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Weekly 180: Law School Admissions Low

Weekly 180: Law School Admissions Low

From a passionate defense of law schools to the fewest law school applicants in half a century and a dean trading one top-ranked JD program for another, there’s plenty of news on the law school admissions landscape. Let’s dig into this week’s stories. …

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Raise Your LSAT Score With Logical Reasoning

Raise Your LSAT Score With Logical Reasoning

As you start your LSAT prep, keep in mind that some sections are weighted more heavily than others in calculating your LSAT score. For that reason, it’s smart to focus your practice on the logical reasoning section. Even if logical reasoning is …

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Weekly 180: Law School Admissions Files Destroyed

From announcing the winners and losers of the 2016 U.S. News & World Report rankings, to the financial planning of future law students and an (inconsequential?) rise in LSAT figures, there’s much to cover on the law school admissions landscape. …

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The June LSAT may give your application an advantage in the law school admissions cycle.

The Case for Taking the June LSAT

Admissions deans, officers, and experts from law schools of every shape and stripe have all told us: the LSAT is the most important factor in your law school application. In fact, our 2014 law school admissions survey confirmed this …

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Weekly 180: Law School Admissions, Gulf State Style

Weekly 180: Law School Admissions, Gulf State Style

Calendars can be so cruel. After weeks of snow and ice storms accompanying the deadline season for most law school admissions, spring is finally almost here … but we’re not so cruel here at The 180. We never make you …

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Let Them Eat Pi: LSAT Tips for Pi Day

Let Them Eat Pi: LSAT Tips for Pi Day

For those of you who might be a little rusty on your high school geometry, pi is a mathematical constant that rounds to about 3.14159. Tomorrow, 3/14/15, is a very special Pi Day, considering the date corresponds to the first five …

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Top Law Schools 2016: ‘US News and World Report’ Rankings Are In

Top Law Schools 2016: ‘US News and World Report’ Rankings Are In

The rankings are in—US News and World Report just announced its 2016 top law schools.

Staying on top of the top law schools in your field is an important part of your research as an educated law school applicant and …

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Study Environmental Law in the Great Outdoors

You have year-round tan lines, bruises are your badges of honor, and your idea of leisure is a five-mile hike. Climbing, cycling, fishing—whatever the activity, you need to be outdoors. You’re a nature lover … and you’re going to law …

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Do You Need the LSAT to Go To Law School? The Real Story

This week Bloomberg Business published an article about a new phenomenon: law schools that don’t require an LSAT score for admission.  Unsurprisingly, the ears of every prospective law student across the country perked.  Think pieces, new plans, excited prognostications for

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Weekly 180: Judges, Law School Admissions Without the LSAT?, and More!

Can you believe it’s March already? That means one thing…the February administration of the LSAT is in the books and test takers are excitedly (anxiously?) awaiting their results.  One thing you won’t have to wait any longer for though are …

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