My husband came up with a name for a syndrome I’m seeing a lot of right now – “Application Panic Syndrome.” There are many specific (and cumulative) causes of APS, including: 1. Seeing the LSAC common application form. 2. Trying to remember every job you’ve ever held and how many hours you worked when you
Yes, you’re counting the minutes and seconds until the scores are released by email on the 24th. (OMG, if you didn’t know that and thought there was no reason to be nervous until the 27th then boy did I just change your plans that weekend!). In the meantime, be productive!Here are some tips:Things to do
Some of my favorite clients to work with are those who are applying to law school in their 30s, 40s, and – yes, even 50s. The reasons I enjoy working with these individuals are the same reasons why law schools like to have these individuals: 1. They are pretty darn aware of what they are
That’s right – it’s officially time to start applying for Fall 2009 law school admission. Many schools have already released applications on LSDAS.org, and others will be doing so in the next few days and weeks. But don’t rush – take your time filling them out. There’s no good reason to submit applications on September
Here’s an article by a CUNY John Jay Criminal Justice professor with some worthwhile information about how law schools view undergraduate GPAs from various schools and between various majors. It’s called “Advice for Getting into Law School.” Also, because it’s late and I’ve been up watching the Olympics, here’s a link to a bunch of
Ok, it’s practically August. Many of you are just getting underway preparing for the October 2008 LSAT. Some of you will start prep courses this week. What else should you be thinking about right now? 1. Getting LORs (Letters of Rec) underway. Who will write them? What should they emphasize about you? Ask these people
Here is a link to a post from last year about what to do once getting your June LSAT score. And here is a previous post that may help you decide whether to retake the LSAT or just go ahead and apply early in the rolling admissions process with your current score. If you’re keeping
The Integrated Learning Blog posted an article I wrote for them about things you can do now to prepare for the Fall 2009 Law School Admission Cycle.