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The Importance of Visiting

By Brian Reid At some point in the law school application process, you will have to answer the most important question – where will you attend? Determining what law school is the right fit for you is crucial, and the best way to decide is a personal visit. Visiting the law schools you are considering [...]

May 17th, 2017|Applying to Law School|

What to Look for in a Law School

By Brian Reid When deciding what law school to attend, there is a lot to consider. As a law school recruiter, I’m often asked what should prospective students look for in a law school. It’s no longer enough to ask if you will get a good education and if you will get a job. In [...]

April 11th, 2017|Applying to Law School, General|

Applying to Law School: Professionalism in the Application Process

By Cherina Wright If you are embarking on a profession in the legal field, applying to law school is the first step and it’s important to maintain a level of professionalism from day one. This means showing you are competent, efficient and considerate—skills valued in the legal field. From your interactions with law school faculty, [...]

January 5th, 2017|Applying to Law School|

Applying to Law School: Should I Retake the LSAT?

By Brian Reid One of the most frequent questions I get from prospective students is whether they should retake the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). The answer is different for everyone, but there are some factors to consider when you are deciding whether to take the LSAT again. Did you prepare for the LSAT? You [...]

January 4th, 2017|Applying to Law School|

4 Tips for Making the Most of Law School Fairs and Forums

By Brian Reid Law School recruitment season is fast approaching. That means law school representatives from around the country will be traveling to a city near you for law fairs and forums. (See LSAC's list by region). So, what does this mean for you? And, how can you take advantage of having these knowledgeable folks [...]

August 1st, 2016|Applying to Law School, General|

Tips for Answering Character and Fitness Questions on Law School Applications

By Jennifer B. Bonniwell Almost all of the questions I field about law school applications relate to personal statements, recommendations and resumes. However, it is critically important for applicants to treat the character and fitness questions of the law school application with an equal (or greater) amount of consideration. These background questions, part of every [...]

May 23rd, 2016|Applying to Law School|

4 Tips on Applying for Financial Aid to Law School

By Jennifer Bonniwell It's never too early for law school applicants to turn their focus to the financial aid process. While obtaining financial aid may seem like yet another daunting task (after tackling the personal statement, of course) to gaining entry into law school, these tips will help to simplify the process: 1. FAFSA is the First [...]

March 28th, 2016|Applying to Law School, General|

Making the Most of Admitted Student Day: Q&A

By Erik T. Graham For those of you planning to attend law school this fall, this is decision time. Hopefully, you have your admittance letters and are receiving invitations to admitted student day events at the law schools where you were accepted. What can you expect of these events? And, how can you make the [...]

February 29th, 2016|Applying to Law School, General|