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Six Month LSAT Study Plan

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If you have six months to spend on LSAT prep, you’re in great shape to get your best possible score. However, to get you there, you’ll need a six month LSAT study plan. Magoosh has crafted the following six month LSAT study schedule to guide you through the lessons, practice tests, and materials you’ll need to get the highest possible score on test day. In other words, we’ve put together the only 6 month LSAT study plan you need!

You should dedicate 1–2 hours a day, 2-3 days a week to study over the next six months. Use this six month LSAT study schedule as your guide to make the most of your study time. Quick note: Your LSAT score is one of the most important factors in law school admissions— so be sure you give yourself sufficient time to study.


 

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How to Use This 6 Month LSAT Study Schedule

With six months to prepare, you have plenty of time to space out your studying. This six month LSAT study plan assumes you have about 5-6 hours a week to study, split up into 2-3 days a week, over the next six months.

Note that this 6 month LSAT study plan is technically a 24-week plan, so if you are going by calendar months, you’ll likely end up with buffer time, since almost all months are a bit over 4 weeks. Depending on how your studying is going, you can use this time to take a break or an extra practice test.

The 6 month LSAT study plan is laid out for you week-by-week, with suggestions for how to break up your days of study. Over the course of this six month LSAT study schedule, you’ll take a diagnostic test and eight additional practice tests.

  • If the number of days you can study each week is a little more/less than what’s laid out on this 6 month LSAT study plan, that’s okay!
  • Just focus on accomplishing all the tasks you have for that week in the time blocks you have.

 
You even get a few rest weeks (yay!) to prevent burnout, especially in the earlier months of study. We recommend you do your best to keep up with your studying so that these can truly be rest weeks (or at least rest from the LSAT), but if life got in the way and you took a “rest” week earlier on in the plan (oops!), these weeks can also be catch-up weeks.

And if you do fall behind, don’t get discouraged. The last month of this six month LSAT study plan will have you taking a practice test and reviewing it each week. While we believe this is ideal prep for the homestretch (this plan includes 9 full-length tests, which is plenty for most students to feel well-prepared), it also provides some buffer if you fall behind in the six month LSAT study schedule: you can cut this last month short to just one or two final practice tests.

It’s far more important to focus on learning the material and improving your weaknesses than it is to take test after test without intentionality. So if you find yourself in this boat, don’t skip earlier weeks in this six month LSAT study schedule in order to catch up to the practice test weeks.

And if you’re a Magoosh student, remember you can contact our tutors with questions at anytime. They’re always ready to help, so don’t hesitate to reach out!

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Is 6 months enough time to study for the LSAT?

Six months is a great period of time in which to prepare for the LSAT. In fact, we often recommend that students with shorter timeframes consider extending them to six months! It’s the Goldilocks of time frames: short enough that you’ll remember what you’ve learned, long enough for you to learn it!

With that said, it can be overwhelming to study for the LSAT if you have other time commitments, like a job or family obligations. This six month LSAT study plan assumes you have 1–2 hours a day, 2-3 days a week to study.

If that doesn’t sound like you, don’t worry! If you have the hours but not the days, consider distributing the work for the week over the days that you do have.

On the other hand, if you have the days but not the hours, get through as much of the material in the six month LSAT study schedule as you can, but know that you may need to extend this plan by a month or two to get the maximum benefits.

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Essential Materials


LSAT Crash Course 6 Month Schedule Materials

Subscription to Magoosh’s online LSAT program Free Official LSAT Practice Test with Full Explanations Magoosh LSAT Flashcards
  • Subscription to Magoosh’s online LSAT program

    In addition to hundreds of lessons and video explanations, a Magoosh LSAT subscription includes access to LSAC’s Official LSAT Prep Plus, a library of over 70 official, digital practice tests!

    We recommend you use Magoosh and LSAT Prep Plus for all of your practice during this six month LSAT study schedule, as the computer-based format will most closely mimic your actual test day experience. If you absolutely need a more economical option for official practice tests, you can purchase books of old official exams on LSAC’s site or on Amazon.

