Jay Shively

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Wake Forest School of Law to accept the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) for JD admissions beginning Fall 2018

The Wake Forest School of Law will accept the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), the most widely used graduate school exam, as an alternative to the LSAT for its JD admissions process beginning Fall 2018. Continue reading »

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Assistant Dean of Admissions Jay Shively quoted in New York Times regarding law school admission process

Assistant Dean of Admissions Jay Shively is quoted in the following New York Times story, “More Law Degrees for Women, but Fewer Good Jobs,” by Elizabeth Olson and published on Nov. 30, 2016. This story also ran in ACQ Magazine and The Seattle Times.

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Sarah Oline joins Wake Forest Law as Assistant Director for Law Admissions

Sarah Oline joined Wake Forest Law Admissions and Financial Aid on Aug. 23, 2016, as Assistant Director for Law Admissions. In her new role, she will focus on recruiting prospective students.

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Admissions Assistant Dean Jay Shively quoted in U.S. News and World Report about smart ways prospective law students should spend ‘gap year’

When college is in the rearview mirror and law school lies ahead, J.D. hopefuls can use the time in between to do a variety of things or nothing at all. Continue reading »

Jay Shively, assistant dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, gives tips to prospective law students in U.S. News and World Report

Jay Shively, assistant dean of admissions and financial aid at Wake Forest University School of Law, says he tells applicants in the story, “5 Tips for Current or Prospective Law School Students in a Difficult Economy,” to ignore law schools’ self-declared specializations, because many students change their minds about what kind of law they want to practice after graduation.

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