16 Feb 2021

Podcast: Dr. Guy Winch on Handling Rejection (& Waiting) in the Admissions and Job Search Process

Dr. Guy Winch is one of the world's leading psychologists and speakers. He has delivered three TED Talks with over 25 million views combined.

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12 Feb 2021

Conditional vs. Unconditional Self-Esteem & How it Significantly Influences College and Law School Choice

This is a PSA of sorts, but to me it's much more important than an announcement. It's perspective. Healthy. It is from personal experience in that I have lived both sides of this life.

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08 Feb 2021

Podcast: Anything is Possible

For today's podcast, a little something different — some advice on resiliency in the face of watching others succeed in the ways you'd like to be succeeding.

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16 Jan 2021

Podcast: Interviews with Law School Applicants About the Admissions Process

In this podcast, Mike Spivey interviews groups of current law school applicants about their experiences with the admissions process — what has surprised them, how they've handled the stress, what they expect for the future, and what advice they would give to someone at the beginning of the process.

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24 Nov 2020

How Get Motivated — and Stay Motivated for Life

Why do Navy SEAL candidates in BUD/S training tend to drop out during the “reward” phase of Hell Week and not the “punishment” phase? And how does this relate to staying motivated?

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19 Nov 2020

Great Quote On Writing

Author and writing instructor Natalie Goldberg on how to improve your writing (or anything else) via author's James Clear weekly email.

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12 Nov 2020

Podcast: Self-Care, the Fallacy of Reductionism, and Something to Be Said for an N of 1

In this podcast, Mike Spivey discusses one of the fundamental difficulties of applying to law school—and how to cope with it.

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07 Oct 2020

Podcast: Hold. On.

A 3-minute motivational podcast inspired by the William Feather quote, "Success is largely a matter of holding on after others have let go."

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20 May 2020
29 Mar 2020

I Spent Two Weeks Speaking with College Students: This Is What I Learned

Uncertainty is on just about everyone’s mind. So, what I learned first and foremost is to listen. Because as students talked more — they often either worked out their own uncertainties, or at the very least were better able to understand them.

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