  • Free Official LSAT Practice Test with Full Explanations
  • Magoosh LSAT Flashcards

Using Official LSAT PrepTests with the 6 Month LSAT Study Schedule

In the 6 month LSAT study plan below, we sometimes recommend taking disclosed, previously-administered official exams, called PrepTests. If you’ve already taken the specific PrepTest recommended, no worries, just sub in another! As a general rule of thumb, take tests that are more recent (PrepTest 71 and above) as the LSAT does change subtly over time. However, some older PrepTests can be emblematic for certain Logic Games types. You can see our recommendations for Logic Games to practice with here.

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Abbreviations Used in this Six Month LSAT Study Plan

  • LG = Logic Games
  • LR = Logical Reasoning
  • RC = Reading Comprehension
  • LSAT PP = LSAT Official Prep Plus account (bundled with Magoosh LSAT Prep)
  • PT = PrepTest (an officially released, previously administered LSAT test)

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Should I complete LSAT Writing after completing this six month LSAT study plan?

The writing sample is administered separately from the core LSAT exam. However, it is a required component that law schools do read, and you’ll need to take it in order to receive your LSAT scores.

When you are ready to prepare for the Writing sample (at any point in this plan when you have the time), we suggest you watch our two lessons on the Writing test: “Intro to LSAT Writing” and “Attacking the LSAT Writing Prompt” in Magoosh and practice writing a couple essays. You can find one for free in the Magoosh lessons, another one on Khan Academy, and more in printed books of official LSAT exams.

If you are a Magoosh student and have concerns about the Writing test, please contact our Student Help team for support and resources!

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The Six Month LSAT Study Schedule

This 6 month LSAT study plan is broken down by the week (with around 2-3 days of suggested studying per week) and covers 6 months of prep:

 

 

6 Month LSAT Study Plan Month 1: Foundational Learning


 
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Week 1

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Day 1: Diagnostic Test and Review

Take the June 2007 PT in Magoosh. (Bonus: if you are not yet a Magoosh student, you can access the full text and video explanations for FREE here.) Time each section precisely, and complete all the sections.

Note: Your practice tests will be 35 minutes shorter than the real exam because they will not contain an Experimental section. If you prefer to mimic the actual test conditions precisely, use one section from PT 70 (found in your LSAT PP account) during each practice test as an “Experimental” section.

Another note: If your schedule doesn’t allow for you to jump right into taking a diagnostic test in one sitting, it’s ok to split it up—for now—but you’ll want to plan to take full-length tests in a single sitting later on.

And finally, a note about the LSAT-Flex: The LSAT-Flex does not contain an experimental section and it also has one fewer Logical Reasoning section. If you know you are going to be taking the LSAT-Flex, you can feel free to adjust your practice tests to match the Flex format. However, building stamina and getting extra practice is not a bad thing, so if you can, we would recommend taking full-length tests even if you are taking the Flex. Check out our video lesson “Tips for the LSAT Flex”, as well as our resources on this blog, including an LSAT-Flex score conversion table. Just type “LSAT-Flex” in the search bar.

After your practice test, check your answers and calculate your score. If you added an Experimental section, don’t include that section in your score calculation. Also, don’t try to review your incorrect answers just yet.

Day 2: Intro to Logic Games

LG:

Watch all lessons in the “Section Scoring, Pacing, and Structure” section of the LG component of Magoosh’s LSAT program. These include:

 
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Week 2

Day 1: Intro to Logic Games (continued)

Watch all of the “Formal Logic Basics” lessons and the first three lessons in the “Attacking the Games” section of LG. These lessons are titled:

**The last two lessons will involve solving your first Sequencing game. Make sure to take the time to work this game out thoroughly.

Next, complete two or three sequencing games in the custom practice section of your online Magoosh account. Score the games and look over any incorrect answers.

