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Setting the Bar: 5 Things to Know About Getting Into Law School

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Setting the Bar: 5 Things to Know About Getting Into Law SchoolIf law school is the next step in your life then there are many things to consider before you apply. I recently chatted with Constance St. Germain-Driscoll, Program Director of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies at AMU, about some important things to keep in mind when law school applications are on the horizon.

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5 Things to Know About Getting Into Law School:

  1. Grades are important, but not that important
  2. The real significance of LSAT scores
  3. Your personal essay is the clincher
  4. Be realistic in choosing your law school(s)
  5. Understand the debt you will be incurring in student loans

Along with this list she notes that law schools are looking for well-rounded people, so extracurricular activities are a plus, and a single bad semester shouldn’t be fatal. If you want to hear the nitty-gritty on the process of getting into law school, listen to the podcast below for more wisdom from St. Germain-Driscoll.

By: J. Mason

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