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Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning - St. Cloud State University

LSAT Test Prep

Gain admission into the law school of your choice with LSAT Test Preparation from St. Cloud State University’s only official LSAT Prep Course. Master the skills needed to succeed on the LSAT and take the test with the confidence of knowing that you prepared with Central Minnesota’s LSAT experts.

Our intensive LSAT prep program includes 30 hours of classroom instruction from experienced exam preparation professionals. The easy to follow program uses proven techniques to simplify the LSAT. St. Cloud State University’s LSAT course uses questions from actual LSAT exams, so that you know your preparation is as close to the real thing as possible. LSAT textbooks, study guides, diagnostic exams, and expert instruction are all included.


Classroom LSAT Prep Course:

Classroom Test Prep programs are conveniently held at the SCSU Welcome Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota.  Currently classes are offered online, but we would be happy to host a classroom course.



Online LSAT Prep Course:

Live-Online classes provide alternative schedules and the added benefit of taking the class from anywhere in the world.

* Textbooks: Textbook and workbook are included and will be mailed directly
to you -- we recommend registering early to ensure adequate time for delivery:
at least 4 business days before the first class for US students, and at least two
weeks for most international locations.


Tuesdays & Thursdays October 20 - November 29 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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No class November 8 and 24, 2016


**Early Bird Special ** Save $50 by registering by October 6, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.


Paper Registration (PDF)  (via check, money order, purchase order, payment plan)

If you'd like to spread your payments over 3 months you can consider using our payment plan.  If you are registering using the Payment Plan complete the process below then complete and submit the Registration Form above.

Payment Plan - once you have completed this process please fill out the registration form above.


Free Classroom LSAT Strategy Workshop:


Wednesday October 19 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. SCSU Welcome Center
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Registration is encouraged, but not necessary to attend!

Who Should Attend: 

This free session are open to all individuals considering law school, including current juniors and seniors, as well as the general public. 

Join us for an informative introduction to the LSAT. If you are preparing for law school, you know that success on the LSAT exam will play a critical role in your acceptance into the program of your choice. You want to study with the best. Come meet with our experienced instructor to learn about the test and pick up a few tricks. We know you'll get a lot out of this session. 

Preregistration is preferred but not required for the classroom format. Preregistration is required for those interested in the live-online format.


Reasons to Prepare for the LSAT with SCSU Test Prep:

  • Expert Instructors: Our instructors are highly trained professionals. Our professional instructors know the LSAT and the law school application experience.

  • Proven strategies:  Our program was developed by LSAT experts, who have years of experience writing LSAT exam questions and preparing students for success on the exam.

  • Superior Materials:  The LSAT Prep Course includes 20 practice tests. You will receive The Next Ten Actual, Official LSAT PrepTests and 10 New Actual LSAT PrepTests with Comparative Reading. Students also receive the LSAT Course Workbook.

  • Flexible Schedule Options:  Strategically scheduled courses ensure that you will perform at your peak on exam day. Choose from a variety of classroom and online schedule options throughout the year to prepare for the LSAT exam date of your choice.

  • The St. Cloud State University Difference:  Our LSAT Prep program delivers the high quality you expect from St. Cloud State University.  At St. Cloud State University, we take your education personally, and it shows.

Who Should Take the St. Cloud State University LSAT Test Prep Class?

All American Bar Association (ABA) Certified Law Schools require a valid LSAT score as part of the admissions process. This course is ideal for current undergraduates, recent graduates, and anyone looking to apply to Law School. The LSAT is a paper-based test that is administered four times annually. We recommend that students take the LSAT Test Prep class as close to their chosen exam date as possible. 

Logical Reasoning topics include:

  • easy-to-apply strategies for solving each type of Logical Reasoning question appearing on the test

  • logical concepts, including inferences involving conditional statements and the key tool of counterexamples

  • an overview of the most common fallacies found in Logical Reasoning Flaw questions

Analytical Reasoning topics include:

  • a taxonomy of Analytical Reasoning game types and tips for setting up each type of game found on the LSAT

  • tips for quickly representing the game’s rules in shorthand, and for combining these rules into powerful “super rules”

  • tips for using answers to previous questions to quickly eliminate incorrect answer choices on subsequent questions

Reading Comprehension topics include:

  • a full description of Reading Comprehension passage types

  • a step-by-step approach to questions that concern the passage as a whole

  • identifying key words in the question that indicate how to use the passage to find the correct answer

  • recognizing the correct answer after narrowing the choices down to two

General Topics Include:

  • utilizing the process of elimination

  • mastering time management skills

  • minimizing test anxiety

  • identifying common distracters

LSAT Course Plan

Session 1:

Introduction to the LSAT, Principles of Argumentation, Find Conclusion items, Analytical Reasoning overview, Ordering games



Session 2:

Ordering games, Statement Role items, Argument Evaluation, Explain/Resolve items



Session 3:

Ordering games, Grouping games, Weakener/Strengthener items



Session 4:

Grouping games, Flaw items



Session 5:

Grouping games, Assumption items, Analyzing Reading passages, Global Reading Comp items



Session 6:

Grouping games, Formal Logic Items, Local Reading Comp items



Session 7:

Grouping games, Inference items, Reading Comp review



Session 8:

Combination games, Matching Structure/Flaw items



Session 9:

Combination games, Strategy/Point at issue items, Reading Comp review



Session 10:

Analytical Reasoning review, Principle items, Reading Comp review


About Our Program:

St. Cloud State University’s Test Prep program is a partner with Educational Testing Consultants, a leader in higher education test preparation. Each year, Educational Testing Consultants helps hundreds of students at major colleges and universities across the United States.  Educational Testing Consultants provides a proven program with a record of success and highly-trained top quality instructors. Learn more about Educational Testing Consultants at


Contact Information:


        Location:* SCSU Welcome Center

                        355 5th Ave S

                        St. Cloud, MN 56301

        Phone: 320.308.6112