Podcast

23 Dec 2022

Podcast: Happy Holidays—Plenty of Admits Are Coming in 2023

In this short episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike offers some optimistic news for law school applicants who may not have yet received any admits.

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30 Nov 2022

Podcast: Law Schools Leaving the U.S. News Rankings—Implications for This Year & The Future

If you haven't already heard, a number of law schools have recently announced that they will no longer be participating in the rankings. But what does that actually mean? Why are they doing it, and why now? What impacts might it have on applicants, law students, and legal education as a whole?

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10 Nov 2022

Podcast: What It's Like Applying to Law School, Part 2 (Interviews)

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Spivey Consulting COO Anna Hicks-Jaco checks in with "Lucy," u/Accomplished-Body785 on Reddit, an applicant currently in the middle of her law school application process. This episode is primarily focused on interviews!

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12 Oct 2022

Podcast: Catastrophizing in Admissions (& Why It's Going to Be Okay)

In this short episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike talks about applicants' (deeply understandable) tendency to catastrophize in law school admissions.

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24 Sep 2022

Podcast: What It's Like Applying to Law School, Part 1

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Anna Hicks-Jaco speaks with an applicant from Reddit! They talk about the LSAT, personal statements, letters of recommendation, resumes, optional essays, and more.

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20 Sep 2022

Podcast: UVA Law Admissions Dean Natalie Blazer Dives Deep into Law School Admissions

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike interviews Natalie Blazer, who currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Admissions and Chief Admissions Officer at the University of Virginia School of Law.

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09 Sep 2022

Podcast: The One Biggest Piece of Advice for New Lawyers from Bill Eddy, JD/Therapist

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike interviews Bill Eddy, an award-winning mediator, attorney, author, and therapist who developed "high conflict personality theory" and is an expert in dealing with high conflict people in the practice of law.

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15 Aug 2022

Podcast: Law School Admissions AMA with Mike Spivey & Dave Killoran (Part 2)

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike and Dave answer more questions from the Law School Admissions Reddit!

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12 Aug 2022

Podcast: Law School Admissions AMA with Mike Spivey & Dave Killoran (Part 1)

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike and Dave answer questions from the Law School Admissions Reddit. This will be a series of two episodes, with Part 2 coming out next week.

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26 May 2022

Podcast: Mishka Shubaly, Best-Selling Author, on Creative Writing

In this episode, Mike interviews best-selling author and storyteller Mishka Shubaly about personal creative writing.

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