Advisor ripped apart my PS

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Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby april_ludgate » Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:40 pm

So I took my 10th draft to my law school advisor and she told me it was garbage and I have to start from scratch. Is anybody willing to give me a second opinion on that? I just have no idea if that's really the best move. Willing to swap as well!

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby UVA2B » Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:40 pm

Send it my way.

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby Platopus » Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:59 pm

I would love to read it.

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby april_ludgate » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:22 am

Platopus wrote:I would love to read it.
UVA2B wrote:Send it my way.


PMed you both! Thanks!

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby TheBlueDevil » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:29 am

I'd like to read it too.

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby april_ludgate » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:36 am

TheBlueDevil wrote:I'd like to read it too.


PMed!

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby Amerision » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:56 am

april_ludgate wrote:So I took my 10th draft to my law school advisor and she told me it was garbage and I have to start from scratch. Is anybody willing to give me a second opinion on that? I just have no idea if that's really the best move. Willing to swap as well!


Send it my way!

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby april_ludgate » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:59 am

Amerision wrote:
april_ludgate wrote:So I took my 10th draft to my law school advisor and she told me it was garbage and I have to start from scratch. Is anybody willing to give me a second opinion on that? I just have no idea if that's really the best move. Willing to swap as well!


Send it my way!


PMed!

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby cavalier1138 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:36 am

Stop taking things to your pre-law advisor in general. I have yet to hear a story about one that describes someone who knows anything about law school admissions.

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby virginia_direwoolf » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:41 am

Happy to take a look as well

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby Ntp73821 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:56 am

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Postby tuna_wasabi » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:12 am

PM me!

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:25 am

PM me.

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby Lalalsat96 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:52 am

Not to bite off another's thread but i also would love if someone could take a look at my ps. It is really not coming together likely because I am a not a big storyteller. Thanks in advance

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby april_ludgate » Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:57 am

KENYADIGG1T wrote:PM me.
tuna_wasabi wrote:PM me!


PMed!

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby april_ludgate » Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:57 am

Lalalsat96 wrote:Not to bite off another's thread but i also would love if someone could take a look at my ps. It is really not coming together likely because I am a not a big storyteller. Thanks in advance


I'd be willing to look, though I don't know how much help I'd be, considering the title of this thread lol

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby april_ludgate » Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:58 am

virginia_direwoolf wrote:Happy to take a look as well


PMed!

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby heyduchess » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:19 pm

april_ludgate wrote:So I took my 10th draft to my law school advisor and she told me it was garbage and I have to start from scratch. Is anybody willing to give me a second opinion on that? I just have no idea if that's really the best move. Willing to swap as well!


I <3 editing Personal Statements. Send it my way and I can take a look for you!

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby wmbuff » Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:53 pm

I'm game to take a look (that goes for either of the folks in this thread asking for help).

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby dietcoked » Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:01 pm

april_ludgate wrote:So I took my 10th draft to my law school advisor and she told me it was garbage and I have to start from scratch. Is anybody willing to give me a second opinion on that? I just have no idea if that's really the best move. Willing to swap as well!


You can send it to me if you want!

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby Lalalsat96 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:03 pm

april_ludgate wrote:
Lalalsat96 wrote:Not to bite off another's thread but i also would love if someone could take a look at my ps. It is really not coming together likely because I am a not a big storyteller. Thanks in advance


I'd be willing to look, though I don't know how much help I'd be, considering the title of this thread lol



I will pm it to you tonight!

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby CoolerHandGreg » Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:27 pm

Even without having read the OP's PS, I would still be curious to know if those who DID read it agree with the pre-law advisor!

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:24 pm

CoolerHandGreg wrote:Even without having read the OP's PS, I would still be curious to know if those who DID read it agree with the pre-law advisor!


I read it. I didn't think it was garbage (OP is a good writer), but I do think she needed to reframe the PS (start from scratch) such that it's clear why she wants to go to law school.

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby KENYADIGG1T » Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:25 pm

Not to toot my own horn, but I've commented on people's PSes here on TLS and they have found it helpful. Reach out if you think I can help!

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Re: Advisor ripped apart my PS

Postby aalvez » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:55 pm

I pm’d a couple of you with my personal statement if you guys are still interested in providing critique.




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