Author: Richard Montauk
Release Date: 2011-08-02
Genre: Study Aids
The most authoritative guide for law students-now revised and updated. Richard Montauk, an administrations insider and lawyer, demystifies the law school application process and provides the tools to ace every step along the way. Based on (and including) exclusive interviews with admissions officers, Montauk delivers a candid view of what leading law schools look for in an applicant. He also gives applicants solid advice on developing marketing strategies, writing winning essays, maximizing financial aid, and updating credentials to better match that ideal profile.
Whether you’re is a college junior facing the LSATs, a senior sitting with disappointing test scores, or someone who has always dreamed of a career in the law, there is too much at stake not to ask the hard questions about what lies ahead. How to Get into Law School will tell you all you need to know about: Choosing and applying to law school The law school admission test (LSAT) and law school applications Getting into law school Suceeding as a student Finding career fulfillment In How to Get Into Law School, Susan Estrich lends her unique point of view and far-ranging experience-as ace law student, tenured professor, renowned legal scholar and analyst-to the life and career questions applicants will face, and answers them in the frank, no-nonsense manner that is her trademark. Featuring anecdotes from admissions directors, professors, veteran attorneys, and adventurous students alike, How to Get Into Law School lays out the facts on: Applications Essays Getting Scholarships Community service The Rigors of Studying Surviving Interviews Finding Employment If you’re considering going to law school, this is your indispensable how-to guide.
Author: Joyce Curll
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release Date: 2008-07
Genre: Study Aids
The ULTIMATEInsider Information on How to STAND OUTand GET ADMITTED! When trying to beat the tough law school competition, how do you know what will get you fast-tracked to the "yes" pile (or the dreaded "no" pile)? No insider is better suited to set you on the right track than Joyce Putnam Curll, former Dean of Admissions for Harvard Law School. The Best Law Schools'Admissions Secrets is the ultimate collection of insider advice, direct from one of the country's toughest admissions boardrooms. Joyce Putnam Curll gives you all the tips and techniques you need to stay ahead, including: Preparing your application What sets law schools apart Behind the scenes of the admissions process Taking the LSAT Handling the cost Planning your career And much more No other law school admissions advice guide can claim this level of authority. The Best Law Schools'Admissions Secretsis sure to give you the edge you need to shine in the eyes of admissions boards everywhere.
Author: Staff of the Harvard Crimson
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Release Date: 2013-05-14
Genre: Study Aids
Separate yourself from the pack Competition has never been more intense for admittance into the nation's top law schools. The application essay represents your only chance to plea your case to admissions officers. Why select you over so many other qualified applicants? Your essay needs to do more than simply list your background and accomplishments. It must reveal the depth of your passion for law, the discipline you bring to this demanding profession, and the strength of character you possess for the ethical and moral challenges that lie ahead. Learn by example Harvard Law School is one of the premier law schools in America. Every year, thousands of elite applicants try for a few hundred slots. Of the dedicated few accepted, fifty-five have shared the application essays that helped them make the cut. * Learn what works. * Structure your essay for maximum impact. * Avoid common pitalls. Each essay is analyzed by the staff of the Harvard Crimson, Harvard's daily newspaper, and accompanied by no-nonsense advice on crafting your own. 55 Successful Harvard Law School Application Essays will give you all the help you need to write the essay that will get you in.
Author: Ann K. Levine
Publisher: Abraham Pub
Release Date: 2009
Law School Admission Expert Ann Levine, former director of admission for two ABA law schools and popular pre-law blogger of the Law School Expert blog offers concrete tips and professional insights into the law school admission process and how to maximize each piece of the law school application process. The Law School Admission Game: Play Like an Expert answers questions for today's law school applicants including: - How will law schools view my credentials, activities, and work experience? - What is the rolling admission process and how can it impact whether I am accepted? - Will the fact that I am a non-traditional applicant help me or hurt me? - Why is the personal statement important and how do I select a topic? - What should I do if someone tells me to write my own letter of recommendation for their signature? - How do I explain a low LSAT score, inconsistent GPA, academic probation, or arrest record? - Should I write one of the optional essays? Which one? - Why was I placed on a waiting list and what can I do to increase my chances of acceptance? - How can I use scholarship offers to negotiate between law schools? - How do I decide where to attend? The tips and insights provided within The Law School Admission Game: How to Play Like an Expert is the second best thing to having your own law school admission consultant. Ms. Levine offers candid and tangible advice in a conversational tone with an open and encouraging (but brutally honest) approach. This book will change how you look at the law school admission process and help you create your strongest possible application package. This book offers strategies for all law school applicants, including specific advice for people: -Determined to attend a Top Law School -Hoping for the chance to attend any law school -Seeking an affordable legal education -Returning to school after being in the work force -Still in college with limited work and life experience -Considering how to build their experiences and resumes to strengthen their applications -Concerned about writing a compelling personal statement because they haven't experienced poverty or overcome paralysis -Know the story they want to tell about overcoming obstacles in life but are not sure what to emphasize. No matter your life story or potential weaknesses in your law school application, The Law School Admission Game: How to Play Like an Expert will guide you through every piece of the application process. From filling in the blanks on applications to deciding whether to submit an optional essay to what to do when waitlisted, this little book will assure you and arm you with insider knowledge every step of the way.
