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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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 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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Why is it so Important to go to Class in Law School (and Pay Attention!)?
In college, you may have skipped some of your classes and not suffered much because of it. In law school, it is important to go to class and pay attention!
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When Is The Best Time To Take The LSAT?
While any time of year may work to sit for the LSAT, there are some months that are more advantageous than others. In this post, we break down when is the best time to take the LSAT in order to ensure your law school prep stays on track and that your applications are submitted on time!
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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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JD Advising & Michigan State Law Mock LSAT: 2/8/20
Michigan State University College of Law and JD Advising are teaming up to host a mock LSAT on Saturday, February 8, 2020! This free event is a perfect test run for those taking the February 22 or March 30 exams. Read further to see the details of this Michigan State Law mock LSAT event.
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Refer A Friend For Prelaw Services & Get A $25 AmazonGift Card
From now until February 15, you can earn a $25 gift card to Amazon by referring a friend for prelaw services such as law school application assistance, LSAT tutoring, and more! Read further to see how!
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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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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: Liesl Eschbach
In this law student spotlight, we introduce Liesl Eschbach, who used our application assistance services. Read further to see how we were able to assist her!
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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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JD Advising Free Mock LSAT: November 2, 2019
JD Advising is partnering with Wayne State University Law to host a free mock LSAT on Saturday, November 2 from 10AM to 3PM for students in the metro-Detroit area. The exam will take place at Wayne Law. All are welcome to attend!
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Find The Perfect Time To Take The LSAT
Are you wondering when to take the LSAT and how to map out your study timeline? In this section, we tell you when the LSAT is offered and when we recommend that you take it. Continue reading Find The Perfect Time To Take The LSAT
Nine Steps For Submitting Your Law School Application
Submitting your law school application can feel like a daunting process. Most students spend the months or even close to a year preparing all of the necessary documents. However, it doesn’t need to be overly complicated.
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