Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 5th Edition

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Random House, Sep 15, 2012 - Study Aids - 297 pages
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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. Law School Essays That Made a Difference, 5th Edition, 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
  

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Contents

How to Use This Book
2
Writing a Great Personal Statement
9
Addenda
37
A with Admissions Officers
43
The Applicants
83
University of Wisconsin Law School
284
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About the author (2012)

Owens attended Cornell College, and currently attends Loyola Chicago School of Law. He teaches and writes for The Princeton Review.

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