Freaking out about tomorrow

MrLions
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Freaking out about tomorrow

Postby MrLions » Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:24 pm

I'm sitting for the LSAT tomorrow and am freaking out about Reading Comprehension. When I took my diagnostic I went 26/27 on RC so I decided to not study this section AT ALL this summer and focused on LG/LR. Got LG down to -3 avg and LR down to -2/-3. Spent the last couple days practicing RC just to make sure I'm all set and to my surprise I've been scoring -7/-8 on this section. That could totally ruin a solid (170ish) LSAT. Any tips for how to fix this by tomorrow?

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Re: Freaking out about tomorrow

Postby Ntp73821 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:51 pm

MrLions wrote:I'm sitting for the LSAT tomorrow and am freaking out about Reading Comprehension. When I took my diagnostic I went 26/27 on RC so I decided to not study this section AT ALL this summer and focused on LG/LR. Got LG down to -3 avg and LR down to -2/-3. Spent the last couple days practicing RC just to make sure I'm all set and to my surprise I've been scoring -7/-8 on this section. That could totally ruin a solid (170ish) LSAT. Any tips for how to fix this by tomorrow?


There's not really a quick fix for this. Just make sure that you're reviewing your mistakes and hope for a RC section that you find manageable.

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Re: Freaking out about tomorrow

Postby KaijuOh8 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:53 pm

Well... there's always postponing or retaking. Don't see how one would improve from -8/-7 to what you scored on your diagnostic exam in less than 20 hours.

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Re: Freaking out about tomorrow

Postby Deardevil » Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:32 pm

So have you done actual PrepTests to simulate test day...?
Zero reading comprehension whatsoever is a big mistake.

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Re: Freaking out about tomorrow

Postby sparkytrainer » Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:40 pm

Deardevil wrote:So have you done actual PrepTests to simulate test day...?
Zero reading comprehension whatsoever is a big mistake.


Yeah, especially given they have been making RC harder each test for the past 5 or so years. LOL this is why when people say oh I'm practicing 170 what are my chances its the rare exception where they come back and actually do.

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Re: Freaking out about tomorrow

Postby MrLions » Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:36 pm

Deardevil wrote:So have you done actual PrepTests to simulate test day...?
Zero reading comprehension whatsoever is a big mistake.


The last two full prep tests I did I got -7 and -5 on RC, and scored 167 on each overall.

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Re: Freaking out about tomorrow

Postby Platopus » Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:08 pm

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