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21 Jan 2018

A parable on being both an Admissions Dean and Pre-Law Advisor

By Nikki Laubenstein, Senior Consultant at The Spivey Consulting Group When my daughter was little and she asked what I did for my job, I told her that I let students into law school. To which she responded, “Oh, so you open the door for them?” I of course thought about it and said that was exactly what I did! As an assistant dean of admissions, I enjoyed that my job involved opening doors to student’s law school dreams and helping them to discover their passion for studying law. This work, how

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04 Nov 2017

Reserve a spot for the 2018/2019 Law School Admissions Cycle

We are already getting a number of calls and emails about the NEXT (2018/2019) law school admissions cycle – and we still have locked in prices at the current rates for upcoming clients. And every year we hit capacity earlier than the year before. Want one of those spots? All you need to do is send us an email with a brief bio about yourself and let us know that “yes, I would like to reserve a spot” — it is that simple. We will be in touch In January to discuss specifics. But until then rest as

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01 Nov 2017

Do I need an admissions consultant?

At its best, working with an admissions consultant is a rewarding and enjoyable experience where both parties learn from one another, and where the consultancy can add a tremendous degree of value to the admissions process. The veritable admissions "bump" can occur exactly because of this teamwork and effort -- we have seen it happen hundreds of times and there is no greater professional feeling to get the phone call from an applicant who just was admitted to their dream school. Words we use in

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24 Aug 2017

Anne Dutia to join Spivey Consulting

for immediate release Long standing admissions professional Anne Dutia will be joining The Spivey Consulting Group (SCG), effective October 1, 2017. She has served on both the admissions committee at Michigan Law, and as a pre-law professional. Anne's full bio can be found at: Said partner Mike Spivey on the hiring, "I am happy we could make this happen; we have been pursuing Anne as a critical additional to our team for some time now. She brings divers

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19 Jul 2017

Capacity and Consulting Update

Greetings from Spivey Consulting, I write to provide a brief update on our services. Actually, first I would like to thank everyone who has reached out to us or considered it by visiting our website. We are currently just about at capacity -- and this is going to be a busy cycle. No matter how busy it gets, we will keep providing critical cycle data and advice here on our blog, so visit any time. About that capacity. I have been in discussions with several long standing deans of law school adm

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27 May 2017

Admissions Consulting and Pre-L Capacity/New Hires

A few Spivey Consulting announcements regarding our programs. Admissions Consulting For law school admissions [], we have been taking on more clients, earlier, than any previous cycle and at least two of our consultants are nearly maxed out. Because of this, we have made two exciting moves. Jenn Kopolow, who was with us part time, has joined Spivey Consulting full time. Jenn has experience as both a legal writing professor and admissions d

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28 Mar 2017

Update: 2016-2017 WL services

Please note: we are currently at capacity for wait list consulting packages for the 2016-2017 cycle. Unfortunately, we do not expect to have any availability opening up for the rest of the cycle. Many thanks. — The Spivey Consulting Group Team

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07 Mar 2017

Now accepting spots for our Pre-L Program

Job well done on getting into law school. Guess what? The challenge has just begun — are you ready to excel as a 1L? First-year grades can play a critical role in recruiting for many jobs. Be sure that your Pre-L is as productive as possible. Spivey Consulting Group offers one-on-one intensive training to prepare you for the rigors of 1L. Our coaches all have teaching experience at top law schools and have designed a course to ready you for the challenges of 1L: critical reading of cases, brief

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18 Jan 2017

Client Capacity Update for This Cycle and Next

2016/2017 Admissions Cycle LAST CALL! We only have availability for Personal Statement/Essay editing (about 10 spots), WL + Scholarship help, and WL help. Everything else is not done for the cycle. 2017/2018 Cycle Reserve a spot now. We generally hit capacity around September and then have a few spots open up sporadically for our packages. In December of this year we went through a 3-day stretch where we had to turn away 60 potential clients. Please don't let that be you if you are interested

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27 Nov 2016

Capacity Update and Availability for New Admissions Clients

Please note that while we are currently at capacity, we expect we will able to take on 10 new clients for our "application" and "full cycle" packages immediately after the December 3rd LSAT. To reserve a spot and get ahead on the queue please email us at Happy Holidays to all and best wishes for those taking the Dec. LSAT! -Mike

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