Undergrad Action Plan: Junior And Senior Year
Application deadlines are strict and inflexible. Even if you’re not close to missing the final application deadline, applying early can still mean the difference between admission and denial. It is critical that you have a clear plan when preparing to apply to law school.
In this post, we break down how to prepare to submit your applications in your junior and senior years.
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Exclusive LSAT Prep Session With Michigan State Law!
We are excited to partner with Michigan State University College of Law for a free webinar on how to prepare for the LSAT! This exclusive LSAT prep session with JD Advising is part of MSU Law’s Spartan Law Preview Day.
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Undergrad Action Plan: Freshman And Sophomore Year
Are you are freshman or sophomore in undergrad who wants to go to law school but aren’t sure where to start? Here’s an action plan of what you can focus on during your freshman and sophomore year to make sure that you’re in the best position to excel on the LSAT in your junior year and successfully submit your law school applications in your senior year.
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Be sure to Understanding Your Law School Scholarship Offer
You should feel very proud of yourself if you received a law school scholarship offer! It’s a great accomplishment and can dictate the trajectory and flexibility of your law school career by ensuring you won’t be anchored with large amounts of law school debt. However, not all scholarship offers are created equal! It’s important that you read the fine print of yours to truly understand what is being offered to you. In this post, we discuss what you should be looking for when reading your law school scholarship offers and share resources to inform and negotiate your awards!
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Loan Repayment Assistance Program For Law Students
If you are choosing which law school to attend, you have multiple factors to consider. You may look at the classes offered, or clinics available, or the school’s location. But one of the biggest considerations in choosing where to attend is the cost of attendance. If you are thinking of taking out student loans, make sure to ask about the school’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP). Many schools have an LRAP that helps students pay off their student loans. LRAP is especially helpful if you are planning on pursuing a public interest career.
Before you pick a school, ask the financial aid office these 6 questions about the LRAP.
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How To Physically Prepare For the LSAT
The LSAT is not only a mental exam it’s a physical test too. Many test-takers are often surprised by just how physically and emotionally tired they feel after completing an exam. For that reason, it’s imperative that you physically prepare for the LSAT. In this post, we offer five tips to help you accomplish this!
Be sure to check out our related tips on how to mentally prepare for the LSAT.
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How To Mentally Prepare For The LSAT
Students take months or even years to study for the LSAT. Often, they’ve taken countless practice exams and believe they’re fully prepared for the LSAT. But on test day, not everyone lives up to their potential. The reason for this is often because some test takers did not mentally prepare for the LSAT. Sure, they sat through a class and answered practice questions correctly but that wasn’t enough. In this post, we discuss five tips to help you mentally prepare for the LSAT.
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LSAT-Flex: What You Need To Know
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Law School Admission’s Council (LSAC) recently introduced a new, online, remotely proctored version of the LSAT—the “LSAT Flex.” Thus far, the LSAT-Flex has only been made available as an option for those students who were registered for the now-canceled April 2020 LSAT. If you were registered for the April test as of April 7th and would like to try your hand at the LSAT-Flex, the sign-up process opened on Thursday, April 23. It will be administered on May 18th and 19th—LSAC has yet to announce time(s) for the test.
UPDATE: The June 2020 in-person LSAT has also been canceled and the LSAT-Flex will be remotely administered in its place on June 14 and June 15. For more information check out the LSAC website.
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Kim Kardashian shares JD Advising Tiger King-themed MBE Question on Instagram
Kim Kardashian, who has posted about personalized JD Advising MBE questions before, recently re-posted JD Advising’s Tiger King-themed MBE question on her Instagram story. Continue reading Kim Kardashian shares JD Advising Tiger King-themed MBE Question on Instagram
Coronavirus and Law School Admissions: What Do We Know?
Universities across the country continue to close their doors as the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread and worsen. This leaves a lot of uncertainty for law school applicants as to what will happen in the admissions process and what impact the closures will have on the review of applications and seat deposit deadlines.
In this post, we explore what we know so far about the impact of the coronavirus and law school admissions.
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Will the Coronavirus Affect the March 2020 LSAT?
The World Health Organization has recently declared coronavirus a pandemic. Many drastic steps have been taken by officials around the world to quell the spread of the disease, including locking down cities and entire countries hard hit by the disease, while suspending university classes, conferences, and music festivals across the U.S. in an effort to deter large gatherings of people. Students planning to take the March 2020 LSAT in the United States may fear their test date may be postponed or canceled. In this post, we cover what the LSAC has to say about the coronavirus and its effect on the March 30th exam.
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Law School Selection Factors You Should Consider!
Numbers aren’t everything! This is true for both law schools and applicants alike. Admissions officers aren’t blindly selecting their incoming class of students based on GPA and LSAT alone. Likewise, applicants should not rely solely on rankings when selecting their chosen law school. While U.S. News & World Report rankings represent a significant amount of research and information, there are many other factors you need to consider when choosing where to apply.
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Why is it so important to go to class in law school (and pay attention!)?
In college, you may have skipped some of your classes and not suffered much because of it. In law school, it is important to go to class and pay attention!
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When Is The Best Time To Take The LSAT?
While any time of year may work to sit for the LSAT, there are some months that are more advantageous than others. In this post, we break down when is the best time to take the LSAT in order to ensure your law school prep stays on track and that your applications are submitted on time!
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LSAT Logic Games Change Explained
The analytical reasoning, or “logic games”, are a polarizing section of the LSAT. Test takers either love them or they hate them, but there is rarely any in-between. In the fall of 2019, LSAC made an announcement that it plans to make a major change to the logic games section of the LSAT by 2023. In this post, we review why they made the announcement and how you can prepare for the change.
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