Admissions

12 Oct 2020

Podcast: The Three Elements of Admissions and Why the Most Important is Also the Most Overlooked

In this podcast, Mike Spivey discusses the three elements of admissions, particularly focusing on the one that is both the most important and the least understood.

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11 Sep 2020

Podcast: On the Prevalence of Bad Law School Admissions Advice

In this podcast, Spivey Consulting Group's Anna Hicks and Mike Spivey discuss bad advice in law school admissions — who gives it, how to identify it, and how to determine which advice is worthwhile.

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21 Aug 2020

Inside Scoop on the new LSAC Digital Forums

What to expect and important information.

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20 Aug 2020

Top 50 Law School Application Opening Dates for the 2020-2021 Cycle

Please note, these are the dates that the applications become available on LSAC for applicants to peruse and begin to prepare school-specific essays, not when they can be submitted (though for many schools this is the same date). Organized by School: * Yale: September 1 * Stanford: September 15 * Harvard: September 15 * University of Chicago: September 1 * Columbia: September 1 * NYU: September 1 * UPenn: September 1 * UVA: September 1 * UC Berkeley: September 1 * U Michigan: August 1

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09 Aug 2020

Podcast: How to Tell If You're Overdoing It in Law School Admissions

In this podcast, Mike Spivey discusses one of the most common mistakes in law school admissions that we see from applicants who have underperformed their numbers — overdoing it in the admissions process.

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04 Aug 2020

Guide to Completing LSAC Applications

So you’ve worked hard to prepare your materials, and it's time to submit! What's next?

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01 Aug 2020

Admissions Q&A with Mike Spivey

In this video, Spivey Consulting Group founder Mike Spivey answers questions from r/lawschooladmissions on strategies for splitters, international students, non-traditional applicants, reapplicants, and more.

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22 Jul 2020

LSAC Forums & Recruiting Events in the Time of COVID-19

Because of COVID-19, LSAC and law schools are creating virtual options for recruiting events. Most notably, LSAC is planning three free online digital forums so that everyone has a chance to safely attend and connect.

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09 Jul 2020

Predicting the 2020/2021 Law School Admissions Cycle

The 2020-2021 admissions cycle is going to be the most challenging yet to predict, and most will understand a large part of that uncertainty.

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27 May 2020

All Things [Admissions] Considered

There are thousands of ways to differentiate yourself, this is just what we came up with to serve as a helpful starting point.

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