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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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Great Advice About Applying to Law School

I really want to thank my amazing Blog Talk Radio guests from yesterday’s show – Spencer, Rebecca and Nicole offered fantastic tips and advice for people applying to law school. They are definitely using their experiences from the Fall 2009 admission cycle to help those of you applying for Fall 2010 and beyond. The show just aired last night and

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New Reviews of “The Law School Admission Game”

I want to point out two great blogs by entering 1Ls, with links to their reviews of my law school admission advice book: Lawlicious (by an entering JD/MBA student at Rutgers) JD2B (by an entering JD at University of Baltimore) These are also two of the folks who will be participating in my upcoming (and totally FREE!) Blog Talk Radio

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A Competitive Year for Law School Admission

LSAC just released some numbers about LSAT and application trends. Here are the numbers that prove this is going to be a very competitive year for law school admission: The 2008-09 testing year had 151,398 test takers, an increase of 6.4% over last year. The 2008-09 year was the second highest in the history of the LSAT behind the 152,685

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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...

LSAT Flex Trends and Tips

This week, I had the pleasure of being a guest on everyone’s favorite LSAT podcast, ThinkingLSAT with Nathan Fox and Ben Olson of LSATDemon. Both Ben and Nathan lend their expertise to the 4th Edition of The Law School Admission Game, which released last week, and we spent the podcast talking about the book, trends in law school admission given the circumstances surrounding COVID-19....