Richardson - LSAT Preparation Course - Toronto, Canada

Workshop 1: LSAT Logic Games - Your analytical reasoning toolbox
Workshop 2: Logical Reasoning - How the LSAT argument goes
Workshop 3: LSAT logic and language

We are frequently asked “how early should I begin my LSAT Preparation?” There is no answer. Some people want to start early. Others want to concentrate their prep over a shorter period of time. Our “official courses” begin in January, April, May, July, August, September, October and November. In order to allow for “early bird” starts, we have created a series of shorter (4 hour tutoring sessions) to allow you to start well in advance of your official course start date. Take advantage of our "Early Bird" starts.

Workshop 1:
Logic Games 1
- Your logic games

S. 1 Saturday October 25/14
10:00 a.m - 12:00 noon

First, the bad news:

When people begin their LSAT Preparation, Logic Games (it's really called "Analytical Reasoning") scares people the most.

Now, the good news:

This section is highly susceptible to short term improvement. For many people Logic Games starts as the hardest section of the test and the ends as the easiest. Some of the reasons for this are:

- most of the games that appear on the LSAT are based on a surprisingly few number of patterns;
- one approach to diagramming will handle almost all of the those patterns;
- the questions focus on only three inferences - determining what: must be true, could be true, or must be false;
- a surprisingly small number of rules of reasoning will allow you to make those inferences;
- adjusting the order in which you tackle the individual questions will both improve your accuracy and save you time.

There is no one approach to answering logic games questions. In fact there are number of approaches. For any given question, some approaches will work better than others. But, you do need to be able to apply different approaches.

Workshop 2:
Logical reasoning 1 -
How the argument goes

S. 1 Sunday June 24/12
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

S. 2 Sunday July 22/12 -
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

S. 3 Sunday August 19/12
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

How the argument goes:
Once you have identified the premises and the conclusion, the next is to get clear about exactly how the argument is meant to go; that is, how the grounds offered for the conclusion are actually supposed to bear on the conclusion. Understanding how the argument goes is a crucial step in answering many questions that appear on the LSAT. This includes questions that ask you to identify a reasoning technique used within an argument, questions that require you to match the patterning of reasoning used in two separate arguments and a variety of other question types. Determining how the argument goes involves discerning how the premises are supposed to support the overall conclusion.

- page 16 “The Official LSAT SuperPrep.”

You will notice that this is very non-technical language. That is deliberate. LSAT cannot use language that would require a specific academic background to understand.

How The Argument Goes – A Three Dimensional Analysis
Dimension 1: The Argument or Passage;
Dimension 2: The Questions;
Dimension 3 : The Answer Choices

Every question involves analyzing the interplay among these three dimensions.

This tutorial will focus on understanding exactly how the argument is intended to go, the basic question types and how LSAT obscures the answers.

Workshop 3:
LSAT Logic
and Language

Sunday March 28
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon

The LSAT is a test of reading and reasoning in context.
Your best performance on the LSAT will be depend on your ability to recognize how:

- language and logic interact; and
- how LSAT uses language to obscure simple ideas.

This seminar will focus on:
• the rules of inference needed to make quick deductions;
• the specific vocabulary of the LSAT (sometimes words don’t mean what you think);
• how to separate background context from primary information
• conditional statements and reasoning
• does one sentence always equal one thought?
• how the order that information is presented changes the result.


Each tutorials is available at a cost of $150 (GST included) by itself. All three tutorials are included with the “Mastering The® LSAT Course”. Any one tutorial is included for free with our other two weekend, one weekend or Sunday LSAT options. These small group tutoring sessions will get you started and give you access to course materials. Return to Richardson LSAT Prep to learn more.


Prepayment is not required. You must register by emailing lsatprepregister@prep.com

In the subject line – put the Workshop name and the date you desire.

Payment need not be made until the day of the workshop, but must be made at the start of the workshop.

Those who wish to attend only the workshop will pay $150.
Those who wish to attend the workshop for free as part of their course, must pay the full course fee. For example: if you wish to take the Mastering The® LSAT course starting on November 15, 2014 – you would need to pay full course fee on the day you take the workshop - in order to get any of these workshops for free.


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