The LSAT's logic games are easier than you think, and this book is designed to prove it. Nathan regularly sees the biggest improvement from his students on this section, and in his down-to-earth, irreverent style, he'll show you how to see through the BS and start learning how to crush the logic games. The formula is simple: First, you'll attempt a game on your own. Then, Nathan will walk you step-by-step through a full solution to every question, showing you how you can be 100 percent certain of each answer. You'll also have opportunities to practice each game again on your own, and through repetition, you'll start spotting the recurring patterns. Nathan will demonstrate the best ways to prioritize your time on the logic games so you can focus your energy on the truly challenging questions. No nonsense. No made-up trademarked buzzwords. No confusing jargon. And best of all, no pulled punches. So grab a pencil and crack this book. Let's get it on.
Author: Nathan Fox
Release Date: 2011-10
Genre: Study Aids
The LSAT isn't as hard as you think it is. Really. With his new book, Cheating the LSAT, Nathan Fox shows you how to make that statement a reality. In his down-to-earth, often irreverent style, he walks you through an actual LSAT, demystifying the confusing world of logic games, reading comprehension, and logical reasoning. Don't waste time studying old or made-up questions: Nathan calmly and clearly walks you through the actual October 2010 LSAT, breaking down the methods that help you see through the BS and nail every single question on the test, with approaches that carry through when you finally sit down for the big day. By using the strategies that have garnered rave reviews from his Fox Test Prep students in San Francisco, he'll show you how to save time on the LSAT so you can save your energy for the truly challenging questions. No nonsense. No made-up, trademarked buzzwords. No confusing jargon. And best of all, no pulled punches. Plus, you'll also find out how you can contact Nathan personally and ask him your questions directly. So grab a pencil, pop this book open, and get it on.
Disrespecting the LSAT: The Fox Test Prep Guide to Logical Reasoning contains full explanations of over 550 actual LSAT Logical Reasoning questions... that's four times as many as Powerscore's LR Bible. In his down-to-earth, irreverent style, Nathan walks you through actual LSAT questions, demystifying the confusing world of logical reasoning and showing you how to dominate the test. He breaks down methods that will help you see through the BS and nail every single type of LR question, sharing approaches that stick with you when you finally sit down for the big day. By using the strategies that have garnered rave reviews from his students in San Francisco and from readers of the Fox Test Prep Guide to a Real LSAT series, Nathan will show you how to save time on the LSAT so you can focus your energy on the truly challenging questions. No nonsense. No made-up, trademarked buzzwords. No confusing jargon. And best of all, no pulled punches. Plus, you'll also find out how to contact Nathan directly with your questions. So grab a pencil and crack this book. Let's get it on.
Introducing the LSAT jumpstarts your LSAT preparation with a concise explanation of the test's most common concepts. This might not be the only LSAT book you read, but it should definitely be the first. In his down-to-earth, often irreverent style, Nathan demystifies the confusing world of logic games, logical reasoning, and reading comprehension. In no time, you'll start to see through the BS and dominate the test. The approaches are easy to digest, and will stick with you when you finally sit down for the big day. No nonsense. No made-up, trademarked buzzwords. No confusing jargon. And best of all, no pulled punches. Plus, you'll also find out how you can contact Nathan directly with your questions. So grab a pencil and crack this book. Let's get it on.
Author: James Hasik
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2012-10-05
Genre: Study Aids
WE WANT TO HELP YOU SUCCEED ON THE GMAT We've put all of our proven expertise into McGraw- Hill's GMAT to make sure you're ready for this difficult exam. With this book, you'll get essential skill-building techniques and strategies developed by a team of renowned test-prep tutors. Their innovative teaching methods and expert coaching will help you master every question type. You'll also get vital access to practice problems, 10 full-length practice tests, free coaching videos online, and all the facts about the current exam. With McGraw-Hill's GMAT, we'll guide you step-by-step through your preparation program--and give you the tools you need to succeed. Features include: 10 full-length practice GMATs: 4 in the book, 4 on CD-ROM, and 2 complete interactive practice tests online at MHPracticePlus.com New coaching videos demonstrating GMAT problem-solving strategies, available free online Complete coverage of the new Integrated Reasoning section Problem-solving techniques to boost your performance on all the most difficult question types Strategies for getting into the best MBA programs, from choosing the right program to surviving in B-school Important information for international GMAT takers CD-ROM with computer-adaptive practice GMATs Compatible with Mac and PC systems
Author: Nathan Fox
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Genre: Study Aids
The LSAT isn't as hard as you think it is. Really. With his new book, Breaking the LSAT, Nathan Fox shows you how to make that statement a reality. In his down-to-earth, often irreverent style, he walks you through another actual LSAT, demystifying the confusing world of logic games, reading comprehension, and logical reasoning. Don't waste time studying old or made-up questions: Nathan calmly and clearly walks you through the actual December 2010 LSAT, breaking down the methods that help you see through the BS and nail every single question on the test, with approaches that carry through when you finally sit down for the big day. By using the strategies that have garnered rave reviews for his first book, Cheating the LSAT, he'll show you how to save time on the LSAT and save your energy for the truly challenging questions. It's like a private tutoring session with one of the world's experts. No nonsense. No made-up, trademarked buzzwords. No confusing jargon. And best of all, no pulled punches. Plus, you'll also find out how you can contact Nathan personally and ask him your questions directly. So grab a pencil, pop this book open, and get it on.
