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Melanie Perez-Vellios

Professor Perez-Vellios serves as Assistant Professor of Legal Practice and as Associate Director of Lawyering. Professor Perez-Vellios teaches Introduction to Lawyering I & II, Appellate Advocacy, and Becoming a Lawyer for the Legal Education Opportunities (LEO) program. In 2019, Professor Perez-Vellios was the recipient of the Paula Franzese Excellence in Teaching Award.

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Law Professor Explains How to Tackle the LSAT Writing Sample

Posted by Melanie Perez-Vellios on 12/3/19 11:15 AM

So, you want to go to law school?  You already know you will need to complete the LSAT exam, as well as the LSAT Writing requirement.  LSAT Writing is a thirty-five minute writing assignment requiring you to assess a hypothetical problem, select between two possible solutions and write a persuasive essay advocating for one side.  While the essay is not scored, it will play a role in admissions committees’ evaluation of your application so you will want to make the best possible impression.


Topics: Advice and Tips, Admissions, Writing

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