Stuck Between Two Answer Choices

Listener Jacob frequently feels that he can argue in favor of two answer choices on Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension questions. Ben and Nathan advise him to flip his approach: Don’t argue for answer choices. Argue against them.…

“Unless”

LSAT Demon student Kayla shares her recent “click” of understanding: You don’t need formal logic to understand the word “unless.” The guys discuss why you shouldn’t have to analyze what you can understand intuitively.…

Predict the Main Point on RC

Demon student Damien has been studying for five months in preparation for the August LSAT. He is shooting for a score in the 170s and wants to attack Reading Comprehension head on as his weakest section. Nathan and Ben recommend that Damien focus on predicting the main point of each…

This Is Not How You Review

Demon student Jordan describes his blind-review process and asks for advice on how to ignore the clock and manage test anxiety. Ben and Nathan explain how to review more effectively and recommend that Jordan focus on reading slowly and carefully.…

Speed Comes from Understanding

An anonymous Demon student has nearly perfect accuracy on the questions they attempt, but they still aren’t able to complete every question in a section. Should they continue focusing only on accuracy, or is it time to adjust their approach? The guys recommend staying the course and developing a…

Staying Focused on RC

An anonymous listener with ADHD expresses frustration with maintaining focus on Reading Comprehension. The guys share their best active reading tips and recommend the book ADHD 2.0.…

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.…