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How to Nail the Law School Personal Statement

If you’ve recently checked out our post on law school admissions requirements, you may have noticed that one of the most time-consuming components of the admissions process is writing the personal statement.  The law school personal statement is one of the few pieces of your application that you have total control over at this point, if not […]

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10 Tips for Getting Into Law School

Getting into law school, particularly a top law school, is no easy feat. How can you maximize your chances of success?   1. Take a rigorous courseload. A demanding courseload shows admissions officers that you’re prepared to handle the rigors of law school. Take courses that challenge you intellectually and help you develop the abilities […]

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Understanding the Stanford Law Application

A top-3 law school, a location in sunny California, and a beautiful campus in paradise – it’s no wonder why Stanford Law School (SLS) is many aspiring law students’ dream school! For the 2016 calendar year, 3,821 students applied for full-time spots at Stanford, of which 11% were admitted. Each year, Stanford welcomes 180 students […]

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Law School Numbers: Rankings for Top Law Schools

It’s no secret that law school admissions are a very numbers-driven process. And the most important law school numbers: your combined LSAT score and GPA make up key pieces of your application, and carry great weight during the review process.   The Importance of LSAT Numbers Out of all of your application pieces, the LSAT […]

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Requirements for Law School Admissions

The requirements for law school admissions are in many ways similar to the requirements for admission to undergraduate programs. But applying to law school requires some important additional steps. I remember when I applied to law school I was surprised at how much time it took to gather all of the materials I needed! This […]

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