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How to Get Into Law School

Author : Susan Estrich
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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.

Getting Into Law

Author : Lianne Carter
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Expert advice from Law professionals and admission tutors covering everything a prospective law student needs to know, from application and interview to landing a training contract and future career options.

Getting into Law

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What's the difference between a solicitor and barrister? What law course should you choose? Where do you find a training contract? If you're thinking of studying a law degree, the new and updated edition of Getting into Law provides you with all the information that you need to get onto the course of your choice and start a successful law career. From application and interview to funding and your future, this comprehensive guide takes you through every stage of applying for a law degree. Written with contributions from admission tutors from the UK's leading law schools and top solicitors and barristers.

The Unauthorized Guide to Getting Into Law School with Bad Grades

Author : Alex Su
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As a former law school applicant with bad college grades, Alex Su earned admission into some of the top law schools in the country. In this book--the first of its kind by a successful low GPA candidate--he draws upon his personal experience to cover topics from how to determine your odds of getting in, and what to do to best position yourself as an applicant. Offering an in-depth look on what to do if you have a bad college transcript, this guide gives straight answers to questions such as: * What's the minimum GPA I need to get in?* How much will work experience help my application? * How do I find schools that are most forgiving of low GPAs? Full of invaluable examples and anecdotes from someone who went through the experience firsthand and ended up graduating from a Top 14 law school, The Unauthorized Guide To Getting Into Law School With Bad Grades is certain to become a critical guide for any law school aspirant with an imperfect college transcript.

Getting Into Law School

Author : Thomas H. Martinson
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In the tradition of Arco's popular Getting Into Medical School, this conciseides the practical guidance today's pre-law students need to gain admission to first-choice schools. Proven, expert strategies cover every step in the admission process.

How to Get Into Top Law Schools 5th Edition

Author : Richard Montauk
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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.

How to Get Into the Top Law Schools 4th edition

Author : Richard Montauk
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Richard Montauk, a savvy admissions insider, demystifies the application process and provides the tools to ace every step. Based on interviews with dozens of 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 assessing and upgrading credentials to better match that ideal profile.

The Law School Buzz Book

Author : Carolyn C. Wise
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Most law school guides offer school-reported stats to admission rates, average test scores, etc. No publisher understands insider information like Vault--now Vault brings this expertise to law schools. Unlike other law school resources, Vault's guide includes insider information about employment and admissions.

So You Want to Be a Lawyer

Author : Timothy B. Francis
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So You Want to Be a Lawyer takes you through the process of becoming a lawyer, examining each phase in a helpful and easy-to-understand narrative. Find out what practicing law is like before you step into your first law school class! Practice solving legal problems as law students would in law school, and lawyers might in an actual courtroom. You will not only find out how to get into law school, but will also gain: · Educated advice on how to select a law school, along with names and addresses of American Bar Association (ABA) approved law schools · A better understanding of the law school admissions process, and ways to improve your chances for admission · Practical exercises and advice that will give you a head start over other first-year law students · Information about career opportunities as a lawyer So You Want to Be a Lawyer takes a traditionally dry subject and breaks it down in a skilled and entertaining way. After you have read this book, you will have a good idea of the types of problems facing lawyers and law students on a daily basis. Not only will it prepare you for law school, it will become your trusted guide on the path to becoming a successful lawyer.

Career As a Lawyer What They Do How to Become One and What the Future Holds

Author : Brian Rogers
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A career as a lawyer is an exciting one! But do you really know what it takes to become one? This book takes you inside the career and shows you the day and the life of a lawyer. Inside you’ll learn what they do, what training is required, what the future holds, and how you can become one!

Getting into Dental School

Author : Adam Cross
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Dentistry courses are few and far between, meaning competition for places is incredibly tough. Now in its 10th edition, Getting into Dental School offers detailed advice and up-to-date information on what you need to do to secure a place on the course of your choice and what career options are available to you when you finish your degree. Featuring first-hand case studies from successful students and insider advice from admissions tutors, this guide will lead you through every step of the process, offering practical guidance on: Choosing the right course and teaching style for you Writing a winning personal statement Securing valuable work experience Admissions tests such as the BMAT, with sample questions How to shine at interview The range of career pathways on offer at the end of your course. Founded in 1973, MPW, a group of independent sixth-form colleges, has one of the highest number of university placements each year of any independent school in the UK and has developed considerable expertise in the field of applications strategy.

Getting into Engineering Courses

Author : James Burnett
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Engineering opens up a vast range of career options and stable employment prospects. As a result, it is becoming an increasingly popular degree choice among students. Now in its fourth edition, this guide offers detailed advice and up-to-date information on what you need to do to secure a place on the course of your choice and what career paths are on offer when you finish your degree. Featuring first-hand case studies from current students and insider advice from admissions tutors, this guide will lead you through every step of the process, offering practical guidance on: Choosing the right engineering course for you Writing a winning personal statement Securing valuable work experience How to shine at interview Career options available to you at the end of your course. Founded in 1973, MPW, a group of independent sixth-form colleges, has one of the highest number of university placements each year of any independent school in the UK and has developed considerable expertise in the field of applications strategy.

