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How to Write a Law School Personal Statement

Many prospective law students can feel overwhelmed when faced with the task of writing the law school personal statement, one of the most subjective pieces of your law school application.  It is easy to feel torn between what you …

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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 …

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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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Law School Application Deadlines Looming? Get Help!

Working to make your law school applications deadlines is part of the general holiday festivities for many law school hopefuls, as is waiting on December LSAT scores, studying for finals, and trying desperately to get a little celebration in edgewise.  …

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the180 live RECAP: the Breaking News in Law School Admissions

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the 180 Live law school admissions survey episode, in which we dug deep into all the newest information from admissions experts from 127 schools!  We saw in-depth questions from all of you out …

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Rocking the Law School Application: The Personal Statement

As you’re working on the different elements of your law school application, get some tips from the admissions experts that joined us on the 180 Live in August!  Anne Richards of University of Virginia School of Law, Kenneth Kleinrock of …

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ReKap: 180 Live Law School Admissions Episode! The Key Points

Last night probably marked the greatest pre-law event Kaplan has ever had the privilege to host: the 180 Live Admissions Roundtable. We had four admissions experts from top-10 law schools discussing how exactly they choose who to admit, wait list, …

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180 Live Tonight! The Must-See Admissions Episode

Tonight is the event we’ve been waiting for all year: the 180 Live Law School Admissions Round Table. You might think we’re overstating how important an event like this is for prelaw students for marketing or other more cynical …

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Your Personal Statement: What not to put in.

People always want to know what they should write about in their law school personal statement but sometimes it is just as important to know what not to put in it.  The people looking at your essay read thousands upon …

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