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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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Tonight the180 goes LIVE: the Worst Law School Application Mistakes

Tonight from 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST we are bringing back everyone’s favorite law-school-focused-internet-talk-show-host Jeff Thomas and the very best of special guests, University of Virginia School of Law‘s Senior Dean of Admissions, Anne Richard.  We will be discussing THE WORST of…

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The 180 Live Presents: The Biggest Law School Application Mistakes

Law school applications are a careful balancing act of putting your best face forward, making a great case for admission, and owning up honestly to any mistakes or potential issues in the packet of information law schools will receive about…

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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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The Secrets of Law School Admission

The secrets of law school admission game can mean the difference between a letter of admittance and a rejection.  To state the blindingly obvious, gaining admittance to the law school of your choice can be a tough, competitive process, so…

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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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The Best Lawyers Come From the Best Law Schools… and other law school news

What law schools actually produce the best lawyers?  We’ve talked a lot about the over-reliance on rankings like those published by US News and World Report, and we’ve examined other styles of ranking (like Above the Law’s employment-weighted model).  But…

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