Essays That Will Get You Into Law School

Essays That Will Get You Into Law School

Book - 2009
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Barron's Educational Publishing
A successful law school candidate must be articulate and capable of clear, consecutive thinking--qualities that invariably translate into their written work. This updated manual instructs law school applicants on preparing the style of essay that is required for law school admission. Approximately 40 model essays originally submitted by applicants to leading law schools are presented in this book with a critique following each essay. General essay-writing advice is also included.
(back cover)
FOUR STEPS TO SUCCESS--
  • Assess your reading audience and determine what they're looking for
  • Avoid topics and ideas they've seen too many times
  • Gather your material and identify your theme
  • Write your first draft, and then revise and edit it until it's perfect

    Read the more than 40 model essays in this book and get ideas and direction for the winning essay that you too can write. Each was written by a successful law school applicant. Many essays come with critical comments that point out their strengths and weaknesses. You'll also find practical advice from students who have been accepted by major law schools--what they did right, how many rewrites they needed, where they looked for outside help, and much more. Open this book and get started on your rewarding journey to a career in law.

    The authors of this book work for IvyEssays, an Internet-based company that offers editing and consulting services to prospective college and graduate school students.


  • Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's, c2009
    Edition: 3rd ed
    ISBN: 0764142291 (pbk.)
    9780764142291 (pbk.)
    Branch Call Number: 340.071173 DOW 2009
    Characteristics: viii, 140 p. ; 28 cm
    Additional Contributors: Kaufman, Daniel 1968-
    Dowhan, Chris

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