The Reality of Applying To Law School
Most applicants have the academic ability to do law school work. There are many instances in which the quality of your Law School Personal Statement will make the difference between acceptance of rejection. Applying to law school is competitive. In many cases, the difference between acceptance and rejection is the difference between a strong and weak personal statement. This is complicated by the fact that different personal statements are required for different law schools.
Personalized “Personal Statement Help”
During the upcoming application season, John Richardson and the Richardson Prep Centre will assist a limited number of clients on their personal statements and law school applications. The objective is to help YOU market YOURSELF effectively to the law school(s) of your choice. In the past we have found that applicants benefit from different levels of personal statement counseling.
We will NOT write your personal statement. But, we will help YOU develop the best law school application and personal statement that you can.
Three Levels of Law School Personal Statement Help
Level 1 – Personal Statement and Autobiographical Sketch Development
How it works: We are involved from the beginning. It’s like building a new house from the ground up.
We will sit down with you and help develop your personal statement from the beginning. This involves:
– helping you decide on a theme
– helping you make best use of the “facts of your life”
– helping you write and develop a general personal statement and then apply it to specific schools
Approximate time spent with you – 6 hours
Approximate cost – $1500.00
Level 2 – Helping you improve your personal statement
How it works: We will help you edit and generally improve an existing personal statement. It’s like making improvements to your existing kitchen. It will be a better kitchen.
You will give us your existing and (from your perspective) completed personal statement. We will read it and make suggestions for improvement.
If you are interested in putting more than 30 years of pre-law counseling experience to work for you, then …
Approximate time spent with you – two hours
Approximate cost – $500
Level 3 – Law School Personal Statement Workshop
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How it works: This is a group workshop/class that is offered several times a year in Toronto.
Approximate time – 2 hours
Approximate cost – $100
John Richardson’s Law School Personal Statement Books – Great way to get started
Finally, some advice …
1. Do not leave this too late. Most law school applicants underestimate the time required to apply to law school.
2. Contact us by email: lawschoolbound at gmail dot com, call 416 410 7737 or use the contact from below..
Your email should include your contact information (including telephone number) and some basic biographical information. We are willing to work with all kinds of applicants (including “second career” applicants and graduates of non-Canadian law schools).
4. We will be working with by telephone, email, etc. Therefore we are happy to work with people from any geographical location.
5. John Richardson’s Law School Bound is available at Amazon.com and many Canadian University bookstores.
In closing …
“Your acceptance to law school is not a matter of luck. The road to law school is paved with the bricks of hard work and discipline. Stay on the road and acceptance to law school will be yours!”