Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 6th Edition

Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 6th Edition

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Overview

The inside word on law school admissions.

To get into a top law school, you need more than high LSAT scores and excellent grades—you also need a personal statement that shines. Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 6th Edition, gives you the tools to craft just that. This book includes:

• 70 real essays written by 63 unique law students attending Columbia, Harvard, Northwestern, Vanderbilt, and other top law schools—along with each applicant’s test scores, GPA, and admissions profile
• An overview of law school admissions and tips for prepping your applications
• Insider advice: Interviews with admissions pros at 17 top law schools, including Berkeley, Northwestern, UCLA, and many more

Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 6th Edition, includes essays written by students who enrolled at the following law schools:

American University Washington College of Law
Boston College Law School
Boston University School of Law
Columbia University School of Law
Cornell University School of Law
Duke University School of Law
Emory University School of Law
Georgetown University Law Center
Harvard University Law School
New York University School of Law
Northwestern University School of Law
The University of Chicago Law School
University of Michigan Law School
University of Pennsylvania Law School
University of Virginia Law School
Yale University Law School

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804125833
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 02/10/2015
Series: Graduate School Admissions Guides
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 692,770
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

The experts at The Princeton Review have been helping students, parents, and educators achieve the best results at every stage of the education process since 1981. The Princeton Review has helped millions succeed on standardized tests, and provides expert advice and instruction to help parents, teachers, students, and schools navigate the complexities of school admission. In addition to classroom courses in over 40 states and 20 countries, The Princeton Review also offers online and school-based courses, one-to-one and small-group tutoring as well as online services in both admission counseling and academic homework help.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

How to Use This Book 2

Law School Admissions: A Brief Overview 3

The Law School Application Process: A Crash Course 5

Writing a Great Personal Statement 9

Addenda 37

Q&A with Admissions Officers 41

The Applicants 89

American University Washington College of Law 92

Boston College Law School 95

Boston University School of Law 98

Columbia University Law School 103

Cornell University Law School 109

Duke University School of Law 111

Emory University School of Law 116

Fordham University School of Law 120

The George Washington University Law School 128

Georgetown University Law Center 141

Harvard University Law School 147

Indiana University-Bloomington Maurer School of Law 179

New York University School of Law 182

Northeastern University School of Law 188

Northwestern University School of Law 191

Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey School of Law-Camden 198

South Texas College of Law 204

The University of Alabama School of Law 208

The University of Chicago Law School 222

University of Colorado-Boulder Law School 229

University of Houston Law Center 231

University of Michigan Law School 234

University of New Mexico School of Law 249

University of Ottawa Faculty of Law 254

University of Pennsylvania Law School 257

University of St. Thomas School of Law 272

The University of Texas at Austin School of Law 278

University of Virginia School of Law 281

University of Wisconsin Law School 283

Vanderbilt University Law School 287

Yale University Law School 290

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