Alex has a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MBA from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. He has coached over 100 law school applicants, specializing in the LSAT. He has helped students gain admissions to top law schools, such as Yale University, Harvard University, University of Chicago, Columbia University, NYU Law, Northwestern University, and UCLA.
Alex is passionate about helping students achieve their law school goals and achieve their fullest potential throughout the process. He finds working alongside students incredibly rewarding. He understands the value of having a guide through the rigorous process of pursuing a graduate degree and cherishes being able to support determined applicants to do their very best.
As an LSAT tutor, Alex is a phenomenal teacher, a perceptive coach, and an exuberant cheerleader. Having taught most of his life, Alex excels at taking complex subjects and stratifying them into different layers of understanding and developing a strategy to allow students to understand each layer at a sensible pace. Alex gives Juris students the tools they need to progress through each level, being adaptable to their individual needs along the way.
Alex cares for each student’s success and ensures he supports them throughout the application process. He empathizes with students if they ever feel discouraged and proudly cheers them on through their highs and lows. For Alex, it’s unbelievably gratifying to watch hours of hard work transform into tangible improvement.
When Alex isn’t coaching, you can find him playing with his kids, practicing the languages he can speak, learning piano, going to concerts, and watching football.
As a top-rated law school admissions consultant, Ali has helped hundreds of law school applicants with writing powerful personal statements, preparing resumes, and soliciting effective letters of recommendation. He has over five years of admissions consulting and tutoring experience. He knows what law schools are looking for and assists you discover it in your story.
As a coach, Ali's strengths include helping clients prepare and polish their personal statements and admissions essays, request letters of recommendation, refine their resumes, submit letters of continued interest as needed, and select which school to attend. He looks forward to helping applicants navigate the law school admissions process while reducing their stress whenever possible.
As a UCLA graduate and Georgetown Law student, Ali has taken rigorous writing courses and conducted extensive research under leading professors, thus giving him strong editing skills.
Ali's pro tip? Don’t sell yourself short; a law school striving to create a well-rounded class can find substantial value in well-rounded and “well-lopsided” students; both types can contribute significantly to the class.
Alice is a summa cum laude Honors College graduate from Rutgers University with a Bachelor's degree in French and Marketing. At Rutgers, Alice was bestowed the John Van der Poel Award for Written French and Marguerite Lentz Richards Prize in French. She was inducted into several honor societies, including the Matthew Leydt Society, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa, and Phi Sigma Iota. Alice's experience with coaching students stems from her time as an LSAT tutor at Rutgers, a position she held after scoring in the 98th percentile on the exam.
Alice has assisted a multitude of students by working as a peer mentor, aiding in the development of their writing and verbal communication skills. She has a track record of creating effective study plans for students preparing for the LSAT, and her approach is tailored to each student's unique strengths and weaknesses. Her emphasis on long-term study planning has proven instrumental in helping students achieve exemplary test scores.
Alice is passionate about making a positive impact on students' academic journeys. She finds it rewarding to help students break down complex processes into manageable steps, a strength that has been vital in her LSAT coaching. She enjoys guiding students through their academic pursuits, focusing on their individual needs and learning styles.
As a coach, Alice excels at developing a realistic study routine for students and ensuring they are well-prepared for their LSAT examinations. She helps students balance their time effectively, making sure their study plan aligns with their goals and objectives. Alice is excited to work with Juris students and is committed to helping them reach their full potential.
Adding a personal touch to her coaching, Alice loves reading, baking, and hiking. She is always ready to share her favorite recipes, hiking spots, and book recommendations. Born in Romania, she speaks Romanian, French, and English fluently and is keen to learn phrases in any language. Alice's passion for learning, combined with her impressive academic background, makes her an invaluable asset to the Juris team.
Amir has a Bachelor of Arts in Global Affairs from George Mason University and is a JD candidate at Columbia Law School. While at Columbia, Amir served as a Student Admissions Ambassador. Professionally, Amir has worked in politics and communications consulting for several years. Most recently, he worked at a policy and communications consulting firm where he wrote op-eds, strategic memos, press statements, and other written products for corporate and non-profit clients.
As a first-generation student currently attending Columbia Law School, Amir has benefited from a network of coaches who supported him through the law school admissions process and believes that it is important to pay that benefit forward to students. Amir understands that navigating the admissions process can be challenging, especially for first-generation professionals. He is genuinely passionate about helping Juris students determine their strengths and meaningfully communicate who they are to admissions teams.
Amir’s greatest strength as a coach is helping candidates determine their strengths and communicate who they are to admissions teams. Additionally, he excels at personal statement and resume editing, interview preparation, and helping students with school selection.
Amir has recently helped students gain admission into several top universities, such as Duke University, New York University, Columbia University, and Harvard University.
When Amir isn’t coaching, he enjoys long-distance running, playing the alto sax, modern/hip-hop dance, and exploring jazz clubs in New York City.
Amre has a BA from the University of Michigan (where he was a Fulbright Scholar in Turkey) and a JD from Harvard Law School. He is currently a practicing lawyer, researcher, and writer interested in international human rights law, law and technology, and online privacy and censorship issues. Previously, he was Head of Policy at Clubhouse and worked in content policy for violent extremism and graphic violence at YouTube.
Amre discovered his passion for academic coaching through his experience teaching and tutoring students. Through working with aspiring lawyers, he came to appreciate how fun and rewarding it was to play a part in helping students to achieve their dreams. He enjoys seeing students, often for the first time, actually voice what drives them, excites them, and even scares them. Amre believes the best part of his job as a mentor is to not only help students express themselves, but translate those feelings into stellar application materials.
Amre excels most at getting students to understand the narrative that they want to tell as part of their applications. His greatest strengths are helping students tell their stories, write compelling essays, being a constant source of encouragement, and breaking down the application process into concrete steps with deliverables to ensure accountability.
For students with Ivy League aspirations, Amre can offer insights about his journey at Harvard and what it takes to get into top law schools. He is also a highly experienced lawyer, and is more than happy to answer questions about his journey to help students understand their future career options. He is excited to show you the ropes and get you started on your journey to law school!
In his spare time, Amre loves traveling and working on his own creative writing.
Andrew is a graduate of NYU School of Law. He has almost ten years of admissions experience, working with diverse students applying to a broad array of law schools.
Andrew's approach emphasizes close collaboration with each applicant so each one feels comfortable bringing their authentic selves to what might otherwise be a daunting process.
As a coach, Andrew enjoys helping others find confidence and pride in what sets them apart. Essentially, he loves to see students embark on journeys to further cultivate their individuality. One of his greatest strength when working with Juris applicants is his ability to help them find their confidence and voice. Andrew understands the difficulty in articulating the “why” behind your experiences and decisions when applying to law school. He prides himself on his ability to help students dig deep so they can determine the motivations behind their choices, whether it's their reason for pursuing an activity, a school, or a program.
He is excited to help Juris applicants achieve their dreams of getting into a top law school!
Audra is a professional tutor based in Astoria, New York, specializing in GMAT and GRE prep. With over six years' experience, she guides every student to their best possible test score--a key component to an impressive business school or graduate school application. She has achieved top scores in several standardized tests, including a 750 on the GMAT (98th percentile). Prior students have been admitted to Yale, Harvard, MIT, London Business School and Cornell, among other institutions. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts from St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland and will receive her Master of Computer and Information Technology from the University of Pennsylvania in December 2023.
Aziz obtained his LLM from Fordham School of Law and is currently pursuing his JD degree at Cardozo School of Law. Aziz has a rich experience in guiding students through the JD and LLM application processes, having assisted dozens of applicants in securing admission to their dream law schools. He was accepted to several prestigious law schools including Miami School of Law, Indiana School of Law, and Washington College of Law.
Aziz’s passion lies in helping students understand their strengths and effectively communicating those to the admissions teams. His expertise in the admissions process, particularly in editing personal statements and resumes, preparing for interviews, and advising on school selection, has led to successful admissions into the country’s top law schools such as Fordham School of Law and Cardozo School of Law. As a coach, Aziz is driven by the desire to see students succeed in their application process and ultimately, in their chosen careers in law.
In addition to his impressive academic and coaching credentials, Aziz is a Fulbright scholar, which is a testament to his intellectual prowess and commitment to legal education. His approach to coaching is holistic, focusing on the technical aspects of applications as well as the personal and emotional journey that each student undertakes during the application process.
Aziz is also a black belt in karate and enjoys reading books of a geopolitical nature in his spare time. He finds great joy in spending quality time with his golden retriever dog, Tommy.
Brandí has a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Florida State University and received her JD from Florida State’s College of Law She served as a Pre-Law Specialist at her alma mater, helping students navigate the application process. She guided students through LSAC signup and applying for LSAC and GRE waivers, provided resources for LSAT and GRE prep, and assisted with law school admissions research and selection. She also coached students with resume building, personal statement development, and writing and reviewing addendums.
Brandí has been passionate about coaching and mentoring for as long as she can remember. She loves helping students navigate the law school application process and making the process easier. As a coach, she excels at helping students understand what is required of them throughout the application process and how they can submit a more competitive application. She understands the stress that can come with law school admissions and helps Juris students break down each aspect into manageable steps.
When Brandí isn’t coaching, she loves to read, go to the beach, listen to music, sing, and binge-watch true crime shows and documentaries.
Calandra completed a Bachelor’s degree at Harvard University before securing admission to Harvard Law at only 20 years old, making her the youngest JD student in her class. She has extensive experience in the legal field, including clerking for the Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court, practicing at a large law firm in Washington, DC, and a boutique employment law firm in Atlanta before entering the public sector. She currently works at her state’s attorney general office and spends her free time mentoring aspiring lawyers by offering invaluable guidance on the admissions process and strategic career planning.
As a coach, Calandra's primary goal is to assist students in getting into the best law schools. However, she seeks to accomplish much more for them, given that law school is one of the most significant commitments anyone can make. Calandra seeks to empower students to achieve success, happiness, and fulfillment in the increasingly competitive and ever-changing field of law. She believes that achieving these goals need not be a process of trial and error. Instead, Calandra helps students to identify and articulate their personal and professional goals before strategizing to select the law schools that best align with those goals.
Calandra’s passion for consulting is deeply rooted in her own career journey, including her success in gaining admission to five of her top six elite law school choices and her struggles to find career satisfaction in the early stages of her profession. She believes her experience demonstrates the impact of well-thought-out applications and individualized career planning. Drawing on the lessons she’s learned, Calandra is driven to support students in reaching their goals while helping them avoid the common pitfalls that new lawyers often face.
Aside from her passion for law and guiding students, Calandra loves cats and Home Depot, and she'll be the first to admit she might be a bit obsessed with both!
Chris graduated with a degree in International Development and Music from the University of Tulsa and is currently doing his graduate studies in Community Development at Temple University. He also holds a Certificate in Neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania. During his undergraduate studies, Chris had the opportunity to study abroad in South Korea, Australia, South Africa, and Spain, where he also engaged in street performances as a source of income.
