JD Advising National Jurist Prelaw

JD Advising National Jurist Prelaw Publications

At JD Advising, we update our blog each week with posts geared specifically towards prelaw readers. However, we also publish work in the National Jurist’s online prelaw publication. In this post, we summarize all of our JD Advising National Jurist prelaw publications for you and share the links so you don’t miss out on any of our prelaw content!

JD Advising National Jurist Prelaw Publications

1. Why every law school applicant should use ABA 509 reports

In this JD Advising National Jurist Prelaw article, we dissect the American Bar Association (ABA) 509 Required Disclosures. We explain everything you need to know about 509 reports, how to interpret the data, and why it’s important to use them when deciding where to go to law school. (Tip: Use this data to assess and guide your scholarship negotiations!)

2. The new role of the GRE in law school admissions

While the role of the GRE in law school admissions is still evolving, this post breaks down the growing trend among law schools to accept the GRE and what it means for you as a law school applicant. The list of schools that accept the GRE is constantly growing but not yet universal. Be sure to check with your targeted law school if they accept GRE scores before applying.

3. Social media and the law school admissions process

Social media can be a blessing and a curse. When you’re applying to law school, you must be aware of your digital footprint. You don’t have a lot to gain, but so much to lose, by posting the wrong things on social media. This JD Advising National Jurist Prelaw article guides you through what admissions offices are looking for, how to protect yourself, and tips for using social media effectively.

4. 9 must-know scholarship tips

What’s better than finally being able to pursue your dream of going to law school? The answer is receiving a scholarship to do it! It’s no secret that a legal education is very expensive.  In this post, we share nine law school scholarship tips you must know to help finance your dream and receive the financial support you deserve!

5. Waiting Game: What to do after submitting your application

After working diligently for months and even years, your law school applications are finally submitted! Now what? The waiting game begins. In this JD Advising National Jurist Prelaw article, we provide tips on how to handle the stress and manage your time while you (im)patiently wait for decisions.

Rachel Margiewicz, Director of Pre-Law Services, wrote this post. Rachel is a licensed attorney with years of admissions experience across three law school programs in different markets of the country. She knows what schools are looking for and how to make your application stand out.  Contact us with questions and for more information on our application assistance services! We look forward to hearing from you!

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