Advanced JD Program

What Is An Advanced JD Program?

What Is An Advanced JD Program?

Well to start, an advanced JD program is NOT some sort of advanced level degree handed out to ambitious law students. Despite its name, an advanced JD program doesn’t actually have anything to do with the type of degree received. Instead, an advanced JD program is a program offered by select law schools and could mean one of three things. So, let’s take a look at the different meanings behind the advanced JD program name. Again, there is no such thing as an “advanced JD degree.” These interpretations refer only to certain programs at certain schools, so be sure to check what schools offer what programs. Many times, if a university is large and contains multiple schools within it, these programs may all be offered.

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Law School Success

5 Secrets to Law School Success From A Top 1L Student

5 Secrets to Law School Success From A Top 1L Student

It’s no secret that law school is hard. No matter your background, you’re in for a challenge, unlike anything you’ve done before. Because the majority of classes are graded on a curve, law school is a competitive environment. To help you hit the ground running from the moment glasses begin, we’re sharing these 5 secrets to law school success from a top 1L student.

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Virtual Table Time

JD Advising Virtual Table Time

JD Advising Virtual Table Time

JD Advising usually sets up a table at law schools and answers questions in-person. However, social distancing rules have not allowed us to be in-person at schools. Thus, we are holding virtual table time for all law schools!

All law students are invited to come to JD Advising’s virtual tabling hours for free stuff and to learn more about JD Advising! Read below for more information and the details on how to join:

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On The Fence About Law School

What If I Am On The Fence About Law School?

What If I Am On The Fence About Law School?

2020 is now officially over us and we can all begin to set our sights on 2021’s goals and aspirations. As the country slowly begins to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine, 2021 already looks more promising for everyone. Slowly but surely, things are returning back to normal. One thing that definitely hasn’t changed much from 2020 to 2021? The law school application process. While most students have an idea of why they’re attending law school, this post is for those on the fence about law school. Maybe you didn’t know what to do after college and just applied out of curiosity? Perhaps your plans for after college fell through and you figured law school might be a good idea? Or possibly your uncle is a lawyer, and he seems pretty cool? Whatever the reason, we’re here to help you figure out if law school is a good choice for you.

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Law School Paper

How To Recover From A Low Grade On A Law School Paper 

How To Recover From A Low Grade On A Law School Paper 

Between the competition among classmates and the nature of the curve, many law school students are disappointed by a grade at least once in law school. While receiving a lower grade than expected may temporarily dampen your mood, don’t let it completely derail you. Follow these three tips to recover from a low grade on a law school paper or exam.

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Online Law Student

How To Stay On Task As An Online Law Student

How To Stay On Task As An Online Law Student

There is no getting around the fact that online law school comes with a whole new set of challenges. In a typical law school classroom, you are one cold call away from being put on the spot. There is no disappearing from view, and distractions are easily avoidable. If you struggle with focusing, you can write your notes and eliminate any technological distractions. With online classes, there are many ways to slip from your in-person levels of classroom concentration. You will soon find distractions are everywhere when attending classes from home. Read further to see our advice on how to stay on task as an online law student!

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FREE Law School Prep Course — Register Now!

FREE Law School Prep Course — Register Now!

We are very excited to announce our free law school prep course! While we have charged for a similar course in the past years, we decided to upgrade it and offer it for free so we could give our very best advice to everyone who wishes to attend law school–not just those with the resources to pay a premium for a law school prep course. This is especially in light of the COVID pandemic, which has taken a mental, physical, and financial toll on so many pre-law students.

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Law Student Winter Break

Five Law Student Winter Break Ideas To Keep You Busy

Five Law Student Winter Break Ideas To Keep You Busy

For better or for worse, you’ve made it through the semester and you’re ready for winter break. You’ve attended class, outlined until your brain was fried, and prepared for and taken finals. Now that the first semester of the year is over, you’re probably feeling like something is missing. All of a sudden there’s no outlining? No flashcard review? No brief moments of panic 20 minutes before your next final? Ok, we’re just kidding! Now that you have a couple of weeks off from the rigors of law school, it’s time for some fun. This is the opportunity to enjoy time with friends and family, celebrate the holidays, and destress from the previous semester. Here are our top tips for what you should be doing over winter break.

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Discuss Law School Final Exams

Why You Shouldn’t Discuss Law School Final Exams

Why You Shouldn’t Discuss Law School Final Exams

We have all been there. You just took a three-hour exam that was more intense and nerve-racking than any other test you have experienced. You have no measure of your success to hold on to until you receive grades. Then, a classmate comes up to you and wants to discuss every detail of the exam. What do you do? Here is why you shouldn’t discuss law school final exams.

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Law School Finals During Coronavirus

How To Prepare For Law School Finals During Coronavirus

How To Prepare For Law School Finals During Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way students take law school finals. Much like school, work, fitness classes, and just about everything else, law school finals are now online and remote. For some, this may bring excitement. Who wouldn’t want to take a Torts final in their pajamas? For others, online and remote law school finals will be a drastic departure from what they’re used to. Regardless of what group you find yourself in, chances are you might need some advice on how to prepare. Check out these awesome tips on how to prepare for law school finals in the age of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Law School Exam Question

How To Dissect A Law School Exam Question

How To Dissect A Law School Exam Question

Have you ever looked at a law school exam question and completely blanked on how to answer it? Would you like to learn to tackle exam questions more efficiently? No matter how long or short your exam question is, you need to break it up it into manageable parts. In this article, I will discuss six tips and tricks to dissect any law school exam question you might encounter!

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At-Home Law School Final

How to Study for an At-Home Law School Final

How to Study for an At-Home Law School Final

The sudden shift to at-home work and remote learning caught many people by surprise. Now, almost eight months into the coronavirus pandemic, it seems like people are starting to get comfortable with remote work. We’ve outfitted our home offices with the biggest computer screen and the most comfortable desk chair. We’ve invested in noise-canceling headphones and the best sweatpants money can buy. We’re now masters of the dress shirt on top and yoga pants on bottom look. Zoom happy hours are the new normal. However, amongst all the changes and adjustments brought about by remote work, one thing has remained constant. The work! For law students preparing to take an at-home law school final, the idea of studying for the exam can seem terrifying. Gone for now are the days of library study sessions and office hour meetings. The worst part? The material and coursework haven’t gotten any easier. The story isn’t all bad though. We’ve compiled a list of the best study tips for law students preparing to take an at-home final. These tips will build confidence, help you retain material, and make the study process slightly more enjoyable. Check them out below!

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