Blueprint LSAT Blog: Advice on Logic Games

blog image 1
One Trick That You Have to Master for Recent Logic Games

As someone who teaches and blogs about the LSAT, I’m always trying to follow the test very closely and discern which skills, concepts, and question types are being emphasized on recent tests. To be clear, since the LSAT took its current shape in 1991, it’s always tested the same broad set of skills, concepts, and

READ MORE
blog image 1
The Deal With That Trading Buildings Game

It’s rare in this world to find something that everyone can agree upon. In the hours after the December 2016 LSAT, however, we found something that fits the bill: the Logic Game about companies trading buildings was all kinds of f***ed up. Well, last week, as happens every year this time, the exam was released.

READ MORE
blog image 1
The Makers of the LSAT Are Playing (Logic) Games With Your Head

Gah! There have been some weird logic games lately. For a very long time, from the late 1990s until a few years ago, it seemed as if logic games had standardized. The vast majority of logic games asked you to put things in order, in groups, or both. The exact kind of ordering or grouping

READ MORE
blog image 1
With Logic Games, a little time on the front-end pays off on the score report.

If you’re anything like me, you’ve found yourself scrambling to get an assignment done the night before it is due. Among those nights of panic and regret, you’ve probably also encountered the stomach churning realization that you’re not going to be able to complete your task on time. When I’ve been in those moments of

READ MORE
blog image 1
When it comes to Logic Games, don’t reinvent the wheel.

No one likes to do more work than they really have to do. In your day-to-day life, this tendency might result in less desirable outcomes, such as performing the sniff test to determine whether you can get another use or two out of your T-shirts. But on the LSAT, where saving time is paramount, sometimes

READ MORE
blog image 1
In & Out Grouping vs. Two or More Groups

Suppose we had a cast of characters — let’s call them Frank, Garfield, Henrietta, Ipecac, Jeremiah, Kougar, Lambada and Mong. Grouping games on the LSAT might ask you to combine these characters in a few different ways. There are some important things to know about the different kinds of rules in a grouping game, and

READ MORE
blog image 1
Here we go, yo. What’s the scenario(s)?

Scenarios are the dragons of the LSAT prep world: Often discussed in harsh whispers, but hard to find unless you know where to look. However, they’re also a powerful tool that can help you achieve your goal with a little strategizing (and a hint of brute force). The below guide will help you demystify scenarios

READ MORE
blog image 1
Your Final Weeks of Study, Logic Games Edition

A couple days ago, we covered how to work on Reading Comprehension as you shift from learning the basics to reviewing and working on timing. Yesterday, we took a look at Logical Reasoning. So, you guessed it, today’s all about those games. The first step is similar: identify your weaknesses and address them. If there

READ MORE