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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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Ask the 180: Application Transcripts and Last Month LSAT Advice

Welcome to our inaugural “Ask the 180″ article, in which we answer your direct questions on all things LSAT, prelaw, law school admissions, and whatever else you want to ask!  Remember to send your submissions to christine.schrader@kaplan.com– we will answer…

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the180 live! Law School Application Mistakes, Fixed!

A week ago, we played host to Anne Richard, Senior Dean of Admissions for University of Virginia, School of Law on our monthly talk show the180 live!  We asked her (and you) what the biggest law school application mistakes are,…

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Addendum on Character

Addendum on Character & Fitness: Example A
There are a couple minor incidents that I disclose and explain here:
First Incident: On October 5, 2012, I was charged by the First City Police with disorderly conduct, being drunk in public,…

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How to Use (and not abuse) U.S. News Law School Rankings

The U.S. News and World Report law school rankings came out this week, and that is a Big Deal in the world of law schools; the list has become such a powerhouse for administrators that it has undeniably changed the…

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The 180 Live Recap: The How-To of Law School Admissions

This week on our monthly prelaw talk show, The 180 Live!, we had two experts in law school admissions field all of your burning questions about how to best rock the application process.  In case you missed it, or if…

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Kaplan LSAT 180 Live! Get the Real Law School Facts

We are entering the later stages of the law school admissions cycle, which means that many of you extremely charming, clever, and good-looking people formerly known as antisocial LSAT preppers have been re-entering the land of the socially engaged… and…

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Law School Application Deadlines Looming? Get Help!

Working to make your law school applications deadlines is part of the general holiday festivities for many law school hopefuls, as is waiting on December LSAT scores, studying for finals, and trying desperately to get a little celebration in edgewise. …

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Arguments for Law School: Cultural Cachet

The Wall Street Journal’s law school blog discovered an argument in favor of law school that is probably familiar to most of us intuitively: that having a JD is still a valuable commodity culturally for many people.  Lucy Jewel, an…

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Your LSAT got snowed out – what comes next?

When you were a little kid, snow days were awesome! Now, not so much, especially if you were all psyched up to write the LSAT on Saturday, but Mother Nature, J.D., had other plans. If you were supposed to write…

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