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Best Law Schools Admissions Secrets The Essential Guide from Harvard's Former Admissions Dean

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ISBN-10: 1402211821

ISBN-13: 9781402211829

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joyce Putnam Curll

List price: $22.99
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Students striving to get into law school need the best advice they can get to beat out the competition. No insider is better suited to dispense this than Dr. Joyce Putnam Curll, former dean of admissions for Harvard Law School. Admissions Secrets of the Best Law Schools is the ultimate collection of insider advice, direct from one of the country's toughest admissions boardrooms. Dr. Curll gives law students all the tips and techniques they need to stay ahead, including: --Preparing your case as an undergrad --The differences between law schools --Behind the scenes of the admissions process --The role of ranking, branding, and peer opinion --Qualitative factors --Planning your career --And…    
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Book details

List price: $22.99
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Is Law School for You?
When Should You Go to Law School?
Preparing Your Case While You Are in College
Preparing Your Case: The College Graduate with Experience
The Law School Landscape
Ranking the Law Schools
Deciding Where to Apply
Behind the Scenes in the Admissions Office and the Admissions Committee
The LSAT
GPA and Academic Record
Letters of Recommendation
Extracurricular and Community Activities
Work Experience
Personal Statement
Interviews
Diversity and Affirmative Action
After the Admissions Decision
The Financial Picture
Finding Your Match in the Legal Profession
Epilogue: Some Final Thoughts
References
Index