Day 2: Intro to Logical Reasoning

Watch all lessons in the “Section Pacing, Structure, and Strategy” section of the LR component of the Magoosh program. These include:

 
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Week 3

Day 1: Intro to Logical Reasoning (continued)

Watch the following LR lessons:

Each of these videos contains sample questions. Make sure to pause the videos and complete the questions thoroughly as the videos instruct.

Using “custom practice” in Magoosh, complete a total of 30 assumption, strengthen, and weaken LR questions. Don’t time yourself at this point in the 6 month LSAT study plan—just focus on your approach to the question. Score the questions, look over any incorrect answers, and set up your LR Error Log, where you’ll keep track of all the questions you answer incorrectly during the six month LSAT study schedule.

Day 2: Intro to Reading Comprehension

RC:
Watch the following videos from the RC component of the Magoosh LSAT program:

Complete a few reading passages on LSAT PP, practicing the strategies discussed in these lessons.

 
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Week 4

Day 1: More Logical Reasoning

LR:
Watch the following lessons from the LR component of Magoosh’s LSAT program:

Day 2: Logical Reasoning Practice and Diagnostic Review

Use custom practice in Magoosh to complete 15 LR questions for each of the following question types: Flawed Argument, Inference, Principle, and Paradox. Do these untimed so you can focus on how your approach differs for each question type.

Score the questions, look over any incorrect answers, and enter each of them into your LR Error Log. Then take a break before the final task for the day.

Use the remainder of the day to review your diagnostic test from Week 1 and enter questions you missed from the RC and LR sections into your respective error logs for this six month LSAT study schedule.

 
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6 Month LSAT Study Plan Month 2: Digging Deeper into LSAT Question Types


 
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Week 5: Rest Week!

You earned it! Spend the time you would have spent studying for the LSAT doing something enjoyable! Or if you can’t help yourself, spend some time reading some of the articles from the publications we recommend at the end of our Reading Comprehension Review and Study Tips lesson.

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Week 6

Day 1: Logic Games Lessons and Practice

Watch the following videos from the LG component of the Magoosh LSAT program:

Complete around 10 Logic Games in your LSAT PP account from PTs 60-69. You can use our “Logic Games to Practice” resource for inspiration. Score the games, look over any incorrect answers, and then take a break before watching the next set of lessons.

Watch the following videos from the LG component of the Magoosh LSAT program:

Complete a few Matching games in your LSAT PP account. You can use our “Logic Games to Practice” resource for inspiration. Score the games, and look over any incorrect answers.

Day 2: Logical Reasoning Lessons and Practice

Watch the following videos from the LR component of the Magoosh LSAT program:

Complete 5 practice questions through Magoosh custom practice for each of these question types. For each question, focus on applying a consistent approach rather than merely answering the question correctly.

For the last assignment of the day, enter any incorrect answers into your LR error log.

Day 3: Practice Test #1

Under test-like conditions, take official PT 80, timed. (Or another practice test on Magoosh or on your LSAT PP account if you have already taken PT 80.)

 
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Week 7

Day 1: Review Practice Test #1

Score your test, review your incorrect answers, and enter them into your RC and LR error logs. You can also start building an LG error log if you’d like. For an LG error log, you should record:

  • Test number
  • Section number
  • Game number
  • Question number
  • Game type
  • Question type (global vs. local)

An LG error log will help you identify which game types you struggle with most and how effectively you are building and reusing your diagrams. Those who miss mostly global questions may not be drawing detailed enough master diagrams. On the other hand, those who miss mostly local questions may be inaccurately redrawing diagrams between questions or applying local diagrams to other local questions where they are technically inapplicable.

Day 2: Reading Comprehension

Watch the following videos from the RC component of the Magoosh LSAT program:

Next, practice your approach to RC by completing a few passages through your online account. For each passage, annotate the transitional language and write down the author’s main idea and purpose before moving to the questions. For each Comparative Reading passage, make sure to note the common scope of the passages, and where the authors’ perspectives differ within that scope. For the questions, think about whether you’re being asked for detail, theme, or structure, and try to pick an answer choice that addresses the correct level of analysis. Use the process of elimination aggressively.

