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Great Resource for Low LSAT Applicants

For those of you who struggle with the LSAT and are from low-income and/or groups under-represented in the legal profession, you should know about the 6-week intensive CLEO program. This is a great opportunity for those who have overcome significant disadvantage to seek a law degree.

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The Worst Law School Admission Book I’ve Read

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 great (despite the ridiculously long

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The Summer’s Best Law School Admission Advice

Just in time for Labor Day Weekend (and my family excursion to Chicago which will take me away from the blogosphere for a few days in honor of my grandmother’s 90th birthday – Happy Birthday, Grandma!), I want to recap the best law school admission advice posted on LawSchoolExpert this summer: The #1 most important discussion of the summer is

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Don’t ask a lawyer for Law School Admission Advice

People applying to law school often say, “I had a lawyer read my personal statement and he said it’s fine.”I finally found a really good post supporting my position that it is an absolutely horrific idea to ask a lawyer for any kind of advice about applying to law school- and no one will be able to say it’s self-serving

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More Background on Law School Loan Forgiveness

Thanks so much to Austin at CALI PreLaw Blog for jumping on my bandwagon and publicizing Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAPs). In today’ s post, he gives a great explanation of what LRAPs are and why they are important. Check it out.

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Pretend Mom is Looking at your Law School Application

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. is not the name of a law school applicant – and if it is the name of an applicant then that applicant needs another e-mail address expressly for the

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What’s Important in Choosing a Law School?

Please check out another great posting on the Location vs. Rankings topic And another great resource Thanks to everyone who is speaking out on this to educate applicants about what’s important to consider in the law school selection process.

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Law School Location is Most Important

I just had the pleasure of finding another blogger who agrees about the importance of location in picking a law school: love her comments about the unimportance of rankings in making this decision. It’s so important to get the word out that people feel this way and I hope you’ll send lots of people to her article on it,

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Blog Posts Law School Expert Blog edit post Written Materials Who Gets To Attend A Top Law School? by adminJuly 27, 2021 How to Get Into a Top Law School? Top law schools require stellar undergraduate grades, an LSAT score that shows you can compete with their student body, and soft factors which demonstrate experiences that will add to the

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Who Gets To Attend A Top Law School?

How to Get Into a Top Law School? Top law schools require stellar undergraduate grades, an LSAT score that shows you can compete with their student body, and soft factors which demonstrate experiences that will add to the diversity and knowledge of the law school class. For Top 10 law schools, a ballpark combination would be scoring 170+ on the...

Can I Get Into Law School with a Low LSAT and Low GPA?

Tips for Law School Applicants with low LSAT scores and low GPAs: Call attention to excellent performance during a portion of your time in college, or in a certain area of study in college. Obtain excellent academic letters of recommendation. Demonstrate that more recent academic accomplishments (in graduate school, or during your later years of college) are a better indication...

Thinking About Going to Law School

If you’ve been considering whether law school is right for you, check out this 15-minute LSAT/Law School podcast interview about what’s important to consider and how to prepare yourself for deciding on a career in law. In the podcast, we discuss: How to explore whether law is the right direction for you; How to choose courses in college to prepare for law...

The Law School Admission Game, 4th Edition: Now Available!

I am so excited to announce the release today of the 4th edition of my bestselling law school admission guidebook, The Law School Admission Game: Play Like an Expert. This is fully up to date with information on recent changes to the LSAT, LSATFlex, and use of the GRE in law school admissions. It includes even more examples of case studies...

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