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As with all works of art, of course, there's an artistic element as well. So, it's not enough to simply submit papers and files on time. What is done must be done so that it's pleasing to those who see it: the admissions committee. (Or for transfers, often just one person: the dean of admissions.) Like all former transfer students, we painted our canvases. And as with nearly all novices, we made mistakes. These mistakes cost us time, money, and maybe even acceptance possibilities. The transfer process is full of quirks that a novice--any novice--will not see coming. With this book you will be prepared, and you will prepare your own work of art. After years of effort and sacrifice, don't ruin your portrait with needless errors. Instead, create the masterpiece that will get you into the law school of your dreams.
Yet this is more than just our combined experiences. We are lucky to be joined by numerous contributors, including Jacqueline Pace, who transferred to Harvard Law School; Robert Brayer, who transferred to UC-Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law; and Neil Wehneman, who graduated from Indiana University School of Law summa cum laude. We have also included interviews with Dean Kari A. Mattox (University of Florida); Dean Edward Tom (UC-Berkeley); and Dean Jason Trujillo (University of Virginia).
This is probably the best book on the market right not for transferring law schools. I have read many books on law school and this is one of the better ones. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Ryan A.
I followed this book and made the jump from a tier 3 to tier 2 state school without any hiccups. This thing is awesome.Published 19 months ago by Oklahoma Mike
There were undoubtedly noble intentions when writing this book -- take a tremendously difficult thing (finding information about the transfer process) and create a concise guide. Read morePublished on May 27, 2011 by Ryan A. Ward
I knew going into my tier 4 school that I intended to transfer. What I did not know, however, was that when it became time to transfer so little information would be available to... Read morePublished on April 18, 2010 by Voracious Reading Mommy
If you have any interest in transferring then you should already know that the better your grades are, the more likely your chances are to transfer to another school. Read morePublished on January 7, 2010 by E. Connor
Carrabis and Haimovitch share their personal experiences with transferring law schools and also those of other law students who have done the same. Read morePublished on December 17, 2009 by Michelle Fabio, Bleeding Espresso