Score the sections, enter incorrect answers into your RC error log, and then take a break!

 
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Week 8

Day 1: Logical Reasoning Lessons and Practice

Learn about conditional, causal, and quantitative logic by watching the following lessons:

  1. Introduction to Conditional Logic
  2. Conditional Logic I
  3. Causal Logic I
  4. Quantitative Logic I

Complete 1 section of LR from any PT 60 through 69 in your Official Prep Plus account. For each question:

  1. Note the question type
  2. Apply a consistent approach by: reading the question first, reading the argument, and paraphrasing an answer before reading the answer choices.

Finally, end the day by entering incorrect answers from these sections into your LR error log.

Day 2: Logic Games Lessons and Practice

Watch the following videos from the LG component of the Magoosh LSAT program:

Complete a few games from any PT 60 through 69 in your Official Prep Plus account, untimed. Score and review any questions you answered incorrectly. For any game where you missed more than 2 questions, take a few minutes to try and redraw your diagrams and rules, making sure that you set the diagram up as simple and accurate, and that you didn’t miss an opportunity for Limited Options or to incorporate rules directly into your diagrams.

 
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6 Month LSAT Study Plan Month 3: Practice Makes for Improvement!


 
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Week 9

Day 1: Logical Reasoning Lessons and Practice

Today, you’ll get to learn more about conditional, causal, and quantitative logic. You’ll also start doing timed practice for all three exam sections.

Watch the following lessons:

  1. Conditional Logic II
  2. Causal Logic II
  3. Quantitative Logic II

Take a break and then spend some time reviewing the concepts you’ve already learned, and attempting to tie it all together in some timed practice.

Complete one section of LR in custom practice in Magoosh. After the section, score it and enter incorrect answers into your LR error log.

Day 2: Practice Test #2

Take a practice test under timed conditions from your LSAT PP account. Use PT 87 for this test. Note: You have a rest week next week, so you’ll be putting some space between this test and your review of it. That is intentional!

 
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Week 10: Rest Week!

You earned it! Spend the time you would have spent studying for the LSAT doing something enjoyable! Or if you can’t help yourself, spend some time reading some of the articles from the publications we recommend at the end of our Reading Comprehension Review and Study Tips lesson.

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Week 11

Day 1: Review Practice Test #2

Score practice test #2, review your incorrect answers, and enter them into your error logs.

Day 2: Review

Flip through the LG you have completed thus far. Identify whether there is a game type that consistently gives you more trouble than the others. If so, use your online practice problems to focus on that game type. Then, complete 4 more games of LG in custom practice in Magoosh (in practice mode). Attempt the games in the order you feel most confident by filtering based on game type, leaving for last the game type that you struggle with most. This approach will help you get the most points possible!
 

 
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Week 12

Day 1: Reading Comprehension: Analysis of Weaknesses and Practice

Analyze your RC error log to determine whether there is a particular type of passage or type of question that most challenges you. If so, plan to leave that passage type for the end, or plan to guess on a couple questions of that type. Then, complete 4 passages of RC from any PT 60 – 69 in your Official LSAT PP account.
 

  1. Map the transitional language, purpose, and main idea of at least 3 RC passages through your online account. Be sure to work on reading the passages quickly.
  2. Master the “If/then Statements” deck of LSAT Flashcards * and complete 10 games from the “Mini LG” deck.
  3. Master the “Logical Opposites” deck of LSAT Flashcards * and complete 10 more games from your LSAT PP account.
  4. Analyze your LR error log and determine which sphere is your weakest. Then, using your LSAT PP account, complete 25 LR questions.
Day 2: Comprehensive timed practice

Complete all the sections of PT 79, timed. You do not need to do this all at once, as this is not a full-length practice test. Break it up, take it slowly, and review each section thoroughly (entering incorrect answers into your error log) before beginning the next section.

Score and review the section, entering questions into your error logs where applicable.

