LG--is the third game always the hardest?

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willwash
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LG--is the third game always the hardest?

Postby willwash » Wed Dec 14, 2011 10:38 am

I'm noticing a pretty clear pattern that the third game is unholy hard and the fourth game tends to be pretty easy. I think LSAC does this as a lazy way to generate a bell curve...uninformed test takers hit the third game and crash, run out of time and don't even get a look at the fourth, easy game, whereas, a test taker or equal ability by doing the third game last would probably get a much higher score...

I am going to adopt the strategy of skipping the third game and attacking it last. Does anyone else do this?

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Re: LG--is the third game always the hardest?

Postby Perdevise » Wed Dec 14, 2011 11:13 am

It may seem like the third is the hardest on some tests, but it is not universal. Having a blanket rule to skip the third test for last could hurt you, especially if it is easy. At the beginning of the section, scan each game quickly to identify any hard games.

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Re: LG--is the third game always the hardest?

Postby guinness1547 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 12:20 pm

The 4th game on the December LSAT has generally been named the hardest game on that test, so take that for what it's worth.

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Re: LG--is the third game always the hardest?

Postby 20130312 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 12:21 pm

guinness1547 wrote:The 4th game on the December LSAT has generally been named the hardest game on that test, so take that for what it's worth.


+1 for October. The dreaded bicycle game.

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Re: LG--is the third game always the hardest?

Postby glucose101 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 12:40 pm

There is no pattern for this. End thread.

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Re: LG--is the third game always the hardest?

Postby pupshaw » Wed Dec 14, 2011 3:49 pm

InGoodFaith wrote:
guinness1547 wrote:The 4th game on the December LSAT has generally been named the hardest game on that test, so take that for what it's worth.


+1 for October. The dreaded bicycle game.


Bicycle game was 3rd. Bookshelf was 4th.

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Re: LG--is the third game always the hardest?

Postby willwash » Wed Dec 14, 2011 4:22 pm

cerealdan wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:
guinness1547 wrote:The 4th game on the December LSAT has generally been named the hardest game on that test, so take that for what it's worth.


+1 for October. The dreaded bicycle game.


Bicycle game was 3rd. Bookshelf was 4th.


And mauve dinosaurs was 3rd, and I think snakes and lizards was too!

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Re: LG--is the third game always the hardest?

Postby john1990 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 5:18 pm

am i the only one who never remembers what the games are actually about :oops:
A comes before B, idk if its a book or a person

OP, i haven't noticed a pattern in difficulty and I've taken almost every prep-test. Sometimes the first game is the hardest.

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Re: LG--is the third game always the hardest?

Postby 20130312 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 5:52 pm

john1990 wrote:am i the only one who never remembers what the games are actually about :oops:
A comes before B, idk if its a book or a person

OP, i haven't noticed a pattern in difficulty and I've taken almost every prep-test. Sometimes the first game is the hardest.


It's okay, apparently I didn't remember what order they were in.

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Re: LG--is the third game always the hardest?

Postby Rawlberto » Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:14 pm

cerealdan wrote:
InGoodFaith wrote:
guinness1547 wrote:The 4th game on the December LSAT has generally been named the hardest game on that test, so take that for what it's worth.


+1 for October. The dreaded bicycle game.


Bicycle game was 3rd. Bookshelf was 4th.


Wooooosh

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Re: LG--is the third game always the hardest?

Postby bp shinners » Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:58 pm

The 3rd and 4th are almost always more difficult than the first two, but there's not enough of a difference between the two of them to come up with a solid trend.

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Re: LG--is the third game always the hardest?

Postby ExcelBaller » Wed Dec 14, 2011 10:34 pm

3rd and 4th are usually harder, drill until you can't see straight and they will all seem easy.




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