01 Aug 2020

Admissions Q&A with Mike Spivey

In this video, Spivey Consulting Group founder Mike Spivey answers questions from r/lawschooladmissions on strategies for splitters, international students, non-traditional applicants, reapplicants, and more.

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30 Jul 2020

The Basics of Law School Financial Aid

The financial aid piece is a necessary aspect of law school enrollment and one that benefits you most if you consider it early on in the process, not just at the end.

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22 Jul 2020

LSAC Forums & Recruiting Events in the Time of COVID-19

Because of COVID-19, LSAC and law schools are creating virtual options for recruiting events. Most notably, LSAC is planning three free online digital forums so that everyone has a chance to safely attend and connect.

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11 Jun 2020

Podcast: Recession Job Search Tips You Won’t Hear from Career Services

Mike Spivey served as a law school dean of career services during the Great Recession, and in this podcast he shares actionable advice for legal networking that you won't hear from your CSO.

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17 May 2020

Video: Top 5 Scholarship Negotiation Tips

From Spivey Consulting's Derek Meeker, former Dean of Admissions at Penn Law.

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02 Apr 2020

Podcast: How Will Law School Transfer Admissions Be Impacted by COVID-19?

In this podcast, Mike Spivey discusses how COVID-19 and new grading systems will affect law school transfer admissions.

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29 Mar 2020

I Spent Two Weeks Speaking with College Students: This Is What I Learned

Uncertainty is on just about everyone’s mind. So, what I learned first and foremost is to listen. Because as students talked more — they often either worked out their own uncertainties, or at the very least were better able to understand them.

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28 Mar 2020

When will larger numbers of law school admissions decisions come?

This will be a short but I hope important blog to consider. It's been a notoriously slow admission cycle, and it possibly would have stayed at an equally slow pace until COVID-19 changed things in many dramatic ways.

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23 Feb 2020

Podcast: How Mike Spivey Would Apply to Law School

This is a very encompassing podcast that features the A to Z of the law school admissions process.

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11 Feb 2020

Waitlists and Retaking the LSAT

The waitlist is a tough place to be. It’s better than being rejected, but usually it’s tough to tell where you stand.

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