Is everyone alive after the July LSAT? I know, I know, what’s worse: actually taking the test, the after test self-reflection, or the cruel waiting time until scores are released? The good news is that, if you took the July LSAT, you have six whole weeks to get together everything you need to prepare a completed law school application!
While your LSAT score, GPA and personal statement will make up the majority of your application packet, your law school letters of recommendation are an integral part of it as well. It’s easy to treat them as an afterthought, just hitting up a few professors in whose classes you received a good grade. However, if you plan out your law school letters of recommendation, they can become a huge plus. Here are a few rules to guide you in the process.
Law School Letters of Recommendation Rule #1
Ask for them early
Professors are notoriously slow at writing law school letters of recommendation.