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I would say you definetely have a shot. Your numbers are good. Apply early and schedule a visit, meet with the assistant dean of admissions. Good luck!

Incoming 1Ls / Re: LEEWS
« on: July 19, 2007, 10:42:36 PM »
Yes, Wentworth Miller...who also happens to be named the same as the LEEWS guy

Incoming 1Ls / Re: LEEWS
« on: July 19, 2007, 10:34:57 PM »
Well, if this is the guy is teaching the live course, sign me up  ;)

Incoming 1Ls / LEEWS
« on: July 19, 2007, 10:20:34 PM »
Is LEEWS any good? I've seen it mentioned on the board before but was curious if any current students recommend it? If so, how are the CDS?

General Off-Topic Board / Re: Best Radiohead Video(s)
« on: July 19, 2007, 03:49:36 PM »
Maybe on VH1 classics when they have the alternative show on? Though unlikely beause the alternative show seems to only have mostly 80's alternative music....

Law School Admissions / Re: Resume
« on: July 19, 2007, 03:48:09 PM »
I included stuff I did for a year or two only if I held a leadership position in the org.

I included things I only did for a year, but they were pretty significant, for example was a Student Ambassador at my school (organized orientation for freshman, led tours, mentored students, etc)...I would have done it another year but they required a larger time commitmment that didnt coincide with my work schedule. 1-2 years I would say is pretty significant so definetely include unless of course you didnt do anything for the org/activity.

Law School Admissions / Re: Resume
« on: July 18, 2007, 08:20:04 PM »
Harvard Law has sample resumes on their JD admissions website. I used these as a guide...I figure if Harvard says it should look like the examples, its good enough for any school.

BTW, be prepared to feel like a total loser after you read the samples (I know you aren't a loser but you'll see what I mean when you loook at the resumes)

Minority and Non-Traditional Law Students / Re: Low LSAT High GPA
« on: July 18, 2007, 06:50:38 PM »
I would recommend a prep course of any sort and tons of studying...I took Kaplan and it wasn't the most helpful for me, but the general conensus at least for Kaplan was it was more for people who scored lower and needed help on everything, not just one area.

To look on the bright side, your low scores leaves room for a lot of improvement....It may just be a matter of grasping a few fundamental concepts on the LSAT that can gain you a lot of points after practice.

Good luck and dont give up on your dream!

Hi there,

Granted I'm a 0L and haven't started school yet but so far from my research and law related experience, a successful law student would possess the following qualities:

ability to look at both sides of an argument
excellent time management skills
attention to detail
critical reading skills
good problem solver

The good thing is if you've been in the professional world, youve probably developed a lot of these, especially compared to a lot of the younger people who either came straight from college or no work experience.

Good luck!

General Off-Topic Board / Re: Best Radiohead Video(s)
« on: July 17, 2007, 07:26:00 PM »
High and Dry. Love it.

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