The Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions

The Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions

Straight Advice on Essays, Resumes, Interviews, and More

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Houghton
As dean of admissions at the University of Chicago Law School, Anna Ivey decided the fate of thousands of law school applicants. In this book-the first of its kind by a former law school admissions officer-she draws on her expertise to cover topics from the application and the essay to the interview and the recommendations, touching on hot-button issues like how much the LSAT, ethnicity, and age really matter. Offering an insider's advice on how to produce the very best application, this guide gives straight answers to questions such as:

• What kind of essay should I write to set me apart from the rest of the pack?
• Should I explain my low LSAT score, my D in chemistry, my attention deficit disorder, my time in rehab?
• Is law school worth the debt I'll face when I graduate?

Full of invaluable examples and anecdotes about real admissions decisions, The Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions is certain to become the new bible for would-be law students everywhere.


Baker & Taylor
A former law school admissions officer draws on her background experience to counsel prospective candidates on everything from applications and essays to interviews and recommendations, covering such topics as the LSAT, educational financing, and overcoming special circumstances. Original.

Harcourt Publishing
As dean of admissions at the University of Chicago Law School, Anna Ivey decided the fate of thousands of law school applicants. In this book-the first of its kind by a former law school admissions officer-she draws on her expertise to cover topics from the application and the essay to the interview and the recommendations, touching on hot-button issues like how much the LSAT, ethnicity, and age really matter. Offering an insider's advice on how to produce the very best application, this guide gives straight answers to questions such as:

• What kind of essay should I write to set me apart from the rest of the pack?
• Should I explain my low LSAT score, my D in chemistry, my attention deficit disorder, my time in rehab?
• Is law school worth the debt I'll face when I graduate?

Full of invaluable examples and anecdotes about real admissions decisions, The Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions is certain to become the new bible for would-be law students everywhere.


Book News
Ivey served as dean of admissions at the U. of Chicago Law School, and now runs Anna Ivey Admissions Counseling, a counseling firm for college, business school, and law school applicants. She draws on her experience to offer insider's advice on admission decisions from the application and essays, to the interview and recommendations. She also examines how much the LSAT, ethnicity, and age really matter, how to write an essay that stands out from the others, and whether law school is worth the cost? Stories about real admission decisions supplement the author's advice. Sample essays, resumes, and recommendations are provided. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, [2005]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9780156029797
0156029790
Branch Call Number: 340.071 IVEY
Characteristics: 314 pages ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Guide to law school admissions
Notes: Includes index
"A Harvest Original."

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