Most Law School Applicants

by on September 7th, 2012

… apply to law school the same way. They have very similar backgrounds, few years of work experience, focus way more on the LSAT than anything else, and end up choosing the highest ranked school that lets them in. Most of these applicants are smart, no doubt about it. But here is the problem.

Most law school applicants get low LSAT scores at least once, and then become afraid to take the test again. Many never take it a second time.

Most law school applicants spend so much time on the LSAT that they forget about the importance of having a good story.

Most law school applicants write lofty essays about making a difference in the world, but nearly every single one wants to work at a big law firm by the end of their first year.

Most law school applicants are hyper-competitive and don’t do a good a job working together.

Most law school applicants apply to law school with very little ‘real’ work experience but don’t realize this is the case.

Most law school applicants are more argumentative than collaborative.

Most law school applicants are caught off guard during 1L.

Most law school applicants haven’t developed certain professional leadership skills.

Most law school applicants get rejected from more schools than they get in to.

Here’s good news is that if you are reading this post on my blog RIGHT NOW, then you do not have to be like most law school applicants.

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