Western Kentucky University

Lifelong Learning: Test Preparation

LSAT Test Prep Course Topics

Logical Reasoning topics include:

  • Easy-to-apply strategies for solving each type of Logical Reasoning question appearing on the test
  • Logical concepts, including inferences involving conditional statements and the key tool of counterexamples
  • An overview of the most common fallacies found in Logical Reasoning Flaw questions

Analytical Reasoning topics include:

  • A taxonomy of Analytical Reasoning game types and tips for setting up each type of game found on the LSAT
  • Tips for quickly representing the game’s rules in shorthand, and for combining these rules into powerful "super rules"
  • Tips for using answers to previous questions to quickly eliminate incorrect answer choices on subsequent questions

Reading Comprehension topics include:

  • A full description of Reading Comprehension passage types
  • A step-by-step approach to questions that concern the passage as a whole
  • Identifying key words in the question that indicate how to use the passage to find the correct answer
  • Recognizing the correct answer after narrowing the choices down to two

General topics include:

  • Utilizing the process of elimination
  • Mastering time management skills
  • Minimizing test anxiety
  • Identifying common distracters
 Last Modified 7/23/13