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Law School Application Requirements: Disclosure

We’ve all made mistakes in our times, but one of the biggest law school application requirements that gets ignored by students fairly often is disclosure.
All law school applications include what is called the character and fitness addendum, in which…

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How to Apply to Law School: Confidence vs. Arrogance

One of the big discussions that came up during our two hour law school admissions extravaganza was how to apply to law school successfully and grab the good life you deserve; in particular, we read a real prospective student’s law…

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10 Tips for Getting into Law School After Military Service

When it comes to military veterans—especially those with recent military experience, who are facing much higher unemployment rates than the general population—it’s no surprise that many of them are looking toward getting into law-school to improve their job outlook.
In…

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Law School Applications: Join the Admissions Panel of A Top Tier School

 
Law school applications can be pretty overwhelming, and the anxiety many people feel as they try to picture how exactly a law school admissions committee will react to their applications, or even handle all the individual elements.  What matters the most?…

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How to Become A Lawyer: Law School Admissions Live Event

How to Become a Lawyer: Preliminary Steps
STEP 1: Develop a set of specific skills that will help you succeed in law school: logical thinking, reading, information sorting, time management.
STEP 2: Prepare for the LSAT, and ace it.
STEP 3: Attend our…

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How to Become a Lawyer: Inside Law School Admissions Live Event

The question of how to become a lawyer is a complicated one, but the first steps for the vast majority of future lawyers are through a law school admissions office.  Whether it’s figuring out what LSAT or GPA requirements a school might have,…

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Ask the 180: Application Transcripts and Last Month LSAT Advice

Welcome to our inaugural “Ask the 180″ article, in which we answer your direct questions on all things LSAT, prelaw, law school admissions, and whatever else you want to ask!  Remember to send your submissions to christine.schrader@kaplan.com– we will answer…

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the180 live! Law School Application Mistakes, Fixed!

A week ago, we played host to Anne Richard, Senior Dean of Admissions for University of Virginia, School of Law on our monthly talk show the180 live!  We asked her (and you) what the biggest law school application mistakes are,…

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Addendum on Character

Addendum on Character & Fitness: Example A
There are a couple minor incidents that I disclose and explain here:
First Incident: On October 5, 2012, I was charged by the First City Police with disorderly conduct, being drunk in public,…

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Tonight the180 goes LIVE: the Worst Law School Application Mistakes

Tonight from 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST we are bringing back everyone’s favorite law-school-focused-internet-talk-show-host Jeff Thomas and the very best of special guests, University of Virginia School of Law‘s Senior Dean of Admissions, Anne Richard.  We will be discussing THE WORST of…

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