Category Archives: Law School

How Important Is An Early Application To Law School?

Unfortunately, students often feel stressed to get their law school applications in early. Let’s separate myth from reality here, and discuss some important concepts regarding law school admission and merit-based scholarships. Law School Application Dates Don’t Get Weak Applicants Admitted Or Strong Applicants Rejected. First, all things being equal, it definitely pays to enroll early […]

Does Applying “Early Decision” to Law School Matter?

One of the frequent challenges that law school applicants face is whether to apply “early decision” to a law school, committing to that law school if accepted. While this article discusses the issue at the University (college) level, and expresses opinions regarding the impact of the process (spoiler alert: the process often favors the wealthy!), […]

UCLA and UC Berkeley Ranked #1 and #2

In 2022, UCLA once again has been ranked the #1 public University by U.S. News and World Reports, with UC Berkeley right behind it at #2. Congrats to the entire UC system, with UCLA and UC Berkeley leading the pack, on consistently offering exceptional public University educations for decades! A lot of factors go into […]

The June 2022 LSAT’s Unusual “Experimental” Section

An unusual event occurred for some LSAT takers during the June LSAT. Specifically, many test takers received a different type of “experimental” section during the fourth section of their exam. To understand what happened, one needs to be aware of two LSAT-related facts: Two Historical LSAT Facts 1. The LSAT currently consists of four sections: […]

“Top 10” Application Factors That Law Schools Consider (Ranked)

While the importance of the first two items on this list (LSAT score and cumulative undergraduate gpa) are not likely to generate much serious debate, the unscientific “ranking” of the remaining law school “soft factors” below might stir up some controversy. After all, not all admission committee members prioritize each of the “soft factors” in […]