Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 5th Edition

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Stand out in a crowd of law school applicants with an outstanding personal statement.

Law schools are receiving more applications than ever with high LSAT scores and excellent grades. To get in, you also need a personal statement that shines. Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 5th Edition, gives you the tools to do just that. It includes:

   ? 70 real essays written by 62 unique future lawyers attending Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, ...

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Overview

Stand out in a crowd of law school applicants with an outstanding personal statement.

Law schools are receiving more applications than ever with high LSAT scores and excellent grades. To get in, you also need a personal statement that shines. Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 5th Edition, gives you the tools to do just that. It includes:

   • 70 real essays written by 62 unique future lawyers attending Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Northwestern, Vanderbilt, Yale, and other top law schools—along with each applicant’s test scores, GPA, and admissions profile
   • An overview of law school admissions and a “crash course” in prepping your application
   • Insider advice: Interviews with admissions pros at Berkeley, Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, Northwestern, Texas Tech, UCLA, University of Kansas, University of Michigan, UPenn, University of Richmond, and William & Mary

Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 5th Edition includes essays written by students who enrolled at the following schools:

Amherst College
Bard College
Barnard College
Boston College
Brown University
Bryn Mawr College
California Institute of Technology
Claremont McKenna College
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Duke University
Emerson College
Franklin W. Olin College of
Engineering
Georgetown University
Harvard College
Massachusetts Institute of
Technology
Middlebury College
New College of Florida
New York University
Northwestern University
Pomona College
Princeton University
Rice University
Smith College
Stanford University
Swarthmore College
University of California—San Diego
University of Notre Dame
University of Pennsylvania
Washington and Lee University
Wellesley College
Wesleyan University
Yale University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307945259
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 12/11/2012
  • Series: Graduate School Admissions Guides Series
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 694,196
  • Product dimensions: 6.16 (w) x 8.82 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

How to Use This Book 2

Law School Admissions: A Brief Overview 3

The Law School Application Process: A Crash Course 5

Writing a Great Personal Statement 9

Addenda 37

Q & A with Admissions Officers 41

The Applicants 81

American University Washington College of Law 84

Boston College Law School 87

Boston University School of Law 90

Columbia University School of Law 95

Cornell University School of Law 102

Duke University School of Law 105

Emory University School of Law 110

Fordham University School of Law 115

The George Washington University Law School 123

Georgetown University Law Center 136

Harvard University Law School 142

Indiana University-Bloomington School of Law 175

New York University School of Law 178

Northwestern University School of Law 184

Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey School of Law-Camden 193

South Texas College of Law 199

University of Alabama 203

The University of Chicago Law School 219

University of Colorado-Boulder School of Law 226

University of Houston Law Center 228

University of Michigan Law School 231

University of New Mexico School of Law 247

University of Ottawa Faculty of Law 253

University of Pennsylvania Law School 256

University of St. Thomas School of Law 272

University of Texas at Austin School of Law 278

University of Virginia School of Law 282

University of Wisconsin Law School 284

Vanderbilt University Law School 288

Yale University Law School 291

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