Blueprint LSAT Blog: Advice on Reading Comprehension

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Reading Comprehension Workshop — February 2021

Think you're ready for the Reading Comprehension section of the LSAT just because you subscribe to the Wall Street Journal? Think again. Check out this free Reading Comprehension Workshop to discover the best strategies for this section.

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Reading Comp IRL

We often recommend that students who want to get an advance start on their LSAT classes read dense publications such as The Economist as a way of preparing for the Reading Comprehension section. Today, we’re putting our money where our proverbial mouth is, and taking it one step further: We’re guiding you through an Economist

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From the Vaults: Tackling Comparative Reading Passages on the LSAT

Reading Comprehension is probably the most ignored section of the LSAT. People tend to think something like, “I’ve been reading since I was five. If I can’t get it by now, I’m just gonna have to live with it.” But, Reading Comp isn’t reading as usual, so putting in the practice does pay off. Reading

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LSAT Reading Comprehension: It Ain’t What You Think

It’s just words, right? WRONG. If you’re planning to take the LSAT, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve taken other standardized tests before — the SAT or ACT, perhaps even the GRE or GMAT. These tests all have one thing in common: reading comprehension. On the surface, all reading comp looks pretty similar. There’s a

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How do I finish 4 @#$! RC passages and 27 questions in 35 minutes?!

I have to answer questions on this??? Interesting question, if coarsely phrased. Very few students finish any of the sections on their first practice exam, but with Logical Reasoning and Logic Games, after a few months of practice, most can get to the vast majority if not all of the questions in the time provided.

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How To Do Reading Comprehension

Reading Comp doesn’t have to look like this. That’s a big promise up there in the title of this post. I will deliver on that promise in just a moment, but let me just make clear what I’m not promising. I’m not about to give you “two weird tricks to ace Reading Comp.” I’m not

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Boy, this Reading Comp passage is… Zzzzzzz….

There is a Reading Comprehension passage that we cover in Lesson 6 of the Blueprint course that is dedicated to explaining the usefulness of analyzing fossilized pollen grains for the purpose of understanding the history of agriculture in Ireland. If you fell asleep before finishing that sentence, just imagine how how hard it is to

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Your Final Weeks of Study, Reading Comp Edition

Don’t look now, but the June LSAT is less than three weeks away, and your practice exam scores aren’t where they need to be on test day. Go ahead and scream bloody murder for a few seconds. I’ll wait. Done yet? Spring students in Blueprint classroom courses are wrapping up their study of new material,

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