So many of my clients text me with messages like this one: “OMG, X Law School changed my status to ‘2nd Faculty Review.’ OMG. What does that mean?” or “Decision Made! That sounds ominous. I haven’t gotten an email or phone call. Does this mean I didn’t get in?” To help relieve this anxiety, I’m
You’ve just taken the December LSAT, so you’re probably feeling the stress of rolling admissions, seeing that others have already been admitted to your dream law school, and thinking that you’re late in the game. Here’s the good news: by the end of this post, you’ll be feeling a lot better about the timing and
This month, I traveled to UC Berkeley to speak to members of two pre-law groups. I decided to share with them tips on the five major parts of the law school application that had not already been covered on every blog and forum. I encouraged them to embrace mantras including “Grunt work is good!” and
I received calls both yesterday and today from readers of my blog who just found mistakes in their recently submitted applications. Both were panicked about what to do, but my suggestions might have been different for each of them based on the type of mistake that was concerning them. There are three kinds of mistakes
LSAT scores may be out a week from today, and whether you are keeping your October score and moving forward to submit all applications in November or waiting and retaking the LSAT in December and applying in January, this timeline should prove helpful to you. The #1 question I am getting right now is, “Am
There are law school applicants, informed law school applicants, and overly-informed/paranoid law school applicants, but I want you to be a savvy law school applicant. Are you asking the right questions? There are two things every law school applicant should be doing right now and you can read them here on my column on ATL
The nonsense about applying early, which I’ve always said is better than applying later, is up for discussion on TLS. Here are the facts: #1: Straight up – applying earlier is better ASSUMING you would have the same #s applying later. #2: Therefore, if you would have a better LSAT score by waiting for the
Over the last few years, I’ve seen a significant increase in the number of international students applying to law schools in the U.S. These applicants are often the best and brightest of their countries, and my international clients have gone on to attend Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, the University of Michigan, and other top law schools.