Admissions, Consulting, and Preparation for Law School

Law School Admission Consulting

Spivey Consulting Group is the premier law school admissions consulting firm, with collectively more than 250 years of law school admissions experience across our team. Our consultants are former admissions officers from law schools including Yale, Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, Chicago, Penn, Michigan, Duke, Northwestern, UCLA, and more, and our mission is to help you get admitted to your dream school.

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Our Services

Our consulting is simple, personable, and custom. You still have to do the work, but we can give you a map.

JD Admissions Consulting

We have devoted our time and expertise to helping applicants get into the law schools of their dreams. With our JD Admissions Consulting services, you work one-on-one with one of our experienced admissions experts to help you create and implement an individualized application strategy based on your background and goals.

JD Admissions Consulting

Consulting for Law Schools, Colleges, & Universities

In higher education administration, oftentimes the pace of day-to-day management and problem-solving doesn't allow for higher-level benchmarking and creative idea generation. With our consulting services, we bring an outside and data-centric perspective along with best industry practices and unique strategies to each school with whom we consult.

Consulting for Schools

LLM Admissions Consulting

Our LLM admissions specialist can assist you with every step of the process of gaining admittance to prestigious LLM programs at U.S. law schools, including assistance with your personal statement, resume, letters of recommendation, interviews, scholarships, and overall communication with law schools.

LLM Admissions Consulting

Pre-L Law School Prep Classes

From outlining to issue-spotter exams to forced curves, the structure of law school courses is fundamentally different from that of the vast majority of undergraduate classes. As a result, a significant part of many 1Ls' learning curve is just figuring out those differences and how to manage them. With Pre-L, you can ensure that you’re ready to hit the ground running on day one.

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Latest Blog Posts

14 Feb 2024

Will FAFSA Delays Affect Incoming Law Students?

You may have heard that the Department of Education announced delays in processing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). How will this affect incoming law students?

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08 Feb 2024

The Only 3 Things That Matter on the Waitlist

Being admitted off the waitlist is actually pretty simple—okay, not easy, but simple. There are really only three factors that law schools consider.

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25 Jan 2024

When is it "too late" to apply to law school in a slow cycle?

If you've been following our content this cycle, you know that we are predicting that this will be the slowest law school admissions cycle we've ever seen. How does that decelerated pace affect what counts as "late" to apply?

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Latest Podcasts

12 Feb 2024

Podcast: Law School Admissions Now vs. 10 Years Ago

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Anna has a conversation with Joe Pollak, one of Spivey's consultants and a former admissions officer at the University of Michigan Law School, about differences and similarities in law school admissions today vs. ten years ago.

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30 Jan 2024

Podcast: The Growing Epidemic of Addiction in High Achievers, with Dr. Peter Grinspoon

In this episode, Mike interviews Dr. Peter Grinspoon on mental health and wellness for high performers, why lawyers have such high rates of addiction and depression, antidotes for the factors that lead to these high rates, the story of Dr. Grinspoon's 2019 debate at Yale Law School, and more.

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23 Jan 2024

Podcast: Law School Admissions Reddit AMA with Anna Hicks-Jaco

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, a current applicant from Reddit interviews Spivey Consulting's new President, Anna Hicks-Jaco—unscripted and unprepared—on anything and everything that was on her mind.

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