What type of the Paper is the LSAT on?

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What type of the Paper is the LSAT on?

Postby neonx » Wed Sep 29, 2010 1:35 pm

This is completely ridiculous... I know. But is the actual LSAT on flimsy, almost-translucent, likely-to-tear paper? I am used to the paper used on the separate Prep Tests.

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Re: What type of the Paper is the LSAT on?

Postby jarofsoup » Wed Sep 29, 2010 1:36 pm

It is very similar to the paper that Kaplan uses in its Endurance book. It is cheep almost news printish paper.

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Re: What type of the Paper is the LSAT on?

Postby neonx » Wed Sep 29, 2010 1:37 pm

Oh no. Those are the worst.

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Re: What type of the Paper is the LSAT on?

Postby JennBNYC » Wed Sep 29, 2010 1:49 pm

This realllyyyyyy should be the least of your concerns.

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Re: What type of the Paper is the LSAT on?

Postby D. H2Oman » Wed Sep 29, 2010 1:58 pm

neonx wrote:Oh no. Those are the worst.



Yeah, this can definitely be an issue. You can prepare for this though, do all your practice work on very flimsy toilet paper. Make answer keys on the toilet paper so that you're actually filling in bubbles. This is probably worth 2-3 questions on test day. Always replicate test conditions whenever possible.

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Re: What type of the Paper is the LSAT on?

Postby Unshake » Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:10 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:
neonx wrote:Oh no. Those are the worst.



Yeah, this can definitely be an issue. You can prepare for this though, do all your practice work on very flimsy toilet paper. Make answer keys on the toilet paper so that you're actually filling in bubbles. This is probably worth 2-3 questions on test day. Always replicate test conditions whenever possible.



Where can I buy toliet paper in 8.5'' x 11''? Sam's Club?

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Re: What type of the Paper is the LSAT on?

Postby sgtgrumbles » Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:10 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:
neonx wrote:Oh no. Those are the worst.



Yeah, this can definitely be an issue. You can prepare for this though, do all your practice work on very flimsy toilet paper. Make answer keys on the toilet paper so that you're actually filling in bubbles. This is probably worth 2-3 questions on test day. Always replicate test conditions whenever possible.


For every third PT (but only those numbered evenly) I've been doing the second and fourth logic game on a single square of toilet paper because such little space is given on the actual test. I alternate between Charmin and Scott so I don't become too set in my ways and unable to adjust to test day variations.

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Re: What type of the Paper is the LSAT on?

Postby neonx » Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:31 pm

This is all solid advice. Will definitely consider it.

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Re: What type of the Paper is the LSAT on?

Postby 09042014 » Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:33 pm

It is on rather thin paper. Enough that you can see what type of section the next section will be because it's somewhat translucent.

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Re: What type of the Paper is the LSAT on?

Postby neonx » Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:36 pm

Will there be tape tearing involved to proceed to the next section?

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Re: What type of the Paper is the LSAT on?

Postby 09042014 » Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:36 pm

neonx wrote:Will there be tape tearing involved to proceed to the next section?


No.

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Re: What type of the Paper is the LSAT on?

Postby Kchuck » Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:40 pm

Desert Fox wrote:It is on rather thin paper. Enough that you can see what type of section the next section will be because it's somewhat translucent.


This is true. And the only redeeming quality of the terrible paper.

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Re: What type of the Paper is the LSAT on?

Postby thwalls » Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:50 pm

Same paper as the necronomicon. Remember, before you open the exam, say these words three...

Klaatu....barada....Nikto

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Re: What type of the Paper is the LSAT on?

Postby jarofsoup » Wed Sep 29, 2010 6:25 pm

Unshake wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:
neonx wrote:Oh no. Those are the worst.



Yeah, this can definitely be an issue. You can prepare for this though, do all your practice work on very flimsy toilet paper. Make answer keys on the toilet paper so that you're actually filling in bubbles. This is probably worth 2-3 questions on test day. Always replicate test conditions whenever possible.



Where can I buy toliet paper in 8.5'' x 11''? Sam's Club?



Do all your practice sections on used toilet paper.

Some times the test materials actually come with traces of bodily fluid on them.

This is gross. I am kidding.



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