Day 3: Comprehensive timed practice

Complete all the sections of PT 78, timed. You do not need to do this all at once, as this is not a full-length practice test. Break it up, take it slowly, and review each section thoroughly (entering incorrect answers into your error log) before beginning the next section.

 
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6 Month LSAT Study Plan Month 4: Practice Makes for Even More Improvement!


 
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Week 13

Day 1: Comprehensive Review
  1. Map the transitional language, purpose, and main idea of at least 2 passages through your online account.
  2. Master the “Transitional Language” deck of LSAT Flashcards * and complete another 5 games from your LSAT PP account
  3. Complete 25 LR questions from among your strongest question types through your online Magoosh account. This is to reinforce your strengths and make sure you don’t forget how to handle these question types while focusing on other content.
  4. Complete 4 Logic Games in Magoosh or your LSAT PP account.
Day 2: Practice Test #3!

Take your third practice test (you can choose whether to do it timed or untimed based on how you are feeling at this point in the 6 month LSAT study plan) and review your answers, either today or on a third study day this week. We recommend PT88 from your LSAC PP account.

 
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Week 14

Day 1: Review practice test

Score the test, review your incorrect answers, and enter them into your error logs.

Day 2: Timed Practice

Complete all the sections of PT 73, timed. You do not need to do this all at once, as this is not a full-length practice test. Break it up, take it slowly, and review each section thoroughly (entering incorrect answers into your error log) before beginning the next section.

 
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Week 15

Day 1: Comprehensive Review
  1. Complete 20 games from the “Mini Logic Games” deck of LSAT Flashcards.*
  2. Complete a LR, LG, and RC section untimed from those remaining from PTs 71 and 72. Be sure to answer every question.
  3. Review these three sections, identifying which question type from each section gave you the most difficulty. Rewatch any applicable lessons, and complete a handful of questions of those types from the Magoosh online practice problems.
Day 2: Timed Practice

Complete a LR, LG, and RC section timed either in your Magoosh account or LSAT PP. Be sure to answer every question. For any game types or question types that are giving you trouble, rewatch the applicable lessons.

 
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Week 16: Rest Week!

You earned it! Spend the time you would have spent studying for the LSAT doing something enjoyable! Or if you can’t help yourself, spend some time reading some of the articles from the publications we recommend at the end of our Reading Comprehension Review and Study Tips lesson.

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6 Month LSAT Study Plan Month 5: Refining Skills and Conquering Weaknesses


 
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Week 17

Day 1: Practice Test #4

Complete any Practice Test from your LSAT PP account. We recommend PT 86.

Day 2: Review Practice Test

Analyze your practice test results. Look for patterns in your results where you missed a bunch of questions in a row or where you didn’t perform the way you expected. Examine those areas to determine whether the problem was the result of:

  • truly difficult content,
  • a lapse in focus,
  • poorly executed methods, or
  • lack of time.

Practice tests are like dress rehearsals. You’re trying to make things go wrong so that you can fix them before the real performance. If you notice that you made preventable mistakes on this practice test (those caused by anything other than truly difficult content), write down those mistakes along with a plan to avoid them on the real test day.

For example, if you know you lost focus halfway through a LR section, you can write down a solution like, “When I lose focus, I will put my pencil down, close my eyes, breath deeply three times, and then recite my goals and strategies for this test section. Then I can resume working on the next question using the appropriate step by step method.”

If timing was your issue, you could address it with the following solution: “If I am falling behind my pace because I am stuck on a question, I will mark the question and skip it, increase my allowed number of guesses by 1, and then return to that question at the end only if time allows.”

 
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Week 18

Day 1: Comprehensive Review
  1. Complete any remaining LSAT Flashcards * and review as necessary.
  2. Complete all of the remaining RC questions. Focus on your approach and identify which question types give you the most difficulty.
  3. Rewatch the applicable lesson for those question types if necessary.
  4. Complete all the sections of any practice test you have not yet done in Magoosh or in your LSAT PP account timed. You do not need to do this all at once, as this is not a full-length practice test. Break it up, take it slowly, and review each section thoroughly (entering incorrect answers into your error log) before beginning the next section.
Day 2: Confront your weaknesses

 
Start today off by diving into your error logs and your scores from this week’s timed sections. Identify 2 skills you would like to focus on from each section. These skills could be specific question types or they could be more general skills like pacing or identifying difficult problems.
 
