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Podcast Episode secrets

Law School Admissions Secrets

10 Tips to Help You Apply & Get In

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You’ve anguished and fretted over the LSAT, you’ve spent countless hours revising your personal statement, you’ve checked and re-checked all your optional essays, your bio and everything else that goes into perfecting your law school application.  You’re ready to press “send,” but once you do, what happens?  What goes on at the other end?  What do the people in the admissions office think about it? What would they tell you now, as you prepare to apply, if they could?  Listen in as we probe these questions. (more…)

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The LSAT Retake Dilemma

Answering Your Top Cancel & Retake Questions

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We hear these questions again and again:  Should I cancel my LSAT score? Should I reschedule my test? Should I retake the LSAT? What if I’m unhappy with my LSAT score?  How do law schools view multiple LSAT scores? How do I know what the best score is for me? You’re not alone in trying to figure this stuff out.  In this segment, we talk with deans of admission from top law schools and with the premier test prep experts to get you the answers you need.

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Podcast Episode Law

Spotlight on Public Interest Law

Is this Career Choice Right For You?

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Not all law students are headed to Big Law firms.  More now than ever, students want to do public interest work, as they seek a rewarding, balanced life, where they feel they can make a difference. What does a career in public service really involve? Which law schools are leading the way with curriculum offerings and opportunities for students? What do you need to know about financing law school if you are thinking of a career in the public sector? Our experts help shine the spotlight on this career path. (more…)

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Countdown to LSAT

What You Need to Do Between Now & Test Day

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You probably already know that you can’t master the LSAT without preparing. You must study. And this is a standardized test that requires that you start early.  Just how much time should you plan to devote to LSAT prep? What must you include in your action plan? On this show, our experts help you map out a study plan that gives you enough time to assess where you are at the beginning, set goals, learn the mechanics of the different sections, develop strategies for different question types and take practice tests – all so you can rock the LSAT on test day!

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Podcast Episode career choice

What Else Can You Do With A Law Degree?

How to Branch Out While Still in Law School

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Law schools like to tell students they can do anything with a law degree, but can they?  Many head to law school and think that it’s still a valuable education for all sorts of future career opportunities, but is it? Facing sky-high tuition and a tight job market, it’s never too early to think about the type of career you’re planning and whether a law degree really fits your career goals.  We talk to law grads with diverse careers, who aren’t practicing law, about whether and how they use their legal training in their work.  A lead admissions consultant shares school selection strategies that will help you answer these questions.


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Podcast Episode ESL student

Tackling the LSAT As An ESL

Tips to Help You Nail a Top Score

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The LSAT is a really hard test – even for native English-speakers. Can you imagine taking it in a foreign language?  Students who learn English as their second language (ESL) face a unique set of challenges, confronting dense reading passages, with subtle nuances in language, and time limits that can hinder performance.  If you’re looking to achieve a high LSAT score, and English isn’t your first language, hear what the LSAT test prep experts, and an ESL LSAT student, say can help you prepare for the test.

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Top 10 Tips for Getting Into Law School

Advice to Follow Before & When You Apply

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Going to a top law school can mean greater job opportunities, wider name recognition and the chance to learn and network with top students and faculty. That’s also why they’re tough to get into. If you’re reaching for a top law school, we have 10 great tips on getting you in, from the ones who let you in. On our show are deans of admission from some of the most selective law schools in the nation.  We also talk with a leading admissions consultant about the things you should know before and when you apply.


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Beat the LSAT Clock

Time Management Techniques to Put You On Pace for a Higher Score

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Timing can be everything – especially on the LSAT.  Running out of time to answer questions is one of the most frustrating – and universal – problems test-takers face. The test is designed to challenge your ability to pace yourself and allocate time efficiently. If you find the clock is wreaking havoc with your ability to answer all the questions and answer them accurately, then listen in as our guests outline a plan to put you on pace to get everything done within the allotted time and give you the tools you’ll need to maximize the number of points you earn.

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Support for Law School Podcaster comes from Admit Advantage, the premier admissions consulting firm. We specialize in personalized assistance and exceptional results with an acceptance rate of over 90%.  With experienced consultants from top law schools, including Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and Columbiawe help you formulate your most compelling application. Our consultants can help you differentiate your application and distinguish yourself with highly selective admissions committees.  Receive the expert guidance you need, including essay structuring and editing, resume review, application strategy, school selection and mock interviews. Unlock your full potential as a law school applicant with the help of Admit Advantage!

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Beyond Thinking Like a Lawyer

What Changes in Legal Education Mean for Law Students

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Steeped in books and theory, the traditional curriculum at most law schools hasn’t changed in decades. But the tighter job market is bringing changes – albeit a bit slowly.  Law firms, businesses, and the clients they serve, are demanding that more be done by law schools to train and prepare properly future lawyers while they are still in school.  What does this mean if you are a prospective law student? What should you be looking for to get the most innovative, practical and relevant law school experience?  We talk with law school deans, law professors and those on the front lines of developing new paths in law school to help bridge the gap from law school to law practice. (more…)

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Getting Into a Top Law School

What It Takes To Join the Elite

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To get into a top law school, you need sky-high LSAT scores, a perfect GPA from an Ivy League school, fluency in five languages, a Nobel prize, and have public interest experience in a 3d world country. Well, not exactly.  Though it may seem that way, the top schools are not full of super heroes. They want to know who you are as a person, how you have overcome obstacles, and why you want that top-tier degree. Getting that prized acceptance letter from one of the best law schools can seem daunting, but with some great application advice, it is more attainable than you may think. After all, someone has to fill those classroom chairs. Why not you?

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