Close Diamond wrote:
TheTopBloke wrote:I just did PT 56 and totally bombed RC, -17. I'm thinking screw it, I've done enough studying, maybe I should relax and goof off, and get fresh for the real deal. I've never gotten RC -17 before.
It may be too late to suggest this, but it may help. I too had been doing very poorly on RC and received some advice: skip the passage with the fewest questions and spend more time on the three others. This way you can be (just about) sure that you'll get 20 or so questions correct. I did PT 56 on Saturday and get a −6 on RC, my best yet.
Good luck and keep your confidence high! Saturday will be a breeze.
This is what I keep forgetting to do. I also just did PT 56, and was doing my regular accuracy in RC (80-90%), until my video proctor called out 5 mins and I was still doing the last question in question 3... Has to skim the last passage and just pick answers pointing to specific parts in the passages. Ended up with -7.
I also got really demoralised after doing PT 56. I took a two day break from LSAT studying and absolutely bombed the LR and LG section of this PT. Really stupid mistakes and I had to end up guessing on the majority of the fourth LG. This is the first 5X PT that I scored below a 160 and is making me a bit concerned. I really enjoyed how easy the LG games got in starting the 4X series but recently the LR is nitpicking and the LG (I did the LG of PT 57, dinos....) seem to be moving more away from the straight linear or simple grouping games.
My goal for the next two days is to do PT 57 (today), do Kaplan Mastery on Assumptions/Parallel/Strengthen/Weaken/Flaw/Inferences and then treat PT 58 as what I should be capable of dong on the test day.
Does anyone also know if my analog watch with timer functionality (I have a Tissot PRC200) is allowed in the lsat? I have prepped with this watch exclusively and I finally picked up a cheaper watch on the weekend but it is definately not working out too well.