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Forbes.com: Harvard Law School’s Moneyball Moment

POST WRITTEN BY Neill Seltzer and Jeff Thomas Neill Seltzer is the CEO of Noodle Pros. Jeff Thomas is the CEO of Stratus Admissions Counseling. Why would Harvard Law School, one of the most elite law schools in the country, decide to change the admissions criteria that it has used for the past 60 years? One would… View Article

Peccadillo – A Sin or a Good Deed?

Reading a personal statement recently, my eyebrows raised while reading the second sentence. The applicant used the word “peccadillo,” a word I hate to admit I didn’t know how to define. Encountering such an uncommon word, and one that was unfamiliar to me, led to the following thoughts: • Is this an instance of writing… View Article

Law School Admissions First Steps: 3 Things You Can Do Now

Whether you’re applying in the upcoming admissions cycle or might wait until next year, if you’re committed to applying to law school, you can take the following steps toward submitting your applications right now. 1. LSAC Registrations The Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) is the organization that manages all aspects of the law school application… View Article

Stratus Prep is Now Stratus Admissions Counseling

Name change reflects team-based focus on business, law and graduate school placement.
Stratus Admissions Counseling today announced its name change from Stratus Prep to Stratus Admissions Counseling to more accurately reflect the company’s team-based focus on MBA, law and graduate school placement. Stratus is a team of experienced and dedicated admissions counselors utilizing Stratus’ comprehensive, multi-step process to position applicants for admissions success.

What You Need To Know About Law School Deadlines

Because law schools use a rolling admissions cycle, it is often daunting to figure out each school’s application deadline, if they have one at all, and what one should do if the stated deadline has passed. “Hard” vs. “Soft” Law School Deadlines Because of the rolling nature of the law school admissions cycle, candidates submit… View Article

How to Navigate Law School’s “Rolling Admissions Cycle” to Your Advantage

An uncommon and often confusing feature of the law school admissions process is that it uses a rolling admissions cycle. In this article, we’ll explore the rolling admissions cycle that law schools use and provide tips on how to navigate the process to your advantage. How does rolling admissions work? Most admissions processes are based… View Article

How to Get Into a Top Law School

Everything you need to know about applying and getting accepted to the top law schools – from preparing your law school application and selecting the right schools to writing your personal statement and securing letters of recommendations. To paraphrase Charles Dickens: for law school applicants, it is the best of times, and it is the… View Article

How to Write a Great Law School Personal Statement

Other than an applicant’s LSAT score and undergraduate GPA, the most important component of a law school application is the personal statement. The personal statement is your opportunity to tell admissions committees about the person behind the numbers, achievements and other aspects of you that they will learn about in the other parts of your… View Article

5 Tips on Great Grad School Recommendations

How to recognize the right recommenders. Grad School applications have risen in record numbers in the past few years.  A higher education study conducted from 2004-2014 showed a rise in enrollment by over 150,000 students. Last year, over 2 million people applied to grad school in the US. There is no wonder why. Applying to… View Article