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State of the Law School: Where Are We Now in Law School News?

Last night President Obama gave his State of the Union address, and whether it made you happy/mad/sad/indifferent/distracted by Joe Biden’s teeth, it marks a good a time as any to discuss the State of Law School– what is going on …

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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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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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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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Harvard Law School – now Skype friendly!

Unlike most business schools, which regularly interview applicants, the vast majority of law schools only offer interviews in special circumstances. Harvard Law School has been an exception to that trend – for the last few years HLS has included short …

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Obama 1, LSAT 0

Can a top LSAT score get you into a top ranked law school? Help you become the president of the Harvard Law Review? Get you elected to the most powerful position in the western world? It certainly can’t hurt!

I …

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Law School Personal Statements – The Power of YOU!

Many law school applicants misunderstand the purpose of  law school application essays, using them almost as a plea to get accepted. Perhaps the most common bad essay choice is the “why I want to go to law school” approach. …

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Law School Scholarships: Applicants Negotiating Now More Than Ever

Since the 1990’s, me and a few of my closest friends have been quietly advising law school applicants on the basic talking points of negotiating law school scholarships.  We were happy in our own little world, knowing that our clients …

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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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Law School – Apply Now or Wait Until the Fall?

Now that the February LSAT is over and you have had a chance to catch your breathe, you may be trying to decide whether you should apply now or wait until the fall.  The true reality is that you are …

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