LSAC to host event series for prospective students

June 22, 2022

THE NATIONAL JURIST — The Law School Admission Council is bringing back its Law School Unmasked and Admission Unmasked programs for this June and July. Touted as a program specifically designed for first-year students, Law School Unmasked will run from June 7 to June 23 and will feature three weeks of instruction to prepare students….

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Advice for prospective students reapplying to law school

June 21, 2022

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT — Welcome to the latest installment of Law Admissions Q&A, a feature that provides law school admissions advice to readers who send in inquiries.

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Advice for students with disabilities applying to law schools

June 21, 2022

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT — While applying to and attending law school are difficult for anyone, people with disabilities often face extra hurdles on the path to practicing law. Depending on an applicant’s specific disabilities, those burdens can take many forms, from stress and time burdens to practical barriers.

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How personal statements and diversity statements differ in law school applications

June 2, 2022

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT — Few elements of the law school application are as misunderstood as the diversity statement. Exploring the major differences between the personal statement and diversity statement can help answer many of the questions that applicants have about the diversity statement, including what it is, who should write one and how….

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Advice on preparing for law school

May 12, 2022

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT — Welcome to the latest installment of Law Admissions Q&A, a feature that provides law school admissions advice to readers who send in inquiries. If you have a question about law school admissions, email us for a chance to be featured in a future post.

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Advice for law school applicants with accounting backgrounds

May 5, 2022

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT — Now that federal tax day has passed, many accountants and bookkeepers may finally have some time on their hands to think about next steps for their career. Law school may be especially appealing for accountants who hope to work on legal or policy issues, or leverage their experience to….

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Law students discuss what they wish they had known before law school

May 5, 2022

LAW SCHOOL ADMISSION COUNCIL — In this webinar, aimed at individuals planning to start law school in August 2023 or later, we heard from current law students about what they wish they’d known before starting law school. A panel of current law students shared their experiences and firsthand accounts of what worked — and what didn’t….

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How gap year jobs can aid a law school application

April 28, 2022

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT — Spring is a time of transition, with a new crop of college graduates about to enter the workforce while others finish programs and fellowships. Whether you are about to take a gap year before attending law school or are already in the workforce, it’s worth thinking about how best….

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Advice for applicants visiting law schools

April 25, 2022

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT — Now that law schools are recovering from the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic, they are once again opening their campuses back up to visitors. It’s a good time for applicants to think about when and why they should visit prospective law schools – and what they should look out….

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Common mistakes made on law school applications

April 25, 2022

THE NATIONl JURIST — “Applying to law school is just like college, right?” asked Daniel, a junior, who is applying to law school next year. “Kind of—but there are actually some big differences you should know about,” I told him. “Watch out for the differences, which could potentially mean the difference between being admitted or not, or….

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