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Press Release: Ann’s new book is released Today!!

The Law School Decision Game: A Playbook for Prospective Lawyers includes essential advice from 300+ attorneys for anyone considering law school or beginning a career in law. Ann Levine, the trusted expert in law school admission, is releasing a new book aimed at those trying to make a decision about law school in these uncertain times. With lower numbers of

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Get your creative juices flowing!

Ok, now I need YOUR help. I wrote a new book. I interviewed 300 lawyers (and added my own pithy insights) to share with you everything you should know before deciding to go to law school. The book covers: where to go to law school what to do during law school in order to have a job when you get

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Law School Admission Game now on AudioBook CD

I’m very happy to announce that “The Law School Admission Game: Play Like an Expert” (my bestselling law school guide book) is now available on AudioBook CD and as an MP3 Download. Click here to buy the CD for $9.95 with FREE SHIPPING. Click here to Download the Audiobook on MP3 from CD Baby, or get the spoken word album

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Law School Expert Mashup

Yes, I miss Glee. But in the meantime, it’s been an exciting few weeks and I want to share a few highlights with you. Here they are, in no particular order: 1. I was interviewed for US News’ article, “As Law School Tuitions Climb, So Does Demand.” It’s worth a read, just don’t get to caught up in the negative

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Insider Secrets by Your Law School Expert

I recently did a podcast interview for Insider Secrets : “Getting Into Law School” – you can listen to it or read the transcript. In it, I discuss how to choose an LSAT prep program, choosing a law school, taking on debt, putting together your applications, resumes, wait lists, low LSAT scores, and about a thousand different things related to law school

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Increase in Law School Applications for Fall 2010 Cycle

It’s no surprise to anyone that law school applications are up due to the economy. The New York Times is finally reporting about it – see today’s article: “Recession Spurs Interest in Graduate, Law Schools” for the exact numbers and the trends in applications being noted at University of San Francisco, Cornell Law, and the University of Iowa. The increase

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Thank you to all my readers!

Thank you so much for your amazing support and feedback about my law school admission guide, “The Law School Admission Game: Play Like an Expert”. Thanks to you – right this minute – it is now in the top 10,000 of all books sold on and #1 in Law School Guides! Thank you to all of you who purchased

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“The Law School Admission Game” Now Available on Kindle

For those of you holding out for the Kindle edition of “The Law School Admission Game: Play Like an Expert,” this is your day! The Kindle version was just released on Be the first to get it and review it! I look forward to your thoughts and comments.

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October’s “Law School Admission” Events with Ann Levine

Readers of the Law School Expert blog are invited to participate in the following upcoming events featuring Ann Levine giving advice about the law school application process: “LSAT Prep Options: How Do I Choose?” Blog Talk Radio Show hosted by Ann Levine, featuring the CEOs of two newcomers to the LSAT Prep Course market: AtlasLSAT and Knewton. Listen live and

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K-JD or Take Time Off Before Law School?

Should I take time off before law school? When people first ask me this question, I think they usually mean, “Will law schools like me better if I take a year or two off before applying?” If your grades need to show another year of improvement and/or you need more time to prepare for the LSAT, waiting a year can...

Tips for College Students Considering Law School

If you are more than 18 months away from college graduation, here are some suggestions that will help provide a strong foundation for a possible application to law school in the future. Since your GPA is still within your control, work hard. Pick classes that interest and excite you and do well in the most challenging classes you can take....

The Best Time to Visit Law Schools

The best times to visit law schools are when you've been waitlisted, and when you're deciding where to attend. Visiting a Law School Where You've Been Waitlisted Today, a client asked me for help writing letters of continuing interest to three schools - all three schools were located in the city where she lived. So my first question to her...

Thinking about Becoming a Lawyer?

Do you want to be a lawyer? If you’re considering law school because others have suggested it to you, or because you feel compelled as your peers move on to seemingly prestigious employment options, take some time and delve into the lives of actual attorneys. If you have not yet done any serious research about the legal profession, what lawyers...