The best law schools' admissions secrets : the essential guide from Harvard's former admissions dean

by Curll, Joyce Putnam.

Format: Print Book 2008
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Summary

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.

Contents
Is 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
The LSAT
GPA and academic record
Letters of recommendation
Extracurricular and community activities
Work experience
Personal statement
Interviews
Diversity and affirmative action
After the admissions decision
The financial picture
Finding your match in the legal profession.

Additional Information
Subjects Law schools -- United States -- Admission.
Law schools -- United States.
Law schools -- United States -- Entrance examinations.
Student aid -- United States.
Publisher Naperville, Ill. :Sourcebooks, Inc.,2008
Language English
Description x, 261 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages [251]-252) and index.
ISBN 9781402211829 (pbk.)
1402211821 (pbk.)
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