Understand the question, choose a topic, mine your experiences, and come up with a compelling story that demonstrates your ability to succeed in law school and your skill and passion for a legal career. The following resources will help you during the brainstorming, outlining, and initial writing stages of your law school personal statement:

  1. Leadership in Admissions, a free guide
  2. Audio & Video in Admissions, a free guide
  3. 7 Signs An Experience Belongs In Your Application Essay, a short video
  4. The Biggest Application Essay Mistake, a short video
  5. Law School Applicants: Things to Think About When You Apply, a podcast episode
  6. Focus on Fit, a podcast episode
  7. Stand Out! A Critical Goal for Your Application, a podcast episode
  8. 5 Tips for Your Law School Personal Statement
  9. Add Detail to Your Social Enterprise/Community Service Goals
  10. How Much Should You Share in Your Personal Statement?
  11. Generic-itis Prevention [Warning: If Untreated, Can Cause Rejection]
  12. Application Essay Tip: The Devil is in the Details
  13. Your Law School Personal Statement…It Needs to Be, Well, Personal! 
  14. Admissions Tip: BE YOURSELF!
  15. 4 Application Strategy Tips: Stand Out AND Fit In
  16. What is an Accomplishment?
  17. 4 Tips for Writing about Last Minute Extracurricular Activities
  18. Writing About Overcoming Obstacles in Your Application Essays
  19. Writing Techniques From a Pro
  20. How to Stay Within Essay Word Limits by Reducing Verbal Verbosity
  21. 3 Tips for Showing Strengths in Your Application Essays
  22. Where’s the Poetry? The Secret Ingredient in Your Graduate Application Essays 
  23. 10 Tips for Better Essay Writing
  24. Bring Your Personal Statement to Life With Vivid, Active Verbs
  25. The Importance of Obstacles in Your Application Essays
  26. 5 Ways to Optimize Your Online Presence Before Submitting Applications
  27. Approaching The Diversity Essay Question
  28. 5-Step Checklist Before Submitting Your Applications
  29. 5 Tips on Writing About the Immigrant Experience for Law School
  30. Are the Optional Law School Essays Optional?
  31. How I Wrote a Personal Statement that Got Me Into Harvard Law School
  32. Five Ways Being a Real Lawyer Isn’t like Being on Television

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