Law School & Legal Career

[Redirected] Should I Write a Law School Application Addendum?

First, what is a law school application addendum? Law schools offer candidates the opportunity to provide an addendum, or addenda, if additional information or explanation can help shed greater light on their academic abilities. This is your chance to elaborate on any challenges that you’ve faced during your time in college or while studying for […]

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Law School Letter of Recommendation: Who to Ask

One of our top 10 tips for getting into law school is to optimize each law school letter of recommendation. This will give an admissions committee insight into how you function as a student. Your transcript and LSAT score will show numbers, of course, but they don’t necessarily reflect your motivation, commitment, and ability to […]

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How to Prepare for Law School Admissions Interviews

Fewer and fewer law schools these days offer interviews as part of their admissions processes, but notables that still do include Harvard, the University of Chicago, and Northwestern. Law school admissions interviews at Harvard and Chicago are conducted by Skype, and these schools extend interviews to candidates on an invitation-only basis. Northwestern gives applicants the […]

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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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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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Greetings, Future 1Ls!

  Before we begin the epic journey that will be the Magoosh LSAT blog, let’s take a few minutes for an introduction.   My name is Travis, and I’m the resident expert in LSAT prep here at Magoosh. My love affair with the LSAT began way back in December of 2004. I was living in […]

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