I’m Struggling with LSAT Reading Comprehension. Help!

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I’m Struggling with LSAT Reading Comprehension. Help!

The LSAT Reading Comprehension section often flies under the radar during LSAT prep. Many LSAT preppers think “Oh, that’s something I do during the normal course of the day. I don’t need to study for it.” This could not be further from the truth! This section is worth the most of any single section of the LSAT. So, it can cost you a lot of points if you don’t really prep for it. Read further for our tips for those who struggle with LSAT Reading Comprehension.

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Three Valuable Law School Application Tips

Law School Application Tips

Three Valuable Law School Application Tips

Deciding to go to law school is a very big deal and it is a decision that should not be made lightly.  Law school requires an extensive amount of commitment and dedication (although the rewards are incredibly worthwhile!).  Once you’ve made the decision to apply, it is important to approach everything with the utmost effort and care.  This includes the actual application process itself!  If you’re serious about law school, you need to be just as serious about preparing the best application you can.  Navigating this process can be difficult and you are probably feeling the pressure.  In order to impress your top schools, this post presents three valuable law school application tips to put yourself in a strong position!

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Am I Making Enough LSAT Progress?

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Am I Making LSAT Progress?

One of the most common questions we get from students is whether they are making good enough “LSAT progress” or not. As you might guess, this measure if fairly subjective. Although this will vary from student to student, there are some guideposts to let you know where you are in your prep. Keep reading to see how to track LSAT progress!

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Reapplying to law school? Here are 6 answers to your most asked questions!

Torts on the MBE, reapplying to law schoolFirst and foremost, I am sorry that things didn’t pan out the way you hoped but that doesn’t mean your aspirations for being a successful attorney are diverted. It doesn’t even mean that graduating from your dream law school is out of reach.

So, you didn’t get into your dream law school. What do you do now? One option many students consider is to wait a year and reapply in the next cycle.

Here are some frequently asked questions and answers that plague applicants reapplying to law school. Continue reading Reapplying to law school? Here are 6 answers to your most asked questions!

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Five Essential Law School Supplies (Other than the Basics)

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Five Essential Law School Supplies (Other than the Basics)

If you’re heading to law school in the fall, you might be wondering how best to prepare.  While you certainly do need to prepare mentally for the academic rigors, you also need to make sure you are going in with the right supplies!  There are many essential law school supplies that will make your experience much easier and your studying more efficient.  Now it goes without saying that you’ll need the basics like pens, pencils, and notebooks.  This list covers things that have more specialized purposes but should still be considered essential law school supplies.

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Law School Study Techniques

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In this post, we give you some law school study techniques to help you succeed in law school. I was fortunate to graduate as the #1 student in my law school class and these are the techniques that I used (as well as techniques that many of my students find very helpful).

Note, that I am going to assume you know the basics of how to succeed in law school. If you do not, please read this post on how to succeed in law school first. These law school study techniques are meant to complement that post! Continue reading Law School Study Techniques

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5 Tips Before Starting Law School

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5 Tips Before Starting Law School

Here are a few tips before starting law school that you should definitely keep in mind if you are heading to law school this fall! These tips will help you succeed both academically and professionally. I graduated as the #1 law student. Some of these tips I knew before law school, but some I only learned well after. All of them are beneficial to know!  Continue reading 5 Tips Before Starting Law School

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How I got A+’s in 55% of my law school classes.  

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An A+ is fun to get. Especially in law school, where A+’s are so rare. At my school (and I think at virtually every law school though I have not verified this) an A+ has no special effect on your GPA. So a plain old “A” is treated the same as an “A+” for GPA purposes. And class ranking purposes. And everything that matters, outside of your own ego! Continue reading How I got A+’s in 55% of my law school classes.  

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Top 10 Latin Words for Law Students

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Top 10 Latin Words for Law Students

If you’re planning on going to law school, the legal system isn’t the only thing that you will be learning.  Law has a language entirely of its own, filled with foreign words that will likely be unfamiliar to you.  Many keywords you will hear in law school are derived from Latin.  Accordingly, we’ve put together this list of 10 Latin words for law students.  Whether you’re new to law school or more experienced, it will be very helpful for you to memorize these words!  They appear often in case opinions, briefs, textbooks, etc. and they generally aren’t defined.  Learning these 10 Latin words for law students will put you way ahead of the game and save you time.

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Law School Note Taking Tips and Shortcuts

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Here, we discuss some of our law school note taking tips and shortcuts that have helped us and our law students! If you are going to law school or already in law school, having a good plan of attack for your law school notes will be helpful! And here, we give you some great tips and shortcuts for law school note taking.  Continue reading Law School Note Taking Tips and Shortcuts

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Going to Law School? Five Tips to Keep in Mind!

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If you are going to law school, here are five key tips to keep in mind. Some of these I knew in law school, and others I did not learn until I got out of law school. We work with hundreds of law students and graduated law students every administration and we have found this advice to be among the most beneficial pieces of advice!  Continue reading Going to Law School? Five Tips to Keep in Mind!

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The Right Mindset to get all A’s in Law School

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I was fortunate to get all A’s in law school (several A+’s and a couple A-‘s) which helped me graduate as the #1 law student. There are things you should definitely do if you want to excel in law school and you can read about them here. In this post, I am discussing the mindset you should be in if you want to get all A’s in law school. Continue reading The Right Mindset to get all A’s in Law School

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Going to Wayne Law? Check out our law school prep course scholarship!

Going to Wayne Law? Check out our Law School Prep Course Scholarship!

If you are attending Wayne State University Law School in Fall 2018, JD Advising has an exciting opportunity! For the first time, we are offering a $1,000 Law School Prep Course Scholarship to a Wayne law admitted student! This brings the price of our law school prep course down to $499.99. We are giving this scholarship to a Wayne Law student as the founder of JD Advising, as well as many of its tutors and staff members, attended Wayne State Unversity Law School. Please read further for more details!

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