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What NOT To Say In Your Personal Statement

Posted by The Admissions Team on Feb 12, 2019 2:08:00 PM

You may have read my Top 8 Most Common Mistakes When Writing a Personal Statement blog. These mistakes focused mostly on grammar issues, inattention to detail and the result of poor editing. Here are a few additional tips focused on what not to say in the statement itself.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Everything You Need to Know About the LSAC Credential Assembly Service

Posted by The Admissions Team on Jan 16, 2019 11:31:08 AM

If you are applying to law school, you are likely aware of the many steps involved in the process.  The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) has even created a helpful infographic to describe what to do and when. 

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Is Law School Worth the Cost?

Posted by The Admissions Team on Dec 28, 2018 10:30:00 AM

I am sure if you are contemplating law school you are wondering if it is really worth the financial investment. You hear and read stories about the debt graduates face and how hard it is to get a good-paying job. You also hear success stories about lawyers who help make a difference in the lives of others.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Decoding the Law School File Review Process: Behind the Scenes with Stetson Law

Posted by The Admissions Team on Dec 13, 2018 2:50:36 PM

We get a lot of questions about what we look for in applications to law school. Students perceive the application review process as a great mystery to be solved…cracked even! Books, articles and blogs have been written for nervous readers who hope to get an insider tip that opens the door to their dream school.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Be Your Own Social Media Manager

Posted by The Admissions Team on Nov 12, 2018 11:07:00 AM

Face it, employers look at your social media presence as part of the screening process. We can debate whether and to what extent this practice could lead to discrimination in the hiring process another time.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

Submitting an Addendum: When to Submit, and How to Write it

Posted by The Admissions Team on Nov 1, 2018 11:08:00 AM

Many applicants have something in their file they need to explain. It could be a medical situation that adversely affected the GPA or an illness that impacted the first LSAT score and resulted in a retest. That explanation may take a paragraph or even two pages. Many personal statement instructions include page limits and topic guidelines. So, how can you convey important information to your law school to help place your GPA, LSAT or life story in the proper context when most schools don’t allow for interviews?

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Top 10 Admission Tips to Nail Your Application

Posted by The Admissions Team on Oct 31, 2018 11:55:24 AM

By Molly Kaelin, Candidate for Juris Doctor, 2020, Stetson University College of Law

Applications are everything. Since you are applying to Stetson Law, you are hardworking, driven, and brilliant. Your mission now is to show the admissions office how great you are. How do you avoid making a mistake on your law school admissions application? Follow our top 10 suggestions by admissions counselors.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

8 Reasons to Apply to Law School Early

Posted by The Admissions Team on Oct 15, 2018 9:45:00 AM

This is a milestone moment in your life. You have decided that you will become a lawyer! You’ve done your research on the profession and on law schools. You’ve taken or begun to prepare for the LSAT. You have a list of schools where you will apply. Perhaps you have visited schools or even attended a Pre-Law program to learn more about law school itself. Congratulations! Now it is time to apply.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

How to Get Involved While You're in Law School

Posted by The Admissions Team on Oct 8, 2018 10:42:46 AM

By Molly Kaelin, Candidate for Juris Doctor, 2020, Stetson University College of Law

When you first research Stetson Law you are no doubt looking at the academic accolades, stunning list of world-renowned professors, and exceptional program options Stetson Law has to offer.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

The Top 5 Differences Between Private and Public Law School

Posted by The Admissions Team on Sep 24, 2018 11:42:45 AM

By Molly Kaelin, Candidate for Juris Doctor, 2020, Stetson University College of Law

Becoming a lawyer is a noble pursuit. You will invest time and money in law school, so deciding where to go is crucial. You may be deciding between a public and private school. Perhaps you are looking at the differences in tuition. Don’t let that influence your decision too much. You have all heard the age-old truth: you get what you pay for.

This is one of the most important investments of your life. Here are some other differences between public and private schools that have nothing to do with tuition and everything to do with your law school experience.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

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