Ariella Hellman Offers Nine Tips for Students Considering Law School
Yeshiva University students have traditionally done well at getting into the law school of their choice.
According to Ariella Hellman, pre-law adviser on YU’s Wilf Campus, 93 percent of law school applicants in 2011-12 reported being admitted to at least one law school—well above the national average of 71 percent. Those schools included top programs such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, New York University, Cornell and YU’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
“Our students perform exceedingly well on their LSAT exams,” said Hellman. With an average score of 160.9, YU students score seven points higher than the national average.
Hellman attributes much of this success to “the many resources and pre-law programs available to students, YU’s strong connection to Cardozo and the University’s powerful alumni network.”
She added, “Students who take advantage of all that YU has to offer are in a great position to succeed.”
For students considering law school, Hellman suggests scheduling an appointment with the Office of Pre-Law Advisement as soon as possible for one-on-one guidance. Below, she offers nine tips for students interested in a career in law. Read the rest of this entry…