Chris has a strong background in cultural understanding, interpretation, performing arts, and community development, which he uses to create an interesting and engaging learning experience for LSAT students. Throughout his career, he has helped students ace their LSAT exams, particularly in the Logical Reasoning and Analytical Reasoning sections, and gain admission to top law schools.
Chris is passionate about education and development. With his wide range of experiences including working as a Sonic Drive-In carhop, a rural landscaper, a Spanish interpreter, and a substitute teacher in Philadelphia, he uses these varied skills to make learning fun and engaging for his students. He holds an impressive LSAT score of 174 and uses his personal strategies to help students perform excellently in their exams.
As a coach, Chris excels at understanding students' backgrounds and mindset to create the most accommodating experience possible. He uses his interpreting experience to show students how to translate the complex content of the LSAT with fluency and his performing experience to keep things interesting. Chris is excited to help Juris students realize their full potential and achieve their career goals.
Claudette holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of the Philippines and received her JD from Arellano Law School. She has an impressive 16 year tenure serving as a government lawyer in the Philippines, in roles that encompassed litigation, prosecution, and administrative hearings.
Following her tenure in the Philippines, Claudette moved to the United States where she thrived in her role as a legal counsel in the Office of the Ombudsman. Her work involved drafting legal opinions and defending the office's decisions by addressing pleadings to appellate courts. Notably, she won several high-profile cases, including one that was cited in the impeachment hearing of a Supreme Court justice. Claudette's work has been instrumental in shaping the legal procedures in her home country.
Claudette has a passion for legal writing, fueled by her background in journalism. This passion has proven to be an asset in her role as a bar tutor, where she excels at helping students ace the Multistate Essay Exam (MEE) and the Multistate Performance Test (MPT). She has a unique knack for preparing students for the New York Uniform Bar Examination, having passed it on her first attempt with a remarkably high score herself.
As a coach, Claudette is exceptional in guiding students through the intricacies of legal studies. She brings her extensive field experience and unique perspective to bear in helping students optimize their study strategies. Although she earned her law degree in a foreign country, she brilliantly bridges the gap between international and American law, providing her students with a unique and advantageous perspective. Claudette is enthusiastic about helping Juris students reach their highest potential and ace their exams.
Outside her professional pursuits, Claudette also dabbles in computer programming, an interest she likens to studying law in its requirement for understanding rules and executing plans logically.
Corey has a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a JD from Georgetown University Law Center. In addition, they have an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. Corey has served as an Interviewer at Georgetown University, where they interviewed and scored applicants. Professionally, Corey has served as an Attorney with over fifteen years of experience in public policy, including a decade of work in sexual and reproductive health and LGBTQ rights.
Corey’s interest in coaching stemmed from their own experience of applying to college and law school as a first-generation student at a public school. They had to navigate the process solo and quickly became an expert among their friends. Since then, Corey has coached many students on their educational journey - whether as a teacher, an alum providing outreach, an employer mentoring interns, or a community volunteer working with youth programs.
As a coach, Corey thoroughly enjoys getting to know Juris applicants and learning about their goals. They pride themselves on being a good listener and motivating students to create what they hope to. Corey addresses any roadblocks honestly and works with students to find solutions together. Corey’s greatest strength as a coach is their approach to the application; they work with students to tackle it one step at a time while also planning ahead. This puts Juris applicants at ease, allowing them to enjoy applying to law school with as little stress as possible. Corey is also a big fan of backward planning. They encourage applicants to start with what they are passionate about and what they can imagine spending their life doing - and working backward from there. At the end of the day, law school admissions is very important, but it's only the first step on the road to your future.
Writing and reading are two of Corey’s main passions. They have contributed to two forthcoming books, but they also love to write just for them. Corey also loves spending time with their family, gaming, and traveling.
Corey has a Bachelor of Science in Television-Radio-Film, English, and Textual Studies and a JD from Columbia Law School.
Corey understands that the law school application can be a daunting process for students and is passionate about making the law school application process easy and manageable. As a coach, she excels at helping Juris students determine their strengths and break down the application process into manageable steps. Corey loves helping applicants realize their full potential. As a coach, she helps applicants throughout the law school application process by providing advice on building school lists, reviewing applications, and working with them on admissions essays.
When Corey isn’t coaching, she loves to bake, read, and chase after her toddler.
Courtney has a Bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a JD from UCLA Law School, where her achievements included membership on the Moot Court Team and winning the Order of the Barristers Statue. After her time in the Army as a Cryptologic Linguist, she attended UCLA Law School, balancing her studies with work in both criminal defense and civil litigation firms.
Having started her legal career as a briefing attorney to Judge David Newell on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Courtney later served as an Assistant Attorney General at the Texas Attorney General’s Office for almost six years. There, she handled high-profile civil cases, giving her a deep understanding of the legal landscape. Courtney has represented clients from diverse sectors, including medical professionals, correctional officers, state agencies, and even the Governor. This wide-ranging experience has honed Courtney's expertise in civil rights claims, tort, employment, and habeas corpus claims. Her current role as a litigation attorney with the Institute for Free Speech further demonstrates her commitment to free speech and First Amendment rights.
Courtney's passion for coaching stems from her desire to guide aspiring law students through the complexities of the law school application process. With her background as an attorney and her experience navigating the legal education system, she understands the challenges that applicants face and is equipped to provide practical and strategic advice.
As a coach, Courtney excels at breaking down the application process into manageable steps. She offers personalized guidance to help applicants highlight their strengths and craft compelling narratives in their applications. Courtney takes pride in helping her clients present their best selves to top-tier law schools, drawing on her extensive experience as a practicing attorney to provide practical insights and pragmatic advice.
In her free time, you can find Courtney playing video games, snowboarding, or traveling with her family. And here's a fun fact: growing up in California, M.C. Hammer was her neighbor! Courtney is excited to bring her wealth of experience, passion for coaching, and unique perspectives to Juris to assist students in their journey towards a fulfilling legal education.
Demi has a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science & Policy with a Minor in Political Science from Duke University. She has also earned a JD from The University of North Carolina School of Law. Professionally, Demi has worked with the Academic Advising office at Emory School of Law. Her most significant learning from this experience is that there is no perfect candidate alone; each candidate comes together with the incoming student body to form a great class. Some candidates had more experience while others had a better academic record, but the incoming class was always whole.
Demi's passion for coaching stemmed from the help she received when applying to college and law school herself. Demi had amazing mentors and coaches who believed there was no limit to what she could do and were willing to get her where she needed to go. Demi understands the difficulties of applying to a top law school, and her goal is to help applicants have options on where they go to law school and beyond.
Demi's greatest strengths as a coach include helping Juris applicants look through their experiences in a non-intrusive way to see the best version of themselves and articulate it in their application materials. She is also a great listener and takes extra steps to ensure the applicant feels involved and comfortable during the process.
Diksha holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a JD from the George Washington University Law School. Her vast experience ranges from working for top law firms like Perkins Coie LLP to interning at Shook, Hardy, and Bacon LLP, one of America's top-ranked litigation firms. Her work experience also includes an internship for Hon. Judge Barry Baskin, where she worked on complex commercial litigation matters.
Diksha is passionate about the study of law and advocacy. With her experience in tutoring public speaking and 1L law school courses, she brings a wealth of knowledge to her coaching sessions. She is driven by her desire to help students achieve their goals and navigate the often daunting application process.
As a coach, Diksha excels at breaking down the application process into manageable steps and helping candidates determine their strengths. She personalizes her coaching approach for each student, guiding them to present their best selves to top-tier law schools. Diksha is excited to help Juris students reach their full potential!
In her free time, Diksha enjoys helping others and winding down her day with a glass of passion fruit wine. She is a gold medalist in NCF Persuasive Speaking Spring Flings Tournament and recently received a President's Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Services, which are testaments to her dedication and passion for law.
Ebehiremhen is a graduate of Duke University, where she majored in Psychology, and is currently a JD candidate at Stanford Law School. Before the law school application process, Ebehiremhen expanded her knowledge of human behavior, social justice, politics, and education with her broad range of extracurricular activities and work experiences.
Ebehiremhen first discovered her passion for education as an academic tutor for students ages 4-12. As she moved on to Duke University, she began tutoring student athletes in Psychology, helping them prepare for tests. Since then, Ebehiremhen has held teaching positions as an AP Psychology Teacher, an Americorps Teaching Fellow, and a Costanzo Teaching Fellow.
On the Juris team, Ebehiremhen goes above and beyond for her students. Her greatest strengths include helping candidates strengthen their essays, providing strong feedback, and keeping students on top of their goals. She prides herself on being an accessible resource by actively listening, believing in Juris applicants’ goals, and providing them with thorough and honest feedback. She enjoys helping others achieve success and appreciates the privilege of being a part of someone's academic journey - especially when that journey is towards attending law school!
In her spare time, Ebehiremhen enjoys working out, watching Game of Thrones (or House of the Dragons), trying new restaurants, and spending time with friends.
Dr. Wood has a Bachelor’s degree in English and Film from Susquehanna University. Following her undergraduate degree, she received a Master’s degree in English from Bucknell University and a PhD in English and Gender Studies from the University of Illinois. She then earned her JD in Immigration Law from the University of Miami School of Law and a Master of Law in International Law and Legal Studies from UCLA.
During her doctoral work at the University of Illinois, she coached Master’s degree students with their advanced degree applications (PhD, JD, MBA). She has experience working with many pre-law students throughout the law school application process. Dr. Wood has helped students gain acceptance to top universities, including Yale, UChicago, UPenn, NYU, Duke, Cornell, Georgetown, UCLA, USC, and many more.
As a coach, she is deeply motivated to help students recognize their best attributes, identify paths to reach their potential, and do better as advocates of justice. With five degrees and years of experience as an admissions coach, Dr. Wood excels at organizing scattered ideas to help students create a cohesive narrative. She is an active listener and helps Juris applicants identify key points to include in their personal statements. Additionally, she is skilled at helping students structure their schedules to stay on task and meet competing deadlines. Dr. Wood is also a meticulous editor, having published two books, multiple articles, and blog posts.
When she’s not coaching, Dr. Wood works as an immigration attorney and enjoys painting and cinema.
With experience in legal, academic, and creative writing, Elizabeth excels at brainstorming and editing personal essays. Her strength in editing enables her to proofread full applications thoroughly and ensure no typo goes unnoticed and all answers are the best they can be. Additionally, with experience at two law schools and as both a JD and LLM student, she's able to counsel students on a wide range of potential schools and career paths.
Elizabeth loved being a law student. Her goal as an admissions coach is to set her clients up for the same wonderful and enriching experience she had by helping them select the schools which will provide them with the best opportunities for their own unique goals and then by helping them achieve admission! Nothing makes her happier than seeing a student thrive at the school of their dreams.
Erin holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from the University of South Carolina and is pursuing her Doctor of Law (JD) in Corporate Health and Bioethics Law at American University Washington College of Law. She has an impressive background in non-profit leadership, organizational development, and strategic planning. Additionally, Erin has spent over four years contributing to the South Carolina Public Health Association.
