The Law School Waitlist: What It Means & How to Get Admitted

Hi Everyone, You’re Watching The Spivey
Consulting Group Law School Admissions YouTube Channel. I’m Danielle Early, And I
Am A Partner At Spivey Consulting Group And A Former Admissions Officer At
Harvard Law School, And I’m Here Today To Talk About Waitlists. So, You’ve Been
Waitlisted. Well, What Does That Mean And How Do I Get Off The Waitlist? These Are
Big Questions That Everybody Has, So Let Me Start With, “what Is The Waitlist?” Well
Essentially, It’s The Way That An Admissions Office Is Going To Reach Out
To People And Say, “We Haven’t Made A Final Decision On Your Application Yet,
But We Recognize That You Need To Make A Decision Right Now About Where You’re
Heading To School Because Other Schools Have Deadlines.” So They’re Sending You A
Decision That Basically Says, We’ll Get Back To You Later.
It Doesn’t Mean That You Are Being Admitted, It Doesn’t Mean That You’re
Going To Be Denied — It Just Means No Decision Has Been Made Yet. So When A
School Has A Waitlist, How Do They Decide Who To Admit Off Of It? So A School Needs
To Find Out If They Actually Have Space To Take A Person …

9 Biggest Law School Application Resume Mistakes

Hi Everyone, You’re Watching The Spivey
Consulting Group Law School Admissions YouTube Channel, And I’m Danielle Early.
I’m From The Spivey Consulting Group, And I Am A Former Admissions Officer At
Harvard Law School, And I’m Here To Talk About The Biggest Mistakes You Can Make
On Your Law School Application Resume. So Why Do Schools Ask For A Resume? Well,
They Want To Understand What You’ve Been Doing, What Your Qualifications Are, What
Your Skills Are, And What Your Experiences Are. They Do Ask For Similar
Information On Their Applications – Some Schools Do, Not Everybody – But This Is
Your Place To Put It Together In A Way That Tells Your Story. Mistake Number One
Is Not Putting Enough Time Into Your Resume. Take The Time To Put Everything
Down On Paper And Then Step Away From It. Come Back To It, See If You’ve Made Any
Grammatical Mistakes, If You Forgot To Put Anything In – You Want To Make Sure
That It’s As Good As It Possibly Can Be When You’re Submitting It, So Don’t Leave
It To The Last Thing That You’re Working On.
Number Two Is Thinking That The Length Actually Matters. You Don’t …

Yale Law School’s 250-Word Essay: What It Is & How to Write It

Hello, And Welcome To The Spivey Consulting
Group YouTube Channel. We’re Here To Give You Advice On All Sorts Of Topics Related
To Law School Admissions. My Name Is Nick Everdell, I’m A Senior Consultant With
Spivey, And I Was Formerly The Director Of Enrollment At Yale Law School And The
Associate Director Of Admissions At Columbia Law School. Today I’m Here To
Talk To You About The Yale 250. It Really Is One Of Those Interesting Essays
Because Nobody Really Knows What They’re Supposed To Write About And Yale Doesn’t
Provide Much Guidance On That, And I Think That’s On Purpose. You Know They
Really Want To Give You An Opportunity To Write Whatever You Want And Whatever
Comes To Your Mind. That Being Said, Having Seen Probably
Thousands Of 250-word Essays Over The Years, I Do Have Some Advice Or How To Do
It Well. The Thing That I Tell Most Of My Clients And Applicants When I Was At
Yale Is To Keep In Mind That It Really Should Be The Best Piece Of Writing
You’ve Ever Produced. Now I Know That’s Intimidating, But It Is Yale, And One Of
The Things That Struck Me Having Worked At …