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How to Connect with Law School Admissions Staff

This course will help you understand the value and limits of relationships with law school admissions staff. We discuss how to reach out to people in law school admissions as an advisor...
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September 30th, 2021

Fireside Chat: New Advisor Essentials

This course will help new advisors find their bearings and seasoned advisors in their mentoring. Join veteran advisor Diane Curtis and relatively-new advisor Ilisabeth Bornstein in a freeform, fireside chat about getting...
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September 30th, 2021

Deans' Perspectives: Undergraduate Records and Standardized Tests

This course provides an inside look at how admissions committees view undergraduate records, i.e. GPA, and standardized test scores as part of an applicant’s entire application package. We cover how to use...
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September 30th, 2021

Deans' Perspectives: Major Application Components

This course provides an inside look at how law school admissions committees view the primary written components of a law school application. In interviews with experienced law school admissions officers, we cover...
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September 30th, 2021

Letters of Recommendation

This course covers letters of recommendation, which provide law school admissions committees with an outside perspective on an applicant’s academic capabilities, as well as their ability to comfortably navigate and collaborate in...
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September 30th, 2021

Diversity Statements

This course covers an applicant’s diversity statement, one common type of essay suggested by law schools. A diversity statement lays out the background and experiences of an applicant that would inform their...
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September 30th, 2021

Using Law School Data

This course will help you use law school data to accurately assess law school performance across a variety of important metrics. Get an idea of the kinds of jobs graduates get, how...
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September 30th, 2021

Aaron Taylor, AccessLex

Aaron is the executive director for the AccessLex Center for Legal Education Excellence. He joined AccessLex Institute in June 2017 from Saint Louis University School of Law, where he was a member...
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AccessLex

Annie Gemmell, Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Annie is Vice President of Enrollment at Mitchell Hamline School of Law. She received her JD from the school in 2012.
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Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Debby Merritt, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

Debby is the Distinguished University Professor and John Deaver Drinko/Baker & Hostetler Chair Emerita at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.
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Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

Diane Curtis, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Diane Curtis is the Director of Pre-Law Advising and a Senior Lecturer in Legal Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She has been a Pre-Law Advisor since 2004, is a member...
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University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Elisabeth Hutchison, University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law

Elisabeth directed the Admissions Office at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa | William S. Richardson School of Law for more than 12 years. She is a national leader in law school...
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University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law

Ilisabeth Bornstein, Bryant University

Ilisabeth Bornstein is a Lecturer in Legal Studies and Pre-Law Advisor. She received her J.D. and her M.P.P. from the University of Chicago and her B.A. from Yale University. She is also...
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Bryant University

Keith Lee, Associate's Mind

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Associate's Mind

Kimber Russell, Vanguard Advocates LLP

Kimber is a criminal defense attorney who prioritizes protecting her client's rights at the firm she co-founded, Vanguard Advocates. Kimber is an active member of the Chicago legal community, taking on many...
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Vanguard Advocates LLP

Kyle McEntee, Law School Transparency

Kyle has served as Law School Transparency's executive director since 2009, when he co-founded the organization with Patrick Lynch. Since that time, he has become a key figure in American legal education...
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Law School Transparency

Law School Transparency

This is the Law School Transparency official account.
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Mike Spivey, Spivey Consulting Group

Mike is the founder of Spivey Consulting Group, which specializes in law school admissions and law school consulting. Before founding Spivey Consulting, Mike was a senior administrator at the law schools of...
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Spivey Consulting Group

Sarah Zearfoss, University of Michigan Law School

Sarah is senior assistant dean at the University of Michigan Law School, where she directs all aspects of JD admissions and supervises the Office of Financial Aid. Sarah earned a BA in...
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University of Michigan Law School

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