When I first received the email and the first word was not “Congratulations”, my heart dropped. My spirits were lifted slightly when I read that I was placed on a waitlist. Honestly, I was honored to be on the waitlist considering my GPA and LSAT were both below the schools median. I knew that being […]

If you do not have a high GPA and/or LSAT, do not count yourself out the running for competitive law schools. Not only has it gotten even more difficult to be accepted to undergraduate institutions, the competition for admission into masters and Juris Doctorate programs has gotten tougher as well. Most applicants have a high GPA […]

Now that I have completed my law school application process, received responses from every school that I have applied to, and paid my seat deposits, a heavy load has been lifted from my tired shoulders. I have been accepted to several schools, something that I didn’t know was possible last year, and I am no […]

I am beginning a blog series called “Expectation VS. Reality: First Generation College Student Edition”. Consider this blog in a brief introduction to the series. Being a first generation college student teaches students more than just what they learn in the classroom. I think a lot of first generation college students are pushed in the […]

I wrote this blog post in February but I was hesitant to post it so soon. I had just begun to hear back from law schools and I didn’t want to jump the gun on how I dealt with waiting for admissions decisions. Now that I’ve heard from 7 of the 8 law schools that […]

My birthday is July 31st and I’ve created a list of things I want to accomplish before then. I will upload a blog every time I complete something on my list. Granted, I’ve done a few of these things before but I want to do them again before I turn 22.   – Kayla Phillips […]

This weekend I visited the University of San Diego School of Law. It is such a beautiful and charming campus in a beautiful town. This visit was my third law school visit so far and I am realizing that one of my favorite parts about visiting law schools, outside of learning new information about the […]