A look at law school application data

15 October 2019

U.S. NEWS — So, while you’re welcomed and encouraged to check out the numbers yourself, a quick overview of the data sheds some light on four areas. The following analysis is based on data received through Aug. 8, 2019, for the 2019-20 academic year….

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Tips for law students on how to prepare for the bar exam

15 October 2019

BAR EXAM TOOLBOX — If you’re just beginning your first or second year of law school, the last thing you’re probably worried about is the bar exam. While you shouldn’t focus too much energy specifically on doing bar prep during law school, there are a few things you can focus on along the way that will….

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Law students share advice on succeeding in law school

8 October 2019

ABA FOR LAW STUDENTS — Members of the 2019–2020 Law Student Division Council, along with other law students across the country, offer their advice to you, their fellow law students.

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New platform from AccessLex Institute helps prospective law students find the right school

8 October 2019

BLOOMBERG LAW — XploreJD uses a proprietary algorithm to evaluate factors such as location and graduation rates outside the realm of rankings, and help aspiring law students find a good fit. The XploreJD website provides a series of questions which can be completed initially in 15 minutes in six areas for students to look at their….

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UNLV Law announces Justice Douglas Pre-Law Fellowship Program

8 October 2019

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL — UNLV’s William S. Boyd School of Law announced Wednesday the Justice Michael L. Douglas PreLaw Fellowship Program, named for the first African-American justice on the Supreme Court of Nevada. It offers undergraduate students at UNLV a sampling of law school classes, as well as networking opportunities with legal professionals and current law school students.

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How ABA accreditation changes affect law school applicants

1 October 2019

U.S. NEWS — Prospective law school students should be aware of the tighter standard focused on bar exam passage rates.

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A look at the HBCU Pre-Law Summit & Law Expo

1 October 2019

DIVERSE ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION — Six years ago, attorney Evangeline M. Mitchell founded the National HBCU-Pre-Law Summit & Law Expo. It has become the nation’s largest gathering of HBCU undergraduate students looking to enter the legal profession. This year’s Summit at Georgia State University College of Law provided students with a rare opportunity to hear….

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A look at the transition to the digital LSAT

1 October 2019

FLORIDA  ALLIGATOR — The Law School Admission Test, or LSAT, became fully digital, according to the Law School Admissions Council, or LSAC. Students switched from taking the exam on paper to on a tablet, said Jeff Thomas, the executive director of admissions programs at Kaplan Test Prep, which is a test prep company that provides services….

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Digital LSAT includes new features

1 October 2019

REVEILLE — The Law School Admission Test, better known as the LSAT, made one of its largest changes in history on Sept. 21, shifting from a paper and pencil test to an all-digital, technology-based format. The previous format of the LSAT, had been in place since the early 1990s with few changes and updates to….

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Penn State Dickinson Law to accept GRE for admission

30 September 2019

PENN STATE — Dickinson Law is now accepting the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) for admission. Historically, the Law School has only accepted the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). Dickinson Law will continue to accept the LSAT and to support Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) initiatives to increase access to legal education. Accepting both tests provides a….

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