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Spotlight: A Life in Big Law

SuitsThe classic post-law school 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 (although those at some schools have the

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

prelaw adviceAs 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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The Latest Law School News: Rankings, Tuition, and Salary, Oh My!

LSAT Courage

Once upon a time, there was a weekly round-up of everything you ever wanted to know in the world of the latest law school news… and that time is now, and the round-up is here!  Don’t you wish that all …

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Law School News: GET EXCITED FOR THE LEGAL JOB MARKET!

Law School News

From all around the internet, we have gathered the biggest pieces of law school news for your perusal!  Check out what’s going on in the wide world of legal education and internet commentary:

Best Legal Job Market Coming Soon!

A …

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Hear It Here: Law School News and LSAT Updates

Law School News Here!

Post-February LSAT score release and 2014 U.S. News and World Report law school rankings announcement, the entire legal education community is abuzz with what all the new information means.  But have no fear!  We have collected, collated (sort of), and …

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

US 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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Breaking News: Public Sector Government Loan Forgiveness

Law School Loan Forgiveness

Law school is not cheap (says Captain Obvious), but there are ways to both get a JD from a great school and avoid getting saddled with a massive amount of debt with for the rest of your life.  One of …

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Extra! Extra! Law School News Round Up

happiness means effort

There is a lot of great law school news to share this week; as the legal career sector rebounds from the recession and law schools/the ABA start to adjust their goals, curricula, and other admissions and experiential opportunities in response …

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Spotlight: Careers in Patent Law

Patent Law

Intellectual property law is one of the fastest growing areas of opportunity in the legal career field right now; as companies place more and more of their cash into patents, the need for experts in patent law grows every year.  …

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the180 live Results: Law School Myths Busted

Keep calm, and mythbust on– here are the results from the Kaplan 180 live talk show law school mythbusting episode!  Some answers may surprise you, some may be just what you expect.  Keep reading until the end to see what …

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