Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

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Stanley Otto Swift
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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby Stanley Otto Swift » Wed Aug 20, 2008 1:42 am

I just make copies.

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby isaaca » Wed Aug 20, 2008 12:19 pm

BTW, great idea StanleyOS. I'll have to put it into use sometime soon...

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby RVP11 » Wed Aug 20, 2008 12:35 pm

Though I made copies of every logic game in existence (and PDF files - but I'm not sharing), I found the best method for re-doing LR and RC sections was just to write, underline, and circle the correct answer very lightly with my pencil and then use a good eraser after. Those little white erasers are great for that.

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby Stephx52 » Wed Aug 20, 2008 12:42 pm

:mrgreen:
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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby blhblahblah » Wed Aug 20, 2008 1:19 pm

I think you owe Otto a kiss...




















(I meant jsporter)

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby szu » Wed Aug 27, 2008 11:23 pm

thanks for sharing this method stanley. i think you've hit on something good. real good.

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby Lyov Myshkin » Thu Aug 28, 2008 12:20 am

szu wrote:thanks for sharing this method stanley. i think you've hit on something good. real good.


actually, i'll take the credit for widely disseminating stan's method. :?

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby isaaca » Fri Aug 29, 2008 7:09 pm

So, is it retarded to first check my score (out of anxiousness) then go through the test untimed correcting mistakes, or do you think this gives me somewhat of a hint of where my wrong AC's are?

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby Stephx52 » Fri Aug 29, 2008 10:31 pm

:?:
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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby yingxingbin » Fri Aug 29, 2008 11:20 pm

Stanley , do you think it is effective to RC section?

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby isaaca » Wed Oct 01, 2008 9:40 am

Bump for December test takers

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby manu4ever882001 » Wed Oct 29, 2008 2:03 pm

When going over a test untimed, do you read the RC passages again?

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby lollypotter » Wed Oct 29, 2008 3:42 pm

Stanley Otto Swift wrote:
Clever username wrote:Are you doing any other kind of studying along with this? Or are your scores simply going up because you're gaining a greater understanding of the test by taking this approach?


I've done some other stuff, I've gone through Superprep, and some of Testmasters' books, I just began LGB to rectify my abysmal performance on LG. To be honest, besides gaining a basic familiarity with the test and its content, nothing has helped me as much as intense, untimed review. Someone told me on another site "you have to get good before you get fast or you'll never reach your full potential." I can tell you that this is true, and I've only just begun my prep.


This is 100% credited

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby Nemorino » Wed Oct 29, 2008 3:45 pm

Stan - I had no idea that you went from 154 diagnostic to 174 in October. You have my utmost respect. And good luck on the retake!

Edit: and let no one tell you that retaking 170+ is a foolish decision :lol:

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby InBrief79 » Wed Oct 29, 2008 5:05 pm

This is a fucking brilliant approach. Consider (1) you're gaining endurance and speed in the timed section and (2) you're gaining patience and thoroughness in the untimed second round. I'm putting it to use tonight.

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby muddywaters » Wed Oct 29, 2008 5:37 pm

timed stuff is overrated, imho.

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby WestOfTheRest » Wed Oct 29, 2008 6:11 pm

muddywaters wrote:timed stuff is overrated, imho.


I think untimed stuff is overrated. Actually, this is a lie, timed and untimed are equally important. Untimed is good for understanding, timed is good for, well, timing. And since timing is one of the biggest issues on the LSAT for many people, to say that timed stuff is overrated is a stupid statement.

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby Stanley Otto Swift » Wed Oct 29, 2008 6:25 pm

muddywaters wrote:timed stuff is overrated, imho.


This would make a killer LSAT addendum.

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby WestOfTheRest » Wed Oct 29, 2008 6:30 pm

Stanley Otto Swift wrote:
muddywaters wrote:timed stuff is overrated, imho.


This would make a killer LSAT addendum.


LOL.

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby mentat » Wed Oct 29, 2008 11:52 pm

Stanley Otto Swift wrote:
muddywaters wrote:timed stuff is overrated, imho.


This would make a killer LSAT addendum.


Hahahahaha. That edge is pretty sharp SOS.

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby elsboiler » Wed Oct 29, 2008 11:59 pm

i just decided to retake today.. I'm really glad I saw this thread.. thanks for the advice

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby idiothek » Mon Apr 20, 2009 10:16 am

BUMP

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby RickyMack » Mon Apr 20, 2009 11:19 am

wow this should be stickied!

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby Haitibaby » Mon Apr 20, 2009 1:18 pm

Wow! this is great but until now nobody really thought of it. I'm going to try it all this week and see the difference. I know it will be a large difference as I'm a very slow test taker. I had a 152 diagnostic, hoping to hit 170's and there is no reason not to try this method. Thanks

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Re: Bridging the gap between timed and untimed practice

Postby wildcatsss » Mon Apr 20, 2009 1:22 pm

Oooo this is genius. I am so going to do this. Thank you!




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