If you’re at the forefront of your legal journey, you might be wondering how to best prepare for the notorious Law School Admission Test, better known as the LSAT. What differentiates this test from other standardized tests is that the LSAT doesn’t quiz what you’ve already learned, but rather projects your ability to do well in law school.
Of all the words of wisdom you receive during your prelaw studies from everyone including your trusted teachers and your parents—such as join a study group, sleep well, take your vitamins—there’s one tip we at Syracuse Law wholeheartedly stand by…
Polish your writing skills.
Obtaining a copy of your college transcript? Easy. Penning a profound personal statement? A bit more difficult…or so you might think.
Since our founding in 1895, we’ve provided more than 9,000 students with an outstanding legal education that paves the way for success in the legal field and beyond. Over the years, we’ve found that our students’ decision to pursue a law degree usually stems from one or more of the five factors listed below.
At this point in the application process, you’re likely thinking about references—who to ask, what they should say, and so on—so that’s exactly what we’re writing about today. Think of these letters as verification of what you’ve accomplished, summaries of your intrinsic talents, and endorsements of your educational excellence. In other words, letters of recommendation count.