Throughout her career, Erin has excelled in stakeholder engagement, campaign management, and program implementation. She has effectively managed various departments and programs, including grant-funded initiatives, donor relations, and workforce development. Driven by her passion for helping others, Erin has fostered high-profile donor relationships and business partnerships, overseeing a portfolio of 2,321 donors.
Erin is deeply committed to empowering students to achieve their goals and reach their full potential. Combining her strong public health background with her law education, Erin is devoted to guiding students through the law school admissions process and assisting them in gaining entry to top law schools.
As a coach, Erin shines in providing strategic direction and support to students on their journey to law school. She offers valuable insights into the admissions process, shares her corporate health and bioethics law expertise, and draws upon her non-profit leadership and organizational development experience. Erin is excited to be part of the Juris team and eagerly anticipates helping students realize their dreams of attending top-tier law schools.
Foster has a Bachelor’s degree in Acting from Yale University and a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre from Vanderbilt University. He is currently a JD candidate at the Harvard School of Law. Foster has coached over 100 law school applicants and LSAT students both one-on-one and in class settings.
Foster is passionate about helping future law school students build their argument analysis and construction skills in preparation for the LSAT. He values logic and reasoning as a central tenet of a well-functioning democracy. Foster loves coming up with unique examples to illuminate answer choices in the Logical Reasoning section of the LSAT. As a coach, his strengths lie in his ability to explain concepts in different ways depending on a student’s particular learning style and experience. While his hypotheticals may sometimes get a little convoluted, they are exciting to piece together. Additionally, Foster thrives on being able to coach Juris students in the art of presenting arguments and supporting their conclusions which is essential to the study of law and the law school application process.
Applicants Foster has recently coached have received acceptances at top law schools such as the University of Michigan Law, Columbia Law, the Duke University School of Law, Georgetown University Law Centre, and the University of Notre Dame Law.
When Foster isn’t coaching, he loves writing songs and practicing the instruments he has collected over the years. He also enjoys reading historical non-fiction and hanging out with his beagle, Emerald Lou.
Gabrielle has a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Texas at Austin, where she graduated magna cum laude. She also holds a JD from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. During her time at USC, she served as an admissions ambassador, where she engaged with prospective law students and gained insights into the law school admissions process. Gabrielle was also an active participant in several student organizations, including the Peer Mentor Program and the Black Law Students Association.
Throughout her journey, Gabrielle has successfully coached numerous individuals on their law school applications, specifically excelling in crafting persuasive essays and identifying suitable institutions for each applicant. Her diverse interactions and experiences have enabled her to develop a unique understanding of the attributes that law schools seek in potential students, assisting her in guiding her clients to top-tier law schools such as Northwestern University, University of Virginia, and Columbia University, among others.
Fueled by her passion for making the law school application process less intimidating, Gabrielle is dedicated to working with each student individually, tailoring her coaching to their unique goals. As a first-generation law school graduate, she is driven by the opportunity to alleviate the pressures of the application process and provide a supportive and engaging coaching experience.
As a coach, Gabrielle excels at breaking down the application process into manageable steps. She is noted for her ability to identify each applicant's strengths and use these to their advantage in the application process. Gabrielle is excited to work with Juris students and support them in achieving their law school aspirations.
Apart from coaching, Gabrielle loves spending time with her mini poodle, Thor, and trying out new recipes from TikTok. Gabrielle is also a huge Beyonce fan and is looking forward to attending the Renaissance Tour in September. She is known for her adventurous spirit, having experienced both sky diving and great white shark cage diving.
Gaelle attended Georgetown University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, and Harvard University, where she received a Master's in Education.
Prior to attending Penn Law, she worked as an Admissions Officer at Georgetown University. She traveled with other admissions officers to some of the country’s leading universities, where she hosted informational programs for students to prepare them to create meaningful, stellar applications.
Gaelle has read and evaluated more than 2,500 applications, positioning herself as an expert in what top law schools expect. Having been through the law school application process herself, Gaelle’s experience and insight help law school applicants understand the application process at every step, from school selection to interview prep and beyond.
In her free time, she enjoys traveling, playing piano, exploring Philadelphia, and mentoring first-generation college students.
Gerard earned his Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Economics from Rutgers University before attending Seton Hall University School of Law, where he held the position of Secretary for the Black Law Students Association. After graduating with honors from Seton Hall, Gerard received the Luigi Franzese Scholarship Award for his outstanding leadership, service to his community, and academic achievements.
While studying at Seton Hall, Gerard held the crucial position of law clerk for the Newark Housing Coalition, where he focused on Landlord Tenant issues. He also participated in the Center for Social Justice Clinic in his final year, assisting Veterans with Veterans Affairs issues and aiding clients with Wills and estate issues. Post graduation, Gerard currently serves as an associate for a mid-sized law firm in Cherry Hill, NJ.
As the first person in his family to graduate from college and attend law school, Gerard is passionate about guiding others through the application process. From his experience of being a first-generation lawyer, he understands the importance of mentorship and guidance. He leverages this experience to provide Juris applicants with the necessary guidance to put forward successful applications.
One of Gerard's crowning achievements as a coach is his ability to identify what stands out for each Juris candidate. He ensures that law school admissions teams recognize each individual’s unique skill set to accurately assess their potential as law students. Gerard also excels at providing recommendations, fine-tuning resumes, and preparing candidates for interviews. By accommodating busy schedules and maintaining effective deadlines, Gerard aids students in crafting strong law school applications.
When not engaged in coaching, Gerard immerses himself in activities such as playing golf, attending his kids’ sports events, and enjoying beach days.
Hannah graduated from Oberlin College, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Politics. She also holds a JD from Harvard Law School. Hannah has a distinct background in law, having served as a public defender for five years before shifting her focus toward admissions consulting. During her time as a public defender, Hannah discovered her passion for assisting individuals in crafting their unique narratives, a skill that she now applies to her work with admissions candidates.
Hannah is fueled by an intense passion for uncovering the unique stories each individual possesses. She excels in weaving together the disparate threads of her clients’ experiences into a compelling and cohesive narrative that captures the attention of admissions committees. Her approach is firmly rooted in the belief that each person’s path to law school is unique and that the richness of one’s application lies in the diversity of experiences presented rather than in checked boxes of conventional standards. Her expertise is not limited to coaching alone, as she also possesses extensive experience as a teacher of mediation and a professional mediator.
As a coach, Hannah has a knack for alleviating the stress associated with the application process. She is committed to ensuring that each client’s journey toward law school is as seamless and enjoyable as possible. Hannah looks forward to aiding Juris students in creating impactful applications that reflect their unique identities and potential.
A fascinating fact about Hannah is that in her free time, she is on a quest to read a book from every country in the world. This ambition reflects her lifelong love for learning and her curiosity about the diverse cultures our world has to offer.
Hannah is a graduate of Boston College, where she earned her BA in English and Political Science. She also holds a JD from the University of Michigan Law School. Hannah has been involved in the legal field for several years, starting as a corporate paralegal before transitioning into law school.
Hannah's passion for coaching applicants stems from her own experiences navigating the complex application process. Her background in English and creative writing has enabled her to effectively assist applicants in crafting compelling narratives that highlight their strengths and potential. She has informally worked with family and friends to revise their application essays and has seen first-hand the transformational power of a well-crafted application.
As a coach, Hannah excels at helping applicants break down the application process into manageable steps. She is passionate about helping students find their unique voice and story to make their applications stand out. Hannah believes that having strong application essays was key to her college and law school acceptances and is dedicated to helping her students achieve the same success.
In addition to her passion for coaching, Hannah enjoys reading, playing the piano and guitar, and hiking in her free time. A fun fact about Hannah is that she had pet chickens growing up, giving her a unique perspective on the importance of nurturing potential, both in her poultry and her students.
Hui is a graduate of the University of Washington and has a JD degree from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. While at the University of Washington, she double majored in Philosophy and Jewish Studies while minoring in Middle East Studies and Near Eastern Languages and Civilization. In law school, Hui pursued a wide array of studies, earning three certificates and a diplomado from UNAM by graduation. She also demonstrated leadership in various student clubs and was honored with several awards.
After graduation, Hui took up an important role at a New York law school. In this role, she works closely with faculty directors and student fellows, further honing her understanding of law and academia—a valuable insight she applies to her consulting work. Currently, Hui is further expanding her knowledge by pursuing a Master's degree in Bioethics, demonstrating her interest in the convergence of morality, biology, and medicine.
Hui discovered her passion for academic consulting while coaching friends and family friends' children throughout their law school application journeys. Her broad expertise and dedicated approach make Hui an invaluable resource for students on their law school journey.
As a coach, Hui enjoys helping law school aspirants effectively present their unique strengths and aspirations. Leveraging her background in philosophy and law, she provides valuable feedback and assists candidates in creating applications that accurately represent their abilities and passions. She is particularly adept at supporting students from diverse backgrounds, and she is excited to help law school applicants from all walks of life achieve their dreams.
When not consulting, Hui gives back to her community through volunteer work and enjoys Latin dancing, world cinema, and language learning. She also loves cooking and can bake a mean Challah.
James (JD) acquired a double major in Finance and Economics and a minor in History from the University of Alabama, Cum Laude. Following his undergraduate studies, JD earned his JD/MBA from Baylor University and has since been practicing law in Birmingham, Alabama. JD has a successful track record in competitions against other top law schools during his time at Baylor. His experience in the law school application process was extremely successful, having scored a 163 on the LSAT, and gaining admittance to every school to which he applied, including the University of Tennessee and Cumberland School of Law (Samford).
JD's extensive experience and knowledge of the law school admissions process have equipped him to aid potential law students, primarily with LSAT preparation and essay revisions. He has made a significant impact in the lives of many prospective law students, helping them accomplish their dreams of attending top law schools.
Passionate about coaching, JD thrives on the opportunity to guide and assist law school hopefuls through the intricacies of the application process. With his personal comprehension of the trials and triumphs of applying to law school, he has a unique perspective that allows him to connect and empathize with students.
As a diligent and kind coach, JD excels at breaking down the often overwhelming application process into more manageable steps. He is adept at helping candidates identify their strengths and how best to present them in their applications. JD's dedication to his students is evident in his commitment to their success.
Aside from his professional accomplishments, JD is an avid dog lover and is the first in his family to attend law school and become a lawyer. His unique journey and personal experiences provide a relatable and encouraging perspective for prospective law students. JD looks forward to helping more students achieve their law school dreams.
Jennifer is a double Bruin, having attended UCLA as both an undergraduate and law school student. While attending law school, Jennifer worked as a professional mentor for the UCLA Undergraduate Law Fellows program, which provides early academic development to high-potential undergraduate students and college graduates. Upon graduating law school, Jennifer worked as a corporate attorney for a top 50 law firm for several years before working in legal academia.
As a mentor, Jennifer has coached several current and former law fellows through the law school application process, which included editing and revising essays and providing academic and career coaching. She believes her job as a coach is to ensure students can easily navigate the application process while authentically portraying themselves through their essays.
Her key strengths include essay editing, teaching students how to use their authentic voice, and helping students from all backgrounds build strong applications. As an experienced law professional, she is excited to help students learn about career options and how to frame their special interests throughout their application materials.
