Blueprint LSAT Blog: Advice on Reading Comprehension

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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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How to Tackle Brutal Reading Comp Passages

You’ve been practicing your reading every day for the past two months, reading every “Warning: Slippery Floor” sign and nutritional label at the grocery store, but lo and behold, test day comes, and you get a reading passage with difficult subject matter. It’s something science-y, where every other word in the first paragraph is followed

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How to Reading Comp

Many a jaded LSAT student has rolled his/her eyes and said, “I don’t need to study for the Reading Comprehension section – I already know how to read!” The fact that you are reading this blog post means you are probably correct about the second part of that statement. But the first part – no

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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Reading Comprehension Studying

After a go at a Reading Comprehension passage or two, you’ve come to realize that Reading Comprehension might not be a total breeze just because you know how to read. But then you hit your next mental block, which is the belief that studying for RC is pointless. How can a few months of studying

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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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Last-Minute Tips: Reading Comprehension

With less than three weeks until the June LSAT, it’s time to buckle down on studying. This week we’re offering one important last-minute tip for each LSAT section. Today, we talk about Reading Comprehension; stay tuned for Logic Games and Logical Reasoning! Reading Comprehension is the most familiar section on the LSAT. Everyone taking the

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Reading Comprehension: Focus on Structure or Content?

The Reading Comprehension section of the LSAT is all about…reading comprehension. With that tautology aside, many students find it difficult to strike the proper balance between reading for detail and reading for structure.  Striking this balance is essential for the kind of comprehension that the LSAT tests students on. This post is dedicated to helping

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