YUCK. When I see a law school applicant with high school on his/her resume, it reminds me how young and unaccomplished the person is. Remove it. I’ve made one (and only one) exception to this rule – two years ago I had a client who played the bassoon in a professional orchestra at the age
With the D.C. forum approaching, this is a popular question. Basically, the LSAC forum consists of 200 tables staffed by various people from most of the country’s law schools. Some are directors of admission, some are students, some are financial aid officers, some are professors who know nothing about admissions but just want an all-expenses-paid
Someone e-mailed me a question yesterday that might be helpful to many of you considering applying for Fall law school admission. “If I were to try to take the December LSAT, would my chances of acceptance be lowered due to a late application?” The answer is that while a June or September/October score is ideal
Another law student with a great attitude, especially about making law school financially feasible, is Brett McKay of frugal law student fame. He has some good tips, and his blog happily avoids the negativity I see so much in writing by pre-law and law students. I also want to give a shout out to Erik
Thanks to Austin at the CALI blog for giving me such a great mention in today’s posting. He’s right – I do agree with him. Going to law school is not a way to put off the inevitable decision about what to do with your life. It’s not a good time wasting activity because (a)
It’s July. And I know many of you are still on waiting lists. Those calls are coming in every day so don’t lose hope. But many schools will go to a wait list once Orientation has already started. It makes for some hectic changes, but no one will ever know you were a waitlist admit
Cute ideas for how to make money while in law school are provided by a recent law grad at I.U. Bloomington.The best piece of advice I can give on this subject was something I heard when I was on a panel discussion as a law student speaking to incoming 1Ls: If you live like a
Now that you have your June LSAT score, the application process begins. I’ll add some postings this week and next about a timeline and the next steps to take. Decision #1: Are you retaking the LSAT? As of June 2006, law schools count the highest of multiple LSAT scores because of a new ABA policy.