‘Tis the Season…To Get to Work & Submit Your Law School Applications!

Have you been dreaming of.. a few of  those seasonal elves popping by to work some magic on your law school applications?  We so get it. You’re finally done with exams, you’re taking a well-deserved break from work, doing your holiday shopping, hanging with family and friends, eating, drinking etc.  The last thing you want to think about are those law school applications that await you.  But, you promised yourself you’d use your holiday break to finish (umm, we mean, ‘start’)…

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Fa, la, la, la, la…Ready for a Logic Game Workout?

Take the Logic Games Challenge!  Manhattan LSAT posted Logic Games Challenge #29 and they invite our listeners to join in the chance to Win $200 off any LSAT Course or any Manhattan LSAT Strategy Guide (your choice!).  The latest challenge:  The Reindeer Game. North Pole Productions is arranging a sled pull and must arrange six reindeer – Prancer, Rudolf, Sam, Tony, Vixen and Yeller – into three rows, numbered 1 – 3 from front to back. Each row has exactly two positions…

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New show from Law School Podcaster…Building The Best Law School Resume: Resumes to Get You Accepted

You’ve worked and worked and worked on your application. You’ve slaved over your personal statement. Transcripts, recommendations and LSAT scores are on their way. All that’s left is to attach your resume. Make sure you’ve thought good and hard about it. As with the rest of your application, you want to submit your best possible resume.  We’ve got a new Law School Podcaster show titled Building the Best Law School Application Resume: Resumes To Get You Accepted.  In the podcast, admissions…

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How to Build the Best Law School Resume

 Law School Application Checklist   Application Form:  √ Personal Statement:  √ LSATs. Check and remember to check up to make sure sent to right schools.  √ Recommendations. In process. So, what’s left?  Remember to attach resume. Wait just a second. As with the rest of your application, you want to submit your best possible resume. We have a new Law School Podcaster show titled Building the Best Law School Application Resume: Resumes To Get You Accepted.  In the podcast, admissions deans and admissions…

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Should I Cancel My LSAT Score?

It’s the Monday after an LSAT, so this is the question that’s filling the LSAT-universe. It’s not a pleasant discussion, but let’s get into it. Assuming that you just had a bad test day experience, here are a few considerations you should, well, consider: 1. Was this LSAT considerably different than your usual practice test experience? For example, did you only complete 3 games or RC passages when you usually complete 4? Or did you become violently…

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The Greenest Law Schools

Environmental law and green practices have exploded nationwide. But these four schools are at the top of the class.  Although environmental law has been taught at the nation’s law schools for decades, it has enjoyed new growth, respect and student interest in recent years. The result is a plethora of impressive and interesting programs. That also means today’s law students are challenged to find the right school among the many law schools “going green.”  To help, preLaw has created…

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December LSAT – Tips For The Week Before the Test

For those in the homestretch of the LSAT-prep marathon, we’ll be posting helpful tips from Manhattan LSAT to get you through to to the finish line…. The LSAT is less than a week away, and people are often asking for final tips about test day.  Here’s my best of: 1.  Easy does it. Don’t take any full preptests within the last two days.  The brain is a muscle, let it rest.  Take a few timed sections each day up until 3 days before…

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Logical Fallacy? LSAT-Takers Show Up In Big Numbers Despite Gloomy Job Market

You might think that law school is a less appealing option these days, given all the gloomy reports of recent law grads seeking employment.  But, they’re still lining up in droves to take the LSAT.  According to a post today in the ABA Journal, “the number of would-be law students taking the Law School Admission Test this fall was the second-highest ever.  In October, there were 54,345 test-takers, a 10 percent drop from the record set last year, the blog Most Strongly Supported reports. A chart published by the Law School…

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LSAT Burnout? Avoid Test Prep Fatigue in the Homestretch

Folks, it’s that time of year. The weather is turning crisp, the trees are stripping down for the winter, 3rd grade teachers are changing their window decorations from cut-out turkeys to snowflakes, and LSAT students are burning out. This is understandable. With such a high-stakes test, prepping for the LSAT generally goes past being a part-time gig and starts becoming an obsession. Yes, practice does improve your score, but there’s a limit. Watch out for the signs…

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