We get many questions about students’ law school personal statement when they start the application process. Here’s some advice we received directly from admissions officers!
How to Write a Law School Diversity Statement
In general, is a good idea to write a diversity statement so long as you have the time to write a clear, well-thought-out and authentic statement. The main point of a diversity statement is to show how you can contribute to the diversity of the law school by adding a unique perspective to the class. However, you also want your statement to show that you are a likeable, genuine, and interesting person who can write in a clear and effective manner.
These are some law school personal statement brainstorming ideas that may help you figure out what topics you should discuss in your personal statement as well as what themes should permeate it. Do not become too attached to any topic or idea write away. Instead, look at all of the questions below and pick a few to begin thinking seriously about.
There are certain ways to write a law school personal statement that will increase your chances of getting into the law school. Below, we discuss what to do, what not to do, as well as other points to consider when you write your personal statement. We will also discuss appropriate topics to discuss, the appropriate tone to use, as well as some common mistakes that you can avoid making.