Candidates Jennifer has recently coached have gotten accepted into UCLA Law, Berkeley, UC Irvine, and other top schools.
In her free time, Jennifer spends time with her three favorite things: cake, books, and television. She can often be found on the couch, binging the latest shows while eating a large slice of cake.
Jesse has attended Harding University for his Bachelor’s, Arizona State University for his Master’s, and Northwestern University’s Pritzker School of Law for his JD.
Jesse has coached numerous students through the law school application process and is a stronger believer in democratizing the secrets to a good LSAC application. He is dedicated to using his skills and hard-won knowledge to make the process clearer and more understandable for applicants he works with.
As a coach, excellent organization and project management skills are some of Jesse’s key strengths. He helps candidates focus their energies on the substantive portions of their application by keeping a close eye on dates, deadlines, and progress. He also enjoys the process of getting to know a candidate and pinpointing the strengths, hobbies, and traits that make them uniquely qualified for law school. Jesse is an award-winning writer and editor who loves ensuring that his students’ applications are top-notch and error-free.
At Juris Education, Jesse is excited to get to know a wide array of candidates and help increase talent diversity and excellence at law schools across the country!
In his spare time, Jesse is a violinist, pastry baker, armchair theologian, Americana music fan, and a friend to Labradoodles.
Jesse has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Princeton University, graduating cum laude in her class. Following her undergraduate degree, she earned a JD in Environmental Law at Lewis and Clark Law School. Jesse is currently an LLM candidate for Environmental Law at Vermont Law and Graduate school. During her time at Princeton, she served on the admissions committee as an Alumni Interviewer.
Jesse has always been passionate about mentoring and views the law school application process as an opportunity for immense personal growth. She found and attended the perfect law school for her career aspirations and personal needs and is driven to help her students do the same.
Jesse is driven to help Juris applicants create a competitive and compelling law school application from start to finish. As a coach, she breaks down large processes into small, manageable pieces. She is a people person who enjoys helping students distill their life experiences to highlight concrete personal strengths. Jesse values open and honest communication to create a safe and inspiring environment, motivating students to achieve their highest potential.
When Jesse isn’t coaching, she likes hiking and spending time outdoors with her partner and their two dogs, Dewey and Gus.
Jesse holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Emory University and a JD/MBA from the USC Gould School of Law. He graduated magna cum laude from Emory with dual concentrations in Information Systems & Operations Management and Marketing, and Chinese Language & Literature.
At USC, Jesse held multiple leadership positions, including Secretary of the Student Bar Association, Co-President of the Diversity Committee, and Founder and President of Gould's Legal Technology Association. His commitment to law and technology led him and his team to a third-place finish at the 2020 Los Angeles Global Legal Hackathon, where they pitched an idea for a mental health app for practicing attorneys and law firms. In 2020, Jesse published a novel titled "Underdog" about his law school experience, as well as the experiences of classmates, professors, law school deans, and startup founders within the USC Gould legal community. Jesse has a strong track record of supporting students in their writing processes, having tutored both undergraduate and graduate students across various subjects.
As an admissions coach, Jesse excels at providing comprehensive strategies for the admissions process. He helps students craft persuasive narratives, optimally structure their arguments, and leverage their unique qualities to make an impression on top-tier law schools. Jesse is committed to helping students reach their goals and become part of the nation's elite legal community. Having faced and overcome the challenges of applying to law school himself, he understands the stress and pressure students face. He is committed to ensuring that his clients are well-prepared and have the best possible chance of achieving their desired outcomes.
Beyond his professional pursuits, Jesse is a lover of spicy foods and a dedicated gym-goer. He enjoys exploring his new home of New York City and is always open to meeting up for a cup of coffee with prospective students.
Jon has a Bachelor's degree in Political Communication from George Washington University and is a JD candidate at the Georgetown University Law Center. Through his experiences and diverse roles in the legal industry, he has gained valuable insight into what it takes to succeed in law school and beyond. He is committed to providing personalized and comprehensive LSAT support to every student he works with and believes that all students can achieve their goals and make their law school dreams a reality.
Jon understands the challenges that come with preparing for the LSAT. As a tutor, his greatest strengths lie in his ability to encourage students throughout the LSAT preparation process. Studying for the LSAT can be a daunting experience, and it's easy for students to feel overwhelmed by the complexity of the test. He aims to help guide students through the process and keep them motivated and positive throughout the journey.
As a coach, Jon is proud of his ability to help students identify their unique personal stories and use them to craft a compelling narrative that will help them stand out to admissions committees. By working closely with students and asking the right questions, Jon helps them dig deep and find the most impactful aspects of their experiences that they can highlight in their applications. He excels at breaking down the application process into manageable steps, helping students feel a sense of progress and accomplishment.
Jon believes that tutoring law school applicants is not just about helping students gain admission to law school but also about empowering them to achieve their goals and positively impact the world through their legal careers.
In his free time, Jon enjoys reading biographies (he's currently reading one about Robert Moses) and producing music from time to time. He has also recently taken up snowboarding!
Kayla has a Bachelor's degree in English from Illinois State University and a JD from the University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Law. While applying for law school, Kayla was working full-time and tackled the process all on her own. She hopes to offer new applicants the support she would have loved to have throughout the application process.
Her coaching journey began after she had been admitted to law school, when a few of her coworkers decided to apply and needed guidance. It was there she found her passion for education, coaching, and helping young law school hopefuls achieve their dreams. On the Juris team, Kayla combines her English degree with her law school expertise to help students create stand-out essays in their applications.
Kayla’s greatest strength as a counselor is helping students identify their strengths. She prides herself on her ability to help Juris applicants better understand how to highlight their unique qualities to stand out during the application process. Above all, Kayla is a driven individual who is excited to help Juris applicants get into their dream schools!
In her free time, Kayla likes to take her dog to the dog park, and try out new local restaurants. She’s also a fan of Chicago sports!
Keith has a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Management from Northeastern University and a JD from Columbia Law School. He specializes in helping students build their law school lists, develop their personal statements, and make final school decisions after admission. His students have gained acceptance into the Carey School of Law at UPenn and the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
Keith is passionate about demystifying the application process. As a coach, he excels at collaborating with his students to craft a compelling and cohesive narrative that presents their unique strengths as applicants. He encourages his Juris students to explore their core values and stay true to their genuine interests and deepest aspirations, presenting an application that reflects their his students’ best qualities.
When Keith isn’t coaching, he loves to explore NYC by bike, read about cars, and exercise.
Keith’s Pro Tip?
Authenticity is key to putting together the best application and finding the right fit in a law school.
Lindsay is a proud alumnus of the University of San Diego School of Law, where she pursued her law degree on a prestigious faculty choice scholarship after scoring an impressive 163 on her LSATs. Prior to this, she was accepted to a number of esteemed law schools, including Wake Forest University, Northeastern University, Boston College, Boston University, Elon University, and the University of Miami.
Following her graduation, Lindsay dove into the legal profession and has spent the last seven years working for a leading class-action litigation firm in San Diego, California. Throughout her career, she has been able to leverage her extensive legal knowledge and experience to guide students through the challenging law school application process, helping them secure admission into some of the country's top law schools.
Lindsay's passion for coaching stems from her desire to help prospective students identify their unique strengths and utilize them effectively in their applications. She takes immense satisfaction in assisting students in crafting impactful essays that truly reflect their capabilities and ambitions.
As a coach, Lindsay stands out for her ability to make the application process organized and streamlined. Her methodical approach helps students break down the seemingly daunting task into manageable steps, enabling them to navigate the process with confidence. Moreover, Lindsay's commitment to serving as a supportive teammate reduces the stress associated with the application process, ensuring a more enjoyable and rewarding experience for the students.
In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys the sunny outdoors of San Diego, experimenting with new recipes in her kitchen and immersing herself in a good book. She can often be found at the beach on weekends unless it's college football season. In which case, she'll be cheering for the Gamecocks!
Linzie earned her BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She distinguished herself by earning the Howard W. Odum Award for excellence in the Sociology department. She also holds a JD and an Alternative Dispute Resolution certificate from USC Gould School of Law. After law school, she gained valuable experience by doing hundreds of pro bono hours for various public interest organizations, including the ACLU SoCal and Lanterman Regional Center Special Education Legal Clinic.
Prior to her journey in law school, Linzie worked for a nonprofit organization generating new housing resources for people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles. She was also actively involved in mentoring and coaching incoming 1L students, helping them to meet and exceed their professors' expectations for the first year in law school.
Linzie is passionate about mentorship and coaching, having nearly a decade of experience in these fields. She particularly excels in understanding and accommodating various learning styles, and she has a knack for assisting those who identify as neuro-divergent. She believes in the power of strong narratives and aids her students in crafting polished essays that truly reflect their individuality.
As a coach, Linzie stands out for her ability to break down complex processes into manageable steps. Understanding the daunting nature of the law school application process, especially for first-generation law school aspirants like herself, she provides her students with a clear structure with detailed action steps. This approach helps students to methodically work towards their goals. Linzie also provides consistent support, acting as an accessible sounding board for her students every step of the way.
On a lighter note, Linzie was an actress for over 10 years, specializing in sketch comedy. She graduated from the Second City Hollywood Conservatory and even met her husband while performing in a musical satire.
Lucy graduated from the University of Rochester with a BA in Political Science. She is currently attending Cornell Law School with the Charles Evans Hughes Scholarship, Cornell's most prestigious, full-tuition merit scholarship.
As a first-generation college graduate, Lucy understands that applying to graduate and professional programs can be daunting, especially for first-gen students. Lucy is passionate about making the admissions process accessible to underprivileged and underrepresented students.
As a coach, Lucy excels in project management and loves to help students break down the application process into manageable steps. Additionally, Lucy is also a strong writer and editor. She thoroughly enjoys helping students craft compelling and beautifully and professionally written personal statements. Lucy loves supporting her students through the arduous application process by providing personalized advice and offering plenty of encouragement along the way.
When she’s not coaching, Lucy loves to camp and hike in the Adirondacks.
Lucy graduated from the University of Rochester with a BA in Political Science. She is currently attending Cornell Law School with the Charles Evans Hughes Scholarship, Cornell Law's most prestigious, full-tuition merit scholarship.
Lucy has over a year of LSAT tutoring experience. She loves working one-on-one with students to assess their strengths and weaknesses and to create an individualized study plan that best suits each student's LSAT goals. She is an expert in Logic Games and Logical Reasoning. As a first-generation college graduate, Lucy is passionate about supporting underprivileged and underrepresented students so that they can reach their full potential.
When she’s not coaching, Lucy loves to camp and hike in the Adirondacks.
Maggie has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Fordham University and a JD from The University of Texas School of Law. Maggie thoroughly enjoys helping Juris applicants navigate the often tricky law school application process so they can be well on their way to a successful legal career. She loves working with applicants who share the same passion for law as her!
As a coach, Maggie excels at helping candidates determine and highlight their strengths throughout their applications. She does this by asking thoughtful questions that encourage her students to dig deep and reflect. Maggie also prides herself on her ability to bring comfort to candidates (and their families) throughout the process by reassuring them each step of the way.
