Shawn P. O'Connor
Articles by Shawn P. O'Connor
Whatever path you take, make sure you get meaningful experience in the legal field.
The decrease in applicants and applications could be good news for those with a passion for law.
You may have to prioritize LSAT test prep over other opportunities.
Set a sleep schedule now to get ready for the next LSAT testing date.
Consider the strength of specialty areas and talk to current students to find the right school for you.
Practice reading and absorbing information and make a study plan the summer before law school.
Be polite and professional and offer to attend your top law school to negotiate more financial aid.
Choose law schools to apply to wisely, because doing so could mean more financial aid and scholarships.
Beyond a school’s rank, consider legal specialization and career goals when choosing where to apply.
Visit the law school and consider taking the June LSAT to help get admitted from the wait list.