Author: Ali Almossawi
Publisher: The Experiment
Release Date: 2014-09-23
“A flawless compendium of flaws.” —Alice Roberts, PhD, anatomist, writer, and presenter of The Incredible Human Journey The antidote to fuzzy thinking, with furry animals! Have you read (or stumbled into) one too many irrational online debates? Ali Almossawi certainly had, so he wrote An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments! This handy guide is here to bring the internet age a much-needed dose of old-school logic (really old-school, a la Aristotle). Here are cogent explanations of the straw man fallacy, the slippery slope argument, the ad hominem attack, and other common attempts at reasoning that actually fall short—plus a beautifully drawn menagerie of animals who (adorably) commit every logical faux pas. Rabbit thinks a strange light in the sky must be a UFO because no one can prove otherwise (the appeal to ignorance). And Lion doesn’t believe that gas emissions harm the planet because, if that were true, he wouldn’t like the result (the argument from consequences). Once you learn to recognize these abuses of reason, they start to crop up everywhere from congressional debate to YouTube comments—which makes this geek-chic book a must for anyone in the habit of holding opinions.
Author: Jim Stacy
Release Date: 2007-07-17
Genre: Performing Arts
This collection offers 15 critical essays on Annie Proulx's short story "Brokeback Mountain" and its controversial film adaptation by screenwriters Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana and director Ang Lee. Each essay explores the short story, the film, and the sociocultural phenomenon that followed the release of the motion picture in December 2005. This anthology includes selections from traditional perspectives and from postmodern angles, including women's studies, gender studies, queer studies, sexuality studies, ethnic studies, and American studies. Many of the essays focus primarily on the film, its critical reception, its stars, its director, its soundtrack, and its cultural implications.
Author: Ann K. Levine
Publisher: Abraham Pub
Release Date: 2009
Law School Admission Expert Ann Levine, former director of admission for two ABA law schools and popular pre-law blogger of the Law School Expert blog offers concrete tips and professional insights into the law school admission process and how to maximize each piece of the law school application process. The Law School Admission Game: Play Like an Expert answers questions for today's law school applicants including: - How will law schools view my credentials, activities, and work experience? - What is the rolling admission process and how can it impact whether I am accepted? - Will the fact that I am a non-traditional applicant help me or hurt me? - Why is the personal statement important and how do I select a topic? - What should I do if someone tells me to write my own letter of recommendation for their signature? - How do I explain a low LSAT score, inconsistent GPA, academic probation, or arrest record? - Should I write one of the optional essays? Which one? - Why was I placed on a waiting list and what can I do to increase my chances of acceptance? - How can I use scholarship offers to negotiate between law schools? - How do I decide where to attend? The tips and insights provided within The Law School Admission Game: How to Play Like an Expert is the second best thing to having your own law school admission consultant. Ms. Levine offers candid and tangible advice in a conversational tone with an open and encouraging (but brutally honest) approach. This book will change how you look at the law school admission process and help you create your strongest possible application package. This book offers strategies for all law school applicants, including specific advice for people: -Determined to attend a Top Law School -Hoping for the chance to attend any law school -Seeking an affordable legal education -Returning to school after being in the work force -Still in college with limited work and life experience -Considering how to build their experiences and resumes to strengthen their applications -Concerned about writing a compelling personal statement because they haven't experienced poverty or overcome paralysis -Know the story they want to tell about overcoming obstacles in life but are not sure what to emphasize. No matter your life story or potential weaknesses in your law school application, The Law School Admission Game: How to Play Like an Expert will guide you through every piece of the application process. From filling in the blanks on applications to deciding whether to submit an optional essay to what to do when waitlisted, this little book will assure you and arm you with insider knowledge every step of the way.
Publisher: Blueprint Test Preparation
Release Date: 2013-02-15
Genre: Law School Admission Test
The Blueprint for LSAT Logic Games provides a comprehensive system for attacking the most difficult section of the LSAT. Blueprint has developed powerful methods that have helped thousands of students improve their LSAT scores. Using a revolutionary approach called Blueprint Building Blocks, this book is able to convey those same strategies in a new format. The Blueprint for LSAT Logic Games features 35 real LSAT games and over 560 pages of instructional material.
