The Official December 2014 Study Group

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby IsThisForReal » Sun Nov 09, 2014 7:07 pm

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Shakawkaw » Sun Nov 09, 2014 7:11 pm

Yeah, people use it. I think it's a waste of money. Some people set their watches to 12:00 at the start of a section. I just read my watch.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby LSATneurotic » Sun Nov 09, 2014 7:11 pm

171 on PT 65. Missed too many on LR'( -9). If i could get my LR average down to -4 total i think i could grab a 174 on test day. Anybody have any advice for LR materials ? The really tough LR questions are my downfall

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Shakawkaw » Sun Nov 09, 2014 7:13 pm

LSATneurotic wrote:171 on PT 65. Missed too many on LR'( -9). If i could get my LR average down to -4 total i think i could grab a 174 on test day. Anybody have any advice for LR materials ? The really tough LR questions are my downfall


Do you find that you are getting a specific question type wrong? Drill those. Cambridge packets are arranged by difficulty.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby nlee10 » Sun Nov 09, 2014 7:18 pm

The feeling of not wanting to do anything the rest of today after a PT. :wink:

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby IsThisForReal » Sun Nov 09, 2014 7:52 pm

Shakawkaw wrote:Yeah, people use it. I think it's a waste of money. Some people set their watches to 12:00 at the start of a section. I just read my watch.

Same here. I just read my watch for most sections and then I use the built in stopwatch for LG. But, I thought that was pretty interesting.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby jw316 » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:03 pm

Just finished BR of PT 51, about to do 1/2 chapters in the trainer and jump back on TLS after and then call it a night.

LR1: 15/25 (-10) BR: 19/25 (-6)
(* Only reached question 20/25 before time was up)

RC: 18/28 (-10) BR: 24/28 (-4)
(* Only got up to question 20/28 before time was up—3/4 passages)

LR2: 15/25 (-10) 19/25 (-6)
(* Only reached question 21/25 before time was up)

LG: 18/22 (-4) BR: *21/22 (-1)
(* Only reached question 20/22 before time was up; went too fast on the first game at the end because I mis-read and picked the wrong answer even though the diagram next to it indicates the right answer, then didn't have enough time to complete the last game's 7 questions)

66/100 83/100
Score: 155 Score: 166

"Timing continues to be the enemy." I also noticed both LR sections were heavy on MSS and such types that I still haven't gotten to in the trainer.

PS has anyone noticed any commonalities in the LR sections themselves? Like I know it's only 25 questions but the same way a games section might be heavy on ordering games or grouping games etc. I've noticed that sometimes it seems like they tend to favor an LR question type to kind of test repeatedly throughout that section. But I could just be making that up..

That being said, any advice given the above and the difference in my scores?

Again I'm continuing my plan to finish the LSAT trainer ASAP (no later than the middle of next week 18th/19th), drill timed sections, and take PTs/BR like this as much as possible without just chugging through them to take them. I realize as a diagnostic tool it really is useful to get everything you can out of a PT—and right now for me that's a lot—vs just like taking one today, grading it, and taking another one in the morning. Although I feel like for the latter—day after day, multiple in the same day, etc.—that's fine when you're not missing too many questions on a PT because there isn't much to review after.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby nlee10 » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:13 pm

jw316 wrote:Just finished BR of PT 51, about to do 1/2 chapters in the trainer and jump back on TLS after and then call it a night.

LR1: 15/25 (-10) BR: 19/25 (-6)
(* Only reached question 20/25 before time was up)

RC: 18/28 (-10) BR: 24/28 (-4)
(* Only got up to question 20/28 before time was up—3/4 passages)

LR2: 15/25 (-10) 19/25 (-6)
(* Only reached question 21/25 before time was up)

LG: 18/22 (-4) BR: *21/22 (-1)
(* Only reached question 20/22 before time was up; went too fast on the first game at the end because I mis-read and picked the wrong answer even though the diagram next to it indicates the right answer, then didn't have enough time to complete the last game's 7 questions)

66/100 83/100
Score: 155 Score: 166

"Timing continues to be the enemy." I also noticed both LR sections were heavy on MSS and such types that I still haven't gotten to in the trainer.

PS has anyone noticed any commonalities in the LR sections themselves? Like I know it's only 25 questions but the same way a games section might be heavy on ordering games or grouping games etc. I've noticed that sometimes it seems like they tend to favor an LR question type to kind of test repeatedly throughout that section. But I could just be making that up..

