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How to Effectively Prepare for Class in Law School (Without Wasting Time!)

How to Effectively Prepare for Class in Law School

(Without Wasting Time!)

Below, we discuss five steps to prepare for class in law school in the most efficient and effective way possible. Note that the goal of preparing for class in law school is to prepare effectively so that you can:

  • follow along in class
  • understand what the professor is saying
  • be able to answer questions if you are called on

However, there is such a thing as over-preparing.

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Logic Games Change

LSAT Logic Games Change Explained

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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2019 LSAT Policy

2019 LSAT Policy: How Many Times Can I take The Exam?

2019 LSAT Policy: How Many Times Can I Take The Exam?

The LSAC changed its testing policy this fall and it’s critical that you’re aware of the changes. LSAC announced the changes in June and implemented them in September. However, the news seems to travel slow and we understand that not everyone is aware of the new policy. In this post, we break down the 2019 LSAT policy changes, dissect how they compare to the old rules,  and lay out what this means for you!

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Law School Applications

5 Tips For Submitting Your Law School Applications Over The Holidays

5 Tips For Submitting Your Law School Applications Over The Holidays

Many applicants reserve the time over the holidays and between semesters to finally submit their law school applications. However, it can be a very distracting time of year. In this post, we discuss how to ensure you reach your goals and successfully submit your applications over the holidays!

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law student spotlight

Law Student Spotlight: Erica Schuman

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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