05 Aug 2021

Podcast: Law School Admissions 101

In this podcast, Spivey Consulting COO Anna Hicks goes over the basics of law school admissions for those who are at the beginning of their application process and don't know much about how it works yet.

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12 Jun 2020

GRE vs. LSAT in the rankings

Despite being a few years into those scores factoring into the methodology, there remains a great deal of confusion about how exactly GRE scores stack up to LSAT scores when calculating law school rankings.

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23 Nov 2018

Should you submit your application after you take the LSAT(or GRE) or once you get your score?

The short answer is "it doesn't matter that much." As we have blogged about here [] , applications aren't read in date stamped sequential order, but rather by strength. They do, of course, have to be complete, and not having a test score will render them incomplete. Still, the lack of a score (or another attempt at a higher score) does not mean that you can't  actually submit an application. Should you

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13 Jul 2018

GRE vs. LSAT: Answers from the Deans

The introduction of the GRE to the law school admissions process has created a great deal of questions, confusion, and theories about how it’s being used. Almost everyday we get these questions, and as with the free-for-all of advice on the internet, the reality of how it impacts the admissions process can be confounding. Because of this confusion and lack of reliable advice, we wanted to help you sort out how to think about the GRE — so we took some of the most commonly asked questions to our f

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04 Jun 2018

Which Law Schools Accept the GRE

American University Washington College of Law Boston University School of Law Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School Brooklyn Law School Chicago-Kent College of Law Columbia Law School Cornell Law School Florida State University College of Law George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School Georgetown University Law Center Hamd Bin Khalifa University Law School Harvard Law School John Marshall Law School Massachusetts School of Law at Andover New York University School of Law Nort

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13 May 2018

ABA On Track To Drop LSAT Requirement: What Happens Now

This article was co-written with Dave Killoran and Mike Spivey of PowerScore [] and Spivey Consulting, respectively. What Happened? On Friday, May 11, 2018, an ABA council approved a proposal that formally removes the requirement that the LSAT be used for admissions purposes [] at every ABA-approved law school. In its place is broader language that allows sch

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