Candidates Maggie has recently coached have gotten accepted at several top law schools, including UCLA Law, Berkeley Law, and Baylor Law School.
In her spare time, Maggie loves hiking, going on long walks with her dog, and reading Murakami.
Mamadou has a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Political Science from Edgewood College and a JD from the University of Wisconsin Law School. He also served as an Admissions Student Ambassador on the UW Law School admissions team. In this role, he organized and conducted campus tours with prospective students and their families, assisted in event planning, conducted student panel discussions, and offered sound advice on life as a law student.
Mamadou was born and raised in The Gambia and moved to the US as a junior in high school. He was accepted into his first-choice school through early decision and received an excellent scholarship package. Mamadou remembers what it was like to be in college, trying to navigate the law school application process on his own. He understands that most students, especially students of color and those from marginalized backgrounds, don’t have readily-available resources about the legal field or access to lawyers. It’s why Mamadou founded his college’s first pre-law society, helping law school aspirants navigate the admissions process, and why he is a law school admissions consultant with Juris Education. Helping law school applicants energizes Mamadou, and he feels grateful to be in the position of assisting students through such a tedious application process.
When it comes to coaching, Mamadou creates a comfortable environment where students can show up as their true selves and craft the best application materials. He develops strong bonds with Juris applicants, digging deep into their needs through active, empathetic listening to help connect a student’s story to why they want to attend law school.
Mamadou is a huge soccer enthusiast, so he loves to watch and play soccer games in his spare time. He’s been playing since he was a kid and also played at a D3 collegiate level! He also enjoys cooking, trying out unique food from restaurants, and spending time with loved ones.
Mamadou’s Pro Tip?
Everyone has a unique story, but the best applicants are those who can connect their story to the “why” behind attending law school.
Marcelius is a first-generation college graduate with a BS in Political Science, Philosophy, and Economics with an African Studies Certificate from the University of Pittsburgh, an MA in Philosophy from the University of Missouri, and a JD from the University of North Carolina School of Law. He has over 14 years of experience working on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion as an educator, advocate, student affairs practitioner, and consultant. Professionally, he is the Director of the Center for Social Change and Belonging at Penn State University.
Most recently, Marcelius served as Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion leader at Bexley City School District in Bexley, Ohio. He previously served as the Assistant Dean of Students and Deputy Title IX Coordinator at Capital University Law School, overseeing the Department of Diversity and Inclusion.
With admissions committee experience, Marcelius has firsthand knowledge of what is needed to create an exceptional and compelling application. In addition, he has helped coach numerous law school applicants, helping them through the entire process. Marcelius is passionate about working with students of all backgrounds, helping them navigate the application process, and helping them find the school that best fits their interests and needs.
Marcelius loves reading, writing, sports, and traveling in his free time. He also really enjoys trivia, so feel free to tell him a random fact.
Marisa earned a Bachelor's degree from Yale University and an MPH and JD from the University of Michigan. She was a part of the admissions team at Yale University, where she wore several hats. Marisa was a recruitment coordinator, senior interviewer, and senior presenter at Yale.
During this time, she organized admitted students' days, shared institutional thought leadership with prospective families, organized and conducted campus tours, interviewed prospective students, and subsequently provided input on admissions decisions.
Through her experiences, Marisa has learned that there is no perfect never-heard-before answer; the best answers are honest answers. She brings this philosophy to Juris as she helps clients craft unique narratives. Marisa's main strengths as a coach are her ability to help candidates stay organized, identify and highlight character traits through writing (i.e., showing, not telling), and patience as she works with clients to perfect every part of the law school application. Marisa enjoys baking, hiking, and spending time with furry friends in her free time.
Mark has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a JD from Duke University School of Law. He began his legal career at the international law firm, Baker Botts, where he advised on corporate and construction matters for some of the world's largest energy companies.
Following his undergraduate studies, Mark was accepted into several top-tier law schools, including the University of Virginia, Georgetown University, Vanderbilt University, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Florida, and Emory University. He chose Duke University School of Law, where he was the recipient of the Marcus T. Hickman scholarship and served as an Executive Editor for Law & Contemporary Problems. Mark has also represented unaccompanied minors in immigration proceedings on a pro bono basis.
Throughout his career, Mark has assisted numerous students in gaining admission to prestigious schools, including Duke University, University of Virginia, and Georgetown University. His deep understanding of the law school application process, coupled with his personal experiences, make him a valuable asset to any aspiring law student.
Mark is passionate about helping students navigate the often daunting law school application process. With a focus on breaking down the process into manageable steps, Mark assists his clients in presenting their best selves to their chosen schools. His unique approach includes crafting compelling personal statements and leveraging unique strategies like optional "Why" essays and networking with admissions personnel.
As a coach, Mark excels at helping students highlight their non-academic experiences and negotiate scholarship awards. His ultimate goal is to help students not just gain admission to their top-choice schools but also mitigate the cost of attendance.
On a personal note, Mark was a soccer referee during his undergraduate years, officiating games across various levels. He also has a keen interest in game theory, with a special focus on its application to card games. As a native of Tampa, Florida, Mark is a die-hard fan of Tampa Bay sports and takes pride in having seen Tom Brady play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Megan has a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Tampa and a JD from Barry University School of Law. With seven years of legal practice under her belt, she has excelled as a defense counsel for two of the largest insurance companies in the United States, boasting a track record of successful jury trials. Currently, she is a Senior Trial Attorney at Allstate Insurance Company and spends her free time helping law students achieve their goals of becoming licensed attorneys.
Megan finds working alongside students incredibly rewarding. She has a unique knack for preparing students for the Florida Bar Examination. Her involvement with one of the largest bar preparation and legal exam companies in the world provides her with unique insights to guide Juris students toward success. She excels at accurately assessing a student’s progress and determining if they need additional support.
As a tutor, Megan firmly believes that success in the Florida Bar Examination is within reach, regardless of whether it's a student's first attempt or tenth. She is enthusiastic about and committed to helping students unlock their full potential, making the learning process as engaging and rewarding as possible.
When Megan isn't tutoring, you can find her playing soccer, traveling, or spending time with her five-year-old golden retriever.
Michael has a Bachelor’s degree from Temple University and a JD from Drexel University's Thomas R. Kline School of Law. During his undergraduate degree, he majored in Political Science and Government while honing his marketing and social media skills. He is currently a campaign manager, fundraiser, lawyer, political strategist, labor organizer, activist and puzzle enthusiast with a propensity for public service.
Michael first realized he had a passion for education while informally coaching several colleagues throughout their law school application journeys. His strong background in public service has also made him enthusiastic about helping those in need, dedicating hours to solving the hardest problems people face. He thoroughly enjoys sharing valuable insider knowledge to help students get into law school and feels strongly about the importance of passing the baton to the next generation of great lawyers.
Michael’s strengths as a coach come in many forms. He enjoys creating comprehensive plans and schedules for students he works with, and providing them with the tools they need at every step. His long-term goals as a coach revolve around sustainability; he feels his job is to help students succeed on their own long term. He also enjoys directing students to pursue institutions with specific goals in mind based on their strengths, passions, and personal circumstances. Michael is excited to help Juris students get into their dream schools and achieve future career success!
In his free time, Michael enjoys competitive sports, online games, and his personal favorite, The Legend of Zelda series. Nintendo's Breath of the Wild introduced him to rock climbing, one of his new favorite hobbies!
Michael is a distinguished Arizona State University graduate with three degrees in Economics, Sports Business, and Spanish Business Language and Culture. He also holds a degree from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. Michael’s exceptional academic performance was recognized when he was chosen as Outstanding Graduating Senior in Economics, the Edward Rondthaler Prize in Economics winner, and the top winner for an economics paper writing competition. Michael also wrote a significant thesis on collective bargaining in Major League Baseball. His diverse experiences include serving as an intern for an immigration law firm, a stadium assistant for Spring Training, an LSAT tutor, and a lead residential assistant.
Michael is passionate about making a difference in students' lives. Over the years, he has developed an exceptional ability to explain complex concepts in various ways, demonstrating patience and commitment to ensuring understanding. His tutoring strengths lie in his patience and ability to diversify his teaching methods to suit the learning styles of his students.
As a tutor, Michael excels at helping students prepare for the LSAT. He believes in finding the unique 'key' that will unlock each student's path to success and is committed to aiding students in discovering and utilizing their personal keys.
Michael's diverse background and experiences have equipped him with the ability to approach various situations and interact with different types of people effectively. He is looking forward to helping each student on their journey to law school. Michael is not only a dedicated tutor but also a fervent baseball fan, an avid gardener, and a stereo systems enthusiast. His rich life experiences and unique approach to tutoring make him a valuable asset to the Juris community.
Mika has a JD from the University of Chicago Law School and a Bachelor’s in Economics and Psychology from Claremont McKenna College. Before returning to tutoring, she practiced corporate bankruptcy for 6 years.
Mika took the LSAT twice, scoring a 172 and then a 179. She is still upset that she missed a logic games question (which kept her from a 180)."Mika loves to talk and teach and see her labor help people achieve their dreams. As an attorney, Mika was a brief-writer who specialized in litigating complex bankruptcy issues, playing to her natural strength at articulating complex concepts and arguments.
As a tutor, Mika’s greatest strength is interaction. She believes in a modeling/co-teaching process, and pushes her students to precisely identify why answers must be wrong. In her experience, the goal of a tutor is not to just teach; it's to train you in the best attack process possible.
In her spare time, Mika enjoys contemporary dancing, playing grand strategy games, and spending time with her two cats, dog, and partner.
Misa has a Bachelor’s from Western Washington University and a JD from University of Virginia School of Law. She has several years of experience helping law school candidates get into their dream schools.
As a coach, Misa approaches admissions from a strategic mindset and works with applicants to understand their goals and maximize outcomes. She enjoys helping applicants find their strengths, prepare for interviews, and manage the stress of the admissions process. Her greatest strength when working with Juris applicants is her ability to help them find their confidence and voice. She prides himself on her ability to help students dig deep so they can determine the motivations behind their choices, whether it's their reason for pursuing an activity, a school, or a program.
In her free time, Misa enjoys running, softball, illustration, reading fiction, and hanging out with dogs.
Natalie is a Harvard University Graduate and has served on the admissions team at Harvard and the University of Southern California. At USC, Natalie read applications, conducted interviews, delivered application information sessions, prepared admission materials, and assisted with admission events such as Open House and Admitted Students Day. At Harvard, Natalie was responsible for evaluating applications and helping students prepare for the application process. She also corresponded with prospective students to answer admission inquiries and assist with recruitment events.
Natalie’s greatest lessons from being part of the admissions team are learning the importance of authenticity in the application process, being proactive in reaching out to admissions team members, and determining a school’s culture and fit for students. At Juris, she uses these learnings to help candidates apply to the right law schools and best position themselves in front of the admissions committee.
Natalie has extensive experience supporting students of color and transfer students. In her free time, Natalie enjoys going to art museums, engaging in meditation, practicing photography, and visiting creative, inclusive communities.
