A look at the digital LSAT

17 June 2019

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT — While virtually every academic standardized test like the GRE, MCAT and GMAT has gone digital, the LSAT has stayed behind the times, opting for the traditional pen and paper method. But starting this July, the LSAT will begin its transition to digital administration.

Read More about A look at the digital LSAT

What aspiring law students should know about different fields of law

4 June 2019

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT — Anyone who is unsure about whether to attend law school should understand that there are numerous types of lawyers and a variety of ways to practice law.

Read More about What aspiring law students should know about different fields of law

How law schools use admission waitlists

3 June 2019

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT — MAY IS A STRESSFUL month for the typical law school applicant. After all the time spent waiting – for grades, letters of recommendation, LSAT results and decisions by law schools – many applicants will find themselves spending some more time in limbo, having been placed on the waitlist by at least one school.

Read More about How law schools use admission waitlists

University of Arkansas Law welcomes undergraduate students for summer pre-law program

29 May 2019

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS — The University of Arkansas School of Law admitted 23 students from 11 undergraduate institutions for its annual Summer Pre-law Program, known as SPPARK.

Read More about University of Arkansas Law welcomes undergraduate students for summer pre-law program

How law schools and prospective students find the best match

6 May 2019

INDIANA LAWYER — Courtship season is in full bloom, but forget loving and cherishing — these “marriages” are about test scores, rankings and scholarships.Law schools are proposing their final offers of admission and waiting to see who accepts, while applicants are trying to decide where to enroll.

Read More about How law schools and prospective students find the best match

The law school experience from the perspective of first-generation students

3 April 2019

NATIONAL JURIST — National Jurist provides a look at what the first-generation law student experience is like, tips for surviving and thriving, and a list of law schools dedicated to helping first-gen students succeed.

Read More about The law school experience from the perspective of first-generation students

Free online LSAT prep from Khan Academy garners thousands of users

4 March 2019

LAW.COM — More than 40,000 people each month are using Khan Academy’s new free, online Law School Admission Test prep program, according to figures released Wednesday by the Law School Admission Council and Khan Academy. That’s a healthy chunk of the roughly 100,000 people who sit for the entrance exam annually.

Read More about Free online LSAT prep from Khan Academy garners thousands of users

U.S. News explores scholarly impact ranking of law schools

19 February 2019

LAW.COM — U.S. News & World Report plans to launch a new law school ranking—one that will sort schools according to the “scholarly impact” of their faculties. The new ranking, announced Wednesday, will be separate from the closely watched “Best Law Schools” ranking, at least initially.

Read More about U.S. News explores scholarly impact ranking of law schools

Law schools with highest non-JD enrollment

15 January 2019

LAW.COM — Collectively, law schools are enrolling more non-J.D. students than ever before. The number of law school students who are pursuing LL.M. and masters in law degrees has doubled over the past decade. Today, 14 percent of enrolled students nationwide aren’t in J.D. programs.

Read More about Law schools with highest non-JD enrollment

AALS/LSAC study: Parental education is a major factor in considering an advanced degree

29 October 2018

DIVERSE ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION — Parental education is a major factor in undergraduate student’s decision to pursue an advanced degree, and it may be an impediment to Black, Hispanic and first-generation populations, according to a study by Gallup, the Association of American Law Schools and Law School Admission Council.

Read More about AALS/LSAC study: Parental education is a major factor in considering an advanced degree