Law Student Spotlight: Erica Schuman
This is our law student spotlight, which highlights how JD Advising has assisted in applying to law schools! Erica Schuman is our focus this week!
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan, 2019
Law School: University of Michigan Law School
Partnered with JDA for: Personal statement services, “JD Advising was my saving grace at the last minute!”
Erica is a Michigan Wolverine through and through! She attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor for undergrad where she majored in political science and history. Erica has now returned to the prestigious institution for law school, where she was awarded the Dean’s Scholarship in recognition of her leadership and academic achievement!
She is well rounded, hard-working and very deserving of our student spotlight.
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JD Advising Free Mock LSAT: November 2, 2019
JD Advising is partnering with Wayne State University Law to host a free mock LSAT on Saturday, November 2 from 10AM to 3PM for students in the metro-Detroit area. The exam will take place at Wayne Law. All are welcome to attend!
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Find The Perfect Time To Take The LSAT
Are you wondering when to take the LSAT and how to map out your study timeline? In this section, we tell you when the LSAT is offered and when we recommend that you take it. Continue reading Find The Perfect Time To Take The LSAT
Nine Steps For Submitting Your Law School Application
Submitting your law school application can feel like a daunting process. Most students spend the months or even close to a year preparing all of the necessary documents. However, it doesn’t need to be overly complicated.
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LSAT Basics: What You Need To Know About the LSAT
Most of our pre-law posts assume you have some familiarity with the LSAT but we understand that not all of our readers do. For those of you who are just starting to explore the idea of going to law school and are trying to figure out what the LSAT entails, this post is for you. Let’s start with the LSAT basics.
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The New Writing Section of the LSAT
There’s been another update to the LSAT! This time, these changes center on the writing section In this post, we cover the new writing section of the LSAT.
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When To Cancel Your LSAT Score
Wondering whether to cancel your LSAT score? Canceling your score after taking the test is a tempting option for a lot of test-takers. For most, it’s not the right decision but for others, it might be the best thing to do in specific situations.
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You Should Take the July 2019 LSAT. Here’s Why!!
If you’re thinking of taking the LSAT this summer or fall (or even if you haven’t given it any thought), you should seriously consider taking the July 2019 LSAT. The July exam is unique because the LSAC is using this exam to transition from a paper to digital format. It might seem like this is a reason not to take the exam but the LSAC has broken with tradition to give test takers accommodations that make it worth your while. These incentives are reason alone that you should sign up for the exam if you are thinking of taking it at all.
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Questions To Ask A Law School Admissions Officer
One of the best things you can do to decide which law school is right for you is to go on a school visit. Most of these visits will consist of a school tour, a class visit and a meeting with an admissions officer. (If you’re preparing for a class visit, be sure to check out the Dos and Don’ts of a 1L Class Visit.) The types of questions you want to ask might differ greatly depending on whether you already applied, were admitted, or haven’t yet started the application process. Keep reading to see our advice on wht questions to ask a law school admissions officer!
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Five Law School Cost Considerations
Five Law School Cost Considerations: For many, the decision of where to go to law school is not as simple as attending the highest rank school to which you were admitted. Cost is a huge factor in deciding where to go to law school. Your choice is something that will likely follow you for years, or even decades, after graduation. Here are some law school cost considerations to help you make an informed financial decision.
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Law School Application Costs: An Expense Breakdown
Law school is an expensive endeavor. What many candidates might not realize is that the expenses roll in before you even get accepted! The fees associated with preparing for the LSAT, registering for the test (possibly more than once) and actually applying to law school add up quickly. So, how much are law school application costs?
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How Important Is The Location of A Law School?
The location of a law school can impact everything from your day-to-day routine to your long-term career trajectory. Though the location is not the only consideration to weigh in your decision-making process, below are additional factors detailing how the location of a law school should impact your decision to attend.
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Four Tips To Withdraw A Law School Application
This is a very common question that plagues many applicants but one that’s easy to answer. For applicants and law schools alike, the application process can be incredibly personal. Applicants form relationships with law admissions staff, professors, current students and even prospective classmates throughout the admissions cycle. Many applicants struggle to withdraw their application from consideration because they feel connected to a school, even though it’s not the best fit for them.
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Law School Application Social Media Checklist
When you’re applying to law school you must be aware of your digital footprint. Law schools often look at your social media presence when reviewing applicants’ candidacy. You don’t have a lot to gain, but so much to lose by posting inappropriate things to social media. Use this helpful law school application social media checklist to make sure you are covered!
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How To Handle Law School Admission Rejection
Rejection always hurts and it can be even more painful when it’s from your dream school. While rejection is disappointing, it doesn’t mean you won’t get into a different, great law school and have a successful legal career. Here are our tips on how to handle law school admission rejection!
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