Welcome to Law.com’s “How I Got Into Law School” series, which will provide the next generation of law students with practical advice on the process of applying to law school. From preparing for the LSAT to deciding what to write in their personal statements, future 1Ls will find new ways to approach the application process directly from people who have been in their shoes. Interested in sharing your experience? Email Carley Beckum at [email protected]

For Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan partner Suong “Shu” Nguyen, attending Harvard Law School was part of her American dream. In the latest edition of “How I Got Into Law School,” she speaks about why that vaunted law school was so significant to her (and her family), what she did to get in, and advice for anyone following in her footsteps.