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Experienced LSAT Tutor (score of 177) adept at raising scores through comprehensive understanding of the test's mechanics
Chevy Chase, Maryland
Active 3 days ago
From 50.00/hour

Tutor in Chevy Chase, Maryland

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Hello. I’m Jacob, an LSAT tutor based in Chevy Chase, Maryland. I offer a unique approach to LSAT tutoring tailored to help you conquer the LSAT. While the LSAT presents a formidable challenge, I believe its complexities can be broken down and mastered. We spend our sessions discussing the underlying mechanics of the LSAT – breaking down the Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension sections into manageable subsets and frameworks, depicting the pattern for each question type, and targeting areas of weakness. By identifying patterns and common pitfalls, we develop strategies to tackle each question type with precision and confidence, ultimately raising scores through a comprehensive understanding of the test's mechanics and strategic approaches to combat them. The LSAT employs a consistent array of tricks, often presenting trap answers that lure test-takers towards incorrect choices. By unraveling these tactics and recognizing how the test leverages our outside knowledge to mislead, we gain the upper hand in dissecting wrong answers. This insight not only helps us understand why these options clash with our instinctive reasoning but also empowers us to navigate the exam with confidence and precision. But that's not all! As a former teacher, I bring a unique perspective to LSAT tutoring. I believe in using relatable and fun examples to promote understanding and engagement. By infusing our sessions with fun (but effective) teaching methods, I ensure that learning is not only informative but also enjoyable, cultivating a positive atmosphere where you can thrive and feel motivated. Research shows that individuals who actively engage and find enjoyment in the material they learn are more likely to comprehend it better over time. With this approach, I not only make studying for the LSAT more enjoyable but also enhance your understanding and retention of the content, setting you up for success on test day. With my personalized approach and expert guidance, we can start this journey together toward your LSAT success!

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