The Best Mindset for Starting Law School

The Best Mindset for Starting Law School

Law schools across the country are beginning the fall academic session within the next few weeks.  For 1Ls just starting out, this is a nerve-wracking time! In this post, we discuss the best mindset for starting law school.  Going in with the right frame of mind can make your transition easier and increase your chances of success in your first semester.

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You Should Take the July 2019 LSAT. Here’s Why!!

July 2019 LSAT

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

Law School Admissions Officer

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

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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 Application Costs

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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Four Tips To Withdraw A Law School Application

Withdraw A Law School Application

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

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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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