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General board for soon-to-be 1Ls / Re: The Immigration Law Thread
« on: August 22, 2007, 10:31:53 PM »
I work at an immigration firm right now (am applying to law school this fall)... are you going into immigration? Where at?

Law School Applications / Re: 2007-2008 Fee Waiver Roll Call
« on: July 24, 2007, 12:41:54 AM »
Did anyone who got a ND fee waiver NOT list Indiana in their CRS?

I got one for ND and I most definitely did not list Indiana. I am also not Catholic... hmmm..

Law School Applications / Re: Fall 08'ers--Unite
« on: July 24, 2007, 12:37:38 AM »
I'm in...   ;D

UG: Stanford
GPA: 3.83 (LSDAS)
LSAT: 167 ---> tried my best. working full-time while studying for LSAT = boo!
Schools: Not completely decided, but here's a list of potentials: Harvard, Yale, Stanford (no chance to get in if you don't apply), Boalt, UMichigan, UChicago, Northwestern, Duke, Georgetown, Vanderbilt, BC, BU, UWashington, UC Hastings... more safeties under consideration.
LORs: Very strong - since out of school for several yrs, ltrs from employers.
Resume: 4 years (5 by the time I apply) of progressive experience in immigration law, Phi Beta Kappa, community service
PS: Getting close to a final draft... working on the YLS 250. Ugh.

Recommendations / Targeted letter for recommender's UG alma maters??
« on: July 17, 2007, 11:13:24 PM »

I am asking my recommenders to write two letters - one general and once specific to the law school each attended. Both recommenders attended different undergrad schools. I am also by coincidence applying to the law schools where the recommenders earned their undergrad degrees.

Do you think it would also be worthwhile for the recommenders to also write a targeted letter to the schools where they attended undergrad? I am not sure if there will be a benefit... if it makes any difference, the two undergrad schools are very competitive for both undergrad and law (Harvard & Berkeley).

Thank you!!

Personal Statement / Yale 250 word essay - topic???
« on: July 15, 2007, 11:32:05 PM »
Hello everyone,

My general personal statement is pretty much complete but I have yet to tackle the Yale 250 word essay. Just wondering how others of you are handling picking a topic/theme for this one.. Since my personal statement is, well, personal, I was wondering if I should concentrate on a specific anecdote or discuss a particular issue I feel strongly about...

Thanks for your input, and good luck to everyone else stuck drafting your PS' right now :)


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