The 180 Blog Banner Kaplan LSAT's Twitter Page Kaplan LSAT's Facebook Page Kaplan LSAT's Youtube Page The 180 Blog RSS Feed Kaplan LSAT

Archive | Law School & Legal Life

RSS feed for this section

Random Act of Acing the LSAT

LSAT studying

I may sound like an old(er) lady before my time, but sometimes I just can’t understand the slang of the kids these days! Is “cray” the same as “crazy”? Something “sick” can be a good thing, while someone sick is …

Read full story Comments { 30 }

Law School Applications: 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Rush Them in by October

LSAT blog, Law school admissions, law school applicationAs they say at the start of the famous Indianapolis 500, Ladies and gentlemen … start your engines …  this year’s law school application season is about to begin.

If you’re planning to apply to law school, as the …

Read full story Comments { 0 }

From Law School to the Courtroom: Etiquette Matters.

Hey future 1Ls, manners do matter…

During the summer of 2012, I was fortunate enough to extern for the Honorable Judge Gregory Alarcon.  Judge Alarcon LSAT Blogwas a litigator the first 20 years of his career and has since been on …

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Large Firm Job Hopes? Your Law School Choice Can Make a Difference

According to a recent Kaplan survey, roughly four out of ten law school applicants are expecting to work for a large law LSAT Blogfirm.  But, are these expectations realistic?

As the Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog points out, far fewer …

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Life as a 1L: Supplements…Worth It or Not?

This is what awaits you as a 1L

Its mid to late September, you have heard other people mention terms like Hornbook or Treatise.  However, the people you likely hear talking about them are other 1L’s that have …

Read full story Comments { 0 }

How to Avoid Law School Rankings Tunnel Vision

Are you that guy?  You know, the guy who says, “I’m going to go to this law school which is ranked at #37 because this other school that I got into is ranked lower, at #56.”  Worse yet, …

Read full story Comments { 1 }

Accepted to Law School? Time for the Campus Visit!

You have narrowed it down to two or three acceptances and have decided that you want to visit the campuses before you make your final decision.  My first suggestion is that you try and plan your trip sooner rather than …

Read full story Comments { 0 }

On the LSAT and in law school, Suffice it to say, this stuff is necessary – Part II.

Last week I explained the basic, abstract concepts of necessity and sufficiency, let me show you a brief example of how they relate to law school and the practice of law.  On the first day of my criminal law …

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Accepted! Now What?

So the acceptance letter has come and gone, and the buzz and excitement is now turning to a bit of apprehension and anxiety.  Majority of 1L’s feel this way around the August and September months of their 1L year.…

Read full story Comments { 0 }

A Few Questions to Ask After You’ve Been Accepted to Law School

Congratulations!  You did it.  You’ve been accepted to law school.  Now that all your hard work has paid off, it’s time to celebrate … tonight anyway.   Keep in mind though that when you wake up tomorrow (or perhaps in a …

Read full story Comments { 0 }
" "