The good news about the LSAT is that it’s a predictable exam that you can prepare for and improve your score. However, a crucial factor in improving your score is not just doing as many practice tests as you can, but also making sure that you’re learning from each one. It’s easy to fall into the trap of feeling like you’re making progress the more practice tests you take, but not reviewing your practice test results can be a costly mistake; the most successful students review their mistakes very closely. Effective preparation for the LSAT is about quality, not quantity, and that often means spending as much time reviewing questions as doing them.
So how do you actually go about effectively reviewing your test results? How do you know if you’re understanding what you got wrong and why? Blind review is a technique I wish I had known about earlier in my LSAT prep. The idea behind blind review is that rather than checking your answers right after a timed prep test, you’re reviewing them before looking at the correct answers. This allows you to hone in on the reasoning of how you selected your answer. [Read more…] about Using Blind Review to Effectively Review Your LSAT Practice Test Results