School of Law Admissions Blog

School of Law Blog

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

Check out four law-related podcasts that will deepen your knowledge of the law through various perspectives, recommended by our very own Amber Melvin. 
“Should I apply for law school early decision?”
You’re a smart cookie. You’re already thinking about location, programs, field of study, and campus culture. Now you need to consider the long-term value of different law schools.
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.


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