Rewatch the lessons that are most closely related to each of those skills. Then, write down a list of concrete ways to address each of those skills. If you have problems with process of elimination, a solution might be to recite common trap answer choices in your head to help you spot one. If you have problems with Assumption questions, you might want to ask yourself, “If this answer choice were false, would the conclusion still be true?” If so, that’s not the correct answer. Come up with at least one method of addressing each skill on your list.

 
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Week 19

Day 1: Address your weaknesses

Revisit your plan for improvement from last week. Return to your error log for the six month LSAT study plan and work through as many of the problems on it as possible. This is your chance to revisit questions with which you struggled previously, and to apply your new methods and habits to them. This may be a frustrating process because you will only be tackling the questions you have missed in the past. Don’t get discouraged. Instead, remember that every question you get right the second time around is one you are unlikely to miss the next time you see something similar to it.
 
Finally, end the day with a few easy questions. Pick your strongest type of Logic Game, do a few LR questions from early in a section, and do one RC passage that you actually find interesting. End the day on a high note.

Day 2: Address your timing

Which sections are you currently struggling with the most regarding timing?

Review our videos on pacing strategies for those sections, and try a timed practice section or two applying those strategies. Don’t be afraid to be bold! What happens if you spend all the time on 3 Logic Games instead of 4, or 3 Reading Comp passages instead of 4? Do you get more right? It can be scary to commit to a strategy like this one, so it’s essential to commit to it in practice to fully see how it might help you.

If running out of time is not an issue for you, review your error log to find the questions where you should have spent MORE time. Can you find any patterns? Where do you make careless mistakes? Figure out where you should slow down when testing. Then try a timed practice section or two applying this.

 
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Week 20

Day 1: Practice Test #5

Find a quiet space where you won’t be interrupted and take any official PT you have not yet taken in either your Magoosh or LSAT PP account timed.

Don’t worry about reviewing your results immediately following the test. Go do something enjoyable and restful. You’ll be diving into your test results on the next study day when you are fresh.

Day 2: Review Practice Test

Analyze your practice test results and enter wrong answers in your error log.

Review lessons and explanations relevant to the questions you missed.

At this point, consider if you should adjust your goal for the test coming up in a few weeks. You will perform better if you are confident about achieving a reasonable goal than if you are stressed about not achieving an unrealistic one.

Day 3: Timed Practice

Review your notes from your practice test and game plan. Then, practice one full timed section of LG, LR, and RC, keeping everything you’ve learned in mind. If you’ve made a plan to only do 3 out of the 4 Logic Games, for example, stick to that plan. Try to execute everything as you would imagine doing it on test day.

Review your answers in these sections.

Repeat the process once more, doing another timed section of LG, LR, and RC, and reviewing your answers.

 
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6 Month LSAT Study Plan Month 6: Focus on Practice Tests and Fine-Tuning


 
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Week 21

Day 1: Practice Test #6

Find a quiet space where you won’t be interrupted and take any official PT you have not yet taken in either your Magoosh or LSAT PP account timed.

Don’t worry about reviewing your results immediately following the test. Go do something enjoyable and restful. You’ll be diving into your test results on the next study day when you are fresh.

Day 2: Review Practice Test #6
  1. Analyze your practice test results and enter wrong answers in your error log.
  2. Review lessons and explanations relevant to the questions you missed.
  3. Revise your test day game plan as necessary.
Day 3: Timed Practice
  1. Review your notes from your practice test and game plan. Then, practice one full timed section of LG, LR, and RC, keeping everything you’ve learned in mind. If you’ve made a plan to only do 3 out of the 4 Logic Games, for example, stick to that plan. Try to execute everything as you would imagine doing it on test day.
  2. Review your answers to these sections.
  3. Repeat the process once more, doing another timed section of LG, LR, and RC, and reviewing your answers.

