If I were a law school applicant, these would be my New Year’s Resolutions: 1. I will not judge my worth as a person by my LSAT score. 2. I will not judge my worth as a person by the law schools that choose to admit me. 3. I will continue to do everything in
Santa Clara Law is among the schools that sent out “deferral” notices this week. What does a “deferral to regular admission” really mean? If you applied Early Action or Early Decision (binding) to any law schools, they will make one of 3 decisions on your application by the deadline they provide (usually December 15th). They
I’ve been checking a lot of law school applications this weekend and I want to remind all law school applicants to proofread their application forms very carefully before clicking “Submit”. Here are the 5 Most Common Mistakes in Law School Applications: 1. Sending School A’s personal statement to School B !!! 2. Messing up the
I just spent $32 so that you don’t have to! A parent of one of my clients told me about a book – “The Law School Admissions Guide: How to Increase Your Chances of Getting Admitted to Law School! Despite your LSAT Score and GPA. Secrets of the Admissions Mystique Revealed.” She said it was
I just found an old but dead-on post from a law school admission office warning people against using e-mail addresses that are not entirely appropriate for law school-law applicant communication. [email protected] is not the name of a law school applicant – and if it is the name of an applicant then that applicant needs another
I just put down the new issue of preLaw magazine, featuring an interview with three people giving admission advice for law school. I have to admit, the article makes me a little mad and I rolled my eyes more than once at the advice being given. At least two of the people interviewed are law
Your future is ahead of you, and now is the time to grab it. Over the next few weeks, law schools will begin releasing their Fall 2008 applications. Most law schools start accepting applications September 1, and almost every law school operates on a “rolling admissions” system.What does this mean? Law schools give away seats
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