and Completing the Application Forms.
No surprises here -- just like college applications, law school applications
typically include a multi-page form for biographical information, contact
information, your various activities and awards, etc. The form is usually
the centerpiece of the law school's application packet, which most schools
will send to you for free. Many will also let you download their application
forms off of their websites.
Obviously, you should
try writing all of the expected information out on a separate piece
of paper before you actually fill out your applications. Inevitably,
you will have doubts about how best to word something, or whether to
include a particular activity or award. Better to have those debates
on a piece of scratch paper than get in trouble when filling out your
Also, first impressions
count -- type your applications! Or better yet, just save yourself the
headache and use the online application (see below).
Online Application. It turns out that civilization has actually
progressed to the stage where we no longer need to type out each application
individually! But like all great time saving devices, this too has a
price tag. Take a look at it here.