What Else Should be Submitted with an Application?

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JDHopeful
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What Else Should be Submitted with an Application?

Postby JDHopeful » Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:59 pm

I’ve submitted the following with my applications:

Application
Personal Statement
Resume
Letters of Recommendation required by each school

Is there anything I’m missing that might make me stand out more, or just anything in general that others might submit?

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Re: What Else Should be Submitted with an Application?

Postby pokerlaw » Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:01 pm

Diversity Statement

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JDHopeful
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Re: What Else Should be Submitted with an Application?

Postby JDHopeful » Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:01 pm

I'm not very diverse.

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Re: What Else Should be Submitted with an Application?

Postby glitter178 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:03 pm

"Why X"

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Re: What Else Should be Submitted with an Application?

Postby JDHopeful » Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:05 pm

glitter178 wrote:"Why X"


Are these very important?

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Re: What Else Should be Submitted with an Application?

Postby pokerlaw » Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:34 pm

JDHopeful wrote:
glitter178 wrote:"Why X"


Are these very important?


I only did "Why X" if they asked for it.

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Re: What Else Should be Submitted with an Application?

Postby glitter178 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:38 pm

JDHopeful wrote:
glitter178 wrote:"Why X"


Are these very important?


i'd do them if you are either way above or way below their medians, to show that you have interest in their particular law school and that you'd really want to attend if admitted.

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Re: What Else Should be Submitted with an Application?

Postby 3|ink » Wed Dec 08, 2010 5:03 pm

I would submit an outline of your lineage.

Seriously though, your list is fine as long as the school didn't EXPLICITY provide instructions for supplemental submissions.

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Re: What Else Should be Submitted with an Application?

Postby Pleasye » Wed Dec 08, 2010 5:08 pm

For some schools a Why X is very important even though they don't specifically ask for one.

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Re: What Else Should be Submitted with an Application?

Postby 3|ink » Wed Dec 08, 2010 5:12 pm

LSpleaseee wrote:For some schools a Why X is very important even though they don't specifically ask for one.


Really? Why?

Every 'Why X' statement I have ever read (with the expection of fireparamedicprelaw's) has been boring as hell.

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Re: What Else Should be Submitted with an Application?

Postby Pleasye » Wed Dec 08, 2010 10:06 pm

3|ink wrote:
LSpleaseee wrote:For some schools a Why X is very important even though they don't specifically ask for one.


Really? Why?

Every 'Why X' statement I have ever read (with the expection of fireparamedicprelaw's) has been boring as hell.

Some schools (UVA and Mich come to mind?) will YP the shit out of you if you don't write one. I don't think it's so much about the content as it is about that extra little bit of effort that they know you're putting in. Someone can correct me if I'm wrong :)

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Re: What Else Should be Submitted with an Application?

Postby gdane » Wed Dec 08, 2010 10:18 pm

I submitted a picture of myself like this to Georgetown.

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It was not received well.




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