Least favorite LR question type?

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Least favorite LR question type?

Postby Typhoon24 » Sun Jan 13, 2013 12:56 am

Right now, and for the next couple of months, I will be in process of mercilessly drilling LR and LG questions by type for the June LSAT. Long story short, which question type on LR caused you the most grief? (either it takes too long to finish *cough parallel reasoning or any EXCEPT question*, or it could be an accuracy issue.)

Feel free to vent and let out all your drilling frustrations here, I'd love to see that I'm not the only one who is suffering or has suffered.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby shieldofachilles » Sun Jan 13, 2013 1:05 am

ahhh...the diff 3/4 most strongly support in the cambridge packs are kicking my ass. after i get my 180 in june im burning everything

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby eric922 » Sun Jan 13, 2013 1:10 am

shieldofachilles wrote:ahhh...the diff 3/4 most strongly support in the cambridge packs are kicking my ass. after i get my 180 in june im burning everything

That sounds like a plan to me. Everyone from TLS should just meet and hold a mass LSAT book burning.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby crazyrobin » Sun Jan 13, 2013 1:10 am

shieldofachilles wrote:ahhh...the diff 3/4 most strongly support in the cambridge packs are kicking my ass. after i get my 180 in june im burning everything

:lol: :lol:
TO OP, no specific type. But wordy LR leaves me with the wtf moment.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby CardozoLaw09 » Sun Jan 13, 2013 1:11 am

Hateeee Most Strongly Support

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby Scotchandsoda » Sun Jan 13, 2013 1:29 am

Flaw questions. The bane of my LSAT existence. -_-

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby cc.celina » Sun Jan 13, 2013 1:39 am

Parallel reasoning. Ugh. Also, strangely, weaken questions.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby TheMostDangerousLG » Sun Jan 13, 2013 2:47 am

Can I rock the boat and jump in with how much I hate RC inference Qs?

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby mindarmed » Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:08 am

cc.celina wrote:Parallel reasoning. Ugh.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby crazyrobin » Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:11 am

TheMostDangerousLG wrote:Can I rock the boat and jump in with how much I hate RC inference Qs?


granted. Same here.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby ehall20 » Sun Jan 13, 2013 3:25 am

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby Morrigan » Sun Jan 13, 2013 4:52 am

CardozoLaw09 wrote:Hateeee Most Strongly Support


ehall20 wrote:Given enough time I can usually work through parallel reasoning, but they eat up so much of it.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby LegalMikey » Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:38 am

Parallel reasoning, by far. EXCEPT just compounds the misery.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby alacrity » Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:51 am

Parallel reasoning by a lot.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby TomThompson » Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:10 am

Definitely parallel reasoning. Usually I can get them but I end up wasting time making awful diagrams. I've been dreading starting the Cambridge PR packets- so maybe I'll start them tomorrow.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby CyanIdes Of March » Mon Jan 14, 2013 5:35 am

Like everyone else, Parallel reasoning.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby Typhoon24 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 1:27 pm

CardozoLaw09 wrote:Hateeee Most Strongly Support


I'm about 150 questions in to "Most Strongly Support" and I hate it so much.....so much.

I find parallel reasoning to be all right, just kinda time consuming. I just skim through its structure. and try and find words like "some" or "can not" and usually one of the answers that uses synonymous words ends up being the right answer.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby bizzybone1313 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 1:32 pm

I am suprised no one has said sufficient assumption or flaw in reasoning questions. Flaw questions are sometimes made unreasonably difficult because of the way the answer choices are constructed and sufficient questions can really blow.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby BlaqBella » Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:43 pm

Convoluted conditional inference questions.

Second is flaw but that may soon be a favorite now that I'm being taught to think of flaw questions as assumptions.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby cricketlove00 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 2:17 pm

Scotchandsoda wrote:Flaw questions. The bane of my LSAT existence. -_-


+1

Flaw is the friggin worst. It's like here let me give you this really stupid passage and then pick from all these verbose, pretentious answer choices.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby dusters » Wed Jan 23, 2013 2:59 am

Flaws are one of my best. Paralleled reasoning sucks though.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby epiphinous7 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:13 am

armedwithamind wrote:
cc.celina wrote:Parallel reasoning. Ugh.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby TheMostDangerousLG » Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:19 am

Mine is probably principle (specifically, "state the principle ...", though the other type is almost a worse time waster than parallel). Hate those. Have yet to read any particularly good advice for tackling them.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby fips tedora » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:57 am

Parallel Reasoning and Flaw in the Reasoning are equally intolerable. Just keep drilling them repeatedly and they get easier.

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Re: Least favorite LR question type?

Postby Theopliske8711 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:49 am

Parallel Flaw/Reasoning. Not that they difficult, they are usually pretty straight forward, just that my anxiety goes into panic mode when I'm nearing the end and I see that massive block of reading staring straight at me.




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