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How to Reach Your LSAT Score: Labor Day Edition

Your LSAT score and Labor Day– they seem like two concepts that should not go together at all, but for many of you, working your LSAT practice is going to be a big part of your long weekend plans.  I…

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Different Types of Lawyers: Big Firm Law Career Spotlight

Of all the different types of lawyers out there, the classic law career dream often involves a vision of a well-compensated, career-driven professional climbing the ladder at a high-powered law firm.  Big law firm jobs are still something many students are striving for…

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Law School Applications: Join the Admissions Panel of A Top Tier School

 
Law school applications can be pretty overwhelming, and the anxiety many people feel as they try to picture how exactly a law school admissions committee will react to their applications, or even handle all the individual elements.  What matters the most?…

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Is Health Law Right For You? Job Description of a Healthcare Lawyer

What is the job description of a healthcare lawyer?
 
Despite a sluggish legal job market, some fields are seeing more growth than others. While our spotlight on patent law highlighted one lucrative area, health law is another legal field…

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How to Become A Lawyer: Law School Admissions Live Event

How to Become a Lawyer: Preliminary Steps
STEP 1: Develop a set of specific skills that will help you succeed in law school: logical thinking, reading, information sorting, time management.
STEP 2: Prepare for the LSAT, and ace it.
STEP 3: Attend our…

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What Is the Job Description of a Lawyer or Attorney? Be Your Own Boss!

Answering the question, “what is the job description of a lawyer or attorney” is not always easy—not just because lawyers and attorneys do all kinds of work in various areas and capacities—but because an increasing number of them also are…

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How to Become a Lawyer: Inside Law School Admissions Live Event

The question of how to become a lawyer is a complicated one, but the first steps for the vast majority of future lawyers are through a law school admissions office.  Whether it’s figuring out what LSAT or GPA requirements a school might have,…

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Different Types of Lawyers: Patent Attorney Career Spotlight

 
There are a lot of different types of lawyers out there, and getting a good read on what a career might really look like based on just a job description and general salary number can be hard.  Even more…

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Top Law Schools: Students Say Rankings Matter Most

Everybody considering law school wants a great education from a top law school that leads to an excellent career.  But how do you figure out which law schools are really the top law schools?  Great financial aid packages, personal experience,…

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LSAT Test Dates: Kaplan’s Guide to Planning Your LSAT Prep Schedule

The four LSAT test dates are pretty much the same every year: October, December, February, June.  But what does that mean for your schedule?  We’ve heard from a lot of admissions deans, officers, and experts from law schools of every…

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