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Which prep course should you take after reading the PowerScore LSAT Bibles? This is a fantastic question that we get frequently, and in today's LSAT Forum Post of the Day, LSAT expert Nikki Siclunov offers some tips to a student on how to find the best course fit for you.

Trends in Logical Reasoning: What's In? What's Out? What's Next?

The LSAC Winter Collection is out! It's a hot one, and we're not just talking leather and fur.

It is hard to make Logical Reasoning glamorous, but it's not an overstatement to say if you succeed on LR, you'll likely succeed on the LSAT. If you struggle with LR, you're going to be playing catch-up everywhere else, and not just because LR is half your score.

Logical Reasoning questions illustrate the principles tested throughout the LSAT, so if you master arguments, you're on your way to succeeding both with games and reading comprehension. Argument sections are not as neat and tidy as logic games sections or reading comp, in which you can categorize everything by game or passage, but LR sections do reveal trends in what the LSAC considers important, so they bear analysis.

So how did the December LR sections stack up?

If you come across a Nested Conditional statement, you cannot completely ignore it unless, of course, you don't care about that one extra point. Oh, and by the way, you just came across a Nested Conditional statement. See how easy that was? In today's LSAT Forum Post of the Day, LSAT expert Nikki Siclunov offers some tips to a student on handling such complex conditionals.

Examining the incorrect answers in Method and Flaw questions is one of the best ways to improve your LSAT Logical Reasoning skills. In this discussion from the PowerScore LSAT Forum, Logical Reasoning bible author Dave Killoran creates a hypothetical answer to fit an incorrect answer choice, and discusses the value of doing that for other questions. If you need to improve your LR score, this post can help you do that!

This is something of a departure from my typical posts, which cover LSAT news, provide concept-specific advice, and offer answers to the most common student questions I receive.

Instead today I'm writing to alert you to a newly-introduced preparation resource that should prove immensely valuable for any students out there struggling with Logic Games: our free LG video series!