Nessma holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and a JD from the University of Michigan Law School. Nessma has extensive experience working with international law and human rights, facilitating prosecutions for serious international crimes, and providing legal services to refugees.
After graduating from the University of Michigan Law School, Nessma served as a legal officer at the Syria Justice and Accountability Centre. There, she leveraged her skills to fight for justice and accountability for human rights abuses. She also was a visiting professional in the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court for Judge Ibañez Carranza.
Nessma is passionate about international law and human rights. Her experiences have instilled in her a fervor for justice, which she brings to her work as a coach. She is committed to helping applicants understand the ins and outs of the admissions process and ensuring they are well-prepared to meet any challenges that might arise. She takes pride in helping her students navigate the complex admission process and presenting the best version of themselves to these top-tier law schools.
As a coach, Nessma excels at breaking the application process into manageable steps for her students. She helps her students recognize their strengths and find their unique voices, ensuring they stand out in the competitive admissions process. Her knowledge, experience, and passion make her a formidable ally for any aspiring law student.
Nessma delivered her law school commencement speech and is the proud older sister to her brother, who also attended UMich Law. They were the only siblings enrolled at the same time. Nessma's dedication to law and her students makes her an exceptional Admissions Counselor for the University of Michigan Law School.
Nicholas has a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from UC San Diego and a JD from the University of Michigan Law School. While at the University of Michigan, he served as an Admissions Recruiter, traveling to colleges around the country, helping college students understand the law school admissions process and how to successfully achieve their admissions goals. He has coached dozens of students through the law school application process and has tutored students for the LSAT.
Nicholas is passionate about helping students achieve their academic goals as they grow and learn more about themselves. As a coach, he excels in helping students identify and package their strengths in a compelling manner for admissions officers. He provides an inviting space for Juris applicants to embrace their uniqueness, allowing them to understand how they can best present themselves as competitive applicants.
Nicholas looks forward to getting to know more about students as individuals and learning about their goals for the future. Throughout each step of the admissions process, he works with Juris students collaboratively to uncover their best strategy for admissions.When Nicholas isn’t coaching, he is an entrepreneur and enjoys fitness and reading non-fiction.
Nima has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of South California and a JD from Georgetown University Law Center.
Nima’s passion for coaching stemmed from his own journey of applying to law school. The people who helped him navigate his law school (and undergraduate) applications left a significant impact on him. Applying to law school is daunting, but the guidance Nima received made the process much more manageable. Nima is excited by the opportunity to be on the other side of that equation, using his experiences to provide direction and insight. He hopes he will help budding Juris applicants optimize and feel more confident about their applications.
When it comes to coaching, Nima understands that different individuals require different approaches to keep them focused and to ensure they provide the most critical information about themselves, their backgrounds, and their experiences. With exceptional interpersonal skills, Nima ensures candidates feel comfortable and encourages them to reflect on their motivations and passions for pursuing law.
His greatest strength as a coach is his ability to distill the many moving parts of an application into a step-by-step guide with a structured schedule, allowing candidates to take tasks day by day, stay on track, and feel relaxed throughout the process.
In his free time, Nima enjoys writing and recording music.
Nina has a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Rutgers University and a JD from Seton Hall University School of Law. She was accepted into multiple prestigious law schools including UMiami Law, Brooklyn Law, Hofstra Law, Pace Law, and Elon Law. Nina is a barred attorney with extensive experience in the legal industry, including complex transaction negotiations and employment law advising.
After graduating from Rutgers, Nina started her career as a HR professional, honing her people-focused skills. Her commitment to mentoring and guiding individuals throughout their career journeys led her to the legal field, where she found her true calling.
Nina's passion for coaching stems from her personal experience with the law school application process. She understands the challenges that applicants face and is dedicated to providing the guidance and mentorship she wishes she had received. With over five years of experience in this role, Nina has the expertise and the empathy to help students navigate the intricate legal school admission process.
As a coach, Nina excels at breaking down the complex law school application process into practical segments. She is adept at helping students identify their strengths and harness them to create compelling applications. Nina's unique blend of legal acumen and people-focused insights ensure that she is able to provide tailored strategies that align with each student's goals and aspirations.
Nina's unique perspective, coupled with her time management and organizational skills, ensures that students not only submit their applications on time, but also put their best foot forward. She is excited to help Juris students achieve their law school goals!
Fun fact about Nina: she was a competitive gymnast growing up, which helped her develop the perseverance and discipline that have become defining features of her professional career.
Olivia has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Global Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating with honors in her class. She has extensive experience as an admissions coach and an LSAT tutor and specializes in helping students craft personal statements through brainstorming, organizing, and essay editing.
Olivia is passionate about interacting with students and being able to pay forward the incredible tutoring she received while studying for the LSAT. For Olivia, receiving personal tutoring after months of individual studying allowed her to raise her score by over 15 points. Her own experience lends itself to her dedication to helping students achieve their full potential on the LSAT and the application process as a whole.
As a coach, Olivia’s strengths lie in tailoring her curriculum to each student’s needs and keeping sessions productive and engaging. She provides Juris students with all the study materials used during their sessions, including study guides, to help them succeed. Olivia’s goal as a tutor is to provide students with the foundational skills to navigate each type of question on the test, regardless of its specific difficulty level. Using these strategies, students can “check” each answer choice as they go against the strategy and then move on to the next problem. Olivia excels at providing students with a specific game plan for each type of question so they can get to the correct answer, no matter their original understanding.
When Olivia isn’t coaching, she loves spending time outdoors, hiking, playing tennis, and going to the park. She also loves reading, writing, and spending time with her cat.
Olivia has a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies and Islamic Civilization from Boston College and is a JD candidate at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. During her undergrad, Olivia was involved extensively in faculty research and curriculum development within the political science department. Before law school, she worked in investment banking in New York City.
Olivia is enthusiastic about helping Juris candidates realize the value of their experiences and craft an engaging narrative to showcase their strengths and goals. She hopes to serve as a calm, insightful presence to candidates in order to minimize stress and uncertainty during the admissions process.
As a coach, Olivia’s greatest strength is helping candidates craft stand-out essays. She is a conscientious and detail-oriented editor, passionate about ensuring that written work is expressive and error-free. Given the importance of personal statements in law school admissions, Olivia dedicates significant time to helping candidates conceptualize, draft, and refine their essays. Recognizing that the essay-writing process can be difficult, she prioritizes organization and insightful feedback to maximize efficiency.
When she isn’t coaching, Olivia loves long-distance running, exploring new restaurants in Philadelphia, reading investigative journalism, and making weekend trips to New York City.
Olivia has a Bachelor's degree from the Honors College of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a cumulative GPA of 3.76 and scored a 171, placing her in the 98th percentile on the LSAT.
After graduation, Olivia dedicated her career to tutoring, focusing specifically on the LSAT, GRE, and BAR exams. She is highly experienced and provides one-on-one, tailored tutoring programs based on the individual needs of her students. Her wealth of experience in coaching students, combined with her own academic achievements, make her a valuable asset to any student preparing for their exams.
Olivia is passionate about education and is driven by the desire to help her students succeed. She excels at providing them with the foundational skills to navigate each type of question on the LSAT, regardless of its specific difficulty level.
Olivia is passionate about education and is driven by the desire to help her students succeed. She excels at providing them with the foundational skills to navigate each type of question on the LSAT, regardless of its specific difficulty level.
As a coach, Olivia excels at identifying and understanding the specific question types encountered on the LSAT exam. She aims to provide a detailed evaluation of each student's strengths and weaknesses to ensure they are fully prepared for their test. Olivia is excited to help students reach their full potential and is ready to make the learning process productive, engaging, and rewarding.
Olutola has a Bachelor of Arts in Classics and Classical Languages, Literature, and Linguistics and a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from the University of Miami. She received her JD from the George Washington University Law School. During her time at GW Law, she worked in the admissions office to admit prospective LGBTQ students as president of Lambda Law. In this position, Olutola counseled prospective students, provided them with information about the institution, and helped them gauge their needs for an LGBTQ community within GW Law. Additionally, she helped students build their law school lists, manage the application process, and identify their needs when finding their dream law school.
She is excited to provide Juris students with guidance throughout the application process. Being someone who didn’t have the same support, she understands that managing law school applications and discovering your needs as an applicant can be challenging. As a coach, Olutola’s greatest strengths are providing resource coordination and motivational encouragement for students. She knows that achieving one’s dream of getting into the law school that’s right for them is an empowering and life-changing experience, and she loves being involved in that process for prospective students.
When Olutola isn’t coaching, she loves to sew, read, cook, bake, learn new languages, and take long walks.
Olutola’s Pro Tip?
Even from similar demographics, each student’s needs and desires for what they want out of school can be completely different. Prospective law students must research and find an institution that satisfies those needs through different facets and opportunities.
Oria has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Political Science from Rice University and is currently a JD candidate at the Duke University School of Law.
Oria has coached several students through the LSAT, helping them develop study plans, break down the test, and navigate approaches for studying each section. She has helped students develop good study habits and offered support and advice throughout the process. In addition to LSAT coaching, Oria has helped applicants manage their application materials, creating timelines for students and helping them draft emails asking for letters of recommendation.
Oria loves being able to help ease the stress that comes with the law school application process. She understands that many students feel there is a lot to do and need more direction as they go about the process. As a coach, Oria aims to provide more transparency about the law school application process and share the resources, tips, and knowledge she has gained from her experience. Oria helps Juris students make the most of their law school application experience by providing flexibility within a structured application timeline. She excels at helping students break down the application process into manageable steps, making it easier for them to tackle. Oria provides students with insight and support when unexpected obstacles occur throughout the application process by gathering and sharing resources with parents and applicants and helping them communicate with schools professionally. She also loves helping students craft their personal statements and supplemental essays, providing feedback on structure, writing style, and technical errors.
When Oria isn't coaching, she enjoys trying new fitness classes.
Oria's Pro Tip?
The application process is reflective of law schools' desire to have students willing to put in the work necessary to succeed. Don't be discouraged by the fact that the process is challenging, as everyone feels this at some point. Remember to celebrate each time you accomplish a milestone (big or small) in your application journey. Accomplishing those milestones means you are one step closer to the finish line while developing the skills and work ethic to be a successful law student!
Parth has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a JD from Columbia University. He has several years of experience coaching law school applicants, helping with all aspects of their applications.
Parth’s greatest strength is helping students reflect on their background (personal, professional, academic, extracurricular, etc.) to help them select impactful experiences and stories to describe in their law school applications. He believes each student can portray unique value as part of the admissions process. Where students sometimes struggle is the temptation to simply put what seems appealing or attractive to schools. Parth’s approach focuses on reflecting on a student’s strengths and playing to those.
Professionally, Parth has experience working at Jones Day, DLA Piper, and Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett.
In his free time, Parth likes to workout, go to concerts, watch movies, try new restaurants, and attend standup comedy shows.
Rachel has a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and a JD from Boston College Law School.
Rachel's educational experiences are invaluable to her, so she decided to use her talents to help others achieve their educational aspirations. Rachel understands how overwhelming and anxiety-ridden applying to law school can be. She loves taking the complicated LSAC application process and breaking it down to be more straightforward and understandable. Her goal as a coach is to reduce stress from applicants, allowing future law students to focus on highlighting their strengths and achieving their educational goals.
