Take 2? Answering Your Top LSAT Retake Questions
If you walk out of the LSAT shaking your head and wondering what went wrong, you're not alone. Plenty of test-takers are asking the same questions. Should I cancel my score? Should I wait to see how I did? What if I'm disappointed with my score? Do I retake the test? How will schools view multiple test scores? What should I do differently next time?
We hear these questions over and over again so we gathered our panel of experts to …click for more >>
Telling Your Story: Strike Duplicative Statements
A personal statement is really no more than telling a story—one that illuminates the “you” a law school would be lucky to have in its student body. In this series, “Telling Your Story,” jdMission Senior Consultant Mary Adkins discusses how elements of storytelling can—and should—be applied to your personal statement.
Here is a tip that I give myself all the time: Avoid using two sentences that essentially say the same thing.
Here is the reason I have to remind mys…click for more >>
Win a Free iPad Plus Free Enrollment from Manhattan LSAT!
Manhattan LSAT is celebrating the introduction of LSAT Interact, their dynamic new self-study prep lessons, by giving one lucky person a free iPad AND a free enrollment in LSAT Interact. Just click here to like their post on Facebook to enter the competition.
In addition to Manhattan LSAT's one grand prize, for every 50 people who like their post on Facebook, Manhattan LSAT will give away another enrollment in LSAT Interact. So, if 100 people like their post, Manhattan LSA…click for more >>
Manhattan LSAT Introduces LSAT Interact! New Dynamic Self-Study LSAT Prep Lessons
You call the shots on this one! Set your own LSAT study schedule, but get all the benefits of an "elite" live course!
Manhattan LSAT’s ‘LSAT Interact’ is a fully interactive self-study program that allows students to study on their own time, at their own pace, without having to passively digest information for hours on end. Designed by Manhattan Prep’s resident LSAT guru Noah Teitelbaum, the program was created to force students to think, just like they would if they were in a l…click for more >>
Think You May be Public Interest Bound? Start by Choosing the Right Law School
If you're thinking you might want a career in public interest law, it's not too early to start planning, even while you're still a law school applicant!
We recently devoted an entire podcast to this topic. Our show covers everything a law student heading to the public sector should focus on, from curriculum offerings at law schools, law school career services, financial support and much more.
In this Law School …click for more >>
While You Wait to Hear Back From Law Schools
Once you hit "submit" on the LSAC website, you begin yet another challenging part of the law school application process.
Welcome to the waiting room... It's easy to obsess over checking your emails constantly and viewing the law schools' "online status checkers." We know - it's a good idea to check these online status checkers periodically to make sure your application has been received by a law school, to determine if there's anything missing from your file, and confirm your…click for more >>
New Year, New LSAT, New Review Workshop
Deep within the Manhattan LSAT Geek Lair (a real place, by the way, located somewhere in the mountains of Colorado), a team of master LSAT teachers has been dissecting and deconstructing the December 2012 LSAT. While it was Socrates who said “the only true wisdom is knowing you know nothing”, we’re never going to stop in our relentless mission to fill the world with all of the geeky truisms of being a top scorer the LSAT.
Join Manhattan Prep on Tuesday evening, January 8th, at 8pm E…click for more >>
Holiday Gift Suggestions for Pre-Law and Law Students
This would go great with the coffee maker!
Sometimes the best gifts are the most practical gifts. While it’s usually more fun during the holidays to give and receive silly tchotchkes like this one here, or here, you can trust that you (or your pre-law giftee) will appreciate something more useful in the long-run. So whether you’re jotting down your own holiday wish list or buying for an aspiring lawyer, consider some of the following gift suggestions:
1. Black’s Law Dic…click for more >>
All I Want for the Holidays: Some Help With My Law School Personal Statement!
Admit Advantage has got you covered with a free webinar tomorrow!
The Dos and Don'ts of Personal Statements
Thursday, December 13, 2012 7pm CST/ 8pm EST
The right personal statement can make all the difference and help you overcome less than stellar LSAT scores or GPAs! Even applicants with great numbers, need top-notch personal statements to make them stand out. The Admit Advantage law director will teach you how to make the best impression with your personal statem…click for more >>
Changing the Law School Experience
There's a lot of talk these days about changes in the traditional law school curriculum. Until recently, a law student's educational experience hadn't changed much in the past several decades: law students read and brief appellate cases, and law professors use the Socratic Method to pose a sequence of questions, leading students to think through legal concepts and problems (to supposedly "learn to think like a lawyer").
But the tighter legal job market has forced some changes.
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