LSAT Vocabulary Project, Part 3: in which I break down and spend some money

Well, I have to admit that I hit a wall. My original plan was to use FME and Python to extract the text from all released LSAT exams (using optical character recognition, or OCR) and generate a list of the most commonly used “LSAT vocabulary words” – that is, words that AREN’T ordinary words like... Continue Reading →

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Improve your LSAT vocabulary with Python and FME!

or, How to over-engineer the creation of a vocabulary study list pervasive even-handed connote repudiate cognizance impropriety forestall lamented contradiction plowed validity oligarchy despotism devoid equivocate onerous zealous retribution vindicated The above are words my students have asked me to define for them over the past couple months. I teach university students and graduates to... Continue Reading →

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We're going on a journey through my head. I write about the stuff I find interesting, which runs the gamut from science fiction to politics, from Dancing With the Stars to behavioural economics. If you have a topic or story you'd like me to cover, please leave a comment and let me know. I'm ever curious... Continue Reading →

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