Making a Great Application Even Greater

Listener Ben scored 177 on the LSAT, but his GPA is below the median at most of the schools he’s interested in. He asks the guys for advice on what he should be doing between now and next fall to make his application the best it can be. Since…

Don’t Disclose Medical Issues on Your Application

Listener Gage is wondering whether to disclose a medical condition to explain his low undergraduate GPA. Short answer: No. Ben and Nathan advise him to focus on getting the best LSAT score he can get. And if a school asks about the discrepancy, he should let them know that his…

Why Your Personal Statement Sucks

On the last couple episodes of the Thinking LSAT podcast, Ben and I have read a half dozen personal statements. It’s that time of year. Over the next couple weeks, we’ll cover a few more. The purpose of this lesson is to give you some ideas about what…

Get Started on Your Law School Personal Statement

Today I’m going to shift gears a bit. Applications open in early September at most law schools, and forward-looking students have started asking questions about their personal statements. “Where the hell do I get started?” is by far the most common…