Podcast: Yale and Harvard law school admissions deans offer advice on letters of recommendations

1 October 2020

YALE UNIVERSITY — Miriam and Kristi talk about letters of recommendation, with advice for both applicants and recommenders. They answer questions including how many letters you should submit, who should write them, and what makes a letter great…and not so great!

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Survey: Law schools weigh new LSAT-Flex scores the same as traditional LSAT

1 October 2020

KAPLAN — There’s good news for law school applicants amid the most unpredictable admissions cycle in recent history. According to a new Kaplan survey of nearly 100 law schools across the United States, taking the shorter, one-hour and 45 minutes, at-home version of the usual LSAT exam—called the LSAT-Flex—will not put aspiring attorneys at an….

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University of Oregon Law joins six-school effort to engage prospective law students

1 October 2020

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON SCHOOL OF LAW — Marcilynn A. Burke, Dean and Dave Frohnmayer Chair in Leadership and Law at the School of Law, joins the deans at six law schools across the nation have forged a unique partnership to launch an innovative digital discussion series.

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A look at early decision law school admission programs

24 September 2020

JD ADVISING — The early bird gets the worm, but does it get a law school acceptance letter? For some students, applying to a binding early decision program is the right choice. For others, it is a mistake.

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Advice for prospective law students studying for the LSAT

24 September 2020

LEGAL READER — Preparing for LSAT is a long process and something that does not happen in an instant. With the right materials and study plan, you can definitely crush it and stroll your way into law school.

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Advice for prospective students to prepare for law school while in college

14 September 2020

U.S. NEWS — WELCOME TO THE LATEST installment of Law Admissions Q&A, a feature that provides law school admissions advice to readers who send in inquiries. If you have a question about law school admissions, email us for a chance to be featured in a future post.

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A look at University of Miami Law’s online summer online academy for high school and college students

28 August 2020

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW — The University of Miami School of Law’s free online summer legal academy, with tracks for high school and college students, exceeded expectations.

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USC Gould Law partners with five law schools on online series for prospective students

28 August 2020

USC GOULD SCHOOL OF LAW — The deans at six law schools across the nation have forged a unique partnership to launch an innovative digital discussion series which uses a virtual platform to engage prospective students and encourage a robust conversation about legal education.

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Harvard Law and Yale Law officials launch podcast on law school admissions

13 August 2020

HARVARD LAW SCHOOL — I’m thrilled to announce the launch of a new podcast, in collaboration with the Yale Law School admissions team. YLS admissions dean Miriam Ingber and I have teamed up to co-host Navigating Law School Admissions with Miriam & Kristi.

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A look at law school admissions and multiple LSAT scores from applicants

13 August 2020

U.S. NEWS — There are plenty of reasons to stress out about your law school applications. Retaking the LSAT is not one of them.

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