Diversity Admissions Programs

Listener Rae shares an experience she had while touring a law school with a program designed to help admit more students of color. The guys discuss law school scammerships and how they affect underrepresented minorities.…

Being "Non-Traditional" Is the Least of Your Concerns

Listener Shavar will be 29 this year and wonders if his age will be an issue during the law school application process. The guys assure Shavar that his age is the least of his concerns. Focus on the two factors that matter most to law schools: GPA and LSAT.…

Be Careful Talking to Admissions Officers

Listener Jonathan is a DACA recipient who worries whether his status may prevent him from earning a full-ride scholarship. Ben and Nathan advise Jonathan to call each law school he’s interested in and ask if he can be connected with any current students who are DACA recipients. Be wary…

Diversity Statement Style Guide

Listener Al asks the guys for tips on how to style a law school diversity statement. Should it be written like a personal statement? Or should it be more matter-of-fact like an addendum? Nathan and Ben’s key advice applies equally to diversity statements, personal statements, and addenda: Stick to…

Do I Qualify as a URM?

An anonymous listener commends the LSAT Demon Scholarship Estimator as a really helpful resource. But they’re unsure whether they qualify as an underrepresented minority. Ultimately, law schools will make that determination, but if there’s a gray area, Anonymous should answer application questions honestly and generously in their favor.…