cxl. The PowerScore LSAT Course | Miami, FL | Sat. & Wed. | 8/1/20 - 9/19/20

What we cover in class

There are a total of ten lessons in the PowerScore Digital LSAT Course, each of which is accompanied by a comprehensive homework section that contains drills, analyses, questions, and explanations. The following syllabus is used in the course:

Lesson One

  • Logical Reasoning

    • General Introduction
    • Attacking the Stimulus
    • Premises, Conclusions, and Fact Sets
    • The Importance of Language
    • Analyzing the Question Stem
    • Logical Reasoning Question Types
    • Prephrasing Answers
    • Must Be True Questions
    • The Fact Test
    • Must Be True Problem Set
    • Main Point Questions
    • Main Point Problem Set
  • Logic Games

    • General Introduction
    • Setups and Diagramming
    • Pure Sequencing Games
    • Pure Sequencing Diagramming Guidelines
    • Pure Sequencing Games Set

Lesson Two

  • Logic Games/Logical Reasoning

    • Logical Opposition and Certainty
  • Logical Reasoning

    • Must Be True Question Review
    • Sufficient and Necessary Conditions
    • Reversals and Negations
    • Chain Relationships
    • Diagramming "Unless"
    • Multiple Sufficient and Necessary Conditions
    • The Double Arrow
    • Conditional Reasoning Problem Set
  • Reading Comprehension

    • General Introduction
    • The Two Passage Types
    • Approaching the Passages - 7 Critical Steps
    • Using VIEWSTAMP™
    • Reading Comprehension Question Types
    • Attacking the Questions
    • Reading Comprehension Passage Set

Lesson Three

  • Logical Reasoning

    • Weaken Questions
    • Typical Weaken Scenarios
    • Three Incorrect Answer Traps
    • Cause and Effect Reasoning
    • How to Attack a Causal Conclusion
    • Causality in Weaken Questions
    • Weaken Problem Set
  • Logic Games

    • Basic Linear Games
    • Basic Linear Setups
    • The Importance of Numbers
    • Rule Representation: Blocks, Sequencing, and Dual Options
    • Basic Linear Game Set

Lesson Four

  • Logic Games

    • Advanced Linear Games
    • Advanced Linear Setups and Multiple Stacks
    • Repeated Variable Sets
    • Diagramming with Multiple Stacks
    • Advanced Linear Games Set
  • Logical Reasoning

    • Strengthen Questions
    • Causality and Strengthen Questions
    • Strengthen Problem Set
    • Justify the Conclusion™ Questions (Sufficient Assumptions)
    • The Justify Formula™
    • Solving Justify Questions Mechanistically
    • Justify Problem Set

Lesson Five

  • Logical Reasoning

    • Assumption Questions (Necessary Assumptions)
    • The Supporter/Defender Assumption Model™
    • The Assumption Negation Technique™
    • Assumption Problem Set
  • Logic Games

    • Grouping Games I
    • The Principle of Grouping
    • Unified Grouping Theory™
    • The Double-Not Arrow
    • Linear vs Grouping Symbolizations
    • Hurdle the Uncertainty™
    • Defined Grouping Games

Lesson Six

  • Logic Games

    • Grouping Games II
    • Undefined and Partially Defined Grouping Games
  • Reading Comprehension

    • Diagramming the Passages
    • Passage Notations
    • Science and Technology Passages
    • Types of Science Passages
    • Handling Scientific Elements
    • Science and Technology Passages Set

Lesson Seven

  • Logical Reasoning

    • Method of Reasoning - Argument Part Questions
    • Method - AP Problem Set
    • Method of Reasoning Questions
    • Method Problem Set
    • Flaw in the Reasoning Questions
    • Fallacious Methods of Reasoning Categorized
    • Flaw Problem Set
  • Logic Games

    • Grouping/Linear Combination Games
    • Working with the Combination of Major Principles
    • Grouping/Linear Games Set

Lesson Eight

  • Logical Reasoning

    • Parallel Reasoning Questions
    • The Parallel Reasoning Elemental Attack™
    • Parallel Problem Set
    • Parallel Flaw Questions
    • Parallel Flaw Problem Set
    • Principle Questions
    • Principle Problem Set
  • Reading Comprehension

    • Comparative Reading Passages
    • Comparative Reading Theory
    • Similarities and Differences
    • Comparative Reading Passages Set

Lesson Nine

  • Logical Reasoning

    • Numbers and Percentages Games
    • Numbers and Percentages—Common Misconceptions
    • Numbers and Percentages Problem Set
  • Logic Games

    • Numerical Distribution Games
    • Fixed versus Unfixed Distributions
    • Distribution Identification and Production Methodology™
    • Numerical Distribution Game Set
    • Limited Solution Set Games
    • Identify the Templates™
    • The Dangers of Misapplication
    • Limited Solution Game Set

Lesson Ten

  • Logical Reasoning

    • Point at Issue Questions
    • Incorrect Answers in Point at Issue Questions
    • The Agree/Disagree Test™
    • Point at Issue Problem Set
    • Point of Agreement Questions
    • The Agree/AgreeTest™
    • Point of Agreement Problem Set
    • Resolve the Paradox Questions
    • Correct and Incorrect Answer in Resolve the Paradox
    • Resolve Problem Set
  • Reading Comprehension

    • Law-Related Passages
    • Law-Related Passage Set
  • Test Day Expectations and Readiness

    • What to do between the end of class and the LSAT
    • What to do the morning of the LSAT
    • What to do after the LSAT