119: Navigating the Law School Application Process (with Admission Logic)

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox Podcast! Today we're discussing tips for applying to law school with two application experts: Doretta McGinnis, who is also a tutor for us at the Law School Toolbox and the Bar Exam Toolbox, and Ned Luce. Doretta and Ned are independent educational consultants with a focus on undergrad and law school admissions. Together, they founded Admission Logic. In this episode, we discuss: Should you apply to law school? And where? Admissions trends in the aftermath of the financial crash in 2008 ABA law school disclosures and how to best use them in your application process Latest information on law school admissions criteria How to approach the writing components in law school admissions vs. undergrad The function of the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) and Credential Assembly Service (CAS) Tips for applying to an LLM program Resources: Admission Logic (https://www.admission-logic.com/) Podcast Episode 74: Should You Go to Law School? (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/074-go-law-school/) How to Conduct Great Informational Interviews (https://thegirlsguidetolawschool.com/how-to-conduct-great-informational-interviews/) Washington Post, “From Her Dad’s Killing During the Crack Epidemic to a Supreme Court Clerkship.” (https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/from-her-dads-killing-during-the-crack-epidemic-to-a-supreme-court-clerkship/2017/09/27/e631eb7c-8de0-11e7-8df5-c2e5cf46c1e2_story.html?utm_term=.63bdb6fbd3e3) Resources for Deciding Where to Apply for Law School (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/resources-for-deciding-where-to-apply-for-law-school/) Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript  (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Episode-119-law-school-applications2.pdf) If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on iTunes  (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/law-school-toolbox-podcast/id1027603976) (or your listening platform of choice). And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Law School Toolbox website (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/contact). If you're concerned about the bar exam, check out our sister site, the Bar Exam Toolbox (http://barexamtoolbox.com/). Thanks for listening! Alison & Lee

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