Crafting Your Law School Personal Statement 

August 15, 2018, by

Is your law school personal statement ready?   Now is the time to get in high gear if you are hoping to submit law school applications this fall. But where and how do you start your law school personal statement, when faced with a very general personal statement prompt? “Share more about yourself, your background,… Read more »


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Choosing Recommenders for Applications

July 3, 2018, by

  Plan Your Recommenders Carefully! You knew you would need great grades in challenging courses, excellent activities to show your commitment to your community, and many hours to prepare for standardized tests. You knew you needed to brainstorm your essays carefully and explain your motivations for taking your next academic step. But what do many… Read more »




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Finding Your Opening Hook

May 25, 2018, by

What Defines You?   “I can’t think of ONE story that defines me,” my student laments as I explain the concept of a “hook” in our personal statement brainstorming session. “I haven’t saved whales or changed my company culture or rescued orphans….” And yet, that is exactly the point – since nobody is defined by… Read more »