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Tips on Writing a Personal Statement

What’s Your Story? Writing the Personal Statement

Taking the June LSAT? Or maybe you are planning on taking the October LSAT. Of course, the first priority is prepping for the exam. But, what else should you be doing to improve

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Common LSAT logical flaws – Part 1

It’s amazing how pervasive illogical reasoning is – especially in commercials during election season. Logical flaws also play a large role on the LSAT; the better you are at identifying the most common ones, the higher your score will …

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Arguing With a Purpose – Getting Ready for Logical Reasoning

Former NYC Mayor, Ed Koch died several weeks ago and his funeral was a who’s who of power and politics on both the New York and national levels. Koch was eulogized by many prominent leaders including President Bill Clinton, but

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So you want to go to law school – what should you do right now?

You may be in your 2nd or 3rd year of University – or you may be out in the workforce. You may have wanted to be a lawyer ever since you were 5 years old and saw your first episode …

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Girls Just Want to Have Fun – and High LSAT Scores

Girls Just Want to Have Fun – and High LSAT Scores

Recently LSAC studied performance trends on the LSAT and released its findings to the general public.  The study was not necessarily a scientific one – results were based on test takers information that was voluntarily submitted; the information received was

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Legal Residency – probably not the wave of the future.

You aced  the LSAT, got great marks in your first two years of law school and are now pounding the pavement looking for a law firm to call home.  As we’ve examined in this Blog over the last month, …

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June Will Be Busting Out All Over

I had the opportunity of talking with prospective LSAT students at a Kaplan event last week. A young woman was telling me that her plan is to take the June test but that right now she is very busy with

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Life on the Law School Wait List

“We wait. We are bored. (He throws up his hand.) No, don’t protest, we are bored to death, there’s no denying it.”
– Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot

There’s no doubt that waiting is one of the toughest things to …

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Is Law School Still Relevant?

There has been much discussion in the past few weeks over the decline in law school applications in legal publications as well as in lay publications, and here in our blog. Applications are down, as are jobs requiring a law

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Law Schools – The Times, They Area A Changing!

This is an interesting time in the history of law school admissions to be considering taking the LSAT and applying to Law School. We talked about the decline in law school applications – projected to be about 20% less than

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