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Stanford Law School

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by Richard Salgado - October 01, 2002

In three pages or less, discuss any matters relevant to your ability to succeed in law school and the practice of law and any attributes , experiences, or interests that would enable you to make a distinctive contribution to the law school or legal profession.

As long as I can remember, I've wanted to make movies. There was a short period when I wanted to be the starting point guard for the L.A. Lakers, but that passed quickly enough and I was right back to the more realistic goal of being a world-renowned filmmaker.I spent most of my adolescence crawling around on my knees to get low angle shots with a…

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