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. Fitting In & Standing Out: the Paradox at the Heart of Admissions, a free guide
  4. 7 Signs An Experience Belongs In Your Application Essay, a short video
  5. How to Demonstrate Leadership When You Don’t Have Leadership Experience, a short video
  6. The Biggest Application Essay Mistake, a short video
  7. Writing About Overcoming Obstacles in Your Application Essays, a short video
  8. Writing the Diversity Personal Statement, a short video
  9. Law School Applicants: Things to Think About When You Apply, a podcast episode
  10. Focus on Fit, a podcast episode
  11. Stand Out! A Critical Goal for Your Application, a podcast episode
  12. Different Dimensions of Diversity, a podcast episode
  13. 5 Tips for Your Law School Personal Statement
  14. First Drafts Of Personal Statements: Let Yourself Go
  15. The Miraculous 15-Minute ROUGH, ROUGH Draft
  16. What 3 Essential Ingredients Must You Include in Your Statement of Purpose?
  17. Add Detail to Your Social Enterprise/Community Service Goals
  18. How Personal is Too Personal?
  19. Generic-itis Prevention [Warning: If Untreated, Can Cause Rejection]
  20. Application Essay Tip: The Devil is in the Details
  21. Your Law School Personal Statement…It Needs to Be, Well, Personal! 
  22. 5 Tips to Write a Law School Personal Statement that Gets You In
  23. Admissions Tip: BE YOURSELF!
  24. Can I Use Humor In My Application Essays?
  25. 4 Application Strategy Tips: Stand Out AND Fit In
  26. What is an Accomplishment?
  27. 4 Tips for Writing about Last Minute Extracurricular Activities
  28. What Should I Write About? Making a Difference
  29. Writing About Overcoming Obstacles in Your Application Essays
  30. Flaws Make You Real
  31. 6 Tips for Talking About Your Weaknesses
  32. Writing Techniques From a Pro
  33. 3 Tips for Highlighting Your Strengths in Your Application Essays
  34. Where’s the Poetry? The Secret Ingredient in Your Graduate Application Essays 
  35. 10 Tips for Better Essay Writing
  36. Bring Your Personal Statement to Life With Vivid, Active Verbs
  37. The Importance of Obstacles in Your Application Essays
  38. 5 Ways to Optimize Your Online Presence Before Submitting Applications
  39. Approaching The Diversity Essay Question
  40. 5-Step Checklist Before Submitting Your Applications
  41. 5 Tips on Writing About the Immigrant Experience for Law School
  42. Are the Optional Law School Essays Optional?
  43. How I Wrote a Personal Statement that Got Me Into Harvard Law School
  44. Five Ways Being a Real Lawyer Isn’t like Being on Television
  45. “I’m Smart, Really I Am!” Proving Character Traits in your Essays

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