How sufficient are "10 actual, real preptests", "10 more..."

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How sufficient are "10 actual, real preptests", "10 more..."

Postby tilapiahollandaise » Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:59 pm

...and so on?

I have roughly 30 of these preptests.

I'm aiming to finish the LG bible tonight, so between today and the December I'm going to try to finish as many of these as possible.

Will I be at a disadvantage if I use these preptests as opposed to the more recent ones?

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Re: How sufficient are "10 actual, real preptests", "10 more..."

Postby joemoviebuff » Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:03 pm

Between now and December I doubt you'll effectively make it through all those tests. The most recent ten will probably help, but I would also get your hands on the latest tests released individually. I found them on amazon. Of the tests you do actually use, start with the older ones and work your way to the newer ones.

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Re: How sufficient are "10 actual, real preptests", "10 more..."

Postby tilapiahollandaise » Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:09 pm

You're probably right about that. I have a lot of free time and might be able to do two per day on some days, but I also am ADHD as hell and lose mental energy quickly.

20 is a good goal. I'm also not sure doing more than 20 would matter -- would it?

A guy here had great success by alternating between timed and untimed. If possible, I might try to do a timed test followed by an untimed test at least three times weekly, because the untimed doesn't require the same sharpness and I can analyze my answers after that.
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Re: How sufficient are "10 actual, real preptests", "10 more..."

Postby Veyron » Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:10 pm

The newer the test the more useful, they've gotten progressively harder over the years.

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Re: How sufficient are "10 actual, real preptests", "10 more..."

Postby tilapiahollandaise » Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:32 pm

Really? Damn.

Well, at least that gives me the go-ahead to buy the Question Type Training for the Logical Reasoning section, because I've been wanting that for a while. (I only fail at certain question types pretty consistently.) (~$30)

I just bought 10 New Actual, Official LSAT Preptests which contains tests 52-61. (~$25)

I also have "The Next 10 Actual, Official LSAT PrepTests" which contains tests 29-38.

To get the lot of tests between 38 and 52, I'd have to spend another $80. Do the tests really change that much between 38-52?

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Re: How sufficient are "10 actual, real preptests", "10 more..."

Postby iamrobk » Mon Nov 14, 2011 10:04 am

fwiw I mostly did PT's out of the "10 more" and the "next 10" ones, and I was fine.




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