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Manhattan LSAT's "Reading For The Scale" Reading Comprehension method...

splitterhopefulsplitterhopeful Alum Member
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Has anyone tried Manhattan's RC strategy? It seems like a waste of mental energy to me, but other people swear by it. If any of you have tried it, I'd be interested in knowing your experiences. Thanks!

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  • nicole.hopkinsnicole.hopkins Legacy Inactive Sage Inactive ⭐
    edited August 2015 7965 karma
    It can be helpful to approach RC looking for what the different "sides" or POV's that are presented in a passage. That's the extent to which I've used the scale method. Didn't hurt because I saw it as a likely time sink from the outset.

    TD;DR: read for reasoning structure. Different POV's are elements of reasoning structure. If the scale helps you hone in on that, cool. Otherwise ...

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  • splitterhopefulsplitterhopeful Alum Member
    340 karma
    Thanks. Manhattan seems to place some crazy amount of emphasis on "the scale" above following the reasoning structures which seems a little weird to me. I don't understand why it's so popular.

    Also, RC needs a tl;dr at the end of each passage. :p
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