The Modern Independent

The Launchpad: Turning a Side Hustle into a Booming LSAT Business: A Conversation w/ Mitchell Golden

August 04, 2023 IndeCollective
The Modern Independent
The Launchpad: Turning a Side Hustle into a Booming LSAT Business: A Conversation w/ Mitchell Golden
Show Notes

Welcome to The Modern Independent -- a podcast dedicated -- to inspiring, equipping, and empowering -- top independent workers to supercharge their careers -- and build more balanced lives.

Ever felt the burn of a side hustle morphing into a full-time gig? We’ve got a treat for you - an exhilarating conversation with our Head of Community, Jan Almasy and Mitchell Golden, a graduate of IndeCollective and a pro-LSAT instructor. He spills the beans on his journey from being a television writer to an LSAT tutor, his unique tutoring style, and how he turned his side hustle into a booming business.

As we delve deeper into this illuminating discussion, we explore Mitchell's teaching strategies, his perspective on creating room for errors, and his ingenious concept of incorporating supervised drills in his lessons. Mitchell also takes us on a tour of his experiences with other standardized tests, and how these ventures have enriched his role as an LSAT guide. We tackle the often-neglected topic of mental health and burnout. Mitchell emphasizes the need for rest and a healthy work-life equilibrium to reach the pinnacle of success.

To wrap up, Mitchell dispenses some valuable advice for those aiming to kickstart a tutoring business. He accentuates the importance of setting a price for your services, safeguarding your schedule, and transforming mistakes into learning opportunities. But that’s not all - he shares his enlightening journey to authenticity, the importance of writing like himself instead of his idols, and how that has contributed to his triumphs. Mitchell signs off with some resource recommendations for achieving success in law school and consulting, underlining the importance of rest and prioritizing mental health.

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