35 Signs You Are Studying For The LSAT

Because your personal, educational, and financial goals all depend on this stupid f-ing test.

1. Before you even look at one LSAT question, you’re pretttttty sure you’re going to be in the 99th percentile.

“I’m just intelligent. Always have been.”

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2. Then you take your first practice test.

“I am coming to terms with the fact that I am not special in any way.”

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3. So you quickly buy a bunch of LSAT books…

“If I just get through 150 pages a day, I’ll be done in 6 months.”

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4. …and hire a tutor…

“I’m totally normal — I take the LSAT for fun.”

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5. … and sign up for a class with a motivational instructor…

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6. … only to find that law school isn’t the only thing that’s going to be expensive.

“The 12-week course costs how much!?

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7. Your LSAT instructor tells you to study for 20+ hours a week…

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8. So you go home and crack open an LSAT book for the first time…

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9. …and think maybe getting a job at a startup would be a better path in life.

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10. You stop hanging out with your friends…

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11. …so you can spend all your free time inside determining how additional evidence affects an argument.

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12. And oh yeah, there’s like 1000 other things you should be doing for school and work and stuff.

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13. But you do get really good at scanning for information in Reading Comp.

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14. And diagramming logic games.

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15. Going over your answer sheet is an exercise punctuated by small victories…

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16. … and crushing defeats.

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17. Time is no longer a dimension; it is a measure of your inadequacy.

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18. You friends keep telling you about people they know who did really, really well.

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19. You start to hate this bitch…

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20. … because secretly you want to be her.

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21. You develop an emotional attachment to the fridge.

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22. And only have time to go out one night a week…

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23. … but you go really hard to compensate.

Like really, really hard.

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24. Your friends ask you how studying is going. Every. Single. Day.

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25. You begin to daydream about Logic Games when you’re supposed to be doing other things.

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26. …. like sleeping. Or watching TV.

Or watching TV because you are no longer sleeping. Which happens a lot now because:

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27. Coffee is not just a beverage. It is the essence of life.

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28. At long last, you learn the secret to achieving your target score.

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29. But eventually, somehow, you get through your first Logic Games section without missing any.

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30. And the right answers in Logical Reasoning start to seem obvious…

…most of the time.

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31. And Reading Comp?

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32. You begin to get excited about each new practice section…

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33. … but you still mess stuff up that you should totally know by now.

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34. But when you start a full-length Practice Test on a Saturday morning, you’re like “Let’s do this.”

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35. Because you know that if you keep working hard, you’re going to deserve the score that you want.

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