Author: Richard Michael Fischl
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Release Date: 1999-05-01
Genre: Study Aids
Professors Fischl and Paul explain law school exams in ways no one has before, all with an eye toward improving the reader’s performance. The book begins by describing the difference between educational cultures that praise students for “right answers,” and the law school culture that rewards nuanced analysis of ambiguous situations in which more than one approach may be correct. Enormous care is devoted to explaining precisely how and why legal analysis frequently produces such perplexing situations. But the authors don’t stop with mere description. Instead, Getting to Maybe teaches how to excel on law school exams by showing the reader how legal analysis can be brought to bear on examination problems. The book contains hints on studying and preparation that go well beyond conventional advice. The authors also illustrate how to argue both sides of a legal issue without appearing wishy-washy or indecisive. Above all, the book explains why exam questions may generate feelings of uncertainty or doubt about correct legal outcomes and how the student can turn these feelings to his or her advantage. In sum, although the authors believe that no exam guide can substitute for a firm grasp of substantive material, readers who devote the necessary time to learning the law will find this book an invaluable guide to translating learning into better exam performance. “This book should revolutionize the ordeal of studying for law school exams… Its clear, insightful, fun to read, and right on the money.” — Duncan Kennedy, Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence, Harvard Law School “Finally a study aid that takes legal theory seriously… Students who master these lessons will surely write better exams. More importantly, they will also learn to be better lawyers.” — Steven L. Winter, Brooklyn Law School “If you can't spot a 'fork in the law' or a 'fork in the facts' in an exam hypothetical, get this book. If you don’t know how to play 'Czar of the Universe' on law school exams (or why), get this book. And if you do want to learn how to think like a lawyer—a good one—get this book. It's, quite simply, stone cold brilliant.” — Pierre Schlag, University of Colorado School of Law (Law Preview Book Review on The Princeton Review website) Attend a Getting to Maybe seminar! Click here for more information.
Author: Nathan (ART) Fox
Release Date: 2011-02
From the vibrant panels of such critically acclaimed comics as DMZ to the storied pages of The New Yorker, artist Nathan Fox's poppy fantasia of reckless color, cheeky pin-ups, and rock-and-roll-infused imagery makes him one of the most innovative and sought-after voices in illustration.
Author: Law School Admission Council
Publisher: 10 Actual, Official LSAT Prept
Release Date: 2017-10-04
For pure practice at an unbelievable price, you can't beat the 10 Actual series. Each book includes: 10 previously administered LSATs, an answer key for each test, a writing sample for each test, score-conversion tables, and sample Comparative Reading questions and explanations.
A fun, accessible way to add a colorful array of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains to your diet—with more than 90 recipes and photos. Registered dietician and bestselling cookbook author Frances Largeman-Roth shows home cooks how to use the color spectrum to bring more vividly-hued food to the table. From deep green kale to vermilion beets, Eating in Color showcases vibrant, delicious foods that have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, some cancers, diabetes, and obesity. Avocados, tomatoes, farro, blueberries, and more shine in stunning photographs of 90 color-coded, family-friendly recipes, ranging from Caramelized Red Onion and Fig Pizza to Cran-Apple Tarte Tatin. Clear preparation instructions and nutritional information make this an essential resource for eating well while eating healthy. “Enjoying a rainbow of produce is one of the top things you can do to boost your wellbeing. Eating In Color offers all the inspiration and tools you need to do just that―absolutely deliciously.” —Ellie Krieger, RD, Food Network host and author of Weeknight Wonders
The Darker Side of Lust - 5th Anniversary Edition addresses the positive & negative aspects of love, long-term relationships, lust and denial through character-driven short stories and vignettes featuring heterosexual, bisexual and transgender characters. Themes covered in the collection include masturbation, first-time encounters, sexless marriages, infidelity, open marriages, anal sex & pegging, sex work and religion. ================================ The world is not full of happily-ever-afters or one-on-one relationships-three or more can most certainly be a (happy) crowd and a complete stranger can be the ultimate lover. Through twenty erotic stories and vignettes, the 5th Anniversary Edition of The Darker Side of Lust takes you back into the head, hearts and "sexy parts" of its characters. The Darker Side of Lust will satisfy straight, gay or bisexual fans of erotic fiction with stories that are seductive, suspenseful or risquE but never stray from reality. These erotic tales draw the reader in with their vivid descriptions, humor and candor-your carnal memories will be triggered and your senses aroused with what you never dreamed of as erotic.