The African American Pre-Law School Advice Guide: Things You Really Need to Know Before Applying to Law School provides comprehensive and detailed information on the admissions application, grade point average, the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), personal statements and essays, interviews, supplemental materials, recommendations, financial aid and money matters, and choosing a law school.
In addition, this book features special sections including:
- Do You Really Want to Go to Law School?
- Affirmative Action
- About Law School and Beyond
- Things You Can Do to Enhance Your Application and Make Yourself an Attractive
- Admissions Candidate
- Your Admissions Decision
- Special Admissions Programs
- Alternative Legal Education Options
- Recommended Readings and Viewing, and
- Truths and Motivational Notes.
A useful "straight out" outline is provided in the beginning of the book which gives you all of the basic advice given throughout the book in a limited number of pages.
PLUS an extensive appendix with pre-law resources, the ABCs to Law School Acceptance, a law school listing, law school submissions, and Strategize! Pre-Law School Strategy Planner! (which includes: "create your 'ideal' resume", a "create a strategic plan for law school admission" chart from freshman to senior college years, LSAT Strategy study plan sheets, personalized LSAT study schedule pages, the LSAT practice test-score tracker, and an essay/personal statement planner). In addition, there are sample letters, a steps to admission checklist, an admissions timetable,a law school admissions budget, guidelines for recommenders, an essay/personal statement checklist, an application process organizer/checklist, special profiles of predominantly Black law schools, a choosing a law school checklist and a listing of Black law firsts. No other law school admissions guide provides all of this!!!!
This reader-friendly guide is filled with numbered and easy-to-read facts, insights, advice, observations, antidotes and anecdotes regarding the competitive law school admissions process. If you are serious about getting into law school, you will want to read this book cover to cover!
About the Author:
Evangeline M. Mitchell is a graduate of Prairie View A&M University (Bachelor of Arts in English), the University of Iowa College of Law (Doctorate of Jurisprudence) and the Harvard University Graduate School of Education (Master of Education in Administration, Planning and Social Policy).
Evangeline is the founder and CEO of hope’s promise publishing, the founder and director of the informational website and non-profit group For Future Black Law Students: Information and Support Network, and the founder of High Hopes Law School Admissions Consulting Services. She is also the author of a new line of upcoming books dedicated to African Americans and law school including The African American Law School Advice Guide: Things You Really Need to Know Before Starting Law School, Profiles of Outstanding African American Law School Admits and Pledging Law School: African American Law Students’ Experiences.