# Author Archive | Travis Coleman

## Common Logical Reasoning Questions on the LSAT

The table below lists all of the common Logical Reasoning questions on the LSAT. These question types appear fairly regularly, meaning that you can expect to see the majority of them on any given test.   How to Use the Table The first column tells you the name of the question type. The second column […]

## How to Study for the LSAT

Wondering how to study for the LSAT? A good LSAT plan of attack includes the following 4 elements. Continue scrolling down to learn about each component of a good study plan, or click on one to jump to that section. Take full-length, timed practice tests Complete individual, timed practice sections Keep an error log Do […]

## Understanding Your LSAT Score

What is a Scaled Score? Your LSAT score is scaled, meaning that it compares your performance to the performances of the rest of the people who took the same administration as you. For example, if you took the exam in June 2015, your score compares you to all the other June 2015 LSAT takers. Furthermore, […]

## How hard is the LSAT?

There are a number of ways to answer the question “Is the LSAT hard?”, depending on how you define hard. So, let’s tackle the different ways in which the LSAT may or may not be hard one at a time. How Difficult is the LSAT Content? You might be surprised (and relieved!) to hear that […]

## Intro to LSAT Pacing

You have 35 minutes to work on each section of the LSAT. I choose the words work on carefully because that conveys a very different meaning than saying you have 35 minutes to complete the section. The LSAT is a timed, standardized test. It is designed to be difficult for the vast majority of people […]

## What makes an LSAT question difficult?

Here’s a fun math problem! I am not a mathematician. In fact, I have only taken one math course since high school Calculus, and it was Statistics. Therefore, I consider the problem above to be a bit difficult. The thing is, I consider that math problem difficult because solving it requires a large amount of […]

## LSAT Reading Comprehension: The Basics (Video)

Get an expert’s overview of the LSAT Reading Comprehension section, including tips on pacing, reading effectively, and answering questions.

## How to Read LSAT Passages Faster

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard people ask me, “How can I read LSAT passages faster?” It is, undoubtedly, the most sluggish section of the LSAT. The passages are usually pretty boring and the questions might remind you of high school English tests on A Tale of Two Cities, only harder. Fortunately, […]

## The Difference Between Practice LSATs and Actual Test Day

LSAT practice tests are a great idea. They help you build stamina, hone your pacing, and pinpoint exactly where you need to continue practicing. In the right circumstances, they can also be valuable tools to prepare for some of the less obvious challenges you’ll face on test day. So, here are the top 5 differences […]

## LSAT Logic Games: The Basics

In this post, we’ll go over a very unique section of the LSAT test known as Logic Games, along with a general strategy on how to approach this section. For more information on common logic game types, tips and tricks, or where to find specific game types for practice, check out Magoosh’s Analytical Reasoning Library. […]