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16 Nov 2016

Spivey Consulting To Co-Sponsor Scholarship Program Through Writing Competition

THE VIDEO GAME BAR ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES FIRST SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM ANNUAL WRITING COMPETITION OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS LOS ANGELES, November 14, 2016 – The Video Game Bar Association (“VGBA”) is pleased to announce its first scholarship program to encourage the pursuit of game and interactive entertainment law. The VGBA Student Writing Competition aims to encourage and reward student interest in the field of interactive entertainment law. Entries will be judged based on writing quality, timeliness o

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01 Sep 2016

Capacity Update for Admissions Clients

Please note that as of 9/1/16 we are at capacity and can not take on any additional admissions clients in the short-term. We suspect, however, that some of our early clients who are in the process of submitting applications will be finalized by early next week. So please check back soon and we will update here. Many thanks. Mike

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15 Jul 2016

New SCG Member Danielle Early

We are excited to announce that Danielle Early, former admissions officer at Harvard Law School, has joined The Spivey Consulting Group as an Associate Partner and full-time consultant. Karen Buttenbaum, who hired Danielle at Harvard Law, speaks toward Danielle's enthusiasm for helping students and applicants: Danielle comes to us with an incredible amount of experience working with students -- and I know that she will care very much about seeing her clients succeed just as she cared about her

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08 Mar 2016

New Instructor for Pre-L... More Capacity!

Our Pre-Law program helps soon to be law students get a jump start and leg-up on their classmates in the all important 1L year. Because of exceptional demand we have recently had to stop taking new students -- but no longer! We have just hired Marianna Moss: and thus have room for 8-10 new clients. You can reserve Pre-L courses for now! Don’t wait until they are full, you can reserve your spot no

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12 Dec 2015

SCG Client/Prospective Student Capacity Update

A brief update on our capacity and intake for the rest of 2015. Derek, Karen and Mike are all at capacity until January 2nd, meaning we will be unable to take any further full-cycle clients or full-application clients until early January, 2016. We are still available for Personal Statement strategy and editing, "one-off" essays such as C&F, "Why X School" etc., and we are still taking reservations for both the 2015/16 cycle (work to be starting Jan. 2nd) and 2016/2017 full-cycle clients. All o

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20 Aug 2015

Have Spivey Consulting Speak at Your Campus!

Want Spivey Consulting to share law school admissions secrets directly to you and your pre-law classmates this Spring? Karen, Derek, and Mike have spoken at over a hundred colleges and universities, including… Princeton, Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth, Cornell, Berkeley, Vanderbilt, Rice, SMU, UT-Dallas, SMU, Johns Hopkins, Penn, Columbia, NYU, Georgetown, Maryland and many more! …and we would love to come see/revisit your school. How will the talk go? Testimonial 1 from Rice: “Mike and

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10 Aug 2015

You Can Reserve Pre-L Courses for this 2016 Now!

Last year we almost immediately filled up our one-on-one Pre-Law courses [], which help 0Ls get a jump-start on the all important 1L year. Don’t wait until they are full, you can reserve your spot now by emailing Rob Cacace at Need more encouragement? We just got the below: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- “Mike, ***Just wanted to follow up with everything, only 2 weeks left u

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15 Jul 2015

New Client Intake/Capacity Update 7/20/2015

We are at capacity and I want to give a bit more detail on when we will open up for new clients. Derek: Will open up spots at the beginning of August Karen: Will have availability early September Mike: Will have availability early October Please know that starting with us in August (Derek) will mean that you will have your applications entirely completed for the first wave of file reading should you want. Additionally, if you are taking the October LSAT starting your application in Sept. or

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24 Jun 2015

Press Release: Former Penn Law Admissions Dean and Consultant Derek Meeker To Join Spivey Consulting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOULDER, CO — The Spivey Consulting Group, LLC is excited to announce that Derek Meeker, a current law school admissions consultant and former admissions dean and file reader at two of the top 10 law schools, has joined Spivey Consulting as a Partner. Derek will help prospective law school students from start to finish in their admissions application process and, as part of Spivey Consulting’s full services, will use his experience in “BigLaw” to help current law students

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08 Jun 2015

Working with Spivey Consulting

As we approach the start of another cycle, we wanted to take a moment to look back at the past several. The majority of our clients go to the very most selective law schools, which we eagerly admit is reflection on them more than it is on us. They are simply really good people and we help to let law schools see this. Most are splitters or reverse splitters. What do we do? We help come up with a distinctive brand with each individual, and help them submit the best possible law school application

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