Pithypike's Complete LSAT Study Guide

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Postby FreeGuy » Sat Oct 10, 2009 9:17 am

Yes

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Postby GMUPatriot86 » Mon Oct 19, 2009 2:04 pm

I just wanted to say thanks to Pithypike for this study guide. When I first took the LSAT last December I had only read some Kaplan and Princeton Review books and taken a few practice tests. Without the rigorous study and practice of this guide I scored slightly lower than my PT average and got a 158. After following the study guide all summer my practice scores went up considerably. I scored a 168 on my retake in September.

Hope this gives confidence to all who are wondering whether or not to follow this study guide when retaking.

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Postby nightinGail » Mon Oct 19, 2009 5:54 pm

Thanks Pithypike! I took the Kaplan prep course (before I found this helpful forum and realized it is despised) but at least I have all the Kaplan books now including the Mastery book. I'm gearing up for the December LSAT and while I don't have the full three months to do your version I have already been studying and from here on out I will take your advice :D I just wish I had found this sooner!!

Now off to buy the other books you recommend :lol:

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Postby 09042014 » Tue Oct 20, 2009 10:53 am

Thanks Pithypike I owe you a beer, I used your study plan for LG, and somewhat for LR (ran out of time) and it helped me get to a 176.

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Postby Franklin77040 » Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:57 pm

Can someone direct me to where I can find the a whole bunch of Practice Test questions.
I want to try the approach of doing 2 to 3 PTs per week (timed).

Please let me know and Post info here
Franklin

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Postby trinity24 » Thu Oct 22, 2009 9:15 pm

Hi, I'm currently in Japan and they don't sell the Kaplan Mastery book here. Is it a must-have for the LSAT? I have the Powerscore books for LGs and LR...

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Postby rocklos » Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:38 pm

I might of missed this question.

What if you dont have the kaplan mastery book? What can I do in order to replace that?

I see some of the Mastery books are going for 80 or more a little out of my price range right now.

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Postby 09042014 » Fri Nov 13, 2009 1:22 pm

trinity24 wrote:Hi, I'm currently in Japan and they don't sell the Kaplan Mastery book here. Is it a must-have for the LSAT? I have the Powerscore books for LGs and LR...


Kaplan Mastery is just a collection of real questions from the Lsat, so no its not absolutely necessary, its just easier than collection the questions yourself then organizing them.

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Postby asiasunset » Mon Nov 16, 2009 4:31 pm

Hi all, sorry if this has already been asked or addressed but is purchasing the LG bible setup book a good idea? Need a little help with setups...testing in Dec. I have copies of the games as advised from this thread previously, etc.

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Postby pithypike » Tue Nov 24, 2009 2:15 pm

asiasunset wrote:Hi all, sorry if this has already been asked or addressed but is purchasing the LG bible setup book a good idea? Need a little help with setups...testing in Dec. I have copies of the games as advised from this thread previously, etc.


If you've gone through the LGB and worked through games for a while and are still struggling with setups, it's worth the money.

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Postby makingwaves » Sat Dec 05, 2009 1:21 pm

Is there a reason you have the LR types broken down the way you do? I was planning on just going in order of the LRB, but i'm interested to see if you found better results because of the way you broke our the question types.

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Postby jdsingar » Sun Dec 06, 2009 2:48 pm

If anyone is interested, I am selling the three PowerScore books, the LSAT Mastery Book, and the SuperPrep book. I have some other supplements as well, such as a Law School Admissions Guide and a Kaplan LSAT Extreme book that I would throw in there as well. I'd like to sell the books for 60-70% of what I paid for them on Amazon. I will make all erasures where possible.

Send me a PM if you're interested. Thanks for the great set up, Pithypike! It really helped for the test.

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Postby paul32 » Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:57 am

I just ordered the 3 powerscore bibles. Is the entire LGB applicable to the LSAT exam?

Thanks for the brilliant info.