Author: Robert H. Miller
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Release Date: 2015-11-16
I WISH I KNEW THEN WHAT I KNOW NOW! Don't get to the end of your law school career muttering these words to yourself! Take the first step toward building a productive, successful, and perhaps even pleasant law school experience—read this book! Written by students, for students, Law School Confidential has been the "must-have" guide for anyone thinking about, applying to, or attending law school for more than a decade. And now, in this newly revised third edition, it's more valuable than ever. This isn't the advice of graying professors or battle-scarred practitioners long removed from law school. Robert H. Miller has assembled a blue-ribbon panel of recent graduates from across the country to offer realistic and informative firsthand advice about what law school is really like. This updated edition contains the very latest information and strategies for thriving and surviving in law school—from navigating the admissions process and securing financial aid, choosing classes, studying and exam strategies, and securing a seat on the law review to getting a judicial clerkship and a job, passing the bar exam, and much, much more. Newly added material also reveals a sea change that is just starting to occur in legal education, turning it away from the theory-based platform of the previous several decades to a pragmatic platform being demanded by the rigors of today's practices. Law School Confidential is a complete guide to the law school experience that no prospective or current law student can afford to be without.
A former law school admissions officer draws on her background experience to counsel prospective candidates on everything from applications and essays to interviews and recommendations, covering such topics as the LSAT, educational financing, and overcoming special circumstances. Original.
Author: Margaret Brazier
Publisher: Penguin UK
Release Date: 2011-09-29
Medicine, Patients and the Law is a leading book in its field, aimed at practitioners and students of both law and medicine, as well as the general reader. It examines the regulation of medical practice, the rights and duties of patients and their medical advisers, the provision of compensation for medical mishaps and the framework of rules governing those delicate issues of life and death where medicine, morals and the law overlap. The fifth edition of this highly acclaimed book is fully updated to cover recent changes in law and medical practice. Clear explanations of legal issues make this book accessible and absorbing.
Author: Donald Asher
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Study Aids
Offers tips on writing an essay for admission to graduate school, provides an explanation of the admissions process, gives advice on securing letters of recommendation, and features resources for locating scholarships.
Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
Release Date: 2013-01-22
Genre: Study Aids
Stand out in a crowd of law school applicants with an outstanding personal statement. Law schools are receiving more applications than ever with high LSAT scores and excellent grades. To get in, you also need a personal statement that shines. The fifth edition of Law School Essays That Made a Difference gives you the tools to do just that. It includes: • 70 real essays written by 62 unique future lawyers attending Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Northwestern, Vanderbilt, Yale, and other top law schools—along with each applicant’s test scores, GPA, and admissions profile • An overview of law school admissions and a “crash course” in prepping your application • Insider advice: Interviews with admissions pros at Berkeley, Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, Northwestern, Texas Tech, UCLA, University of Kansas, University of Michigan, UPenn, University of Richmond, and William & Mary Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 5th Edition includes essays written by students who enrolled at the following schools: Amherst College Bard College Barnard College Boston College Brown University Bryn Mawr College California Institute of Technology Claremont McKenna College Cornell University Dartmouth College Duke University Emerson College Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering Georgetown University Harvard College Massachusetts Institute of Technology Middlebury College New College of Florida New York University Northwestern University Pomona College Princeton University Rice University Smith College Stanford University Swarthmore College University of California—San Diego University of Notre Dame University of Pennsylvania Washington and Lee University Wellesley College Wesleyan University Yale University
Author: Richard Scott Carnell
Publisher: Aspen Casebook
Release Date: 2017
The Law of Financial Institutions, Sixth Edition provides the foundation for a successful course on the law of traditional commercial banks. The book's clear writing, careful editing, concise explanations, and provocative questions make a difficult field of law lively and interesting.
Author: Mark Halloran
Release Date: 2017-04-24
The Musician’s Business and Legal Guide provides vital information to help demystify the music business and the complex body of law that shapes it. This book answers such questions as how to protect name and copyright; what is and is not legal about sampling; what are the legal issues surrounding digital downloads and streaming; what are the jobs of managers, talent agents and publishers; what are common contractual relationship between independent and major labels. The new edition includes chapters not covered in depth by other books: social media law, TV talent shows, YouTube, and international copyright. As in previous editions, the book features clause-by-clause contract analyses for 360 record deals, music publishing, management, and producer agreements.
Author: A. Barry Cappello
Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2014-06-01
Lender Liability - Fifth Edition is the leading one-volume work on the subject. This area of the law has grown and matured significantly over the years and is now recognized as a distinct body of law that is the basis of thousands of lawsuits filed over the last decade. Written for both lenders' and borrowers' attorneys, Lender Liability discusses the basics and more advanced issues relating to lender liability. Topics include 1) an extended analysis of where and how lender liability problems arise, 2) common law and statutory theories of liability, 3) bankruptcy concerns and 4) lawsuits against failing or failed financial institutions. A sample complaint, request for production of documents, interrogatories and jury instructions are included on CD for easy use. The work also includes as well tables of state and federal cases and statutes, rules and regulations. This brand new edition has been completely revised, reorganized and updated. It conforms now to the evolution and maturity of Lender Liability as an accepted, cited and well litigated area of commercial and consumer litigation. "Lender Liability" as a body of law has evolved from traditional contract and tort theories, to include causes of action based in the Uniform Commercial Code; including the covenant of good faith and fair dealing. This handy reference work is ideal for either the experienced practitioner or the neophyte involved in representing an institution or client whose interests involve bank liability.