The best law schools' admissions secrets : the essential guide from Harvard's former admissions dean
|Format:||Print Book 2008|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
The ULTIMATE Insider Information on How to STAND OUT and GET ADMITTED !
When trying to beat the tough law school competition, how do you know what will get you fast-tracked to the "yes" pile (or the dreaded "no" pile)?
No insider is better suited to set you on the right track than Joyce Putnam Curll, former Dean of Admissions for Harvard Law School. The Best Law Schools' AdmissionsSecrets is the ultimate collection of insider advice, direct from one of the country's toughest admissions boardrooms.
Joyce Putnam Curll gives you all the tips and techniques you need to stay ahead, including:Preparing your application What sets law schools apart Behind the scenes of the admissions process Taking the LSAT Handling the cost Planning your career And much more
No other law school admissions advice guide can claim this level of authority. The Best Law Schools' Admissions Secrets is sure to give you the edge you need to shine in the eyes of admissions boards everywhere.
ContentsIs law school for you?
When should you go to law school?
Preparing your case while you are in college
Preparing your case : the college graduate with experience
The law school landscape
Ranking the law schools
Deciding where to apply
Behind the scenes in the admissions office and the admissions committee
GPA and academic record
Letters of recommendation
Extracurricular and community activities
Diversity and affirmative action
After the admissions decision
The financial picture
Finding your match in the legal profession.
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Law schools -- United States.
Law schools -- United States -- Entrance examinations.
Student aid -- United States.
|Publisher|| Naperville, Ill. :Sourcebooks, Inc.,2008
x, 261 pages ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages -252) and index.