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Blog & Podcasts

17 Mar 2021

Podcast: Interview with a Biglaw Partner (Jeff Chapman, Gibson Dunn Co-Chair of Global M&A)

In this podcast, Mike interviews Jeff Chapman: Partner, Co-Chair of Global Mergers and Acquisitions, and Executive Committee Member at Gibson Dunn.

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15 Mar 2021

2022 U.S. News Law School Rankings Predictions

Spivey Consulting's Business Intelligence Director, Justin Kane, analyzed a great deal of law school data to calculate our predicted 2022 U.S. News & World Report law school rankings, below.

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02 Mar 2021

Podcast: Current Cycle Update, Waitlist Considerations, and Next Cycle Predictions with Dave Killoran

In this podcast, Spivey Consulting Group's Mike Spivey and PowerScore founder Dave Killoran discuss the state of the current 2020-2021 law school admissions cycle, things to consider for applicants who may be on waitlists, and predictions about next cycle (2021-2022).

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16 Feb 2021

Podcast: Dr. Guy Winch on Handling Rejection (& Waiting) in the Admissions and Job Search Process

Dr. Guy Winch is one of the world's leading psychologists and speakers. He has delivered three TED Talks with over 25 million views combined.

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12 Feb 2021

Conditional vs. Unconditional Self-Esteem & How it Significantly Influences College and Law School Choice

This is a PSA of sorts, but to me it's much more important than an announcement. It's perspective. Healthy. It is from personal experience in that I have lived both sides of this life.

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08 Feb 2021

Podcast: Anything is Possible

For today's podcast, a little something different — some advice on resiliency in the face of watching others succeed in the ways you'd like to be succeeding.

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04 Feb 2021

Podcast: Why Some Law School Applicants Underperform Their Numbers

In this podcast, Mike Spivey discusses factors that lead to some applicants "underperforming" their numbers.

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02 Feb 2021

Brief Cycle Update

Today is coincidentally the last day before January LSAT data comes out, and the day we can see cycle volume through February 1st. We're well into the application cycle now, so let's take a brief look at how things stand.

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26 Jan 2021
25 Jan 2021

What Might the Second Half of the Law School Admissions Cycle Look Like?

We are essentially at the midway point of the admissions cycle, probably a bit more than that as far as applications submitted and a bit less in respect to admit decisions. But what should the second half — late January through August — look like?

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19 Jan 2021
18 Jan 2021

Limited Spots Available for This Cycle Application Assistance

If you are a current cycle (2020-2021) JD applicant and have not yet submitted your applications, we have just now been able to open up some limited availability for a la carte clients.

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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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