 
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Week 22

Day 1: Practice Test #7

This week’s plan repeats the previous week as you continue to fine-tune as test day approaches.

Find a quiet space where you won’t be interrupted and take any official PT you have not yet taken in either your Magoosh or LSAT PP account timed.

Don’t worry about reviewing your results immediately following the test. Go do something enjoyable and restful. You’ll be diving into your test results on the next study day when you are fresh.

Day 2: Review Practice Test #7
  1. Analyze your practice test results and enter wrong answers in your error log.
  2. Review lessons and explanations relevant to the questions you missed.
  3. Revise your test day game plan as necessary.
Day 3: Timed Practice
  1. Review your notes from your practice test and game plan. Then, practice one full timed section of LG, LR, and RC, keeping everything you’ve learned in mind. If you’ve made a plan to only do 3 out of the 4 Logic Games, for example, stick to that plan. Try to execute everything as you would imagine doing it on test day.
  2. Review your answers to these sections.
  3. Repeat the process once more, doing another timed section of LG, LR, and RC, and reviewing your answers.

 
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Week 23

Day 1: Practice Test #8

This week’s plan repeats the previous week as you continue to fine-tune as test day approaches.

Find a quiet space where you won’t be interrupted and take any official PT you have not yet taken in either your Magoosh or LSAT PP account timed.

Don’t worry about reviewing your results immediately following the test. Go do something enjoyable and restful. You’ll be diving into your test results on the next study day when you are fresh.

Day 2: Review Practice Test #8
  1. Analyze your practice test results and enter wrong answers in your error log.
  2. Review lessons and explanations relevant to the questions you missed.
  3. Revise your test day game plan as necessary.
Day 3: Timed Practice
  1. Review your notes from your practice test and game plan. Then, practice one full timed section of LG, LR, and RC, keeping everything you’ve learned in mind. If you’ve made a plan to only do 3 out of the 4 Logic Games, for example, stick to that plan. Try to execute everything as you would imagine doing it on test day.
  2. Review your answers to these sections.
  3. Repeat the process once more, doing another timed section of LG, LR, and RC, and reviewing your answers.

 
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Week 24: Rest and prepare for test day

Day 1: Final Tweaks
  1. Review your notes from your most recent practice tests and your game plan. Then, practice one full timed section of LG, LR, and RC.
  2. Review your answers to these sections.
  3. Repeat the process once more, doing another timed section of LG, LR, and RC, and reviewing your answers.
Day 2: Test Day Review

You have one and only one LSAT assignment for today: review your methods, strategies, and test day procedures. Make sure you can easily remember each of the following:

  • Your overall score goal for the exam, and roughly how many questions you need to answer correctly to reach it,
  • How many questions you aim to answer correctly in each section,
  • How many questions you are allowed to guess on in each section,
  • What the different question, game, and passage types are for each section,
  • Which question, game, and passage types are your strengths and which are your weaknesses,
  • What to do if you panic or lose focus,
  • How to get to the test center and what to bring to the test center, if you are taking the in-person LSAT. -OR- What you need to prepare in your space and are allowed to have with you, if you are taking the LSAT-Flex.

If you can easily recite the answers to all of these questions, you are prepared to do your best on this exam given your current mastery of the content you covered during the six month LSAT study schedule. So, once you’ve got the above stuff memorized, go relax. You’ve earned it!

Day 3: Test Day!

It’s test day, which means no last-minute prep! You’ve finished the six month LSAT study schedule. Do some light exercise, eat well, and give yourself plenty of time to get to the test center if you are taking the in-person LSAT. Make sure your at-home setup is ready to go, and double-check your tech and internet bandwidth if you are taking the LSAT-Flex.

Review your list of last-minute pointers one to two hours before the test, so you are feeling confident that you’ve put the work in during this six month LSAT study schedule and are ready to show it!

 

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