Do I Really Have to Take Practice Tests?

Demon student Steph wants to know how important it is to do full-length practice tests. She finds that drilling and doing timed sections allows her to get more out of her review. Nathan and Ben say that doing a full practice every week or every other week is sufficient—just…

Interpreting Your Diagnostic Test

Congratulations, you’ve completed your first practice LSAT. There are 90-something more of them available. Most students will do at least 10 tests before they’re ready for their first crack at the real thing. (Many students will do 20 tests, or 40 tests, or more.) You’ve dipped your…

It’s Not About “Tips”

Reaching a higher level of LSAT performance isn’t about tips and tricks. As I wrote last week, the only thing we do here at LSAT Demon is increase our students’ real understanding. If it ain’t about understanding the test, then we ain’t about it.…

The Only LSAT Lessons You Need

Over the past seven weeks, I’ve written a series of essays that should serve as a foundation for any new or continuing LSAT student. Lesson one was about where to start. The short answer is anywhere—just pick up any real LSAT question and give it…

One-Hour LSAT

One hour per day is enough to beat the LSAT, if you invest each hour wisely. I invite you to get moving in the right direction with the following schedule. If you have more than an hour, use the following as your foundation. Here’s how you should spend your…

Go Deeper on Each Mistake

Studying for the LSAT isn’t as difficult as people make it out to be. Whether today’s your first day studying (welcome!) or you’ve been grinding it out for a year, the formula is simple: If you’re not sure what to do, start with any LSAT question…

Timing Is Everything… But Not What You Think

This week, I want to talk about timing. New students always ask me when they should start doing timed sections and timed practice tests—should they study for a week before their first timed test? A month? Six months? None of the above. All students…