That being said, any advice given the above and the difference in my scores?

Again I'm continuing my plan to finish the LSAT trainer ASAP (no later than the middle of next week 18th/19th), drill timed sections, and take PTs/BR like this as much as possible without just chugging through them to take them. I realize as a diagnostic tool it really is useful to get everything you can out of a PT—and right now for me that's a lot—vs just like taking one today, grading it, and taking another one in the morning. Although I feel like for the latter—day after day, multiple in the same day, etc.—that's fine when you're not missing too many questions on a PT because there isn't much to review after.



I just noticed this today on PT 66 compared to PT 71.

On PT 66, there were only 4 MBT/MSS questions whereas in PT 71, there were 11 MBT/MSS...and personally for me MBT/MSS tend to be time suckers.

ETA: I would just say continue drilling your weak points. For me, it's MBT/MSS and assumptions so I will continue focusing on them.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Colonel_funkadunk » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:15 pm

jw316 wrote:
That being said, any advice given the above and the difference in my scores?


clearly timing is an issue. a 10 point jump between timed an untimed is pretty substantial. I will say also- getting less than 20 right in each section untimed on BR is an issue also.

idk your goal, diag or anything, but thats just way too many LR to be missing in an untimed environment. Stick with the trainer to find out what your accuracy issues are but also def be doing a lot of timing drills to make sure you have that down by test day.


and now i need an advil after making an on topic post.

eta: i get what youre saying about sections being heavy on question types and yea thats possible, but regardless of question type they stack the difficulty of questions and curve accordingly.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Shakawkaw » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:19 pm

Colonel_funkadunk wrote:and now i need an advil after making an on topic post.


Where is the real Colonel? Hiding with GT??

ETA: I see married life is making a decent man out of you.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Colonel_funkadunk » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:23 pm

Shakawkaw wrote: man


assumption

women can be colonels too

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Colonel_funkadunk » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:25 pm

sup ITFR you retaking?

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Shakawkaw » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:28 pm

Colonel_funkadunk wrote:
Shakawkaw wrote: man


assumption

women can be colonels too


Gender is a social construct, etc etc.

So, I did no work today. Plz shame me, nlee.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby nlee10 » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:37 pm

Shakawkaw wrote:
Colonel_funkadunk wrote:
Shakawkaw wrote: man


assumption

women can be colonels too


Gender is a social construct, etc etc.

So, I did no work today. Plz shame me, nlee.


shame

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Colonel_funkadunk » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:37 pm

Shakawkaw wrote:
Colonel_funkadunk wrote:
Shakawkaw wrote: man


assumption

women can be colonels too


Gender is a social construct, etc etc.

So, I did no work today. Plz shame me, nlee.


tar thief

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Shakawkaw » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:38 pm

nlee10 wrote:
shame


Kinda anti-climactic. I guess I'll take it.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Shakawkaw » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:40 pm

Colonel_funkadunk wrote:tar thief


I will have whatever it is that you are smoking and/or imbibing.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Colonel_funkadunk » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:41 pm

Dirigo wrote:Not a fan of the new tars.
NEXT.


It'll grow on you like I did

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Shakawkaw » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:41 pm

Colonel_funkadunk wrote:
Dirigo wrote:Not a fan of the new tars.
NEXT.


It'll grow on you like I did


Wtf kinda kinky shit are you into, Colonel?

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Colonel_funkadunk » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:43 pm

Shakawkaw wrote:
Colonel_funkadunk wrote:
Dirigo wrote:Not a fan of the new tars.
NEXT.


It'll grow on you like I did


Wtf kinda kinky shit are you into, Colonel?


This is an A B convo

C ur way out

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby mist4bison » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:44 pm

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby dmarieb » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:45 pm

IsThisForReal wrote:
Shakawkaw wrote:Yeah, people use it. I think it's a waste of money. Some people set their watches to 12:00 at the start of a section. I just read my watch.

Same here. I just read my watch for most sections and then I use the built in stopwatch for LG. But, I thought that was pretty interesting.


There's also this one.

http://lsatmax.com/watch/

It's 50% off and free shipping right now if you use the code LSATMax

I saw it on IG the other day, but I don't know anything about it.

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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby Shakawkaw » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:49 pm

Colonel_funkadunk wrote:C ur way out


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Re: The Official December 2014 Study Group

Postby justabitunusual » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:50 pm

Dirigo wrote:Not a fan of the new tars.
NEXT.


You don't like mine?? Please.




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