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Blog & Podcasts

16 Jan 2021

Podcast: Interviews with Law School Applicants About the Admissions Process

In this podcast, Mike Spivey interviews groups of current law school applicants about their experiences with the admissions process — what has surprised them, how they've handled the stress, what they expect for the future, and what advice they would give to someone at the beginning of the process.

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14 Jan 2021

What Law School Doesn’t Teach You

Law school, you may have heard, trains you to “think like a lawyer.” What does it mean to think like a lawyer?

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05 Jan 2021

Podcast: Commonly Misunderstood—But Important—Parts of the Law School Application Process

In this podcast, Mike Spivey discusses some of the most commonly held misconceptions about the law school admissions process, and how understanding them can help you get admitted.

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03 Jan 2021

Congratulations on Your Admit to Princeton Law School!

Dear [Insert applicant's Last Name and LSAT score and Identifying Information for our Massive Listserv].

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01 Jan 2021

2020/2021 Law School Applicant Data Look

Well, it's finally 2021, so we'll take a quick look at how applicant volume shaped up in the 2020 part of the 2020-2021 application cycle.

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22 Dec 2020

Podcast: Holiday Law School Admissions AMA with Mike Spivey

In this podcast, Mike Spivey takes questions from Reddit!

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18 Dec 2020

2020 ABA 509 Data for All Law Schools

The ABA released the 509 required disclosures for all ABA-approved law schools today, which include a wealth of information about entering class credentials, class sizes, etc.

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15 Dec 2020

Podcast: Law School "Yield Protection" — What It Is & Steps to Take to Prevent It

In this podcast, Mike Spivey discusses the phenomenon in law school admissions known as "yield protection," and explains steps you can take to prevent being waitlisted as a result of it.

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15 Dec 2020

Prepare for 1L with Our One-on-One Pre-L Classes

To help get a jumpstart on what law school actually entails and on 1L preparation, we are launching our seventh year of Pre-L packages for applicants starting next Fall.

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08 Dec 2020

Podcast: Staying Calm in the Law School Admissions Process

In this newest episode of our podcast, Mike Spivey talks about how to stay calm in the law school admissions process.

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02 Dec 2020

12/2 Law School Admissions Cycle Data and Following Up on Projections

Three weeks ago we wrote a blog taking a look at how cycle volume was shaping up and might look for the rest of the year. This is our follow up three weeks later — and it's been an important three weeks.

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01 Dec 2020

Podcast: What to Do When You Get Your First Waitlist

Chances are, if you're applying to a healthy range of target, safety, and reach schools, you're likely to get a waitlist or two (at least!).

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24 Nov 2020

How Get Motivated — and Stay Motivated for Life

Why do Navy SEAL candidates in BUD/S training tend to drop out during the “reward” phase of Hell Week and not the “punishment” phase? And how does this relate to staying motivated?

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23 Nov 2020

Podcast: Introduction to Law School Admissions for Under-Represented Minority (URM) Applicants

Today's podcast is from our consultant Sir Williams, former Director of Admissions at the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he led the successful implementation of UW’s first pre-law diversity pipeline summer program.

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20 Nov 2020

How the LSAT-Flex Has Changed the Admissions Cycle

In this podcast, Mike Spivey talks about the LSAT-Flex, particularly is it relates to timelines and the pace of admissions this cycle.

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19 Nov 2020

Great Quote On Writing

Author and writing instructor Natalie Goldberg on how to improve your writing (or anything else) via author's James Clear weekly email.

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19 Nov 2020

A Real Life Admissions Story

In the late 1990s, right before my academic career started, I went to business school to earn my MBA.

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18 Nov 2020
13 Nov 2020

Podcast: Law School Admissions/LSAT Q&A with Mike Spivey and PowerScore’s Dave Killoran

In this podcast, Mike Spivey and PowerScore founder Dave Killoran ask each other questions about law school admissions (Mike's wheelhouse) and the LSAT (Dave's specialty).

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13 Nov 2020

LSAC Statement on LSAT-Flex

Please note this comes directly from LSAC, not our firm.

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