ARCO Gold The Master Series LSAT 2005 with CD-ROM

ARCO Gold The Master Series LSAT 2005 with CD-ROM

by Thomas H. Martinson

Multimedia Set(Book and CD-ROM 2005 Edition)



This tip-filled bestseller gives future law students expert advice on acing the admissionexam. Author Thomas Martinson, a Harvard Law School graduate and nationally recognized authority on standardized testing, has put together a comprehensive package of practice exams, subject review, and test-taking strategies that are sure to produce winning results. Each test section?logical reasoning, analytical reasoning, reading comprehension, and the writing sample-gets complete coverage. The CD features additional practice plus Private Tutor, an audiovisual lecture on important strategies and concepts given by the author himself.

  • 4 full-length exams, including a diagnostic pretest, with thorough answer explanations
  • An extensive overview of the format and structure of the LSAT
  • Step-by-step guidance on how to write a stellar personal statement
  • An inside look at application procedures, choosing the right school, and more
  • Additional writing samples and games and puzzles

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780768914702
Publisher: Peterson's
Publication date: 06/15/2004
Edition description: Book and CD-ROM 2005 Edition
Pages: 584
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Before You Beginvii
The Top 10 Ways to Raise Your Scoreix
Track Your Progressx
Part ILSAT Basics
Chapter 1Getting Started3
Can You Prepare for the LSAT?3
What Is an LSAT Study Plan?3
How Can You Tell if Your Work Is Paying Off?4
Chapter 2All about the LSAT5
What Is the LSAT?5
How Do You Register for the LSAT?6
What Kinds of Questions Are on the Test?6
How Is the Test Structured?7
What Does the Answer Sheet Look Like?7
How Is the Test Scored?9
What Smart Test-Takers Know10
Chapter 3LSAT Questions: A First Look15
What Can You Expect on the Test?15
How Does the LSAT Test Logical Reasoning?15
How Does the LSAT Test Reading Comprehension?16
How Does the LSAT Test Analytical Reasoning?18
What Is the Writing Sample?19
Part IIDiagnosing Strengths and Weaknesses
Chapter 4DiagnosticTest25
Answer Key and Explanations67
Part IIILSAT Question Types
Chapter 5Logical Reasoning109
What Is Logical Reasoning?109
How Do You Answer Logical Reasoning Questions?112
What Smart Test-Takers Know116
Exercises: Logical Reasoning144
Exercise 1Answer Key and Explanations162
Exercise 2Answer Key and Explanations170
Chapter 6Reading Comprehension177
What Is Reading Comprehension?177
How Do You Answer Reading Comprehension Questions?180
What Smart Test-Takers Know187
Exercises: Reading Comprehension193
Exercise 1Answer Key and Explanations210
Exercise 2Answer Key and Explanations217
Chapter 7Analytical Reasoning223
What Is Analytical Reasoning?223
How Do You Answer Analytical Reasoning Questions?226
What Smart Test-Takers Know247
What the Smartest Test-Takers Know249
Exercises: Analytical Reasoning255
Exercise 1Answer Key and Explanations261
Exercise 2Answer Key and Explanations267
Chapter 8The Writing Sample271
What Is the LSAT Writing Sample?271
How Do You Handle the Writing Sample?274
What Smart Test-Takers Know278
What You Must Know about LSAT Question Types282
Part IVThree Practice Tests
Practice Test 1289
Answer Key and Explanations331
Practice Test 2371
Answer Key and Explanations411
Practice Test 3445
Answer Key and Expalantions489
Part VAppendices
Appendix ACreating Your Law School Application529
Appendix BWorkshop: The Personal Statement543
Appendix CAsk the Experts553

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