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Weekly 180: Law School News from Declining LSAT Scores to New Experimental Programs

January is the cruelest month, right? The holidays are over, credit card bills are coming in… oh, and the second semester is just starting! Cheer up, though; the doldrums only last a little while, we promise. In the meantime, we are …

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Is Health Law Right For You? Job Description of a Healthcare Lawyer

What is the job description of a healthcare lawyer?


Despite a sluggish legal job market, some fields are seeing more growth than others. While our spotlight on patent law highlighted one lucrative area, health law is another legal …

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Weekly 180: Less Law Students, Legal Job Markets, & More

We hope everyone’s 2015 is off to a healthy and prosperous start. We look forward to keeping you informed about all the news on the law school admissions and law careers landscapes throughout the year.  Thanks for being such loyal …

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Practicing Law in the Pacific Northwest

Where should you go to practice law, once law school is all said and done? It’s a question that should be weighed heavily in your decision on where to attend law school. In an area like the Pacific Northwest,

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Weekly 180: Law School News from Postponed Finals to Diversification

We hope everyone is having a joyous and healthy holiday season, and for those of you still in school, we wish for good tidings on your final exams! Still have a few more to go? Hang in there. Winter break, sleeping …

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Profiling a Big Firm Law Career

Of all the different types of lawyers out there, the classic law 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 …

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Weekly 180: What Law School is Like, Getting Into Politics, and More

We hope everyone is having a fun start to the holiday season and doing well on their final exams. (Is it possible to do both at the same time? Maybe!) Hang in there — there’s a light at the end …

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Weekly 180: Law School Rankings, Deans, and a Cannibal Cop

We hope you had a fantastic Thanksgiving and that your holiday season is off to a joyous start! This week’s pre-law news and law school headlines run the gamut: from the new dean of law school becoming an ex-dean in what might …

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Weekly 180 Law School News: Admissions Optimism and Transfer Students

Here are some of the latest, most interesting headlines about law school news and the admissions process from media outlets across the country. From some guarded optimism about the future of law school admissions, to an honor for a former …

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Do You Have What It Takes To Become a Lawyer?

As you start to explore careers in law for your future, you may find yourself asking some questions like these:

  • What’s the job description of a lawyer?
  • How do you become a lawyer?
  • What type of person typically becomes a

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