When working with Juris applicants, Rachel strives to keep the mood light and the environment calm and relaxed. Once Rachel has achieved a relaxed environment and the trust of her clients, she works to break down materials so the process is manageable, organized, and can be completed efficiently. Rachel’s greatest strengths as a coach include creating realistic timelines and organized schedules and helping students create stand-out personal statements and resumes.
In her spare time, Rachel enjoys traveling to visit family and taking long walks with her two-year-old golden lab, Bella.
Rachel received her Bachelor’s in International Studies and Sociology with a minor in Visual Arts at Johns Hopkins University. She then pursued a Master’s with high distinction in Human Rights at Columbia University and a JD from the New York University School of Law, graduating cum laude in her class.
As a coach, Rachel excels in active listening with her students, facilitating their thought processes through self-reflection to help them develop their individual experiences into impactful and unique applications. Rachel loves listening to her students and learning about what they’re passionate about. She is driven to translate their passions into professional goals–crafting specific steps to help them reach those goals.
When Rachel isn’t coaching, she enjoys being outdoors and staying active. You can find her practicing yoga, hiking, biking, painting, and drawing in her spare time.
Renata has a Bachelor’s degree, with majors in History and Philosophy of Science and a minor in Administration of Justice from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating summa cum laude in her class. Proceeding her Bachelor’s degree, Renata earned her JD from George Washington University Law School.
Renata loves coaching and mentoring students, helping them reach their personal and professional goals. Having received mentorship throughout her own law school application process, she understands the value a great coach has to applicants. Just like her mentors, Renata is passionate about helping Juris students build their confidence and identify their strengths, which are contributing factors to a successful law school admission.
As a coach, Renata’s greatest strength is looking beyond the technical criteria of a successful law school application, such as a student’s GPA and LSAT score. She takes a holistic approach and aims to help candidates express their full, authentic selves within their application.
In her spare time, Renata enjoys seeing Broadway shows, podcasting, biking downhill, and jumping on trampolines.
Renata’s Pro Tip?
Come into the application process being yourself.
Sam has a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Arizona, graduating summa cum laude in his class. After completing his undergraduate degree, he scored in the 99.9 percentile on the LSAT and gained admission to Stanford Law and Harvard Law, among many others.
While at Stanford Law, he realized that he was most passionate about helping students achieve their LSAT and law school goals and moved on to do just that! He proceeded to coach students full-time, guiding them to success on the LSAT and throughout the law school admissions process. He has helped students gain acceptance to top law schools around the country, including Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley, and Georgetown.
Sam is passionate about helping students accomplish their goals and discover their highest potential. He believes that motivated students, regardless of their background, deserve to be within the communities that will allow them to make the impact they desire.
As a coach, Sam excels at helping students radiate their greatest potential and mitigate any gaps within their law school application. During his academic career, Sam’s coursework included graduate work in the philosophy of physics and Ancient Greek philosophy, an honor’s thesis on Hobbes, and plenty of logic and critical thinking. This diverse academic background allows him to rigorously analyze the LSAT and relay this understanding to Juris students with clarity.
When Sam isn’t coaching, he spends his time playing music, hiking, and meditating.
Sam’s Pro Tip?
Know thyself. It’s the golden key to success in the admissions process and beyond.
Sharon has a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the University of Buffalo and a JD from the Hofstra University School of Law. She has also served as an Admissions Counselor at Baruch CUNY, assisting students in the application process and partaking in recruitment events. Professionally, Sharon has over 20 years of experience as an educator teaching various courses, including Business Law, Legal Reasoning, and Research and Writing. Sharon has a wealth of experience coaching students through the law school application process, having served as an Academic Advisor for the legal department at the universities where she taught.
As a coach, Sharon’s greatest strength is her knowledge of the application process. She prides herself on her ability to break the process down into digestible steps and is well-organized, ensuring her students stay on task without overwhelming them. She understands that every student is different, with different goals, so she tailors her approach to best suit each applicant. Sharon thoroughly enjoys working with Juris applicants and is determined to help them achieve their goals.
Applicants Sharon has recently coached have gotten accepted into several top-tier colleges, such as NYU and Columbia University.
When Sharon isn’t coaching Juris applicants, you can find her surfing at the beach.
Shelly has a Bachelor's in Legal Studies from the University of Illinois, a JD from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, and an LLM from the University of Tulsa College of Law. She also holds a Master's in Education from the University of Michigan. For over two decades, Shelly has been applying her expertise to coach aspiring law students, providing guidance in crafting persuasive personal essays, writing concise short answers, and building robust resumes.
Prior to coaching, Shelly also served as a distinguished professor and practicing attorney. Her diverse roles as the Executive Director of the Center for Student Success and a pre-law advisor have equipped her with a deep understanding of the LSAC application process. This experience has enabled her to effectively guide students through the application cycle's complexities. She has a wealth of experience coaching students and an unparalleled understanding of what law schools are looking for in prospective candidates.
Shelly's passion lies in amplifying the authentic voices of her students. She believes that every student has something unique to offer, and she works tirelessly to bring out these unique qualities in their applications. As a coach, Shelly excels at providing unwavering support and guidance to her students. From the initial stages of the application process to the moment they receive their acceptance letters, she stands by her students every step of the way.
In her spare time, Shelly enjoys being with her family, watching sports, and cooking. She brings the same passion and dedication to her personal life as she does to her professional life.
Shervin holds a Bachelor's degree in History from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and is currently pursuing a JD from UCLA School of Law. With a notable academic record and a strong affinity for the law, Shervin has spent his years in academia and the professional sector, amassing expertise in both finance and law. He has worked as a financial analyst at Silicon Valley Bank and recently served in summer positions at Fenwick & West and Latham & Watkins, two renowned national law firms.
Shervin's journey through the law school application process saw him accepted into some of the country's top law schools, including Northwestern, University of Michigan, NYU, Berkeley, USC, UVA, and UPenn. He has since distinguished himself academically, consistently ranking among the top 5% of his class and receiving awards for his exceptional performance in Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, and Business Associations.
Passionate about the application process, Shervin has developed a keen eye for identifying unique strategies to maximize the chance of success. He has a deep understanding of how to transform seemingly weak parts of an application into highlights of a candidate's story. He believes that every potential law student possesses unique strengths that can be skillfully highlighted in their application.
As a coach, Shervin excels at helping students break down the application process into manageable steps while assisting them in highlighting their strengths. His ability to refine and enhance application materials has helped students gain admission into the nation's top law schools. Shervin's unique combination of real-world experience, academic prowess, and deep-seated passion for coaching makes him a valuable asset to any hopeful law school applicant.
In his spare time, Shervin recently authored his first fiction novel, a romance that echoes his parents' immigration journeys from Iran to the United States. This personal project showcases his storytelling abilities and his capacity to draw on personal experiences to create compelling narratives—a skill that also benefits his work with students preparing their law school applications.
Shervin holds a Bachelor's degree in History from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and is presently studying at UCLA School of Law. He also possesses strong experience in the financial sector, having previously worked as a financial analyst at Silicon Valley Bank. As a testament to his academic prowess, Shervin managed to balance his work and studies while preparing for the LSAT, wherein he obtained a remarkable 172 score.
Shervin is deeply passionate about the intricacies of the LSAT and believes in its importance in assessing a person's critical thinking capabilities. This interest drove him to modify his study approach, allowing him to gain a deeper understanding of the test's structure and purpose. With more than five years of experience, Shervin has used his comprehensive knowledge of the LSAT to aid students in their test preparation, ensuring they gain a holistic understanding of the test's content and not just rote learning of the concepts.
As a tutor, Shervin excels at providing LSAT, GRE, and Bar exam tutoring. He uses his unique approach to help students understand the underlying nature of these exams, preparing them for a variety of problems they may encounter during the actual tests. Beyond academics, Shervin has also shown leadership skills as the Vice President of the UCLA Law and Entrepreneurship Association and as a mentor to prospective law students through the UCLA Law Fellows Program.
In the fall of 2024, Shervin will begin his legal career as a Corporate Associate at Latham & Watkins, utilizing his strong academic foundation and diverse experiences to further excel in the legal field. Shervin looks forward to guiding Juris students through their academic journey and helping them achieve their career goals.
Solomon has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Psychology from Columbia University and a JD from Columbia Law School. Before going to law school, he worked as an analyst in the legal department of an investment bank in New York City.
Solomon has always been passionate about mentorship and guiding aspiring and practicing attorneys so they can successfully pursue their goals. He has pursued his passion by mentoring young attorneys in the workplace and teaching as an adjunct faculty at Loyola Law School. Solomon benefited greatly from many amazing mentors throughout his legal career, so he would like to pass on that knowledge and wisdom to others.
As a coach, Solomon understands that each applicant is different. He takes the time to get to know students on a personal level, enabling him to understand their backgrounds, experiences, and aspirations. He provides personalized and detailed feedback highlighting each applicant’s strongest attributes, helping them stand out in the law school admissions process.
When Solomon isn’t coaching, he enjoys snowboarding.
Solomon has a Bachelor of Arts in History from George Washington University and is a JD candidate at the University of Minnesota Law School. Initially, he was accepted into several prestigious law schools, including George Washington University, Emory University, and the University of Richmond. Solomon also has an extensive background in both politics and education, holding diverse roles such as video game localizer, English tutor, and editor for an international law firm in Beijing. Furthermore, Solomon has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills through his roles on the executive boards of the National Lawyers Guild, the Black Law Student Association, and OutLaw at UMN.
Solomon is driven by his passion for leveling the playing field for students who are new to the admissions gauntlet, particularly those from non-traditional backgrounds. As a first-generation law student, he has relied on the guidance and support of friends who had experience working in higher education admissions or navigated the law school admissions process themselves.
Solomon excels at personal statement and resume editing, with his years of teaching experience providing him with the skills necessary to help students break down the application process into manageable steps. He is dedicated to helping students overcome any barriers that may prevent them from realizing their potential, drawing on his personal experiences and educational background to provide unparalleled support and guidance.
In his free time, Solomon enjoys indulging in his love for baking, weight lifting, and building community. His vibrant personality and unique experiences make him an exceptional coach for aspiring law students.
Sriya has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Kenyon College and a JD from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. She has extensive experience as an admissions coach helping applicants at all stages of the law school application process, from assessing whether attending law school aligns with their goals to editing statements to walking them through submitting applications. Sriya has helped students gain admission to several top law schools and universities, including Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Cornell Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, UC Berkley, UCLA, USC, and many more.
Before starting law school, Sriya was an SEO Law Fellow, opening doors for her with access to a "big law" internship. Prior to her law school journey, she spent three years researching and coaching herself through the admissions process. Through years of self-study, she gained a strong understanding of how to navigate law school admissions. She is passionate about sharing her experience and what she has learned to help students put their best foot forward to admissions committees. She genuinely enjoys getting to know students, answering their questions, and helping them craft impactful applications.
