Are PT 7-18 Easier or Harder?

ce255
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Are PT 7-18 Easier or Harder?

Postby ce255 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:59 pm

Hi, right now the PT's I'm using are 7-18 which are the LSATs from the early-mid 90s. Are these harder or easier than current LSATs? I know the LG section has changed in recent times, casting away some of the question types in the 90s... I'm curious, because I obviously am going to use more PTs, but I wonder if 7-18 are accurate enough to show progress in terms of LR and RC

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Re: Are PT 7-18 Easier or Harder?

Postby dowu » Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:02 pm

ce255 wrote:Hi, right now the PT's I'm using are 7-18 which are the LSATs from the early-mid 90s. Are these harder or easier than current LSATs? I know the LG section has changed in recent times, casting away some of the question types in the 90s... I'm curious, because I obviously am going to use more PTs, but I wonder if 7-18 are accurate enough to show progress in terms of LR and RC

No, they are not accurate representations. The LR seems to have tightened up on the more recent tests. RC has gotten harder. LG have stayed pretty much the same, however, they don't rely as much on inferences on the more recent tests.

Keep studying!

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Re: Are PT 7-18 Easier or Harder?

Postby stillwater » Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:06 pm

they are probably the most feared series of tests in LSAT history, frequently called "the gantlet of death"

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Re: Are PT 7-18 Easier or Harder?

Postby ce255 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:09 pm

stillwater wrote:they are probably the most feared series of tests in LSAT history, frequently called "the gantlet of death"


so are you saying that the 90s tests were harder?

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Re: Are PT 7-18 Easier or Harder?

Postby CardozoLaw09 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:13 pm

ce255 wrote:
stillwater wrote:they are probably the most feared series of tests in LSAT history, frequently called "the gantlet of death"


so are you saying that the 90s tests were harder?


I'm not sure if he's serious or not lol, but if serious, then yes he is implying they are harder

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Re: Are PT 7-18 Easier or Harder?

Postby eric922 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:00 pm

stillwater wrote:they are probably the most feared series of tests in LSAT history, frequently called "the gantlet of death"

I'm not sure if you're serious or not, but I can believe it. The logic games seem a lot harder.

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Re: Are PT 7-18 Easier or Harder?

Postby stillwater » Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:05 pm

I'll end the ruse. I made that up. But I did find the earlier tests to be more idiosyncratic and definitely had more WTF moments when reviewing the answers. The later tests seem to be a bit more airtight and slightly easier. This is just off of memory from when I took it almost 2 years ago.

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Re: Are PT 7-18 Easier or Harder?

Postby Spartan_Alum_12 » Thu Jan 10, 2013 1:16 am

LR and LG harder, RC easier.

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Re: Are PT 7-18 Easier or Harder?

Postby Theopliske8711 » Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:21 pm

RC was a joke, LR were not as solid and far more logically loose (more interpretation = more wtf? moments), LG was far less solid and restricted, which means far more time consuming...




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