“Law school applicants will have to imagine this a guide to producing a competitive, superior essay. . . . These successful examples speak louder than any written how-to instructions could.” –The Book Watch
Each year, thousands of people apply to the most prestigious law schools across the country, competing for an ever-smaller number of spaces. But each and every applicant gets one chance to distinguish himself or herself from the pack: the law school application essay. In the essay, you’ll spotlight the qualities you possess that transcripts and LSAT scores cannot reveal.
Essays That Worked for Law Schools shows that winning essays come in quite a lot of styles and voices. One student writes about running a day-care center. Another tells a harrowing story about driving a cab in New York City. And a third gives an incredibly convincing argument for why the world needs one more good lawyer. From the thousands submitted each and every year, the essays in this book were thought to be one of the best by admissions officers at the nation’s top law schools.
If you’re facing essay anxiety, this book will educate and inspire you–and most important of all, mean you can write an essay to be able to provide the best chance of getting into the law school of your choice.