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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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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. To…

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Law School Applications: 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Rush Them in by October

As they say at the start of the famous Indianapolis 500, Ladies and gentlemen … start your engines …  this year’s law school application season is about to begin.
If you’re planning to apply to law school, as the summer…

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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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Applying to Law School? Stressed? Find help here…

You’re carrying a full class load and studying extra hours to keep that GPA up and score well on the LSAT. You’re involved in community/volunteer service and extracurricular activities, finals are coming up, you have a part-time job that’s looking…

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Transferring after your first year of Law School

-You’ve had a great first year and now want to transfer to your dream school-

Even if you weren’t initially accepted to your dream school, that doesn’t mean your dream is dead. Having a stellar first year of law school,…

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Law School Spotlight on: The Personal Statement – How They Help (or Hurt) Your Apps.

This is a continuing series of blogs from our team of Admissions Consultants here at Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions, showcasing various facets of a candidate’s law school application. For the next few weeks, we’ll be focusing extensively on the…

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Law School Spotlight on: The Personal Statement – Brainstorming

This is a continuing series of blogs from our team of Admissions Consultants here at Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions, showcasing various facets of a candidate’s law school application. Click here for more information on Admissions Consulting from Kaplan, including…

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Law School Spotlight on: The Personal Statement – What it is and is not.

This is a continuing series of blogs from our team of Admissions Consultants here at Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions, showcasing various facets of a candidate’s law school application. Click here for more information on Admissions Consulting from Kaplan, including…

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Five parts of the application

You may be curious as to how the application process works, so here goes…
I view the application process as containing five different pieces:

  • The law school application form itself
  • Undergraduate GPA
  • LSAT score
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement

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