The Poor Law Magazine for Scotland

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How to Get Into the Top Graduate Schools

Author : David Wilkening
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Although there are graduate schools all across the country, only a select group of people are admitted to these programs each year. Many people become overwhelmed by the process of choosing and applying to grad school, as well as the possibility of rejection. However, with this new book, you can significantly increase your chances of being accepted to the grad school of your choice. This new, carefully researched book contains valuable information for those who are still in college and intend to apply for grad school and those who are returning to school after a hiatus. Whether you are applying to grad school to prepare for a profession, get a specific job, potentially earn more, or simply for personal achievement, this book will explain exactly what you need to know in simple, easy to understand terms. You will learn how to choose a school, how to determine a program of interest, how to resolve unforeseen problems, such as a lost transcript or delinquent recommendations, how to conduct research online, how to request transcripts, how to ace the personal interview, how to deal with rejection, and how to accept or reject an offer.In addition, you will create an application timeline, take practice Graduate Record Exams (GRE) and Graduate Management Admission Tests (GMAT) to determine how much preparation time you need, draft highly effective letters of intent and reference, write an engaging statement of purpose, apply for financial aid, choose samples of your work to submit with your application, and conduct informative on-site visits. Whether you are applying to law school or medical school or you are pursuing your doctorate in a liberal arts field, this book will provide you with all the information you need to ensure that you achieve your academic goals. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

Everything You Need to Know About Law School in 50 Pages

Author : Antonette Jefferson
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Law School is a rite-of-passage. If you want to succeed as a law student, you have to learn the ropes and you have to learn them well. This 50-page treatise/memoir will tell you just what you need to be a successful law student. Read it and learn the method.

The Law School Buzz Book

Author : Vault Editors
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In this new edition, Vault publishes the entire surveys of current students and alumni at more than 100 top law schools. Each 4-to 5-page entry is composed of insider comments from students and alumni, as well as the school's responses to the comments.

Coming Out from Behind the Badge

Author : Greg Miraglia
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This book is about how police officers can overcome law enforcement's unwritten "don't ask, don't tell" policy and live their lives as they were made to be. The book includes a collection of autobiographies of highly successful police officers from all over the country. These rarely published coming out stories of real police officers are intended to inspire the thousands of law enforcement officers who are still in the closet and who are searching for the courage to come out. This book is perfect for you if you are. . Working in law enforcement and thinking about coming out. . An out gay or lesbian in law enforcement. . A friend of someone in law enforcement who is gay and struggling. . An ally who wants to learn more about how to be supportive. . A law enforcement leader interested in creating an accepting diverse place to work. . A law enforcement psychologist who wants to better understand. . A young gay or lesbian person who is thinking about a law enforcement career. . Anyone who wants a look inside a secretive and intriguing part of law enforcement. www.comingoutfrombehindthebadge.com

Law For Dummies

Author : John Ventura
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Get answers to your legal questions — in plain English! Find out how to protect your family, your money, your job, and your rights If you're like most people, you probably don't know much about your legal rights and responsibilities — until you run smack-dab into a messy legal problem. Now revised and updated, this friendly guide helps you get a handle on a wide range of everyday legal issues, decipher legal mumbo-jumbo — and come out on top. Discover how to: Protect your child support rights Arm yourself against identity theft Clean up your credit and improve your credit score Hire the right attorney for your needs Draw up wills and living wills

Reaching the Ivory Tower

Author : Stuart Schimler
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Finally! A high school student's savior! Reaching the Ivory Tower: College Admissions and Beyond is the answer to all of your college admissions questions. It combines all aspects of the admission process, from targeting colleges, to improving chances of admission, to selecting a college. With never-before-released data, Reaching the Ivory Tower is the first publication to focus on students' career goals as a primary means of helping them identify not only the best colleges, but the right ones. Beyond the necessities, the book features a new way of approaching college admissions. It gives future business leaders, doctors, lawyers and engineers, brand new information to help them decide which college is best for them. The power to choose is no longer in the hands of the colleges. It is now the students that can make the final call! Stuart Schimler, President of the National Organization for College Placement, has conducted extensive research on the admission process to ensure that it is no longer the complicated journey it once was.

Psychology and Law

Author : Ronald Roesch
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As law is instituted by society to serve society, there can be no question that psychology plays an important and inevitable role in the legal process, clarifying or complicating legal issues. In this enlightening text, Roesch, Hart, Ogloff, and the contributors review all the key areas of the use of psychological expertise in civil, criminal, and family law. An impressive selection of academic scholars and legal professionals discusses the contributions that psychology brings to the legal arena. Topics examined in this insightful text include: juries and the current empirical literature witnesses and the validity of reports preventing mistaken convictions in eyewitness identification trials forensic assessment and treatment predicting violence in mentally and personality disordered individuals employment and discrimination new `best interests' standards for children in courts education and training in psychology and law, and ethical and legal contours of forensic psychology. The volume also features a noteworthy appendix on specialty guidelines for forensic psychologists. Psychology and Law collects a range of expert testimony in its thorough examination of the legal process, affording readers a unique survey of contemporary knowledge.