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A Legal Horse of a Different Color: Some Numbers for Prelaw Optimists

First, for something completely different: have you ever heard the one about the psychologist studying a pessimistic and an optimistic kid? The psychologist puts the children into two different rooms: one room with filled with toys, the other with random …

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4 Angry Reviewers – The 180’s Take on Law Flicks

One of the toughest things for law students to do is strike the right balance – sure, law school is tough and there’s a lot of work involved, but you have to keep sight of the fact that you should …

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Law School Bio: The Maurer School of Law at Indiana University, Bloomington

You might not think of law school life as necessarily idyllic, but The Maurer School of Law at Indiana University does its best to bring all of its fairy tale qualities to the fore, at least at first glance at …

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State vs. State: Where Law Jobs Are Hiding

There has been no shortage of reports on how poor the job market is for law school graduates admitted to the bar. Now, according to a new study conducted by Matt Leichter, an attorney who writes for the blog Law …

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A Case for Law School

Should graduating from an ABA accredited law school and passing the bar be a requirement for the practice of law in the United States? This issue has come under increased scrutiny. Particularly in the past months as we see the …

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Is Anyone Going to Law School Anymore?

Recent reports from The Law School Admissions Council (LSAC), the organization that administers the LSAT, predicted that law school applications are heading for a 30 year low. Of the 200 law schools in the United States, all but 4 …

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Why Law? The Answer May Be Different Than You Think!

Why law?

Assuming that everyone reading this is at least thinking about law school, I’m sure that’s a question that each of you has asked.

A lot of people would probably be surprised by your answer.

Stereotypically, lawyers are …

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Do You Know Where You’re Going To? Pre-LSAT Prep Can Help.

I received a great text message two days ago: one of my tutoring students informed me that he was accepted to a number of law schools, including his number one choice! I immediately phoned him to offer my congratulations and …

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Careers in Law – Life as a Litigator

When we’re not talking specifically about the LSAT, one of the most common questions my students ask is “what did you do when you were a lawyer?” Thinking back on my own experience applying to law school (and I …

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Choosing a Law School – Factors to Consider

The snow is starting to thaw, the birds are returning from the south and you need a break from your diligent LSAT studies. Spring is the perfect time to start your law school research.

For far too many …

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