jeez nvm; sorry to offend anyone who bought a personal statement

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Re: The Value of Autodidacticism for Admissions Committees?

Postby bitter_melon » Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:21 pm

HarveySpecterr wrote:
Hm. Ok. But I was thinking a phrase less like "belongs at the top" (sounds egotistical, self-important, bleck) and more like "values academic excellence," or "rigorous scholarship"; something that actually does characterize the way "top law schools" see themselves vis-a-vis the others.


But again, they'll see all of that from your stats and softs. If you did well in undergrad, have a strong statement, have good LORs from people who have supervised or taught you, etc, that will tell them so much more than where else you applied. Where else you applied might give them some insight into where you want to live or what type of law you want to study, but I don't see how it would give them any insight into your "academic excellence."

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Re: jeez nvm; sorry to offend anyone who bought a personal statement

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:26 pm

To the extent the schools you list would reveal anything, it would be that you value getting a job. JDs aren't really about academic excellence and rigorous scholarship. They're very very different from the PhD.

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Re: jeez nvm; sorry to offend anyone who bought a personal statement

Postby canafsa » Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:52 pm

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