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Law School Applications And LSAT Scores Current Trends

Law School Applications And LSAT Scores Current Trends

The 2020-21 admissions cycle has proven more competitive than past years. There are many reasons for this, including COVID-19, the election year, and our current political and social climate. Two specific factors that are contributing to the increased competition of this cycle are the increase in law school applications and LSAT scores. So, what does this mean for applicants?

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Common Law School Interview Questions

The Most Common Law School Interview Questions

The Most Common Law School Interview Questions

Law school interviews are usually one of the last steps before a decision is made to accept or reject you. No big deal, right? (Wrong. Obviously, wrong. BIG deal!) Law school admittance interviews allow the admission officers around the country to put a face to your name. More importantly, the interview process allows admission departments to observe you under pressure and evaluate how you answer tough questions. Ideally, admission departments want to see an applicant who is poised, confident, and persuasive. That sounds hunky-dory, except there’s only one problem. Interviews are hard, let alone interviews that potentially determine the next three years of your life! We understand the pressure (because JD Advising is made up of awesome attorneys) and know exactly how you feel. We all were in your shoes at some point. That’s why we decided to gather the most common law school interview questions and combine them into one blog post. We’re sure that you’re likely to encounter at least one of these questions during a law school interview. Whether you have a law school interview coming up or are just curious, here are the most common interview questions.

Be sure to check out our other post on more interview tips here!

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On The Fence About Law School

What If I Am On The Fence About Law School?

What If I Am On The Fence About Law School?

2020 is now officially over us and we can all begin to set our sights on 2021’s goals and aspirations. As the country slowly begins to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine, 2021 already looks more promising for everyone. Slowly but surely, things are returning back to normal. One thing that definitely hasn’t changed much from 2020 to 2021? The law school application process. While most students have an idea of why they’re attending law school, this post is for those on the fence about law school. Maybe you didn’t know what to do after college and just applied out of curiosity? Perhaps your plans for after college fell through and you figured law school might be a good idea? Or possibly your uncle is a lawyer, and he seems pretty cool? Whatever the reason, we’re here to help you figure out if law school is a good choice for you.

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The Best Undergraduate Majors For Law School

The Best Undergraduate Majors For Law School

Thinking about going to law school? You’re probably wondering what the best undergraduate majors for law school are. In addition, you’ll want to know how they can help you prepare to hit the ground running. The short answer is that there is no single best undergraduate major for attending law school. A typical law school class is comprised of individuals from all different types of academic backgrounds. Math, chemistry, English, computer science, political science – you name it, it all constitutes pre-law if you plan to go to law school after you graduate!

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How To Get Great Law School Recommendation Letters

How To Get Great Law School Recommendation Letters

Today, we want to talk about one of the often-overlooked parts of your law school application: the recommendation letters. As you juggle studying for the LSAT, boosting your GPA, and preparing your essays and other materials, it’s important to make sure you’ll get the letters you need in time to submit your applications. If you’re wondering how to get great law school recommendation letters, you’ve come to the right place!

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FREE Law School Prep Course — Register Now!

FREE Law School Prep Course — Register Now!

We are very excited to announce our free law school prep course! While we have charged for a similar course in the past years, we decided to upgrade it and offer it for free so we could give our very best advice to everyone who wishes to attend law school–not just those with the resources to pay a premium for a law school prep course. This is especially in light of the COVID pandemic, which has taken a mental, physical, and financial toll on so many pre-law students.

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Is The LSAT Predictive Of Success In Law School?

Is The LSAT Predictive Of Success In Law School?

Wondering if the LSAT is predictive of success in law school? You are probably asking this question for one of two reasons: A.) you did really well on the LSAT and hope this means you will continue your success in law school or B.) you didn’t muster up a high LSAT score and are worried if this will translate into your law school grades. Well, the answer is a bit complicated. And, depending on how you are approaching this question, it may delight or frustrate you.

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College Experience

Good College Experience For A Law School Application

Good College Experience For A Law School Application

It’s nearly impossible to describe a generic successful law school applicant—every applicant has different degrees, backgrounds, and experience. However, if you’re an undergraduate student who already knows they’ll apply to law school, you have an advantage. You can tailor your transcript and resume with law school in mind. These tips will help you learn what college experience looks good on a law school application.

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Law School Rolling Admissions

Law School Rolling Admissions Explained

Law School Rolling Admissions Explained

After going through the application process for undergraduate schools you may consider yourself an application wizard. While law school admissions share many similarities with undergraduate admissions, they also share some differences. One of the admissions subjects most often talked about is the concept of rolling admissions. So what exactly are rolling admissions and do they impact your chances of being admitted into your dream law school?

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Submit A Law School Application

When Is the Best Time to Submit A Law School Application?

When Is the Best Time to Submit A Law School Application?

A law school application has multiple components: LSAT or GRE score(s), undergraduate transcript, personal statement, letters of recommendation, and more. However, there’s more to your law school application than your application materials. For many potential applicants, the timing of their application can mean the difference between acceptance and rejection. To help you find out the best time to submit a law school application, we’ve put together this list of tips.

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