What Are Softs and Do They Help?

“Softs” refers to everything but your “hard” numbers (LSAT and GPA). Your personal statement is the vehicle through which to present your softs. Ultimately, as Nathan says, your softs certainly matter, but only when you’re on the bubble being compared to people with similar “hards.” Ben reminds students that your softs are wasted if you don’t know how to sell them to admissions officers.