LSAT Personal Statement
I transferred from Moraine Valley Community College with a 3.9 GPA, with honors, awards, and scholarships. When I transferred to Loyola University Chicago, I enhanced, furthermore, honed my writing, critical reading and analytical skills by taking upper-level Humanities courses, such as English, literature, history, and philosophy. I knew these advanced courses will do far more to prepare me for law school. I sought out professors that pushed me to write persuasively and concisely. I graduated Loyola with a 3.8 GPA, more importantly, finished top 10% of my class with Magna Cum Laude and other honors. The awards and scholarships I have received due to my grades were the Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honor Society for students in the …show more content…
Within these organizations, I expanded the skills that are fundamental for succeeding in law school; writing skills, presentation and advocacy skills, interpersonal skills, networking skills, confidence, and maturity.
One might see the great lengths that I put into studying for the LSAT as ineffective. However, I learn from that and use that experience as a demonstration to my drive and dedication in succeeding in law school. Looking at past trends this should show that my academic success in law school should not be measured by my LSAT score, but rather by my transcripts, letters of recommendation personal statement, and in my