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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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Everyone Gets One Life. Make Yours Good.

The good life. What does it mean to you? For some, it’s earning enough money to lead the life they want to live: a nice home, a big family, or the ability to travel the world. For others, it means creative…

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How to Become A Lawyer: Contemplating Career Change

How to become a lawyer is one of the biggest questions we hear from potential students of all shapes and sizes, but especially from people considering a career change.  Contrary to popular belief, over half of all LSAT-takers are not…

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