School of Law Admissions Blog

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All the advice needed to successfully apply and excel in law school and beyond.

As you prepare to feast, here are 7 werid laws that you didn't know about Thanksgiving.
When you’re thinking about going to law school, there is much to do to prepare. How do you know when you should start? Let us walk you through a quick timeline of a general law school application timeline and how you can prepare over the course of the year!
At the University at Buffalo School of Law, we want to set you up for success in any way possible, and helping you decide on your degree path is no exception. Choosing a concentration for your J.D. program is a very big decision, let us help you make it by providing you with as much information as possible.
Your will likely be pre-registered for your first year law school classes, but that shouldn't stop you from thinking about the classes you want to take in your second and third years. 
Studying for the LSAT can be daunting, and even more so if you are venturing to do it on your own. Here are some suggestions on how to get started and achieve your highest score without the high price tag of a commercial course.
Take a deep breath, close your eyes, and imagine it. It’s here. The big day is finally here. It’s your first day in the courtroom after graduating law school. You’re frantically rushing around, careful not to forget anything. As you walk out your door patting yourself down one last time to make sure that you have everything, you think to yourself “I’m prepared. I’m totally prepared”.
This year, University at Buffalo School of Law is introducing a new opportunity for undergraduate students: a BA in Law. This is only the second BA in Law in the United States, and the only such program east of the Rockies.
Sport Law has historically been a specialization that many enter later in their careers, rather than an active decision to follow that path from the beginning of their legal education. As a relatively new concentration, Sports Law encompasses many different areas of legal practice, to provide students with a broad range of experiences that are all applicable to sports in their own regarde. As the demand for a specialization in Sports Law grows,  here are 5 ways you can prepare for your first year in the UB School of Law Sport Law concentration.
When applying to law school, it is best to be as prepared as possible. This blog will help you understand how the Law School Admission Council calculates undergraduate GPA for the purpose of your law school application.