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Blog & Podcasts

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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12 Nov 2020

Podcast: Self-Care, the Fallacy of Reductionism, and Something to Be Said for an N of 1

In this podcast, Mike Spivey discusses one of the fundamental difficulties of applying to law school—and how to cope with it.

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11 Nov 2020

Is This the Most Competitive Law School Admissions Cycle Ever? Applicant Volume Data 2000-2019

We wanted to give some data-centric historical context for this application cycle and its relative competitiveness.

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10 Nov 2020

2020-2021 LSAT Score Volume Projections as of 11/9

We’re a couple months into the 2020-2021 application cycle, and so far our increase in applicants hasn’t slowed down. If anything, it’s sped up.

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06 Nov 2020

Ranking Isn’t Everything

By Joe Pollak, Consultant at the Spivey Consulting Group

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05 Nov 2020

Upcoming Availability to Work With Us

Quick update on our availability for 1L admissions consulting for this cycle.

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02 Nov 2020

Our Next Cycle ('21-'22) Reservation List is Now Open

Our reservation list for next cycle (2021-2022) is now open!

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01 Nov 2020
01 Nov 2020

5 Examples of Exceptionally Written Letters

If you are a fan of writing, of well-written letters, or have to write one yourself (it is all but assured you will), check out these 5.

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