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June 11th, 2018 Post-LSAT Information

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As Monday's LSAT concludes, we will begin listing which LG/RC/LR questions were real and which were known to be experimental. For more information on determining the Experimental section, please read: The Experimental Section Explained.

This information can help you determine whether to keep or cancel your score (although generally speaking you should keep your score unless you know for sure you did terribly). For more assistance on making that decision, please visit: The Ultimate LSAT Scoring Guide: Should You Keep or Cancel?

Per LSAC policies, you are allowed to discuss LSAT question topics and difficulty in general. For example, this means you can identify a game by name and discuss whether you thought it was difficult. You cannot talk about specific answer choices, however. So, "The Water Tubes game was difficult for me" is ok; "the answer to the first three questions was A in that game" is not acceptable.

Note: Due to the fluid nature of information after the test, the list below is neither official nor complete and you may see some duplicates. If you are considering cancelling (and normally you shouldn't cancel since these days only your highest score matters), wait until later to make sure all of the information is accurate.


Scored Sections

    Real Logic Games (not necessarily in order)

      8 Flower Deliveries
      4 Architects complete 4 projects
      Nominees for office positions
      Bonds with different companies being either five or ten years

    Real Reading Comprehension (not necessarily in order)

      Global Warming and Sulfates
      Police interview techniques
      Identifying genres in writing (detective fiction)/Borges (comparative passage)
      Raw Food and Biological Evolution/Prehistoric Digestion

    Real Logical Reasoning

      Mating loons in a pond
      Mosquitoes breeding in wetland
      Replacing car engines with batteries
      Engraving on mammoth bone
      Dinosaur gliding from trees
      Parties divide on issues
      Column and the author
      Trade deficit and the economy
      Studying Ancient History making you interested in modern world
      Replacing Batteries and pollution in cars
      Hospitals eliminating in-house washing machines
      Mammoth drawings on fossils
      Mayor raising taxes/road development
      Agreeing over legally permitted something
      Politicians Blinking a lot
      Art Museum Paintings Being Shown
      International treaty
      T. Rex. as scavengers/Prey and Speed
      Retributive Justice/Three Strikes
      Folktales/Values/Cultures
      Cold Medicine
      Census
      Schools of Fish and Self-Driving Vehicles
      Mammoth Sketch
      Clients, 90% Income
      Book Reviews
      Surgeons "Killing" Patients
      Flu Strains
      Blinking Politicians
      Taxi Cab AC
      Bach and Composing
      Professor Strikes
      Omitting Painful Truths
      Exercise, Smoking, Sedentary Activity
      Chimp Affection
      Birdsong
      Party Division on Issues
      Partisan Column
      Trade Deficit
      Studying Ancient History
      Student Engagement
      Realistic TV Characters



Experimental Sections

    Experimental Logic Games

      Twins
      Museum (Replace paintings in cities?)
      Camp Supervisors
      October/November poster stops
      Kayak Fishing/Hunting
      Beer/Breweries
      Months/Gamepieces
      2 employees visiting 4 sites each over 5 days and taking 1 break apiece

    Experimental Reading Comprehension

      Tectonic Plates Moving Speed
      Whigs
      Voice recognition in Court cases
      Latin American Jazz music
      Intellectual property
      Lowcountry African-Americans
      Native American settlements in Canada
      US Scales of Justice vs Utilitarian approach to punishment
      Scientific Journals & Internet
      Goya paintings

    Experimental Logical Reasoning

      Charity's fundraising spending
      Orcas in the Atlantic vs Pacific
      Students learning to use computers and proficiency in fundamentals like reading and math going down
      Ship wreckage and Britain's claim
      Bali Death Metal
      Vikings
      Cheetahs Running

Uncertain


    Section orders and question counts

      LR(exp)-LR-RC-LR-LG
      LR-RC-LR-LR-LG

      LG (Exp)-RC-LR-LR-LG

      RC-LR-LG-LG(exp)-LR
      RC-LR-LG-RC(exp)-LR
      RC-LG-LR-RC (exp)-LR

    Shaza93
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    I'm trying to figure out which of my LR sections was experimental.

    I had: LR, RC, LR, LR, LG

    The one I am hoping was experimental included the followingn questions:

    1) a peer review question about how authors would submit under a different name and it gets rejected/approved by the peers (?)
    2) something about if governments have different regulations, then it doesn't make sense for company to profit to make 2 kinds of the product so instead they make one product that will satisfy the strictest regulation
    lx416
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    My order today was: RC, LR, LG, LG, LR.

    Sadly I don't remember which topics belong to which sections for LG, but I remember the SECOND LG having a traditional In/Out grouping game with lots of conditionals. I have a feeling that was the experimental section?

    Thanks
    Jon Denning
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    Hi Shaza93 - I haven't heard about either of those two. Do you recognize any of the real or experimental LR questions listed above?

    lx416 - from what we're hearing that second LG section was experimental!
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    Zabidus
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    @shaza I also had: LR, RC, LR, LR, LG

    Hoping the 1st one was experimental. Remember there was a super early question about cheetahs being negatively affected by humans. Anyone wanna help me find out? :)
    Shaza93
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    @zabidus I definitely don't recall any question about cheetahs so that may have been your experimental!

    @jon denning I recognize the real ones but can't remember if they were in the same section that I am hoping was experimental. I don't recognize any of the experimental listed above. Is it possible that there was more than one LR experimental administered?
    lathlee
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    This makes me feel much better, I had two LG sections which I had it as section 1 and other section 5, almost always 1st section is always my worst section and hoped that 1st section to be experimental which it seems like it does at this point cuz the real LG questions that Powerscore says it is experimental. but section 5, LG, I had a tough time solving all.

    But this makes me scared too: it seems I am the only person who had this pattern:

    LG (exp)-RC-LR-LR-LG
    erust2
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    Shaza93 wrote:I'm trying to figure out which of my LR sections was experimental.

    I had: LR, RC, LR, LR, LG

    The one I am hoping was experimental included the followingn questions:

    1) a peer review question about how authors would submit under a different name and it gets rejected/approved by the peers (?)
    2) something about if governments have different regulations, then it doesn't make sense for company to profit to make 2 kinds of the product so instead they make one product that will satisfy the strictest regulation


    I had the same order and these don’t ring a bell. Although the peer review one sounds similar to one I had about professors and a different profession. My third LR was real. I am pretty sure my second LR was expirmental as I think it had the one about the death metal bands.
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    Zabidus wrote:@shaza I also had: LR, RC, LR, LR, LG

    Hoping the 1st one was experimental. Remember there was a super early question about cheetahs being negatively affected by humans. Anyone wanna help me find out? :)



    I had the cheetah one, but it was about them being the fastest animal. The stimulus went on to compare it to an insect that could make strides longer than its body.
    Shaza93
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    @erust2 - nope, 100% did not have a cheetah / insect one so that must be your experimental!

    Fingers crossed my first section was experimental as well then!