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Tips for writing the perfect Personal Statement

Personal statements are requested by most law schools and provide the opportunity to go beyond the objective aspects of the application to discuss who you are and what is important to you. Schools will be seeking information about your background, personal qualities, and leadership skills, and motivation, to learn what...

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How to request a Dean's Statement

Some, but not all, law schools require applicants to submit a Dean’s Statement of Good Standing as part of their application process. Be careful to research which, if any, of the law schools to which you are applying to requires these statements. At CU Boulder, Dean's letters can be requested...

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Materials you need for Law School applications

Transcripts Official copies of your transcripts must be sent directly from the registrar’s office to either the law school or to LSAC’s Credential Assembly Service. Check with CU Boulder’s registrar or the registrar for any other school you attended, but you will generally be required to submit a transcript request...

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How to use the LSAC Credential Assembly Service

All ABA-approved law schools in the United States require or strongly prefer that applicants use LSAC’s Credential Assembly Service (CAS). CAS allows you to filter some of your application materials into a single profile. Once you have registered for CAS , be sure to provide all the information that is...

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LSAT Test Prep Options

Performance on this test is as important to law school admission as your undergraduate GPA. Many people dedicate a significant amount of time and discipline in preparing for the test itself. Still, there is no right or wrong way to take the test, but there are multiple options. Self-driven study...

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Taking the Law School Admission Test (LSAT)

The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is required for all applicants seeking admission to ABA-accredited law schools. Administered by the Law School Admission Council, the test is given four times each year. When is the best time to take the LSAT? February is the earliest opportunity to take the test...