Welcome to Law.com’s “How I Got Into Law School” series, which provides 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].

Responses have been edited for clarity and length.

Kathleen Scott, partner at Wiley Rein

Law School Attended: American University Washington College of Law