Admissions

12 Feb 2024

Podcast: Law School Admissions Now vs. 10 Years Ago

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Anna has a conversation with Joe Pollak, one of Spivey's consultants and a former admissions officer at the University of Michigan Law School, about differences and similarities in law school admissions today vs. ten years ago.

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25 Jan 2024

When is it "too late" to apply to law school in a slow cycle?

If you've been following our content this cycle, you know that we are predicting that this will be the slowest law school admissions cycle we've ever seen. How does that decelerated pace affect what counts as "late" to apply?

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23 Jan 2024

Podcast: Law School Admissions Reddit AMA with Anna Hicks-Jaco

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, a current applicant from Reddit interviews Spivey Consulting's new President, Anna Hicks-Jaco—unscripted and unprepared—on anything and everything that was on her mind.

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22 Jan 2024

Glossary of Admissions Terms

Here's a glossary of some of the most common law school admissions-related acronyms, abbreviations, and terminology.

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10 Jan 2024

Podcast: 8 Ways to MESS UP the Second Half of Your Law School Admissions Cycle

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Anna Hicks-Jaco, Spivey Consulting's new President, discusses common mistakes that applicants make in the second part of their admissions cycle—after they've submitted their applications.

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11 Dec 2023

Podcast: An Insider Look at Admissions with UVA Law Dean Natalie Blazer (Reddit Q&A + Artificial Intelligence in Admissions)

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike interviews UVA Law Admissions Dean Natalie Blazer.

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11 Nov 2023

Podcast: The Slowest Cycle Ever

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike discusses the reasons that this law school admissions cycle will be the slowest one ever (or at least within our admissions careers)—and, perhaps more importantly, what you should do about it if you're a current applicant.

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17 Oct 2023

Podcast: Mike Spivey's Top 5 All-Time Admissions Advice

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike gives his top 5 pieces of advice from his 25+ years working in law school admissions.

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11 Oct 2023

Podcast: What's Wrong with the LSAT? + What is JD-Next? with Craig Boise & Dan Rodriguez

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, two experienced and respected law school Deans discuss the history, the present, and the future of law school admissions and legal education.

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27 Sep 2023

Which law schools interview applicants, and what are their interview formats?

If you're planning to apply to law school, you may be wondering, which law schools employ interviews as a part of their admissions process? Info here.

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