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 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

03 Feb 2023

Podcast: How to Crush the Second Half of the Law School Admissions Cycle

In this episode, Mike gives an update on 2022-2023 applicant data and discusses admissions strategies for the second half of the application cycle: waitlists and letters of continued interest, tips for asking for scholarship reconsideration, and handling the waiting/anxiety.

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11 Jan 2023

Understanding Law School Admissions Office Titles & Hierarchies

Admissions office staff titles can be confusing. If you're trying to decipher who in an admissions office is the seniormost decision-maker, this blog likely has your answer.

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02 Jan 2023

Official U.S. News Statement on Law School Rankings Methodology Changes, Following Rankings Exodus

U.S. News & World Report has sent the following letter to law schools regarding methodology changes for the upcoming 2023-2024 rankings. This comes in the wake of 20+ law schools announcing they will no longer submit their data for rankings purposes.

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Latest Podcasts

23 Jan 2023

Podcast: What Triggers Admit Waves?

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike talks about the different factors that precipitate waves of law school admissions decisions being released, especially late in the cycle/during waitlist season.

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13 Jan 2023

Podcast: Reducing Stress & Increasing Happiness as a Student & Applicant

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike interviews Jordana Confino, Assistant Dean of Professionalism at Fordham Law School, about ways that law school applicants and students can healthily cope with and reduce stress and increase overall happiness and well-being.

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03 Jan 2023

Podcast: Will Medians Stay As High This Law School Admissions Cycle?

In this episode, Mike gives his thoughts on whether law schools will be able to maintain their historically high LSAT/GPA medians after the 2022-2023 admissions cycle.

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