That Darned 250-word Yale Law Essay

A great post on the Yale Law blog about 5 things to avoid in the 250 word essay. Ann LevineAnn Levine is the author of the best selling law school admission guide book: The Law School Admission Game and made admissions decisions at two ABA-approved law schools. In 2004 she founded Law School Expert and

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Crafting Your Best Law School Personal Statement

I just finished presenting to 160+ law school applicants through a webinar for MSU Law School. Everyone asked great questions tonight and I’m opening up this blog post tonight to answer any questions about “Crafting Your Best Law School Personal Statement and Other Winning Tips for Law School Admission” that we were unable to answer

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The Torture: Having to Write a Personal Statement

Not directy related to law school, but one of my clients forwarded this article to me and I thought it might make you feel a little bit better about your own personal statement writing anxiety~ College presidents tried to write 500-word personal statements. Ann LevineAnn Levine is the author of the best selling law school

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Good news about Letters of Rec

In the past, it was incredibly frustrating for law school applicants to attempt to customize which schools received which LORs. Last week, the LSAC announced a new policy in this regard: Announcing Upcoming Change in LSAC Letter of Recommendation Procedures Beginning April 25, 2009, all letters of recommendation must be assigned to each law school

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Choosing an Area of Law as a Specialty

You’ve probably heard (or read) my speech about not “picking a major” when applying to law school unless you can really, really, really back it up. Anna Ivey’s recent post about the downside of choosing International Law as an area of specialization when applying to law school is extremely relevant and I hope you’ll find

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Concluding a Personal Statement

Most of my law school admission consulting clients struggle to state the reasons why they are applying to a certain law school. Here’s a few of my favorite tips: 1. Do I have to say why I want to go to Law School X? No. You don’t. Unless X Law School asks you to, and

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