What we cover in class

There are a total of ten lessons in the PowerScore In Person LSAT Course, each of which is accompanied by a comprehensive homework section that contains drills, analyses, additional 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 Set

Lesson Six

  • Logic Games

    Grouping Games II
    Undefined and Partially Defined Grouping Games Set

  • 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 Passage Set

Lesson Nine

  • Logical Reasoning

    Numbers and Percentages Questions
    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/Agree Test™
    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