What to do on a Waiting List

  When a client calls me, distraught that he has been waitlisted, I say, “Congratulations!” He then sounds very confused. On a waiting list, you are still in the running. On a waiting list, you still have some control over your future. On a waiting list, you can get into your dream law school. That’s

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Law School Personal Statement Requirements

Here’s the list of Personal Statements for Law Schools: Do you need a new personal statement for each law school you apply to? No. But do you need to change  your essay slightly for different schools? Probably. To help you figure out what you need to do (because following the directions provided by each school is

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Meditation: The Key to A Better LSAT Score?

Every single day, someone tells me they suffer from test anxiety. As a former yoga teacher, I believe in the power of meditation and mindfulness to ease these symptoms. In fact, this year, I gave a talk at Nathan Fox’s LSAT Prep class in San Francisco on the role meditation and mindfulness should play in

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Evaluating Law School Debt & Careers Through LST Pro

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Kyle McEntee, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Law School Transparency. Kyle is a licensed North Carolina attorney with a J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School. While still in law school, Kyle was voted Lawyer of the Year by readers of Above the Law. At age 26, the ABA Journal

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Big LSAT Changes Ahead!

Wow. It’s been a busy month at LSAC. I went on vacation to celebrate my 15th wedding anniversary and then all hell broke loose. But it’s good news for applicants all around. First, there is now no longer a restriction regarding the number of times you can take the LSAT. Take it as many times

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No More LSAT for HLS? We’ll see…

It set the law school world on fire when Harvard Law School recently announced that it would give applicants the option of submitting a GRE score instead of an LSAT score. Harvard Law School claims its purpose is to eliminate barriers to legal education. The LSAT, after all, is archaic in that it is only offered

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