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How to Apply to Law School: Confidence vs. Arrogance

One of the big discussions that came up during our two hour law school admissions extravaganza was how to apply to law school successfully and grab the good life you deserve; in particular, we read a real prospective student’s law…

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the Weekly 180: High LSAT Scores & Cutting Law School Costs

 
This week we have had a plethora of law school news: from high LSAT scores to law school cost-cutting, things are once again in flux in the world of legal education.  We bring you all of the latest stories…

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10 Tips for Getting into Law School After Military Service

When it comes to military veterans—especially those with recent military experience, who are facing much higher unemployment rates than the general population—it’s no surprise that many of them are looking toward getting into law-school to improve their job outlook.
In…

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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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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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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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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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Need Law School, LSAT, or General Pre-Law Advice? Ask the 180!

As a teacher, on social media, and even through this blog, I hear from students every day: from questions about their applications, to LSAT issues, to concerns about the future or finances– and sometimes just to vent!  A lot of…

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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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