Hello, and welcome back to the blog! We’ve been sharing some incredible opportunities over the last few weeks for those of you who are interested in business school. We spotlighted both The Consortium and the Forte Foundation, which if you haven’t read yet, be sure to catch up! This week, we’re shifting our focus to… Continue reading
Whether you are just starting on your journey to becoming an attorney, if you’ve received your legal education outside the U.S., or even if you are a graduate student in a different field of study but still have an interest in gaining knowledge of U.S. legal practices related to your field of study, Penn Law has a program for you.
The problem with doing something for the very first time like applying to graduate school is that you don’t know what you don’t know. One of the most common myths that I encounter when working with clients is “I should only apply to the schools where I have the best chance of getting in.” And… Continue reading
What is law school really like? Congratulations! You nailed the LSAT, crafted a beautiful personal statement, scored excellent letters of recommendation, and now you’re off to law school in the fall. What should you expect? First things first—go watch The Paper Chase. Law schools in the 21st century have little in common with HLS as… Continue reading
How to know if you should go to law school: If a friend told you they were planning to spend four years studying medicine to become a doctor, but they had never been inside of a hospital or been to a doctor’s office, you would probably think they were crazy. But plenty of law… Continue reading
250 Words on Yale’s 250-Word Essay There is so much advice floating around the internet about how to write Yale Law School’s infamous 250-word behemoth. It should be intellectual! No, it should be funny! Professional! Personal! Creative! Quirky! But not too quirky! The problem with this advice is that it’s all correct. And it’s… Continue reading
Like most law schools, Stanford’s essay prompt is incredibly broad: “Please attach a statement of about two pages describing important or unusual aspects of yourself not otherwise apparent in your application.” Here is a link to the Stanford JD application page. This prompt is wide-open, but SLS gives you one clear direction: do not reiterate what… Continue reading
Thinking about Law School? To help you prepare for your J.D. applications, here is a list of the final deadlines for the top 20 ranked best laws schools from U.S. News. Note: As always, please make sure to double check the school’s website to verify any information provided; don’t let us be your only source! Sometimes dates and… Continue reading