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10 Steps to a Winning Law School Application

Are you considering applying to law school? Not sure where to begin? Or, perhaps you have started the process and want to make sure you’re on the right track to put your best foot forward. We have good news: Stratus Admissions Counseling is here to help! We invite you to join Stratus JD counselors on August 27, 2020, for a free webinar detailing the steps you need to take NOW to develop a winning law school application.

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5 Summer Tips to Put Your Law School Applications Ahead of the Curve

If you’re applying to law school, the summer months aren’t just about barbecues and beach volleyball. They present a great opportunity to make important early progress in your law school application process. Here are five key priorities through the summer months: Create an Account on LSAC.org The Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) is an essential…

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Law School Admissions First Steps: 3 Things You Can Do Now

Whether you’re applying in the upcoming admissions cycle or might wait until next year, if you’re committed to applying to law school, you can take the following steps toward submitting your applications right now. 1. LSAC Registrations The Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) is the organization that manages all aspects of the law school application…

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Study Effectively When Retaking the LSAT

Many test-takers decide to retake the LSAT in an effort to improve their score. Although there are some similarities between preparing to take the test for the first time and preparing to retake the test, there are also a few significant differences. One of the most common misconceptions about preparing to retake the LSAT is…

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Do I Take a Gap Year Before Law School? What to Consider When Deciding If You Should Take a Year Off

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Applicants often ask me if they should take a year off after college and before they attend law school. There is no one-size-fits-all answer. Increasingly, however, many top law schools seem to be in favor of taking some time away from academics before pursuing a law degree. Among Yale’s Class of 2020, 38% are 1-2…

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How Law Schools Evaluate Multiple LSAT Scores

This was originally published as an expert guest post on the Manhattan Prep Blog You’ve just received your LSAT scores. Perhaps you’re happy with your results after having taken the test multiple times, or you are not thrilled with your initial score and are considering a retake. How law schools assess multiple LSAT scores varies….

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LSAT or GRE? 4 Considerations for Law School Applicants

This was originally published as an expert guest post on the Manhattan Prep Blog GPAs, GREs, LSATs, oh my! There is now a new factor adding to the complexity of all the moving parts of law school applications—the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE), traditionally used by many graduate programs outside of law school. In March, Harvard Law School announced…

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7 Tips to Nail the LSAT

So, you’ve decided to take the LSAT, probably the most intimidating test you’ve taken to date. Don’t stress yourself out too much though. While the LSAT is still important, law school are giving less weight to your LSAT score (when compared to your other achievements) than ever before. Below are a few tips and tricks…

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