This Is a Big Red Flag

Demon tutors Francesca and Erik take over the pod to discuss a common mistake made by LSAT students: rushing to answer questions without fully understanding them. They describe a red flag for this mistake and offer advice on how to approach all types of LSAT questions.…

Paraphrasing RC Passages

Listener Lexie writes in to share a Reading Comprehension strategy. She suggests reading one paragraph at a time and attempting to rewrite it without looking back at the passage. The guys veto this strategy and offer one that is more effective.…

Does the LSAT Prepare You for Law School?

Demon teachers and rising 3Ls Rebecca and Matt take over the pod to discuss whether studying for the LSAT prepares students for law school. Rebecca describes how LSAT Reading Comprehension prepares you to dissect the dense, convoluted text that you will have to read in law school on a daily…

The LSAT Requires a Different Kind of Reading

Listener M struggles with LSAT Reading Comprehension even though their major requires heavy reading and writing. Ben and Nathan explain that the LSAT requires a different kind of reading. College classes might require you to read and regurgitate a lot of material. The LSAT, however, requires careful attention to detail.…

Beware of Escher Answers

Wrong answers on the LSAT often use all the right words and yet make no sense. Demon tutor Erik calls these trap answers “Escher answers.” Escher answers—like Escher sentences in linguistics—may seem fine at first glance, but they’re actually gibberish. Nathan and Ben discuss.…

Don’t Settle for Less on the LSAT

Demon tutor Dylan joins Nathan to respond to a student’s concern about running out of time on Reading Comprehension. What should you do if you reach the last passage with only five minutes remaining? Don’t settle for gimmicky strategies like skimming the passage or skipping to the final…

Use Common Sense on the LSAT!

Demon tutor Dylan joins Nathan to talk about the most common mistakes students make on the LSAT. Every question has one answer that is objectively correct and four that are objectively wrong. Many mistakes can be boiled down to not reading the passage, question, or answer choices carefully enough. Strengthening…

One Question to Better Engage with RC Passages

Demon tutor Francesca is joined by student Brandon to share a useful strategy for Reading Comprehension. As he reads a passage, Brandon intermittently stops to ask himself one simple question: “What have I learned so far?” Tune in to hear more advice on how to stay engaged with RC passages.…