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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Law School Applications

What Looks Good On Law School Applications?

What Looks Good On Law School Applications?

If you’re planning to apply to law school, it’s never too early to start thinking about your application. In addition to needing a strong LSAT score and GPA, you’ll need references, a personal statement, a resume, and other materials. Because it may mean the difference between acceptance and rejection, you should learn what looks good on law school applications. Luckily for you, we have a few tips!

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LSAT Prep Course

Should I Take An LSAT Prep Course?

Should I Take An LSAT Prep Course?

If you’ve been researching the law school application process, it probably didn’t take long for you to realize the importance of your LSAT score. A few points can mean the difference between admission or denial, or between a full scholarship or no merit aid. Because the test is notorious both for its importance and its difficulty, many students ask us, “Should I take an LSAT prep course?” Our answer: it depends!

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Law School Letters

Law School Letters Of Recommendations FAQs

Law School Letters Of Recommendation FAQs

Applying to law school can be an expensive, long, and stressful process. Your undergraduate GPA and your LSAT score are two of the most important metrics for determining your chances of being admitted to any given law school. Although, sometimes applicants overlook law school letters of recommendation. Most law schools require you to submit at least one letter of recommendation, but it shouldn’t be an afterthought. Strong letters of recommendation can be the difference between being admitted or waitlisted/outright denied from a school. Here are some tips for handling this part of the law school admissions process.

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How to Succeed in Law School | FREE Zoom Summit

How to Succeed in Law School | FREE Zoom Summit

Join us on September 11 from 3 PM – 5 PM EDT for a free virtual event hosted by The National Jurist. The webinar created for law students will instruct students on how to succeed in law school, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. This summit is led by JD Advising founder, Ashley Heidemann.  Ms. Heidemann graduated #1 in her law school class. She will teach you the strategy she used to graduate as the top student. This strategy is NOT taught in law school. Many of our students have used this strategy to excel in law school, graduate at the top of their class, and land their ideal job.

All attendees will receive a free copy of our law school one-sheets! Note: you must attend to receive these!

This summit is hosted by The National Jurist and sponsored by West Academic.

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Undergraduate Classes

What Undergraduate Classes Prepare You For Law School?

What Undergraduate Classes Prepare You For Law School?

You may have the misconception that all law students received typical “prelaw” like of undergraduate degrees, like political science or history. While many law students do major in those areas, law students from virtually all academic disciplines – from music to mathematics, engineering or theater! Students with diverse academic backgrounds offer a range of experiences and perspectives that are valuable in a law school environment and accordingly sought after by law school admissions offices.

For that reason, there is no single or “correct” path to law school. However, there are classes that can help build fundamental writing skills, sharpen analytical thinking skills, and enhance your understanding of specifics subjects that will serve you well in law school. Other undergrad classes may help prepare you for law school by providing background for future areas of law you may be interested in pursuing. In this post, we discuss classes that prepare you for law school and offer six of our top recommendations!

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How To Apply To Law School With The GRE

How To Apply To Law School With The GRE

Applying to law school with your LSAT score is generally straight forward and a one-stop-shop within LSAC. Applying to law school with your GRE, however, can be more complicated. Applying to law school with a GRE score is relatively new, but many institutions are accepting this form of standardized tests (about 1/3 of schools accept the GRE, including Harvard!).  Follow our step-by-step guide on how to apply to law school with the GRE for guidance!

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