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Views on tayloring the statement to each law school

Views on tayloring the statement to each law school
« on: August 15, 2008, 04:44:20 AM »
What are your thoughts on tayloring each statement to each program you are applying to? Does it really make that much difference? I have read advice that suggests one should taylor the statement, but I am struggling with doing so. I don't want to sould like I am just interjecting XYZ law school into the statement and I don't want to have to redo the entire statement! Any thoughts?

Re: Views on tayloring the statement to each law school
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2008, 05:38:34 AM »
Of course its better to tailor the PS to the law school.  One way to do it without rewriting is to have a single paragraph that is unique to each school (why you want to go there) and the rest remains the same.

That said, at most schools admission is based on 80%:LSAT; 19%:UGPA; 1%:other.  So it probably won't make much of a difference.

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Re: Views on tayloring the statement to each law school
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2008, 11:26:50 AM »
Tayloring isn't a good thing these days....I don't think law schools are big fans of slavery (although U Texas may appreciate the war with Mexico)

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Re: Views on tayloring the statement to each law school
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2008, 09:04:49 AM »
Tayloring isn't a good thing these days....I don't think law schools are big fans of slavery (although U Texas may appreciate the war with Mexico)

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