University of Miami Law offers virtual tours and events for prospective students

21 October 2020

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW — Even with the hurdles the pandemic presents, there are still many ways for you to get your finger on the pulse of which law school is your best match. Law school admission officers understand these are challenging times and want to help you.

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Advice for first-year students on navigating law school

15 October 2020

U.S. NEWS — In law school, the first year is critical. The curriculum and teaching methods are established, and lectures are intimidating. Professors typically base their grades on final exams using a fixed curve with percentage quotas for each grade. And 1L grades are a key factor in determining summer positions and future job opportunities.

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Advice for prospective law students on preparing for the Socratic Method

7 October 2020

JD ADVISING — Your days of long undergrad lectures are over. Now, it is time to get ready for your Socratic Method journey in law school! The Socratic Method is also referred to as a “cold call”.

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A look at low cost LSAT prep tools

7 October 2020

U.S. NEWS — Try these free and low-cost methods and resources for productive LSAT self-study.

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A look at extracurricular activities and law school applications

1 October 2020

U.S. NEWS — All extracurricular activities are important because they show a commitment to a community or discipline beyond yourself, whether that means volunteering for a political campaign, joining an intramural ultimate Frisbee team or practicing a demanding art.

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Podcast: Yale and Harvard law school admissions deans offer advice on letters of recommendations

1 October 2020

YALE UNIVERSITY — Miriam and Kristi talk about letters of recommendation, with advice for both applicants and recommenders. They answer questions including how many letters you should submit, who should write them, and what makes a letter great…and not so great!

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Survey: Law schools weigh new LSAT-Flex scores the same as traditional LSAT

1 October 2020

KAPLAN — There’s good news for law school applicants amid the most unpredictable admissions cycle in recent history. According to a new Kaplan survey of nearly 100 law schools across the United States, taking the shorter, one-hour and 45 minutes, at-home version of the usual LSAT exam—called the LSAT-Flex—will not put aspiring attorneys at an….

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University of Oregon Law joins six-school effort to engage prospective law students

1 October 2020

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON SCHOOL OF LAW — Marcilynn A. Burke, Dean and Dave Frohnmayer Chair in Leadership and Law at the School of Law, joins the deans at six law schools across the nation have forged a unique partnership to launch an innovative digital discussion series.

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A look at early decision law school admission programs

24 September 2020

JD ADVISING — The early bird gets the worm, but does it get a law school acceptance letter? For some students, applying to a binding early decision program is the right choice. For others, it is a mistake.

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Advice for prospective law students studying for the LSAT

24 September 2020

LEGAL READER — Preparing for LSAT is a long process and something that does not happen in an instant. With the right materials and study plan, you can definitely crush it and stroll your way into law school.

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