One of the biggest questions that I help clients answer on a regular basis is one of the most basic: are they ready for law school? If you’re thinking about law school, here are three challenges to give yourself to help make this incredibly important decision. 1: Talk to 3 Lawyers Law school isn’t an
Applying to law school in Fall 2014? What are you doing this summer? Besides studying for the LSAT, there is a lot you can do to prepare yourself for law school application season. Read Ann’s advice on preparing for success in your law school admission process on her recent Above the Law Career Files post.
Over the 14 years since I have graduated from law school and worked in the law school admission world, things have changed. In the last 2 to 3 years, I have seen significant advantages for law school applicants who are knowledgeable, savvy, and who have seriously considered their decision to go to law school. Law
Are you grappling with the decision of whether you should apply for law school? If that’s you, you should learn what you need to know about applying to law school. If this is the beginning of your law school exploration process, here are the basics: Know Your Law School Types There are two kinds of law
One of my clients asked me about a one week pre-law summer institute that promised a “certificate of completion” that would WOW law schools. She wanted to know my thoughts on whether she should participate. What is a reason to participate in this kind of program? To spend a week talking about and studying law
How do law school admission committees evaluate people with different undergraduate majors? Are there good majors and bad majors for law school applications? I wouldn’t quite say there are bad majors – I think there are good things about most areas of study, and if you have good grades then you’re absolutely set. For a
A great post about how to spend your 0L summer.
For those of you applying for law school admission for Fall 2009, here is a great timeline for you: 1. LSAT in June 2008 or September 2008. (Prep courses would start 7-8 weeks prior to the test date) 2. Register for LSDAS now and start compiling Letters of Rec. (LSAC has a new website –