School of Law Admissions Blog

School of Law Blog

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

A lawyer’s work life balance affects three essential functions: health, happiness and productivity. All work and no play will have a severe impact on your career and personal life.
Law school admission is a big deal, and you don’t want anything to blow your chances of getting in. Many prospective law students wonder about the December LSAT since it edges uncomfortably close to admission deadlines.
What’s the number one complaint from law school admissions offices? Letters of recommendation are incredibly generic.
The LSAT is over. You survived. Now you can put your feet up and wait… right?
Terrifying. Soul-draining. Life-changing. However you describe the LSAT, there’s no arguing that it’s a stressful experience. The big problem? Stress can have a major impact on your scores.
The oversaturation of the legal job market is causing many hopeful law students to take a hard look at their career plans. J.D. advantage jobs are one solution for recent law graduates - a temporary move for some, a permanent career choice for others.
You will likely be spending a lot of time in the Law Library during your three years at UB. This post will help acquaint you with our study spaces and some of the services we offer to help you succeed. 
A list of frequently asked questions and answers to help you understand how to register and prepare for the LSAT and what your score means.
So you think you want to go to law school? If you are considering a legal career, here is where you get started. 
Law school is an entirely different experience from undergraduate studies. Expectations are higher. Competition is fiercer. You’ll have to re-dedicate yourself and work hard every day.


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