People always want to know what they should write about in their law school personal statement but sometimes it is just as important to know what not to put in it. The people looking at your essay read thousands upon thousands of them all on the same topic so you want your essay to stand out for all the right reasons and not be skimmed over for all the wrong reasons. Let’s start with what seem to be the more obvious things to avoid.
The personal statement is a sample of your writing which is an important facet of a law education. Do not send an essay with misspelled or auto corrected words and please do not send an essay with the name of another law school. Read your essay out loud and have someone else read it aloud before submitting it to the law school.… Read full post