55 Successful Harvard Law School Application Essays

Author: Staff of the Harvard Crimson
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250047234
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"Harvard Law School is the premier law school in America. It as well as other top schools draw thousands of applicants from the best colleges and best companies from around the world. As the admissions departments become more and more selective every year, the competition becomes even fiercer, and even the best and brightest need an edge. 55 Successful Harvard Law School Application Essays is the best book for anyone looking for that edge. Through the most up-to-date sample essays from the Harvard Law School students who made the cut and the most insightful critiques advice from the staff at The Harvard Crimson, it teaches applicants how to: * Stand out * Argue their case effectively * Arrange their accomplishments for maximum impact * Avoid common pitfalls 55 Successful Harvard Law School Application Essays guides applicants toward writing essays that reveal their passion for the law, the discipline they bring to this demanding profession, and the strength of character they possess for the ethical and moral challenges that lie ahead. The no-nonsense advice and all new essays give applicants all the help they'll need to write the essays that will get them in to the best law schools in the world"--

55 Successful Harvard Law School Application Essays

Author: Harvard Crimson
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312366116
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Presents a compilation of fifty-five essays by successful applicants to Harvard Law School, accompanied by insightful analyses of each essay to reveal why it worked, advice on how to avoid common pitfalls and mistakes, and helpful strategies on how to write an effective essay of one's own. Original. 20,000 first printing.

How to Get Into Top Law Schools 5th Edition

Author: Richard Montauk
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101543353
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The most authoritative guide for law students-now revised and updated. Richard Montauk, an administrations insider and lawyer, demystifies the law school application process and provides the tools to ace every step along the way. Based on (and including) exclusive interviews with admissions officers, Montauk delivers a candid view of what leading law schools look for in an applicant. He also gives applicants solid advice on developing marketing strategies, writing winning essays, maximizing financial aid, and updating credentials to better match that ideal profile.

The Best Law Schools Admissions Secrets

Author: Joyce Curll
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402231997
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The ULTIMATEInsider Information on How to STAND OUTand GET ADMITTED! When trying to beat the tough law school competition, how do you know what will get you fast-tracked to the "yes" pile (or the dreaded "no" pile)? No insider is better suited to set you on the right track than Joyce Putnam Curll, former Dean of Admissions for Harvard Law School. The Best Law Schools'Admissions Secrets is the ultimate collection of insider advice, direct from one of the country's toughest admissions boardrooms. Joyce Putnam Curll gives you all the tips and techniques you need to stay ahead, including: Preparing your application What sets law schools apart Behind the scenes of the admissions process Taking the LSAT Handling the cost Planning your career And much more No other law school admissions advice guide can claim this level of authority. The Best Law Schools'Admissions Secretsis sure to give you the edge you need to shine in the eyes of admissions boards everywhere.

LL M Roadmap

Author: George E. Edwards
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454818611
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Like an atlas, the LL.M. Roadmap: An International Student's Guide to U.S. Law School Programs provides a series of "roadmaps" to guide prospective LL.M. students through every step of their journey. From assessing your reasons to acquire an LL.M., to choosing an American law school, meeting financial and immigration challenges, and succeeding in law school and a career in law, the LL.M. Roadmap provides straightforward guidance, along with plenty of checklists and reference sources. In ten parts and 33 chapters, this valuable text offers a careful examination of every consideration and contingency for making important life decisions. An indispensable guide for prospective LL.M. candidates, the LL.M. Roadmap features: information and analysis to help readers answer their most pressing questions, such as Should I worry about an LL.M. program's ranking and reputation? How do I get admitted to a U.S. LL.M. Program? What questions should I ask before accepting a U.S. law school's offer of admission? What kind of financial assistance is available? Can I work part-time during my LL.M. program? What will it take to succeed in a U.S. LL.M. program? practical guidance for navigating through the entire LL.M. experience degree and English-language proficiency requirements how U.S. law professors teach legal writing, research, and communication techniques determining whether extracurricular activities will help common immigration and student visa challenges and requirements employment and career advice numerous checklists and lists of resources

Complete Start to Finish Law School Admissions Guide

Author: Jeremy Shinewald
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1937707350
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Covering every aspect of the law school admission process, veteran admissions consultant Jeremy Shinewald provides time-tested advice and concrete direction for serious law school applicants. Addressing ways to enhance personal statements, resumes, recommendations, addenda, interviews and more, Jeremy takes applicants through exercises to ensure that they create a comprehensive application that will enable them to standout. Filled with examples and insight, The Complete Guide to Law School Admissions is sure to become the go-to guide for law school applicants everywhere.

How to Get Into Law School

Author: Susan Estrich
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440685002
Format: PDF, Docs
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Whether you’re is a college junior facing the LSATs, a senior sitting with disappointing test scores, or someone who has always dreamed of a career in the law, there is too much at stake not to ask the hard questions about what lies ahead. How to Get into Law School will tell you all you need to know about: Choosing and applying to law school The law school admission test (LSAT) and law school applications Getting into law school Suceeding as a student Finding career fulfillment In How to Get Into Law School, Susan Estrich lends her unique point of view and far-ranging experience-as ace law student, tenured professor, renowned legal scholar and analyst-to the life and career questions applicants will face, and answers them in the frank, no-nonsense manner that is her trademark. Featuring anecdotes from admissions directors, professors, veteran attorneys, and adventurous students alike, How to Get Into Law School lays out the facts on: Applications Essays Getting Scholarships Community service The Rigors of Studying Surviving Interviews Finding Employment If you’re considering going to law school, this is your indispensable how-to guide.

50 Real Law School Personal Statements

Author: jdMission Senior Consultants
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1941234569
Format: PDF
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Proven strategies, practice, and review to ace the SAT Subject Test Biology E/M Getting into a top college has never been more difficult. Students need to distinguish themselves from the crowd, and scoring well on a SAT Subject Test gives students a competitive edge. Kaplan's SAT Subject Test: Biology E/M is the most up-to-date guide on the market with complete coverage of both the content review and strategies students need for success on test day. Kaplan's SAT Subject Test: Biology E/M features: * A full-length diagnostic test * 2 full-length practice tests * Focused chapter summaries, highlights, and quizzes * Detailed answer explanations * Proven score-raising strategies * End-of-chapter quizzes Kaplan is serious about raising students’ scores—we guarantee students will get a higher score.

Essays That Worked for Law Schools Revised

Author: Boykin Curry
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0307415147
Format: PDF, ePub
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“Law school applicants should consider this a guide to producing a competitive, superior essay. . . . These successful examples speak louder than any written how-to instructions could.” –The Book Watch Each year, thousands of people apply to the most prestigious law schools across the country, competing for an ever-smaller number of spaces. But each applicant gets one chance to distinguish himself or herself from the pack: the law school application essay. In the essay, you can spotlight the qualities you possess that transcripts and LSAT scores cannot reveal. Essays That Worked for Law Schools shows that winning essays come in a variety of styles and voices. One student writes about running a day-care center. Another tells a harrowing story about driving a cab in New York City. And a third gives an incredibly convincing argument for why the world needs one more good lawyer. From the thousands submitted each year, the essays in this book were considered some of the best by admissions officers at the nation’s top law schools. If you’re facing essay anxiety, this book will educate and inspire you–and most important of all, help you write an essay that will give you the best chance of getting into the law school of your choice. From the Trade Paperback edition.