How to Get Into the Top Law Schools, 4th edition

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Penguin, Aug 5, 2008 - Education - 608 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCING LAW SCHOOL
HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT SCHOOL FOR
CRITERIA FOR ASSESSING SCHOOLS
VISITING LAW SCHOOLS
THE ADMISSIONS PROCESS
THE APPLICATION TIMETABLE
MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR CREDENTIALS
MARKETING YOURSELF
RECOMMENDATIONS
RECOMMENDATION BRIEFING OUTLINE
HIDDEN INTERVIEWS
RESPONDING TO WAITLISTING DENIAL AND OTHER
TRANSFER AND OTHER OPTIONS
WHAT TO DO ONCE YOU ARE ACCEPTED
HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF LAW SCHOOL
LLM AND OTHER GRADUATE LAW DEGREES

PERSONAL ORGANIZER
WRITING PERSUASIVE ESSAYS
WRITING RÉSUMÉS FILLING OUT FORMS INCLUDING EXTRA
AMERICAN LLM PROGRAMS
INDEX
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Richard Montauk is the author of How to Get into the Top Law Schools and How to Get into the Top Colleges, as well as the founder and president of Degree of Difference, a firm that has helped thousands of applicants get into the world's top law and business schools. He received a B.A. from Brown University, an M.S. in Finance, and a J.D. from Stanford University. He formerly worked as a corporate lawyer and a corporate strategy consultant. He divides his time between London, Philadelphia, and San Francisco.

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