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5 Responses to Your Family’s Holiday Law School Questions

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year; togetherness, family, and demanding questions about your future that are clearly crafted to drive you completely insane and stress you out long before you get into law school.  Worry not– we are here …

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7 Tips for Balancing LSAT Prep with a Full Schedule

So it’s time to study for the LSAT—or at least schedule your LSAT prep—and you somehow have to balance this with a full schedule.

You may be changing careers, or perhaps you’ve discovered that a law degree would be an …

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Kaplan Law School Survey: Optimism in Law School Admissions

Kaplan Survey: Amid Years of Slumping Enrollment, Many Law Schools are Predicting a Turnaround

New York, NY (October 28, 2014) — According to Kaplan’s 2014 survey of law school admissions officers, amid generally gloomy statistics, there are signs of guarded optimism.* …

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Should You Take a Gap Year Before Going to Law School?

Going to law school?

So you’re taking the plunge and becoming a lawyer. Congratulations! If you’re confident in your decision, you may already know the steps you need to take to apply to law school. Maybe you’ve even …

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

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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How to Use (and not abuse) U.S. 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 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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