An Undergrad Ponders Law School

Adam Goodman is a rising senior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he is majoring in History and Political Science. Adam is a guest blogger for Law School Podcaster, documenting his decision to go to law school and his progress through the law school admissions process. When Adam is not studying or writing, he can be found charming co-eds, playing intramural sports, and participating in various philanthropic events. I’m ok  with the fact that my time as an…

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LSAT Scores: The Waiting Game

Need to keep busy while you wait for your LSAT score? Why not paint your apartment!? It’s late June, which means those of you who took the test earlier this month are “playing the waiting game,” as they say (the same people who use expressions like “have a case of the Mondays” and “TMI”). I wanted to write a post on how to wait when you’re impatient, so I googled “how to wait.” The tips that I…

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Law School Admissions Tip #4: Choosing a Topic for Your Personal Statement

The Top 15 Things Every Applicant to Law School Should Know is a series that will teach you the ins and outs of successful law school applications. Stay tuned for the remaining elements. This week we’ll discuss the importance of extracurricular activities in the law school admissions process In my 15 years working in graduate and undergraduate admissions, I have read hundreds, if not thousands, of personal statements. A scant few of those essays have been…well…really bad. Most have…

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Fuel Your Mind for the LSAT: Brain Food for Test Day Success

Hungry? If you’re gearing up for next week’s June 2012 LSAT now is not the time to grab a Snickers. As the clock ticks closer to the big day you may have found yourself in the repetitive study, eat, sleep, routine. Hopefully by now you have the studying and sleeping down to a science, but it is just as crucial to keep in mind that what you put into your stomach could be just as important as…

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Trying to Beat the LSAT Clock? New Podcast Offers Time Management Tips For the Test

Do you feel like the clock is working against you on the LSAT?  You’re not alone.  One of the most challenging parts of the test is working through all the questions – and doing so thoroughly — within the time allotted.  The key is to get your pacing down.  In our latest podcast, Beat the LSAT Clock: Time Management Techniques to Put You On Pace for a Higher Score, you will learn that there are proven strategies for maximizing the number of…

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