Podcast 42: The LSAT Retake Dilemma – Answering Your Top Cancel & Retake Questions

We hear these questions again and again:  Should I cancel my LSAT score? Should I reschedule my test? Should I retake the LSAT? What if I’m unhappy with my LSAT score?  How do law schools view multiple LSAT scores? How do I know what the best score is for me? You’re not alone in trying to figure this stuff out.  In this segment, we talk with deans of admission from top law schools and with the premier test prep experts to get you the answers…

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Podcast 41: Beat the LSAT Clock – Time Management Techniques to Put You On Pace for a Higher Score

Timing can be everything – especially on the LSAT.  Running out of time to answer questions is one of the most frustrating – and universal – problems test-takers face. The test is designed to challenge your ability to pace yourself and allocate time efficiently. If you find the clock is wreaking havoc with your ability to answer all the questions and answer them accurately, then listen in as our guests outline a plan to put you on…

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Podcast 40: Beyond Thinking Like a Lawyer – What Changes in Legal Education Mean

Steeped in books and theory, the traditional curriculum at most law schools hasn’t changed in decades. But the tighter job market is bringing changes – albeit a bit slowly.  Law firms, businesses, and the clients they serve, are demanding that more be done by law schools to train and prepare properly future lawyers while they are still in school.  What does this mean if you are a prospective law student? What should you be looking for to get the most innovative,…

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Podcast 39: Getting Into a Top Law School – What It Takes To Join the Elite

To get into a top law school, you need sky-high LSAT scores, a perfect GPA from an Ivy League school, fluency in five languages, a Nobel prize, and have public interest experience in a 3d world country. Well, not exactly.  Though it may seem that way, the top schools are not full of super heroes. They want to know who you are as a person, how you have overcome obstacles, and why you want that top-tier degree.…

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Podcast 38: Law School Admissions Secrets – 10 Tips to Help You Apply & Get In

You’ve anguished and fretted over the LSAT, you’ve spent countless hours revising your personal statement, you’ve checked and re-checked all your optional essays, your bio and everything else that goes into perfecting your law school application.  You’re ready to press “send,” but once you do, what happens?  What goes on at the other end?  What do the people in the admissions office think about it? What would they tell you now, as you prepare to apply, if…

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Podcast 37: Spotlight on Public Interest Law – Is this Career Choice Right For You?

Not all law students are headed to Big Law firms.  More now than ever, students want to do public interest work, as they seek a rewarding, balanced life, where they feel they can make a difference. What does a career in public service really involve? Which law schools are leading the way with curriculum offerings and opportunities for students? What do you need to know about financing law school if you are thinking of a career in the…

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Podcast 36: Countdown to the LSAT

You probably already know that you can’t master the LSAT without preparing. You must study. And this is a standardized test that requires that you start early.  Just how much time should you plan to devote to LSAT prep? What must you include in your action plan? On this show, our experts help you map out a study plan that gives you enough time to assess where you are at the beginning, set goals, learn the mechanics…

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Podcast 35: What Else Can You Do With A Law Degree? – How to Branch Out While Still in Law School

Law schools like to tell students they can do anything with a law degree, but can they?  Many head to law school and think that it’s still a valuable education for all sorts of future career opportunities, but is it? Facing sky-high tuition and a tight job market, it’s never too early to think about the type of career you’re planning and whether a law degree really fits your career goals.  We talk to law grads with…

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Podcast 34: Tackling the LSAT As An ESL – Tips to Help You Nail a Top Score

The LSAT is a really hard test – even for native English-speakers. Can you imagine taking it in a foreign language?  Students who learn English as their second language (ESL) face a unique set of challenges, confronting dense reading passages, with subtle nuances in language, and time limits that can hinder performance.  If you’re looking to achieve a high LSAT score, and English isn’t your first language, hear what the LSAT test prep experts, and an ESL LSAT student, say can…

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Podcast 33: Top 10 Tips for Getting Into Law School – Advice to Follow Before & When You Apply

Going to a top law school can mean greater job opportunities, wider name recognition and the chance to learn and network with top students and faculty. That’s also why they’re tough to get into. If you’re reaching for a top law school, we have 10 great tips on getting you in, from the ones who let you in. On our show are deans of admission from some of the most selective law schools in the nation.  We also talk…

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