Timing

25 Jan 2024

When is it "too late" to apply to law school in a slow cycle?

If you've been following our content this cycle, you know that we are predicting that this will be the slowest law school admissions cycle we've ever seen. How does that decelerated pace affect what counts as "late" to apply?

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10 Jan 2024

Podcast: 8 Ways to MESS UP the Second Half of Your Law School Admissions Cycle

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Anna Hicks-Jaco, Spivey Consulting's new President, discusses common mistakes that applicants make in the second part of their admissions cycle—after they've submitted their applications.

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11 Dec 2023

Podcast: An Insider Look at Admissions with UVA Law Dean Natalie Blazer (Reddit Q&A + Artificial Intelligence in Admissions)

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike interviews UVA Law Admissions Dean Natalie Blazer.

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11 Nov 2023

Podcast: The Slowest Cycle Ever

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike discusses the reasons that this law school admissions cycle will be the slowest one ever (or at least within our admissions careers)—and, perhaps more importantly, what you should do about it if you're a current applicant.

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01 Aug 2023

Law School Application Opening Dates for the 2023-2024 Cycle

This post includes a full list of all ABA-approved law schools' application opening dates for the 2023-2024 admissions cycle.

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01 Aug 2023

Podcast: The Myth of the Early Application “Bump” & Law School Rolling Admissions

In this brief episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike discusses what has grown in recent years to be the biggest myth in law school admissions today.

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26 Jun 2023

Podcast: Dean Z on Underrated/Overrated Law School Admissions Advice + Answering Reddit Questions (Part 1)

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike has a conversation with Dean Sarah Zearfoss (also known as "Dean Z").

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01 Mar 2023

Podcast: Why Is This Cycle So Slow—& What You Can Do About It

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike discusses the factors that have led to this historically slow-moving cycle—and how you can strategically leverage that knowledge to your advantage.

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01 Mar 2023

Know Your Law School Deposit Deadlines

Updated with 2023 seat deposit deadlines for all ABA-accredited law schools.

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23 Jan 2023

Podcast: What Triggers Admit Waves?

In this episode of Status Check with Spivey, Mike talks about the different factors that precipitate waves of law school admissions decisions being released, especially late in the cycle/during waitlist season.

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