasks than you may have previously used in your own LSAT prep? Obviously, there are myriad more targeted tactics and techniques that can be used for all of the question types found in Logical Reasoning or the other sections of the LSAT as well. Please reach out to our experts today if you have needs that go beyond the basics that were illustrated in the video to discover if MyGuru in-person and online LSAT tutoring can help identify even more different ways to solve all of the challenging problems that the test offers!

About the Author

Stefan Maisnier is the Director of Online Tutoring at MyGuru, and sometimes contemplates why so few students seem to prioritize study for the Reading Comprehension section of the LSAT while gazing wistfully at his Masters of Science in Journalism diploma from Northwestern University.

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