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by ilovemang0s
Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: Application Process
Topic: Serving in Army Reserves during law school?? Impact on admissions?
Replies: 20
Views: 684

Re: Serving in Army Reserves during law school?? Impact on admissions?

To put all my cards on the table, I was a D3 athlete, I went to one of the schools you listed, I was older when I applied to law school, i was a splitter with a 173 LSAT (and 3.3 gpa) and I enlisted in the army (in MI) after taking the LSAT. So I’m not talking out of my ass here. If I had to do it ...
by ilovemang0s
Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Application Process
Topic: Serving in Army Reserves during law school?? Impact on admissions?
Replies: 20
Views: 684

Re: Serving in Army Reserves during law school?? Impact on admissions?

thank you for everyone's feedback. i appreciate the advice and suggestions. on a side note, i've heard some veterans/reservists receive boosts in diversity BigLaw hiring and clerkships. I've heard some federal judges (even SCOTUS judges) like veterans from T14. Is that the case? Would having militar...
by ilovemang0s
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Application Process
Topic: Serving in Army Reserves during law school?? Impact on admissions?
Replies: 20
Views: 684

Re: Serving in Army Reserves during law school?? Impact on admissions?

Everything in the Army comes down to who you work for and what the Army tells you to do: it could be a great experience or it could be a terrible experience. I’m *SKEPTICAL* that you actually learn that much about leadership as a junior reserve officer (and think that much of what passes for leader...
by ilovemang0s
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Application Process
Topic: Serving in Army Reserves during law school?? Impact on admissions?
Replies: 20
Views: 684

Re: Serving in Army Reserves during law school?? Impact on admissions?

Kind of seems like your goal is to cosplay in a uniform here and tbh I don't think it will give you an admissions boost at all. Veterans boosts are a bit of a moving target, but the admin officers at the schools you're talking about have gotten too many applications from people with real military e...
by ilovemang0s
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Application Process
Topic: Serving in Army Reserves during law school?? Impact on admissions?
Replies: 20
Views: 684

Serving in Army Reserves during law school?? Impact on admissions?

Hey all, I'm applying to law school and am also considering joining the Army Reserves as an officer. I have 2 questions. 1. Has anyone had experience serving in the Army Reserves while also attending law school? Is it easy to balance the workload of reserves while also grinding on law school? I know...