4 Tips to Ease Test Anxiety
08 September, 2020
Test anxiety is a type of performance anxiety. It can affect us at any age, but children in elementary school are especially likely to be anxious about test-taking. Many students experience negative thoughts and fear of failure associated with test-taking. Here are 4 tips to help ease test anxiety.
20 Common LSAT Questions Answered
11 March, 2020
Noodle ProLisa Liberati [https://www.noodlepros.com/tutor/profile/ZDU4YTQ1NWEwNzk2ZTF]is an LSAT expert. She has been professionally tutoring for 20 years, and has tutored thousands of students in Southern California, around the country, and all over the world. Lisa worked with the best research and development teams and trained to teach exams from middle school through graduate school. She is devoted to mastering what’s on the test, how it is tested, and how best to prepare. Here, Lisa answers
Back to School Organization: Elementary School
23 August, 2019
It’s almost time to go back to school! Whether your child cannot wait to walk through those school doors, or is clinging onto these last weeks of summer, it is time to get organized for the new school year. Lower elementary grade teachers may institute their own organizational tools: folders to send home, cubbies at school, school shoes, reading logs: but this doesn’t mean you’re off the hook! Good organizational skills need to be modeled and reinforced, so here’s how you can help: 1. One is
5 Things You Should be Doing the Week Before the Big Test
23 August, 2019
You spend months preparing for the SAT or ACT. You take endless practice tests, expand your vocabulary, brush up on your math, and generally pour countless hours (often in a class or with a tutor) into getting ready for the test. With all that time and energy spent, you want to do everything you can the week before the test to make sure you’re firing on all cylinders on the big day. So here’s a list of things you can do the week before the test to make sure you’re ready to go as test day approa
TIPS ON WRITING A GREAT LAW SCHOOL APPLICATION ADDENDUM
15 July, 2019
You have numerous opportunities to share your experiences in your law school applications through the personal statement, diversity statement, and short answer responses. However, you may need to explain irregularities or discrepancies in your application, too. An addendum can address potential red flags. Typically, addenda are short, objective paragraphs that respectfully ask the admissions committee to consider unusual or extenuating circumstances that would not otherwise be apparent when eva
#AdmissionsPros: No Shortcuts With Michelle Kim Hall
17 May, 2018
Welcome to #AdmissionsPros [https://www.noodlepros.com/blog/category/admissionspros/]! In this series, admissions advisors and educational consultants offer their advice and insight on the big picture of elementary, secondary, and graduate school admissions — from extracurriculars, to essays, to, (of course) standardized tests. Michelle Kim Hall is Director of Law Counseling at Stratus Admissions [https://lawschool.stratusadmissionscounseling.com/], a firm that boasts a comprehensive, team-base
Lunch. Learn. LSAT.
07 March, 2018
As top LSAT tutors, we know that many of our students are incorporating test prep into very busy schedules. With that in mind, we’ve recently introduced a lunchtime LSAT prep option: the Noodle Pros Lunch and Learn Webinar Series. While these four classes, led by some of our most in-demand LSAT tutors, don’t substitute for true 1:1 tutoring, they offer a terrific (and free) starting off point for students at various phases of their prep processes. Divided by subject — Logic Games (hosted by Kev
20 Common LSAT Questions Answered
19 January, 2018
Noodle Pro Lisa Liberati [https://www.noodlepros.com/tutor/profile/ZDU4YTQ1NWEwNzk2ZTF] is an LSAT expert. She has been professionally tutoring for 20 years, and has tutored thousands of students in Southern California, around the country, and all over the world. Lisa worked with the best research and development teams and trained to teach exams from middle school through graduate school. She is devoted to mastering what’s on the test, how it is tested, and how best to prepare. Here, Lisa answe
100 Ways To Improve Your LSAT Score
09 January, 2018
If you’re planning on taking the LSAT, you know that there are plenty of online and in-print resources with tips and tricks for mastering the exam. You also know that there are few places to find all of that information — hundreds of web-tutorials and thousands of workbook pages coupled with real-world experience and expertise — summarized in only a few pages. If you have started your LSAT studies and are seeking a comprehensive “cheat sheet” of tried and true LSAT recommendations, look no furth
How Much Does Work Experience Help In Law School Admissions?
06 December, 2017
Less than a generation ago, most college students who wanted to become lawyers went immediately from graduation to law school. Taking a year or two off between undergraduate and law studies was seen as unusual at best, and wasteful at worst. This perception is no longer the norm. In fact, at top law schools, work experience is now valued as a factor that shows maturity and focus — one that boosts an applicant’s chances for admission. A Strong Preference for Work Experience “When I became dean,
Alternative Careers After Law School
20 November, 2017
It would seem like the purpose of any school would be right there in its name, and so when most people think about law school, they assume its purpose is to teach you how to practice “law,” ostensibly so you can actually practice it at a law firm. This, however, is not always the case. Many people go to law school precisely because it yields a very flexible degree that can be applied in a number of different ways. There is definitely no shortage of post-graduate options outside of law firms.
Should I Cancel My LSAT Score?
15 November, 2017
More than any other standardized test, the LSAT inspires a rash of cancellations every time it’s given. Before you cancel your scores [https://www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/score-cancellations], here are a few things you should consider: Why Do I Want to Cancel? The obvious answer is “because I did poorly.” But here’s the thing: you may not have. And having a bad score on your record isn’t nearly as bad as it used to be. In the “Bad Old Days,” virtually every law school under the sun would average LSAT