As a coach, Sriya excels at helping Juris applicants brainstorm quality personal statement ideas. She also has specialized experience with GPA and LSAT addendums, helping numerous applicants navigate when they are appropriate and how to best structure them. In addition to her expertise in law school applications, Sriya has extensive experience coaching students through interviews. She helps students navigate interviews through their nerves, ensuring they present genuine and intentional responses.
Sriya takes each student's efforts, time, and dreams seriously. She loves sharing her experiences at different big law firms with students, passing on advice from established lawyers, and networking basics that can change a student's law school experience.
When Sriya isn't coaching, she loves watching movies, reading, and dancing.
Stephen held a Bachelor's degree from Morehouse College and a Master's in Public Policy from the University of Chicago, before securing his JD from Harvard Law School. He has been involved in the law admissions process for over five years, during which he worked as an LSAT tutor at a leading testing company.
Stephen is driven by a genuine passion for law and education. He has spent years helping aspiring law students map out their journey, breaking down the complex application process into manageable steps. His dedication to the profession is reflected in his constant commitment to staying updated with the latest trends and changes in law school admissions.
As an admissions counselor, Stephen's strengths lie in guiding students to identify their unique skills and abilities. He aids students in crafting compelling narratives that align with their career goals. His extensive experience and deep understanding of the law school admissions process enable him to provide tailored guidance and support to each student. Stephen is excited to work with Juris students and help them achieve their career goals!
On a personal note, Stephen is an avid basketball enthusiast. Whether it's playing a game of pick-up basketball or following his favorite teams, Stephen's love for the sport is evident. He often uses sports analogies to explain complex concepts, creating a relaxed and enjoyable learning environment.
Talia has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from Emory University and a JD from George Washington University. She has years of experience guiding students through the law school admissions process. After graduating, Talia served as a judicial clerk at the District of Columbia Superior Court and worked as a litigator for more than six years. Her practice included various types of civil and commercial litigation in multiple New York law firms.
Throughout her career, Talia has guided applicants to top law schools such as George Washington University, Boston College, and Emory University. With her profound knowledge of the legal sector and her experience in the litigation field, she knows what makes an application stand out.
Talia is fervent about mentoring students through the complex and competitive journey of applying to law school. She understands the intricacies of the application process and is committed to breaking it down for her students into understandable steps.
As a coach, Talia’s strength lies in her meticulous approach to personal statements, helping her students craft narratives that are both precise and imaginative. She believes in the importance of presenting an authentic and compelling narrative, aiding her students in identifying and highlighting their unique strengths. With her comprehensive understanding of the legal world, Talia ensures her applicants distinguish themselves as promising future attorneys.
When she's not coaching, Talia enjoys adventures, whether it be exploring nature on a solitary hike, delving into a new television series, or finding her way through a complex baking recipe.
Tamar is a double major in English and Gender Studies from Vanderbilt University and holds a JD from the University of Michigan Law School. She has several years of experience guiding students through the law school application process and has a keen interest in children's rights and LGBTQ+ rights.
After graduating from Vanderbilt, Tamar served as a Fulbright teacher in Taiwan for a year. She then pursued her law degree at the University of Michigan, where she served as a student attorney for the Child Welfare Appellate Clinic and the Child Advocacy Law Clinic. Tamar's dedication to social justice led her to win the highly competitive Skadden Fellowship, where she completed a two-year project focused on enforcing the rights of LGBTQ+ foster youth.
Tamar has been instrumental in helping her students gain admissions to some of the country's top law schools, including Fordham, University of Virginia, and Boston College. She continues her advocacy work as a staff attorney at the Youth Law Center, focusing on projects related to voting rights, LGBTQ+ rights, and community colleges across California.
Passionate about coaching, Tamar derives immense satisfaction from guiding her students through the law school application process. She uses her experience as a Graduate Student Instructor at the University of Michigan to help applicants prepare for the rigors of law school. Tamar is also known for her ability to keep applicants organized and calm while also providing enthusiastic support and encouragement. She is very detail-oriented and is adept at helping candidates refine their application drafts to ensure they present their best selves. Tamar is eagerly looking forward to assisting Juris students in achieving their law school aspirations.
In her spare time, Tamar loves reading, stress baking, and taking naps in the afternoon. She is also trying to learn how to surf.
Tiffanie received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Detroit Mercy. She then pursued her JD at Wayne State University Law School. During her time in law school, Tiffanie acted as a Legislative Intern for the U.S. House of Representatives. She also participated in mentorship programs and continued to do so past graduation. With over 15 years of guiding prospective law schools on their journey, her students have gained acceptance to Florida State University, the University of Michigan Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and many more.
With a background in education, psychology, and law, Tiffanie excels at working with students, assessing their needs, and meeting them where they are. Tiffanie is here to provide the support that her students need. As an experienced attorney, she creates workable schedules encouraging work completion in manageable segments. Her background in psychology helps her assist Juris students in identifying their greatest strengths and how to manage their weaknesses. As an experienced educator, Tiffanie is familiar with creating a delicate balance between education, work, and our personal lives. Tiffanie advocates for her students and aims to help them reach their maximum potential.
Tiffanie loves working with students who are excited about joining a field she is truly passionate about. Her understanding of the legal system has guided her throughout many aspects of her life, both professionally and personally. Tiffanie knows that the law school application process often causes a lot of anxiety for prospective law students. She aims to ease this anxiety by assisting Juris students in making choices that best suit their educational and professional goals.
When she’s not coaching, Tiffanie enjoys spending time with her family hiking, gardening, doing water activities, traveling, and playing with their two dogs and four cats. She also enjoys live music and loves exploring the vibrant food scene in Ann Arbor.
Timothy has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science and is presently a JD candidate at the Boston University School of Law.
He is passionate about working with students to find the perfect law school and helping them pursue their dreams. Timothy’s greatest strengths as a coach are identifying applicants’ interest areas and helping them explore schools where they can thrive. Additionally, his enthusiasm for law school and the legal profession ensures that Juris students feel supported and empowered throughout the application process.
As a coach, he serves as a guide that students can reach out to at any time. He understands that law school admissions can be stressful for students and aims to make their journey to law school as smooth and manageable as possible.
When Timothy isn’t coaching, he likes to exercise, run, listen to music, play the piano, and develop his investment portfolio.
Troy has a Bachelor’s degree in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale University and a JD from Harvard Law School. He has nine years of experience coaching students through the LSAT and the JD admissions process.
After graduating from Yale, Troy taught math and science in the Mississippi Delta with Teach For America (TFA). After TFA, Troy pursued his passion for supporting socioeconomic equality through summer positions at the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau while attending Harvard Law. At the same time, Troy kept up his interest in education by consulting for standardized test designers.
Throughout his career, Troy has helped students gain admission to prestigious law schools such as Harvard, NYU, and Columbia. He has a wealth of experience coaching and tutoring students, developing curricula, and training dozens of LSAT tutors.
Troy is passionate about cultivating individuals and helping them reach their full potential. Troy has worked with hundreds of students from diverse backgrounds on academic coursework and test prep, including SSAT, SAT, GRE, and LSAT.
As a coach, Troy excels at guiding students through the law school admissions process. He assists students in navigating the complexities of the process, ensuring they present their best selves to top-tier law schools. Troy is excited to help Juris students reach their full potential!
When Troy isn't coaching, he enjoys exploring his vast knowledge of coffee, cocktails, and Japanese denim. He also has a background in streaming on Twitch, where he was a speedrunner for the cult indie game Crypt of the Necrodancer. In addition, Troy is the proud owner of a tortoiseshell cat named Demerara.
Vincent has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Duquesne University, graduating Magna Cum Laude in his class. Following his undergraduate degree, he earned a Master’s in Law and Diplomacy at the Fletcher School at Tufts University.
Victor has a robust understanding of the LSAT and knows what test-takers need to succeed. As someone who has taken the LSAT three times and tutored students preparing for the LSAT, Vincent excels at deconstructing the test, making it less intimidating for students.
As a tutor and current law school applicant, Vincent understands the pressure that comes with preparing for and succeeding on the LSAT and the overall law school application process. He finds helping students grasp and manage the LSAT subject matter extremely rewarding. Vincent is flexible when it comes to meeting applicants’ needs. He believes that even with a test like the LSAT, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to understanding it. He is dedicated to finding the learning style that works best for Juris applicants and using it to plan his sessions strategically.
In addition to his LSAT expertise, Vincent is well-versed in helping students craft impactful personal statements and manage different aspects of the law school application process. With his guidance, Juris applicants can work on their applications with confidence, knowing that they can tackle the process with ease.
When Vincent isn’t coaching, he enjoys biking, cheering for the Buffalo Bills, and trying out new restaurants.
Wesley graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Texas A&M University and earned his JD at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. Over the years, he has helped dozens of applicants through the law school application process.
Wesley’s ultimate passion is providing quality information and advice to law school applicants. He understands that the law school application process can be daunting and remembers how he struggled to get a strong application in order when he was going through the process.
Wesley’s greatest strength as a coach is turning a confusing and daunting process into something clear and manageable. Professionally, he has experience as an Assistant State Attorney in the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office and as a Litigation Associate at Lydecker LLP.
In his spare time, Wesley enjoys reading, cycling, and hiking.
Zack has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from New York University and a JD from the New York University School of Law. Zack has served as an LSAT tutor and has extensive experience advising and coaching prospective law students throughout the admissions process. He has helped students gain admission to top universities such as Columbia University, New York University, and Duke University, among others.
Zack is passionate about making tangible impacts on students’ lives and seeing applicants succeed. He is eager to work with new students and get to know their learning styles. As a tutor, Zack’s greatest strength is building strong relationships with his students. He provides an environment of trust that allows students to approach him with new ideas or concerns, resulting in a holistic and collaborative learning experience.
When Zack isn’t coaching, he likes watching baseball and traveling. His favorite destinations are in Latin America, and he recently enjoyed a trip to Argentine Patagonia.
Zev holds a Bachelor's degree from Touro University and a JD from Fordham Law School. He is a practicing lawyer and educator with a wealth of experience in commercial litigation. Prior to his current role as a contracts and procurement attorney with the New York City Department of Education, he worked at several law firms, gaining valuable insights into the law industry.
Zev discovered his passion for academic coaching while studying and through his experience in coaching high school basketball. He came to understand the rewarding nature of playing a part in helping students to achieve their dreams. Zev takes great satisfaction in helping students express themselves and in guiding them to translate those feelings into exceptional application materials.
As a coach, Zev excels at guiding students to clearly express and achieve their goals. His greatest strength lies in helping students identify what is important to them and guiding them on how to accomplish those goals accurately and efficiently.
Zev is eager to share his insights about his journey to Fordham and what it takes to gain admission into leading law schools. With his expertise as a seasoned lawyer, he is well-positioned to answer questions about his journey to law and to help students understand their future career options. He is excited to help you embark on your journey to law school!
In his spare time, Zev enjoys coaching and playing basketball, running, and spending quality time with his family. His passion for running keeps him active, and his commitment to his family keeps him grounded. This blend of passion and commitment is evident in his coaching style, which is both supportive and motivating.