Your Law School Admissions Checklist

Listener Annie took Ben and Nathan’s advice to wait a year and apply at the beginning of the next cycle in order to maximize her chances for admissions and scholarships. As she prepares her applications, Annie wants to make sure she has a complete list of all the materials…

Focus on What Actually Matters

Listener Brenda has a question about letters of recommendation: Do the dates on these letters matter? The short answer is no—and that’s because the letters themselves don’t matter much to law school admissions. Brenda should focus her attention on what actually matters and apply with her best…

Just Get Over the Small Stuff

Listener MZ has decided to delay applying to law school in order to serve in the Peace Corps. They’d like to know how to start preparing their application early. Nathan and Ben advise MZ to focus on getting their best LSAT score before worrying about the small stuff.…

More Letters of Recommendation Advice

Listener Angie emailed the show to share that students have the option to print out a letter of recommendation form for their recommenders to submit via snail mail. Although the online route is much faster, Nathan is glad to learn that this option is available. It might help applicants whose…