Law School Blog

OPTIMAL TIMELINE FOR A SUCCESSFUL LAW SCHOOL APPLICATION

Applying for law school is competitive. If you want to maximize your chances of being accepted to your top schools, you will need to have things prepared and ready to go at the right time. The later you apply in the cycle, the lower your chances become of gaining admission. With this in mind, we

10 Law School Admissions Questions Answered

The following article was submitted by Stratus Admissions Counseling to The National Jurist and was originally published on their PreLaw website.   PreLaw magazine recently sat down with Stratus Admissions Counseling to discuss some of the most important questions law school applicants have about the admissions process. Joy Blaser and Daniel Waldman are admissions counselors

LOOK BEYOND THE STATS: LAW SCHOOL SELECTION TIPS & CHOOSING WHERE TO APPLY

With over 230 accredited law schools spread across the entire US, “Where should I apply?” can be a difficult question to answer. Aside from the standard advice of applying to the highest ranked schools you will most likely be accepted to given your LSAT and GPA, you should consider a number of additional factors when

Understanding the Law School Application from a Holistic Lens – How the Personal Statement Functions in Your Application

“Will This Student Succeed At My Law School?” This is really the only question that a law school admissions committee member is asking himself or herself when reviewing your application. It is a remarkably simple question with a binary answer. Yes, you’re in; no, you’re out. That said, while the question is simple, answering it

Five Questions to Ask Yourself When Applying to Law School

Since elementary school, people have told you that you would make a good lawyer. Or maybe you are in your senior year in college and, for the first time, are considering a career in law. If either of these scenarios sound familiar, now is the time for some critical self-reflection. While applying to law school

Building a Solid Foundation for Your Future Law School Application

We have worked with many clients who are looking for professional assistance understanding how they can build a solid foundation for a successful future law school application.  I always applaud these folks for thinking ahead because far too often people come to us at Stratus having already made some decisions that may negatively impact their

5 Summer Tips to Put Your Law School Applications Ahead of the Curve

If you’re applying to law school, the summer months aren’t just about barbecues and beach volleyball. They present a great opportunity to make important early progress in your law school application process. Here are five key priorities through the summer months: Create an Account on LSAC.org The Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) is an essential

July is Coming So Here is What You Need to Know About the New Digital LSAT

As we inch closer to 2020, the LSAT will soon undergo the largest transformation in its 70-year history.  No longer will test-takers need to ensure that answer bubbles are adequately filled-in using the trusty old #2 pencil.  Instead, in July the law school admissions will be propelled into the future (well, I suppose, the present)

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