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Postby FreeGuy » Thu Dec 10, 2009 10:20 am

paul32 wrote:I just ordered the 3 powerscore bibles. Is the entire LGB applicable to the LSAT exam?


Well, the entire LGB was written specifically for the LSAT, so I would say "yes."

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Re: Pithypike's Complete LSAT Study Guide

Postby asiasunset » Thu Dec 10, 2009 2:29 pm

Pithypike -

When doing the LG's the way you outlined, are you saying you get each answer correct each time and just work on cutting down the timing? I am working this plan and I am seeing improvement from game to game (1 or 2 questions) however, I am still getting some wrong but my time has been cut down dramatically between the first and second attempts at the game. It could be familiarity since they have been practiced before or just getting better at recognizing the major setup, not sure as I haven't take a pt lately. I am working on about 7 to 8 different games a day, some new, some old.

Thoughts?

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Postby wehman » Sun Dec 13, 2009 4:10 pm

If anyone who has done pithypike's study guide or something similar to it or pithypike himself has some free time I have a few questions I would like to ask in PM. I just need help organizing and clarifying the studying technique and schedule.

Thanks

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Postby jmoon1 » Wed Dec 16, 2009 11:03 pm

Amazing schedule thanks so much. If i can get my hands on the big orange book should I use it instead of Mastery?

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Postby jmoon1 » Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:51 pm

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Re: Pithypike's Complete LSAT Study Guide

Postby jmoon1 » Thu Dec 31, 2009 12:02 am

After studying an LR question type from the LRB, do you do all the questions associated with that Q type in Kaplan's Mastery?

For example, for Must be true there are 103 questions in KM. Do I do them all before going on to the next chapter or should I save some for later?

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Re: Pithypike's Complete LSAT Study Guide

Postby islandchica » Thu Dec 31, 2009 2:44 am

hi

just wondering what the results were like for those of you who did use this method of study?
anyone care to care ?:D

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Postby ctaylor21 » Thu Dec 31, 2009 2:57 am

islandchica wrote:hi

just wondering what the results were like for those of you who did use this method of study?
anyone care to care ?:D


My diagnostic was 154 and I spent a few weeks reading through the Powerscore LR and LG Bibles before finding Pithypike's guide. I spent 2 1/2 months studying from that point. The logic games strategy is very useful. It was my absolute worst section, sometimes missing more than half in a section and only finishing three of them. My practice average was around 163, though I hit a high of 171 on pt 51. I ended up with -5 on the games in Dec. the RC still got me though.

Actual Dec score: 164

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Re: Pithypike's Complete LSAT Study Guide

Postby islandchica » Fri Jan 01, 2010 3:45 am

Thanks for ur candid answer......

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Postby am060459 » Fri Jan 01, 2010 5:04 am

jmoon1 wrote:After studying an LR question type from the LRB, do you do all the questions associated with that Q type in Kaplan's Mastery?

For example, for Must be true there are 103 questions in KM. Do I do them all before going on to the next chapter or should I save some for later?


i would like to know this too. i took the TM full length course and have all the supplemental work (breaks down the LR into question types also). there are 79 MBT. so i have 103 (from KM) and 79 (from TM) for MBT. im sure there is overlap but should i save some for later?

taking the june lsat (september just in case). thanks.

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Re: Pithypike's Complete LSAT Study Guide

Postby am060459 » Fri Jan 01, 2010 4:14 pm

bump

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Postby kazu » Sun Jan 03, 2010 3:30 am

Thanks for the great guide Pithypike!!

I have a question though... can anyone tell me what exactly is in the Kaplan Mastery book? As far as I can tell we're using it primarily for the LR questions that it divides based on question type and difficulty. In that case, is there any reason why we can't use the LR questions by type that CambridgeLSAT sells? (--LinkRemoved--) Just wondering because I don't live in the States and I don't expect to be able to procure the Mastery book here.




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