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law school admissions counseling

Postby jellyfish921 » Sun Sep 08, 2013 4:38 pm

Does anybody know of recommended law school counselors? There's so many online who all claim to be the best that it's hard to get a good idea of who's telling the truth. If there's any questions you know of I could throw to the counselors which would better help me distinguish them, that'd be great too!

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Re: law school admissions counseling

Postby Buck Strickland » Sun Sep 08, 2013 4:51 pm

You probably don't need one. What is it that you hope a counselor can help you with? If you've finished school then your GPA is set, studying for the LSAT is pretty much on you, the only thing a counselor might really help you with is your personal statement and, honestly, this website is all you need to get that looking good.

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Re: law school admissions counseling

Postby haus » Sun Sep 08, 2013 4:55 pm

jellyfish921 wrote:Does anybody know of recommended law school counselors? There's so many online who all claim to be the best that it's hard to get a good idea of who's telling the truth. If there's any questions you know of I could throw to the counselors which would better help me distinguish them, that'd be great too!

I have not paid for the services of a advisor, but I have found the posting by Mike Spivey here at TLS to be interesting and helpful.

You may want to look at thread that him and his team frequently respond to:

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=197451

Or his companies blog:

http://spiveyconsulting.com/blog/

Good luck in your hunt.

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dr123
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Re: law school admissions counseling

Postby dr123 » Sun Sep 08, 2013 4:56 pm

It's a scam bro

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Re: law school admissions counseling

Postby MoMettaMonk » Sun Sep 08, 2013 4:58 pm

haus wrote:
jellyfish921 wrote:Does anybody know of recommended law school counselors? There's so many online who all claim to be the best that it's hard to get a good idea of who's telling the truth. If there's any questions you know of I could throw to the counselors which would better help me distinguish them, that'd be great too!

I have not paid for the services of a advisor, but I have found the posting by Mike Spivey here at TLS to be interesting and helpful.

You may want to look at thread that him and his team frequently respond to:

http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/v ... 2&t=197451

Or his companies blog:

http://spiveyconsulting.com/blog/

Good luck in your hunt.


This. Read that entire thread; it's full of amazing advice.

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Re: law school admissions counseling

Postby gaud » Sun Sep 08, 2013 5:00 pm

TLS is free admissions counseling

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Re: law school admissions counseling

Postby zbollenb » Sun Sep 08, 2013 6:02 pm

I highly recommend it. It's not a scam at all. Blueprint is great and reasonably priced as well.

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Re: law school admissions counseling

Postby hichvichwoh » Sun Sep 08, 2013 8:03 pm

zbollenb wrote:I highly recommend it. It's not a scam at all. Blueprint is great and reasonably priced as well.

law school admissions counseling is a scam. Blueprint is LSAT prep, which can be useful

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Re: law school admissions counseling

Postby Cicero76 » Sun Sep 08, 2013 8:39 pm

The best law school admissions counselor I know is a guy named http://www.top-law-schools.com.

Honorable mention to Spivey for being a cool dude.

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Re: law school admissions counseling

Postby zbollenb » Sun Sep 08, 2013 9:46 pm

Blueprint also has an admissions consulting component that I used. And in no way is it a scam.

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Re: law school admissions counseling

Postby haus » Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:24 pm

zbollenb wrote:Blueprint also has an admissions consulting component that I used. And in no way is it a scam.

http://blueprintprep.com/lsat-tutor-law ... consulting

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Re: law school admissions counseling

Postby hichvichwoh » Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:28 pm

oh, I guess I was wrong. Yeah BP also has admissions counseling, and it is also a scam

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Re: law school admissions counseling

Postby dr123 » Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:30 pm

zbollenb wrote:Blueprint also has an admissions consulting component that I used. And in no way is it a scam.


What did they do that was sooo helpful?

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Re: law school admissions counseling

Postby heythatslife » Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:38 am

If you gonna pay, then Mike Spivey.
If not, stick around on TLS long enough and you'll pick up things.

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Re: law school admissions counseling

Postby Innovative » Wed Sep 11, 2013 2:41 am

I'll echo others here on TLS, go with Spivey, he has shown that he cares about applicants and has a wealth of value-added knowledge. As for tricks to differentiate the good counseling from the scams, scam counselors will attempt to take your money at all costs (even if they cannot add any value). Ask about what the service can do for you if you are above both medians (LSAT and GPA) and you'll likely gather how fishy their service might be.

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Re: law school admissions counseling

Postby Clearly » Wed Sep 11, 2013 3:36 am

Another vote for Spivey. Knows his stuff and is a great dude, plus he's got a new partner that's also amazing.




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