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SEO Law Diversity Fellowship Program Helps Students Prepare to Succeed in Law School

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - SEO Law Diversity Fellowship Program Helps Students Prepare to Succeed in Law School by SEO Law

Since 1986, over 1,300 interns have gone through the SEO Law Diversity Fellowship program, which links talented, underrepresented incoming law students to elite global law firms. In this exclusive post, SEO Law explains how the Fellowship Program helps law students excel before, during, and after law school. You can apply here now!


What Happens After You Get into Law School?

Aspiring law students know what it takes to gain acceptance to the school of their dreams: studying for and conquering the LSAT, crafting a strong personal statement, and crushing the interview. But what about preparing to succeed at law school and afterwards? What steps can you take before and during school to ensure you maximize your law school experience and secure a job in corporate law? These are critical questions. But, unfortunately, they can become an afterthought for incoming law students.

For over 30 years, the SEO Law Diversity Fellowship Program has helped diverse incoming law students prepare for the academic rigors of law school and jumpstart their legal careers. Here are a few tips we’ve learned along the way. Read more

Real Law School Personal Statements Reviewed: Your Personal Statement Should Fit in Well with the Rest of Your Application

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Real Law School Personal Statements Reviewed: Your Personal Statement Should Fit in Well with the Rest of Your Application by jdMission

In this series, a jdMission Senior Consultant reviews real law school personal statements. What’s working well? What’s not? If it were his/her essay, what would be changed? Find out!


Note: To maintain the integrity and authenticity of this project, we have not edited the personal statements, though any identifying names and details have been changed or removed. Any grammatical errors that appear in the essays belong to the candidates and illustrate the importance of having someone (or multiple someones) proofread your work. Read more

How to Tackle the LSAT on Your Own Terms (Part 3)

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - How to Tackle the LSAT on Your Own Terms (Part 3) by Ben Rashkovich

Ready to study the right way? We incorporate the latest discoveries in learning science into our LSAT course to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of your prep. Want to see? Try the first session of any of our upcoming courses for free.


Hold onto your seats, folks—we’re about to leap into the third and final part of our world-famous blog post series on how to become the boss of your LSAT. If you haven’t yet, take a gander at part one (where we cover 2 fundamental strategies) and part two (where we look at 2 more situational strategies). I’ll wait!

Today, we’ll finish off our list of creative approaches you can take by focusing on how to change up the order in which you tackle those pesky LSAT questions. Read more

Having Fun with Logical Reasoning Flaws in Everyday Life

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Having Fun with Logical Reasoning Flaws in Everyday Life by Chris Gentry

Learning science has come a long way in recent years, and we’ve been learning with it. We incorporate the latest discoveries in learning science into our LSAT course to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of your prep. Want to see? Try the first session of any of our upcoming courses for free.


Okay, so maybe “having fun” is a stretch. And okay, that’s definitely a stretch—not maybe a stretch.

But an effective way to prepare for the Logical Reasoning portions of the LSAT is to practice your Logical Reasoning skills outside of the LSAT context. Read more

LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 6

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 6 by Matt Shinners

Ready to study the right way? We incorporate the latest discoveries in learning science into our LSAT course to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of your prep. Want to see? Try the first session of any of our upcoming courses for free.


Welcome to our LSAT Reading Comprehension Club! Like a book club, but more LSAT. And fewer pages. Read more about it, and why we think it’ll help you with Reading Comp, in our first LSAT Reading Comprehension Club article here. Read more

LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 5

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - LSAT Reading Comprehension Club, Week 5 by Matt Shinners

Ready to study the right way? We incorporate the latest discoveries in learning science into our LSAT course to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of your prep. Want to see? Try the first session of any of our upcoming courses for free.


Welcome to our LSAT Reading Comprehension Club! Like a book club, but more LSAT. And fewer pages. Read more about it, and why we think it’ll help you with Reading Comp, in our first LSAT Reading Comprehension Club article here. Read more

Telling Your Story: Writer’s Block Tip—Record Yourself Talking

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Telling Your Story: Writer's Block Tip—Record Yourself Talking by jdMission

A personal statement is really no more than telling a story—one that illuminates the “you” a law school would be lucky to have in its student body. In this series, a jdMission Senior Consultant will discuss how elements of storytelling can—and should—be applied to your personal statement.


This is a suggestion for those of you who are working on your personal statement and are truly stumped by writer’s block—wholly, super, mega-, try-anything stumped. (Or just stumped.) Read more

How to Tackle the LSAT on Your Own Terms (Part 2)

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - How to Tackle the LSAT on Your Own Terms (Part 2) by Ben Rashkovich

Ready to study the right way? We incorporate the latest discoveries in learning science into our LSAT course to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of your prep. Want to see? Try the first session of any of our upcoming courses for free.


Welcome to part 2 of my thrilling miniseries on how to take back control over the LSAT! In case you missed it, go catch up on part 1 to learn two big strategies that everyone should be using on this test. Read more

Allocating Your Time on LSAT Logic Games

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - Allocating Your Time on LSAT Logic Games by Daniel Fogel

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I’ve written before about slowing down to speed up, but how slow is too slow? And how do you know how much time to devote to the setup of LSAT Logic Games as opposed to the questions? Read more

LSAT Logic Games: Get Your Priorities Straight

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Manhattan Prep LSAT Blog - LSAT Logic Games: Get Your Priorities Straight by Matt Shinners

Ready to study the right way? We incorporate the latest discoveries in learning science into our LSAT course to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of your prep. Want to see? Try the first session of any of our upcoming courses for free.


It’d be great if on each logic game you made every inference upfront, built some fantastic frames, and had all the answers already drawn into your diagram before you even started the questions.

But it’s not going to happen. Read more