Preparing for LNAT

Develop key skills to get the best possible LNAT score.

Course Director: Peter McKee

Vice-Provost, Eton College
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Course overview

Our Preparing for the LNAT Course will help you familiarise yourself with all aspects of the assessment, as well as develop your ability to think through problems and arguments critically and logically. You’ll also have the chance to complete three timed mini practice tests and a timed full-length test to identify the areas you need to work on ahead of the assessment.



Focused Reading

  • Speed-reading techniques and identifying relevant information
  • The shaping of text’s meaning by language and structure
  • Instruction terminology in LNAT questions
  • Mini timed practice test


Critical Reading

  • Key components of an argument
  • Deductive and inductive reasoning
  • Identifying assumptions and implications
  • Mini timed practice test


Comprehension Strategies

  • Identifying key arguments and counterarguments
  • Writer opinion vs factual information
  • Synthesising ideas and arguments
  • Mini timed practice test


Final Test

  • Full-length timed practice test
  • Writing an essay

Preparing for LNAT – learning outcomes


By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • apply your logical reasoning skills
  • identify the strengths and weaknesses in an argument
  • critically analyse texts
  • approach LNAT multiple-choice questions
  • read comprehensively
  • plan and write an effective LNAT essay.

Study options


Self-paced, independent learning that students complete at their own pace.

This is a flexible option which students can fit around school and other extracurricular commitments.

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  • 7–10 hours of learning materials
  • Timed practice tests
  • Progress dashboard
  • Certificate of completion

Important information


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Entry requirements

The minimum level of English required to participate in our courses is Upper Intermediate or B2 on the CEFR.

The course showed me that, no matter if it’s college, university or job applications, planning and organising ahead, as well as being clear about one’s values and priorities, is always helpful.
Chloe, Applying for University, Hong Kong

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If you’re a state school student in the UK aged 13 or over, you get free access to all of our courses. No catch. Start building your skills today!

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