This week’s podcast discusses the differences between law schools with a large student bodies and smaller student communities. Our guests on the program are Melissa Fruscione, Director of Admissions the University of Notre Dame Law School; Mark West, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Michigan Law School; and Ian Graham, attorney and author of Unbillable Hours. Our experts today discuss the factors students should consider when deciding on a law school based on school size and student population numbers.
This week’s podcast discusses the logic games section of the LSAT. On the program we have Dave Killoran, CEO of PowerScore Test Preparation, and author of the Logic Games Bible and PowerScore’s LSAT courses; Jeff Thomas, Director of Pre-Law Programs for Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions; and Andrew Brody, National Content Director of LSAT Programs for The Princeton Review.
This week’s podcast discusses the combination of an undergraduate B.A. (or B.S.) and graduate J.D. Often referred to as a 3+3 program, this course of study typically takes a combined six years to complete, and allows students to earn a bachelor and law degree from either the same university or from the student’s home university and another institution the student’s home university has partnered with.
This week’s podcast discusses the meaning of your LSAT score. On the program we have Andrew Brody, National Content Director for LSAT Programs at The Princeton Review; Jeff Thomas, Assistant Director of Pre-Law Programs for Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions; and Elie Mystal, an editor at Above the Law, a legal tabloid.
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.
This week’s podcast discusses deciding between an ABA-accredited and a non-ABA-accredited law school. On the program we have Richard Hermann, professor at Concord Law School, a non-ABA-accredited online law school; Hulett H. “Bucky” Askew, Consultant on Legal Education to the American Bar Association (ABA); and George Leal, the Director of Educational Standards in the Office of Admissions at the State Bar of California.
This week’s podcast discusses the law school application personal statement. The personal statement is a vital part of the law school application. It allows students to tell stories taken from their life and personal experiences and present multiple facets of their personality to law school admissions officers.
This week’s podcast discusses letters of recommendation in the law school application. The letter of recommendation can be a telling aspect of any application because it can show the relationship between an applicant and a third party. It gives an applicant’s mentor, professor or friend the ability to explain to an admissions representative why they might be a better candidate than other similarly-situated applicants.
This week’s podcast discusses “black” or “red” marks on your law school applications. Our guests on the program are Susan Krinsky, Associate Dean of Admissions at Tulane University Law School; Joyce Curll, former Dean of Admissions at Harvard Law School and New York University School of Law, and author of Best Law School Admission Secrets; and Collins Byrd, Assistant Dean of Admissions at University of Iowa College of Law.
This week’s podcast discusses working while in law school. On the program we have Hulett H. “Bucky” Askew, Consultant on Legal Education to the American Bar Association; Brad Kaufman, attorney and shareholder at Greenburg Traurig LLP, a law firm in Miami, Florida; and Susanne Aronowitz, Associate Dean for Law Career Services and Alumni Relations at Golden Gate University School of Law.