Do Miriam and Kristi read Reddit? You bet they do. In this episode, they offer their thoughts from SMH to LOL to TL;DR.
Category Archives: Navigating Law School Admissions with Miriam & Kristi
What is a pipeline program, and what programs might you explore?
Miriam and Kristi speak to representatives from four programs to introduce applicants to the wide array of pipeline programs available.
For more information, check out:
Leg Up Legal
Pre-Law Pipeline Program
Dear Future Colleague
Database Diversity Pipeline Program Directory
Kristin Theis-Alvarez (Berkeley) joins Miriam and Kristi as they reflect on the 2020-2021 cycle, an unprecedented roller coaster ride of a year for applicants and adcomms alike.
They’re back! Miriam and Kristi will return for a second season of Navigating Law School Admissions later this summer. Check out their new website to submit a question, or upload your personal statement or resume for review: law.yale.edu/navigatinglawschooladmissions
It’s time for your questions! Miriam and Kristi respond to listener questions about researching schools during a global pandemic, “good” writing, how long it takes to read a file, and more (with a shout-out to Malcolm Gladwell along the way).
Nkonye Iwerebon (Columbia Law School) joins Miriam and Kristi to dig into addenda, character and fitness issues, contacting admissions offices, and all things judgment related. Good judgment is a key to every application and this episode will talk about the good, the bad and the ugly.
Miriam and Kristi share their thoughts on the so-called “softs” – and explain why these aspects of your application may be the most important of all. This episode includes lots of resume tips, and a discussion of when to include, and how to maximize, a diversity statement.
Mathiew Le (University of Texas at Austin School of Law) joins Miriam and Kristi to offer advice on personal statements.
Miriam and Kristi talk about letters of recommendation, with advice for both applicants and recommenders. They answer questions including how many letters you should submit, who should write them, and what makes a letter great…and not so great!
Johann Lee (Northwestern Pritzker School of Law) joins Miriam and Kristi for a discussion about timing your law school application right: both choosing an admissions cycle and timing within a cycle.