Should you write about each school individually?

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GameOfLoans
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Should you write about each school individually?

Postby GameOfLoans » Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:16 pm

I've always seen it as "sucking up" to them and might be seen as a negative, but I really am not sure.




If no, why not?

If yes, how much is too much/little?

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swampman
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Re: Should you write about each school individually?

Postby swampman » Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:19 pm

No. That's what the Why X essay is for.

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Kinky John
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Re: Should you write about each school individually?

Postby Kinky John » Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:22 pm

I tailored my PS to each school and it's been working out well for me. I mentioned something specific about each school and how it fit into my goals.

devlindonohue
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Re: Should you write about each school individually?

Postby devlindonohue » Mon Apr 06, 2015 4:17 am

Question for those who have written or plan to write "Why X" essays: where do you do your research for each school? Wikipedia? Official school page? Other sources?

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Re: Should you write about each school individually?

Postby Indy16 » Mon Apr 06, 2015 8:10 am

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Re: Should you write about each school individually?

Postby Indy16 » Mon Apr 06, 2015 8:14 am

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LawsRUs
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Re: Should you write about each school individually?

Postby LawsRUs » Mon Apr 20, 2015 3:33 pm

devlindonohue wrote:Question for those who have written or plan to write "Why X" essays: where do you do your research for each school? Wikipedia? Official school page? Other sources?


Don't use Wiki. I used official school pages, looking specifically at
- clinical offerings
- articles in the school's LR or secondary journals
- student orgs
- course offerings
- any special programs

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KMart
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Re: Should you write about each school individually?

Postby KMart » Mon Apr 20, 2015 3:36 pm

LawsRUs wrote:Don't use Wiki. I used official school pages, looking specifically at
- clinical offerings
- articles in the school's LR or secondary journals
- student orgs
- course offerings
- any special programs

+1 ^^

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Hand
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Re: Should you write about each school individually?

Postby Hand » Mon Apr 20, 2015 3:39 pm

just be sure to replace "LAW SCHOOL NAME" with the correct name of the school in your PS and spend the rest of your time prepping for the LSAT




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