What’s (Law School Class) Size Got To Do With Your Application?

If you’re applying to law school, you might think this is your lucky year.  The legal job market remains weak and the number of law school applicants is down.   With the struggling job market and with smaller class sizes it is really important to work harder and network to take advantage of getting more one on one commitments with a professor.  By looking at it in a positive light, by hard work and networking, you can rise to the top like Steven…

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Telling Your Story: Slicing Through the Writer’s Block

A personal statement is really no more than telling a story—one that illuminates the “you” a law school would be lucky to have in its student body. In this series, “Telling Your Story,” jdMission Senior Consultant Mary Adkins discusses how elements of storytelling can—and should—be applied to your personal statement. Stay tuned for more in this series! We all suffer from writer’s block sometimes, and it can be particularly brutal when the stakes are high… like when you are…

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The Undergraduate Perspective: Lessons Learned the Summer Before I Applied to Law School

Adam Goodman is a 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 have about a month and a half until I take…

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New Podcast Helps You Countdown to the LSAT With a Plan for Success

Once you’ve registered for the LSAT, and your test date is on the calendar, it’s time to figure out how you’ll prepare for the test. How much time is enough time? Where do you begin?  Our new podcast explores your crunch time until the LSAT and our guests help you develop a time-based plan that focuses on what you need to do between now and the time you take the test. As you begin studying for the LSAT, you need…

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