Jelena was born & raised in Golden, CO. There she cut her teeth on logic by getting into, then out of, an impressive amount of trouble. When not organizing student protests or lobbying the school board, Jelena competed in equestrian sports & constitutional debate. Jelena took the June 2017 LSAT, partly out of curiosity and partly because she developed a serious Logic Games addiction. After three months of study, Jelena achieved a score of 178. While she didn't end up falling in love with law school, she did find herself really enjoying the LSAT—so much that she left her previous career in tech startups behind and began teaching. Jelena prides herself on helping her students understand not just the systems and methods they can apply to get a good score, but the underlying logic & its applicability to the challenge of learning to think like a law student. Outside of her work with the LSAT, Jelena is a writer, creative content producer, & a competitive equestrian endurance rider.
Jan 12, 2023 • 50 minutes
Branden & Jelena break down some non-lawyering options for law school grads and whether or not you should go to law school if you think you’d prefer a non-lawyer job.
Jan 20, 2023 • 46 minutes
Jelena & Branden talk to Brandon Draper, Director of the Trial Advocacy Center for the South Texas College of Law Houston, which is currently ranked 3rd in the nation in Trial Advocacy.
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