Get Into Law School

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Overview

Everything a law school candidate needs to know for success!

With top law schools accepting less than 20 percent of applicants, getting into law school has never been more difficult. Fortunately, applicants can turn to Get Into Law School for reliable and expert advice on how to be a standout candidate in a competitive field.

Unlike other law school guides which limit themselves to school listings, Get Into Law School focuses on admissions ...

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Overview

Everything a law school candidate needs to know for success!

With top law schools accepting less than 20 percent of applicants, getting into law school has never been more difficult. Fortunately, applicants can turn to Get Into Law School for reliable and expert advice on how to be a standout candidate in a competitive field.

Unlike other law school guides which limit themselves to school listings, Get Into Law School focuses on admissions strategies while leading the applicant through the entire admissions process. This book features step-by-step advice on selecting the right school, completing an exceptional application, and financing a law degree, with a special focus on sample application essays and techniques used to write the perfect application essay. The guide also contains helpful first-hand advice from current law students and graduates who have been through the law school admissions process, making Get Into Law School a comprehensive resource for any law school applicant.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607148326
  • Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/1/2011
  • Series: Kaplan Test Prep Series
  • Edition description: 5th Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 433,911
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Kaplan is the world's largest, most successful test preparation company, with 185 centers and 1,200 satellite locations worldwide.

Ruth Lammert-Reeves has been a college administrator for more than 25 years. For 23 of those years she has been employed at the Georgetown University Law Center, where she has been assistant dean of financial aid since 1990. Active in national financial aid organizations, she has also served as a board member of the Law School Admissions Council. She is well known within the legal educational community, frequently speaking on topics related to legal education and how to finance it.

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Table of Contents

About the Author vii

Preface ix

A Special Note Regarding LSAC's New Evaluation Service xi

Part 1 The Law School Experience

Chapter 1 Is Law School Really for You? 3

Part 2 Selecting A School

Chapter 2 Evaluating Law Schools 17

Chapter 3 The Right School for You 31

Part 3 Admissions

Chapter 4 Your Application Timeline 39

Chapter 5 Inside the Admissions Office 51

Chapter 6 Preparing the Application Form 57

Chapter 7 The Personal Statement 65

Chapter 8 Recommendations and Evaluations 85

Chapter 9 Completing Your Application 99

Part 4 Financing Your Law Degree

Chapter 10 Planning Your Investment 109

Chapter 11 Applying for Financial Aid 117

Chapter 12 Borrowing the Money 127

Chapter 13 Your Financial Aid Package 141

Part 5 Special Considerations

Chapter 14 Older Students: Strategies for Success 153

Chapter 15 Minority Students 157

Chapter 16 Women Students 163

Chapter 17 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students 167

Chapter 18 Students with Disabilities 173

Part 6 Experiences From The Real World

Chapter 19 What Law School Students and Grads Say 181

Part 7 Directory of U.S. Law Schools

Directory of U.S. Law Schools 191

Appendix

LSAT Sampler 205

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