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Coronavirus and Law School Admissions

Coronavirus and Law School Admissions

Coronavirus and Law School Admissions: What Do We Know?

Universities across the country continue to close their doors as the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread and worsen. This leaves a lot of uncertainty for law school applicants as to what will happen in the admissions process and what impact the closures will have on the review of applications and seat deposit deadlines.

In this post, we explore what we know so far about the impact of the coronavirus and law school admissions.

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March 2020 LSAT

Will the Coronavirus Affect the March 2020 LSAT?

Will the Coronavirus Affect the March 2020 LSAT?

The World Health Organization has recently declared coronavirus a pandemic. Many drastic steps have been taken by officials around the world to quell the spread of the disease, including locking down cities and entire countries hard hit by the disease, while suspending university classes, conferences, and music festivals across the U.S. in an effort to deter large gatherings of people. Students planning to take the March 2020 LSAT in the United States may fear their test date may be postponed or canceled. In this post, we cover what the LSAC has to say about the coronavirus and its effect on the March 30th exam.

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Law School Selection Factors

Law School Selection Factors You Should Consider!

Law School Selection Factors You Should Consider!

Numbers aren’t everything! This is true for both law schools and applicants alike. Admissions officers aren’t blindly selecting their incoming class of students based on GPA and LSAT alone. Likewise, applicants should not rely solely on rankings when selecting their chosen law school. While U.S. News & World Report rankings represent a significant amount of research and information, there are many other factors you need to consider when choosing where to apply.

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Logic Games Change

LSAT Logic Games Change Explained

LSAT Logic Games Change Explained

The analytical reasoning, or “logic games”, are a polarizing section of the LSAT. Test takers either love them or they hate them, but there is rarely any in-between. In the fall of 2019, LSAC made an announcement that it plans to make a major change to the logic games section of the LSAT by 2023. In this post, we review why they made the announcement and how you can prepare for the change.

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2019 LSAT Policy

2019 LSAT Policy: How Many Times Can I take The Exam?

2019 LSAT Policy: How Many Times Can I Take The Exam?

The LSAC changed its testing policy this fall and it’s critical that you’re aware of the changes. LSAC announced the changes in June and implemented them in September. However, the news seems to travel slow and we understand that not everyone is aware of the new policy. In this post, we break down the 2019 LSAT policy changes, dissect how they compare to the old rules,  and lay out what this means for you!

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Law School Applications

5 Tips For Submitting Your Law School Applications Over The Holidays

5 Tips For Submitting Your Law School Applications Over The Holidays

Many applicants reserve the time over the holidays and between semesters to finally submit their law school applications. However, it can be a very distracting time of year. In this post, we discuss how to ensure you reach your goals and successfully submit your applications over the holidays!

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law student spotlight

Law Student Spotlight: Erica Schuman

Law Student Spotlight: Erica Schuman

This is our law student spotlight, which highlights how JD Advising has assisted in applying to law schools! Erica Schuman is our focus this week!

Undergraduate School: University of Michigan, 2019

Law School: University of Michigan Law School

Partnered with JDA for: Personal statement services, “JD Advising was my saving grace at the last minute!”

Erica is a Michigan Wolverine through and through! She attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor for undergrad where she majored in political science and history. Erica has now returned to the prestigious institution for law school, where she was awarded the Dean’s Scholarship in recognition of her leadership and academic achievement!

She is well rounded, hard-working and very deserving of our student spotlight.

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