A little more in-depth:
What I like most about being a Stratus Prep Law School Admissions Counselor:
I believe that drafting application essays is an inherently valuable process. My goal is not to simply help aspiring lawyers get into their dream schools, but to encourage applicants to reflect on the meaningful moments of their lives, and discover surprising connections between diverse experiences.
One piece of advice I would share with someone who is applying to law school:
Do your research. To find the school that’s the perfect fit, take time to learn about the programs you’re considering. Remember that your application will demonstrate what you have to offer each school, but know also what each school has to offer you.
Highlight or greatest accomplishment while working with Stratus Prep
Each cycle I have the privilege of working with so many remarkable people. Helping these applicants tell their stories is rewarding, particularly when a strong application results in acceptances to schools that would most likely have turned a client down. (I helped an applicant with a 167 LSAT and a criminal offense on his record get into Harvard Law.) Often I work with applicants over several years, and I enjoy forming relations over time. One client came to me for guidance on his initial law school application, and was admitted to Brooklyn Law with a generous funding package; I then helped him develop a successful transfer application to Georgetown after his 1L year. To see this bright and hardworking student earn a place at a school that had been out of reach for him was a great accomplishment. But my proudest moment was when a client told me I had helped him become a better writer. That’s a skill that he can take with him throughout his career.
3 Random Facts:
- I climbed Mount Kilimanjao and watched the sunrise from Uhuru Peak (19,341 feet).
- When I was 15, I ran my hometown marathon and came in 1st place for my age division…probably because I was the only girl in my age division in the race. My time was 4 hours 24 minutes. I have yet to beat it in subsequent races.
- I graduated college in 2 years, 1 quarter while working part-time as a hostess at Chart House and an SAT instructor.