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Branding Yourself On Law School Applications

This week’s podcast discusses effectively marketing and branding yourself on law school applications. We’ll hear from experts Edward Tom, Dean of Admission at UC Berkeley School of Law and Bill Hoye, Associate Dean of Admission and Student Affairs at Duke University School of Law.

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Choosing the Best Mix of Law Schools

This week’s podcast discusses the factors to consider when choosing a mix of law schools. We’ll hear from experts Anna Ivey, author of The Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions, and Heike Spahn, senior law school admissions consultant with AdmissionConsultants, Inc.

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Public Interest Scholarship Programs

This week’s podcast takes a look at public interest scholarship programs. We’ll hear from experts Heather Jarvis, student loan expert and owner of www.askheatherjarvis.com; Beth Hansen, Director of Career Services at BYU Law School; and Elizabeth Dunn, Director of Public Service Careers and Pro Bono programs at Villanova Law School.

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Paying For Law School With a Scholarship

This week’s podcast covers law school scholarships and discusses some ways to help pay for your law school education. Our guests are Brandon Hamilton, Assistant Dean for Admissions at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law; Debby Hohler, spokeswoman for Upromise.com; and Mark Kantrowitz, publisher of FastWeb.com and FinAid.org.

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Federal versus Private Student Loans

This week’s podcast takes a look the differences between federal and private student loans. On the program our financial experts are Heather Jarvis, student loan expert and founder of www.AskHeatherJarvis.com and Glen Herrick, Senior Vice-President with Wells Fargo.

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Can a master’s degree raise my GPA for law school admission?

This week’s podcast examines the frequently asked question, “can a master’s degree raise my GPA for law school admission?” Guests for this program are Anna Ivey, author of Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions and Heike Spahn, senior consultant with Admission Consultants and former Assistant Dean at the University of Chicago Law School.

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Law School Scholarships

This week’s podcast covers law school scholarships and discusses some ways to help pay for your law school education. Our guests are Brandon Hamilton, Assistant Dean for Admissions at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law; Debby Hohler, spokeswoman for Upromise.com; and Mark Kantrowitz, publisher of FastWeb.com and FinAid.org.

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Law School Résumés

This week’s podcast discusses law school application résumés. Our guests are Anna Ivey, founder and President of Ivey Consulting; Ann Levine, author of The Law School Admission Game; and Vanessa Vidal, owner and senior writer for ESQ Resume.

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Admission What Ifs

This week’s podcast discusses the “what ifs” of law school applications and decisions. We look into why denials, waitlist and deferrals happen and the correct way to react to admissions decisions. We also take a look at other common “what ifs” in the application process.

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Law School Scholarships and Rankings

This week’s podcast discusses the differences between choosing a law school due to scholarship monies or a high ranking. Our guests on the program are Anne Chaconas, Director of Admission Counseling at PowerScore Test Preparation and author of the upcoming book, The PowerScore Guide to the Top U.S. Law Schools; Deborah Schneider, co-author of Should You Really Be a Lawyer; Ian Graham, attorney and author of Unbillable Hours; and Gary Young, attorney and author of Law School Ninja.

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Will international law degrees transfer?

This week’s podcast discusses international law degrees and their transferability into the United States legal system, i.e., whether students who obtained their legal degrees outside of the U.S. can practice law in America. Our experts today are John Riccardi, assistant dean for Graduate and International Programs and director of the Office of Graduate and International Programs at Boston University School of Law, and Herbert Larson, professor at Tulane University Law School.

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Preparing for Law School Exams

This week’s podcast discusses preparing for law school exams. We’ll hear from experts Mark Spottswood, Assistant Professor at Florida State University College of Law; Edward Imwinkelried, Professor at UC Davis College of Law; and Jessica Simon, Senior Lecturer, Associate Director of the Legal Writing Program, and Director of Academic Support at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

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