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Old 02-27-2009, 03:23 PM   #1
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Thinking you might want to go to law school one day? Wondering what you can do in college to put yourself in the best possible position to get in? This week, visiting blogger Asha Rangappa, associate dean of admissions at Yale Law School, offers her best suggestions for aspiring legal eagles:

I'm often approached by college freshmen and sophomores (and, less frequently, by high school seniors) who ask me how best to prepare for law school. My general advice is to relax and enjoy your college experience—after all, law school, unlike, say, medical school, doesn't have a lot of prerequisites that necessitate a ton of advance planning. But there are a few things you can do to make sure you've covered all your bases by the time you get to your senior year of college.


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Old 04-16-2010, 12:52 PM   #2
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HI
Nice post with some valuable information. The points which you are indicate i think thats very important for my future.
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Thanks for sharing the article.
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Such a great article! It might help for future purposes. Thank you for sharing, it is much appreciated.
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1. Research the law schools. You wouldn't go to a job interview without first conducting some research on your prospective employer, right? So why would you not do the same for a law school? Find out all you can about the school's culture, specialties, faculty, etc. Do not base your decision solely on rankings.

2. Write your personal statement. You're writing about a topic you know better than anyone else: you. If you've followed the steps outlined above, writer's block should not be much of a problem. Above all else, take the time to write a separate statement for each law school. According to University of North Carolina Law School Assistant Dean for Admissions Michael J. States, the most common mistake that law school applicants make is submitting the same personal statement to different schools. By doing so, they risk sending in a statement that does not adequately respond to the school's admission questions, and are wasting an opportunity to say why a particular school is right for them. (Click here to read the full transcript of our interview with Dean States.)

3. Obtain your letters of reference. Select who you want for references and determine how to approach them. Tell them what you would like them to say and explain your "story" to them. They should certainly substantiate that story to the best of their ability.

4. Practice for the admission interview -- if one is required. Review your application from a third person's perspective. Anticipate what questions they will ask you. Arrange one or more mock interviews to ensure you have your story down and it flows naturally.

5. Sit back and relax. You've done everything you can to the best of your ability. With some luck, you'll be deciding which of your many offers to accept!
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I am a lawyer in Sydney everyone knows that the Sydney is more popular for lawyer i think you have take admission in the Sydney.
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Thank you for sharing this wonderful article with all of us here on this site. It was very informative and I loved it very much. Thanks again.
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