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As Saturday'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.


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Scored Sections
  • Real Logic Games
    • #1: Two Research Teams (green and red), with facilitator/5 People
      #2: Book with Chapters/Mystery Clues
      #3: Paintings on a Gallery Wall (Oil and Watercolor)
      #4: Corporations Trading with one another
    Real Reading Comprehension
    • #1: Rawls Theory of Justice/Utilitarianism
      #2: Great Migration of African Americans from the South to the North in 1915
      #3: Insider Trading (Comparative Reading)
      #4: Brain Scans/fMRI in Psychology
    Real Logical Reasoning
    • Poison Ivy and Evolution
      Wolves Eating Moose
      Caterpillars
      Alexander the Great
      Bugs eating a weird thing that makes them taste bad
      Volunteers showing up for an event
      Television station with a very highly watched program (Bliss)
      Cat Food
      Students taking French Literature/Biology
      Australia/South America reptiles (iguanas) coming on rafts across Pacific
      Largest tomb of a conqueror
      Winter/Summer Trout
      Water Fee on Roads Rather than Dams
      Students want a new cafeteria vendor
      Birds and Their Nests
      18th-Century Church Organ
      T-Rex
      Leopard Magpie
      Trout in Winter and Summer
      Puzzles
      Devaluing Companies
      Termites
      Dust Mites
      Teenage morning driving accidents and school start times
      Global warming and ocean levels
      New Cars
      Legitimate Contracts

Experimental Sections
  • Experimental Logic Games
    • Duets between Pianists and Violinists
      Doctors Scheduling of Days to Work
      Mines and Months (May-November)
      Coffee Shop Deliveries
  • Experimental Reading Comprehension
    • #3: Classification of genres in literature/Charles Dickens (comparative)
      #4: How humans have changed as cooking progressed (jaw size and digestive tracts)
      Evolution (evolution is an ongoing process, and isn't necessarily slow (ie humans evolved quickly against malaria))
      Fukuyama and every country wants to be Denmark
      Crime Punishment
      How police officers interview witnesses (cognitive interviews versus hypnosis versus closed eye technique)
  • Experimental Logical Reasoning
    • Extreme obesity and ideal weight
      Octopus choosing red balls
      Tickling machine inducing laughter
      People blaming a company for pollution until there was Algae
      Smokers, Low Body Weight, Health
      Doctors and Handwriting
Uncertain
  • LR: materialism related to psychological effects
    LR: Those Who Desire to be Kind
    LR: Fossilized figs
    LR: Praising/punishing children
    LR: Stone tools outside Africa
    LR: Applying current ethical norms to historical figures
    LR: Opposing Taxes Leadership
    LR: School's New Computers
    LR: TV Violence
    LR: Workplace Internet Blocking
    LR: Airplane Runways / Reporting accidents
    LR: Employee Efficiency Competition
    LR: Professional Licensing
    LR: Textile Import Taxes
    LR: Widening roads and global warming
    LR: Nurse errors
Section orders
  • RC (real) - LR - RC (exp) - LR - LG
    RC - LR - LG (exp) - LR - LG (real)
    LR - RC - LR - LG - LR

International LSAT Information

See lsat/viewtopic.php?t=13006
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If you took today's LSAT in the US, post your section order and any game/reading passages you remember (and the position, meaning Game 1, Passage 3, etc). We'll help you figure out your experimental section quickly :-D
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edit:i think i screwed up when remembering the reading, sorry guys. all i remember for sure is that one of the comp. readings was insider trading, section 1 for me ended with brain scans, section 3 ended with section about punishments

order:rc-lr-rc-lr-lg

rc1:
1)
2)
3)
4)brain scans and mri


lr1)
restoring a church
legit contracts


rc2)

dont remember if great migration was in 1 or 3

something about evolution
insider trading-comparative
punishments of crimes

lr2)
t rex question about remains
-students taking French/Biology
-Australia/South America reptiles coming on rafts
-largest tomb of a conqueror




real lg-

1)two groups, each with facilitator
2)book with chapters
3)paintings(key inferences:1)every wall had to have an oil and a water 2)wall 4 had I-oil and H-water
4)corp trading
Last edited by wreindeer on Sat Dec 03, 2016 2:08 pm, edited 9 times in total.
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My order was LR-RC-LR-LG-LR.

RC:
1.Rowl's theory of justice
2.Great Migration
3.Insider Trading
4.Brain Scans

LG:
1. Facilitators?
2. Books and chapters
3. Oil paintings
4. Corporation trading

Can anyone with the real LR post if they remember something about materialism related to psychological effects?
Last edited by qwerty on Sat Dec 03, 2016 1:54 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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To follow up here, wreindeer can you confirm your passage on MRI/Brain Scans and on The Great Migration were in different sections? We're hearing from a number of sources that both were real, meaning they were in the same section. If you can recall which section they were both in then you'll know it counted :)

Related: always tough to recall with perfect accuracy following a LONG test day so some confusion is normal. We appreciate the feedback regardless!
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brain scans was the last passage on section 1 for me.

insider trading(comparative) was 3rd, but i may have misremembered if it were section 1 or 3.

and the fourth on section 3 dealt with notions of punishment(do people punish based on utility or for revenge? last paragraph was about an experiment designed to test which reason people use to come to a preference for certain type of punishment). i seem to remember something about fukujama in this section too.
Last edited by wreindeer on Sat Dec 03, 2016 2:20 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Gotcha! Well in that case Section 1—the section with brain scans and MRIs—was REAL. Section 3 would be experimental.

I'm also assuming you had a Legal passage about Rawls, and a Diversity passage about the Great Migration in Section 1...
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yeah that sounds right. sorry about the confusion.

passages i had today:

rawls theory
great migration
insider trading
brain scans

fukuyama and every country wants to be denmark
evolution something-organisms did not completely adapt to environment
??
punishments for crimes

the brain scan section seemed daunting at first but the questions did not seem too hard. also there were 8 questions for the brain scan one.
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wreindeer wrote:yeah that sounds right. sorry about the confusion.

passages i had today:

rawls theory
great migration
insider trading
brain scans

fukuyama and every country wants to be denmark
evolution something-organisms did not completely adapt to environment
??
punishments for crimes

the brain scan section seemed daunting at first but the questions did not seem too hard. also there were 8 questions for the brain scan one.
Hey Reindeer,

Thanks for the info—very helpful! Was that Exp RC one about evolution related to cooking possibly?
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I had the following:

1) LR

2) RC (Rawls, Great Migration, Insider Trading, Brain Scans)

3) LR

4) LG (Oil paintings, corporations, etc)

5) LR

So I know LR had to be experimental, I just can't remember anything distinguishable..
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