Law School Applications
From Michelle Fabio, former About.com Guide
LSAT scores and undergraduate GPAs are probably the two most important factors for law school admissions counselors. Learn as much as you can about the LSAT and LSAT prep before taking it, and you'll already be ahead of the competition.
A great personal statement can make an average law school application extraordinary, so take special care to prepare the best essay possible.
- 6 Tips for Writing Your Personal Statement
- 6 Subjects to Avoid in Your Personal Statement
- 10 Law School Personal Statement Writing Prompts
- 5 Common Law School Personal Statement Mistakes
- Who Should I Ask to Review My Personal Statement?
You don't want good recommendations for your law school applications, you need great recommendations. What does that mean? Find out here.
- The Basics of Getting Law School Letters of Recommendation
- 6 Steps for Asking for Law School Letters of Recommendation
Other Essays and Letters
Some law schools may require or give you the option of submitting additional essays; also, you may have to consider writing a letter of continued interest if you are deferred.
- Are "Why X" Law School Statements Worth the Effort?
- Tips for Writing "Why X" Law School Statements
- When to Write an Addendum
- Tips for Writing a Letter of Continued Interest
A law school resume is very different than one you'd use to apply for a job, so if you plan on sending one with your application, be sure to check out these tips.