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February 14-March 26, 2019
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.
Registration Fee: $799
Where: Monroe Park Campus
February 20-March 25, 2019
Wednesdays and Mondays, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.
Registration Fee: $799
February 21-March 26, 2019
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7-10 p.m.
Registration Fee: $799
Gain admission into the law school of your choice with LSAT® Test Preparation from VCU’s only official LSAT® Prep Class. Master the skills needed to succeed on the LSAT® and take the test with the confidence of knowing that you prepared with Central Virginia’s LSAT® experts.
Our intensive LSAT® Prep Class includes 30 hours of classroom instruction from experienced test-preparation professionals. The easy-to-follow program uses proven techniques to simplify the LSAT®. VCU’s LSAT Prep Class uses questions from actual LSAT® exams, so that you know your preparation is as close to the real test as possible. LSAT® textbooks, updated study guides, practice tests, online support resources, and expert instruction are all included.
VCU LSAT® Prep Classes offer:
Expert Instructors: Our instructors are highly trained professionals. Our professional instructors know the LSAT® and the law school application experience.
Proven Strategies: Our program was developed by LSAT® experts, who have years of experience writing LSAT® exam questions and preparing students for success on the test.
Superior Materials: The LSAT® Prep Course includes 20 practice tests. You will receive 2 recent volumes of released tests, published by Educational Testing Service, ETS. Students also receive our up-to-date LSAT® course workbook.
Online Support: Our online support package for both in-person and online LSAT® classes includes access to recordings of all class modules, an instructor-monitored question forum, and online office hours. Access to online resources continues for 30 days after your last day of class, so you will still have support for your independent practice after class is over.
Flexible Schedule Options: Our classes are strategically scheduled for the weeks leading up to the test dates. Choose from a variety of in-person and online schedule options throughout the year to prepare for the LSAT® test date of your choice.
Why should you take the VCU LSAT® Prep class?
Our LSAT® Prep program delivers the high quality you expect from VCU. At VCU, we take your education personally, and it shows! This course is ideal for current undergraduates, recent graduates, and anyone looking to apply to law school in the next five years. Our LSAT® preparation curriculum was developed by former test-question writers who know the test! You’ll receive 30 hours of targeted instruction to help you fully prepare for the LSAT®. In addition, the LSAT® Prep Class materials include 20 LSAT® practice tests, so you can practice the skills and strategies you are learning in class on real test questions. In the VCU LSAT® Prep Class, you’ll master strategies to improve your LSAT® score with the help of experienced LSAT® instructors who care about your success. Not convinced? Click here to receive LSAT® student testimonials, and to stay informed about classes.
Choose the format that works for you!
LSAT® Prep Classes are offered on campus in Richmond, Virginia and also live-online, giving you the option to choose the format and schedule that works best for you. Our classroom programs combine the familiar experience of an in-person classroom with convenient online support resources. Live-online classes offer the same great program as the in-person LSAT® Prep Class with the added flexibility of attending class from anywhere or at any time. Our virtual classroom provides you with the opportunity to interact in real-time with our expert instructors and to re-watch the recordings of your class sessions at your convenience for up to 30 days after the course ends.
The Live-Online LSAT® Prep Class is offered online using Adobe Connect, a free browser plug-in. All you need are a high-speed internet connection and speakers or head phones.
Course materials will be delivered directly to your home, or arrangements can be made for you to pick them up at the VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Education. We recommend registering at least four (4) business days in advance of the class start date to ensure timely delivery of your student package.
LSAT® Prep Class session information
Logical Reasoning Topics Include:
- Easy-to-apply strategies for solving each type of Logical Reasoning question
- Logical concepts, including inferences involving conditional statements and the key tool of counterexamples
- An overview of the most common fallacies found in Logical Reasoning Flaw questions
Analytical Reasoning Topics Include:
- A taxonomy of Analytical Reasoning game types and tips for setting up each type of game
- Tips for quickly representing the game’s rules in shorthand, and for combining these rules into powerful “super rules”
- Tips for using answers to previous questions to quickly eliminate incorrect answer choices on subsequent questions
Reading Comprehension Topics Include:
- A full description of Reading Comprehension passage types
- A step-by-step approach to questions that concern the passage as a whole
- Identifying key words in the question that indicate how to use the passage to find the correct answer
- Recognizing the correct answer after narrowing the choices down to two
General Topics Include:
- Utilizing the process of elimination
- Mastering time management skills
- Minimizing test anxiety
- Identifying common distracters
LSAT® Prep Class syllabus
|Session 1:||LSAT® Introduction; AR Introduction; AR Ordering Games|
|Session 2:||AR Ordering Games; LR Introduction; LR Conclusion Questions; LR Role Questions|
|Session 3:||AR Question Answering Strategies; LR Argument Evaluation; LR Weakener Questions; RC Introduction|
|Session 4:||AR Grouping Games; LR Strengthener Questions; RC Global Questions|
|Session 5:||AR Conditional Grouping Games; LR Assumption Questions; RC Local Questions|
|Session 6:||LR Conditional Statements; LR Inference Questions|
|Session 7:||AR Complicated Grouping Games; LR Strategy Questions; LR Flaw Questions and Fallacies|
|Session 8:||LR Matching Structure and Matching Flaw Questions; RC Paired Passages|
|Session 9:||AR Combination Games; LR Principle Questions|
|Session 10:||AR Combination Games; LR Point at Issue Questions; LR Explain/Resolve Questions|
About our program:
VCU's Test Prep program is partnered with Educational Testing Consultants, a leader in higher education test preparation. Each year, Educational Testing Consultants helps thousands of students at major colleges and universities across the United States prepare for standardized testing. Educational Testing Consultants provides a proven program with a record of success and highly trained, top-quality instructors. Learn more about Educational Testing Consultants at www.etctestprep.com.
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"I took the LSAT review course with you guys and I just got my scores back. I am very happy with them. Thank you!”
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Request a custom LSAT® Prep class or presentation
VCU Test Prep also offers customized LSAT® Prep programs for schools, nonprofit organizations, and community groups. If you are an academic advisor, program director, admissions department, or community leader and would like details about our custom programs or would like to request a presentation, please call our professional staff at (804) 828-1322 or email us at email@example.com.
VCU's Test Prep program is partnered with Educational Testing Consultants, a leader in higher education test preparation. Each year, Educational Testing Consultants helps thousands of students prepare for the important pre-college standardized tests at major colleges and universities across the United States. Educational Testing Consultants provides a proven program with a record of success and highly trained, top-quality instructors.
Beginning January 1, 2019, no payment plans will be available for use with Test Prep Courses. All payment plans received prior to December 31, 2018, will be honored.
Some VCU OCPE offerings are ineligible for waiver use due to partnership agreements. The following text will appear on the registration page: “*exempt—this offering is ineligible for waiver use.”