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Weekly 180: Law School Admissions Low

Weekly 180: Law School Admissions Low

From a passionate defense of law schools to the fewest law school applicants in half a century and a dean trading one top-ranked JD program for another, there’s plenty of news on the law school admissions landscape. Let’s dig into this week’s stories. …

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The June LSAT may give your application an advantage in the law school admissions cycle.

The Case for Taking the June LSAT

Admissions deans, officers, and experts from law schools of every shape and stripe have all told us: the LSAT is the most important factor in your law school application. In fact, our 2014 law school admissions survey confirmed this …

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The tech industry needs law students looking for careers in intellectual property.

From Intellectual Property to Information Policy: Law School for Techies

You would rather go days without seeing another human soul than endure a few hours without WiFi. You’re the first among your friends to get your hands on the latest iPhone, and when your mom calls, it’s usually for tech …

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Kaplan LSAT 180 Live! Get the Real Law School Facts

We are entering the later stages of the law school admissions cycle, which means that many of you extremely charming, clever, and good-looking people formerly known as antisocial LSAT preppers have been re-entering the land of the socially engaged… and …

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Law Schools – The Times, They Area A Changing!

This is an interesting time in the history of law school admissions to be considering taking the LSAT and applying to Law School. We talked about the decline in law school applications – projected to be about 20% less than

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LSAT Hits and Myths

There is a commercial running in the NY area for a major insurance company (I am not sure if it’s available in other states but it makes very frequent appearances here in NY) that is pretty funny but with an

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Breaking News: Applications are Down! Law School without the LSAT

This was an interesting week for news related to law school; one report focused on the drop in law school applications and another offers hope to those struggling with the LSAT. While so many are preparing for the LSAT

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Law School – is 2 years better than 3?

Yesterday’s New York Times published an article about a recently proposed change to New York Bar requirements. If adopted, the proposal would allow students who have finished 2 years of law school to write the New York Bar and become …

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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 was a litigator the first 20 years of his career and has since been on …

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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 firm.  But, are these expectations realistic?

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

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