The ivey guide to law School Admissions

Anna Ivey wrote the book... literally! Pick her brain in The Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions, the first book of its kind written by a former dean of admissions from a top law school, and the gold standard in the genre. Drawing on first-hand admissions experience, The Ivey Guide offers inside tips and dos and don'ts on everything from effective essays, interviewing techniques, résumés, and recommendations, to admissions officers' pet peeves and more. Stay in touch through our book page on Facebook.

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The Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions 2020 edition: Straight Advice on Essays, Resumes, Interviews, and More

Available at as an e-book.

Note to Ivey Guide readers: Looking for the résumé samples cited in the book? Download them as PDFs here. (Harvard Law School also has good résumé samples here.)


The Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions: Original print edition from 2005

The print edition is available on However, the electronic edition is more current and that is the one we recommend. 

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