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the Weekly 180: Law School Options: Paid Internships & Joint Degree Programs


We’ve got stories from the legal world featuring everything from unique joint degree programs to fear-based law school lessons.  Let’s dive right in and keep all of you on top of the most important stories in law school options, …

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Law Careers: Corporate Lawyer Salary and Opportunities

As big law firms hire less associates, many current and future law students look toward corporate law as they investigate their possible careers in law– in order to save money themselves, many corporations have turned to in-house legal staff instead …

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the Weekly 180: High LSAT Scores & Cutting Law School Costs


This week we have had a plethora of law school news: from high LSAT scores to law school cost-cutting, things are once again in flux in the world of legal education.  We bring you all of the latest stories …

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Different Types of Lawyers: Big Firm Law Career Spotlight

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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How to Become A Lawyer: Networking Tips

As you learn about how to become a lawyer, networking will inevitably come up.  Any attorney will tell you that networking is an invaluable tool in a good lawyer’s skill-set, and it is one that you can start honing …

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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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Different Types of Lawyers: Patent Attorney Career Spotlight


There are a lot of different types of lawyers out there, and getting a good read on what a career might really look like based on just a job description and general salary number can be hard.  Even more

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Top Law Schools: Students Say Rankings Matter Most

Everybody considering law school wants a great education from a top law school that leads to an excellent career.  But how do you figure out which law schools are really the top law schools?  Great financial aid packages, personal experience, …

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ATL 2014 Law School Rankings Revealed! News from the 180 live…

Last week we invited the crew from Above the Law to join us on the 180 live to reveal their 2014 law school rankings– and they did not disappoint.  Talking us through their process in creating the rankings list, …

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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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