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First Steps in the Law School Application Process

Today’s tips come from Eileen Conner, who helps law students create excellent law school admissions essays in her work as founder of Pen and Chisel.

If you’re planning to apply for law school in fall 2015, now is the perfect time to lay the foundations for a great application. At this early stage, it’s especially useful to explore your options and begin narrowing down your priorities. In addition to studying for the LSAT — definitely the top priority for those of you taking the June test — what can you do now to start preparing?

Clarify your goals
Before you take your first steps along the path to law school, it’s important to ensure you’re working toward something you truly want.

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Logical Reasonings / 1.27.15

A) Don’t waste your time editing an undergraduate law review. There are way more fun ways to waste your time at undergrad! Above The Law

B) When it comes to elite law schools, a great LSAT score is a binary prerequisite for admission: either you have it or you don’t. Law and More

C) Applying to law school this fall? It’s never too early to start your research. Girl’s Guide to Law School

D) The Seattle Seahawks are trying to trademark the word “boom” and the number “12.” They should look into the availability of “douchebags.” Jonathan Turley

E) Ghostbusters is back! Paul Feig announced his cast, and here’s everything we know. I just hope “Gozer the Gozerian” makes its way back into the lexicon. SplitSider