Texas law schools highlight student support programs

19 August 2019

My San Antonio — For support and to get law students on the road to success, area law schools offer guidance and preparation to their students.

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Mentors can provide a roadmap to the legal profession for law students

19 August 2019

ABA — Law students should be seeking out a wide array of diverse mentors according to their areas of interest.  Those interests will likely change during law school, and as such, law students should continue to build their mentorship circle based on practice areas, roles, and organizations.  Some law schools offer alumni mentor programs that will….

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Undergraduate loan borrowing down $15 billion over five-year period

19 August 2019

Studen Loan Hero — According to new Student Loan Hero study, students today aren’t taking out as many federal loans as they were about five years ago. Borrowing federal Direct loans has declined significantly among undergraduates and graduate students.

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One lawyer’s struggle to qualify for public service loan forgiveness

19 August 2019

ABA Journal — Jeffrey Morgan leveraged his social media expertise and government lawyer background to qualify fot eh public service student loan forgiveness program, making him part of the estimated 5% who have had student loans discharged.

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Advice on financing law school

12 August 2019

STUDENT LOAN PLANNER — If you’re wondering how to pay for law school, your plan of action will vary depending on a number of things. Read on to learn how to get money for law school and make the right financial moves for you.

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Law school admission events provide opportunities to learn more about legal education

12 August 2019

U.S.NEWS & WORLD REPORT — Recruitment events, such as forums, can give you a leg up in the admissions process. Reasons to attend law school admissions events.

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness applicants get conflicting messages from Department of Education

12 August 2019

FOX 25 — Americans carry $1.5 trillion in student debt. But while millions of borrowers could qualify for loan-forgiveness programs to erase some or all of what they owe, only a fraction of those eligible take advantage of them. Some believe just knowing about the programs isn’t enough, and Congress needs to step in.

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University of Illinois Law dean Vik Amar gives interview advice to recent law graduates

12 August 2019

ABOVE THE LAW — First Monday musings by Dean Vik Amar: Tips for Law Students to help them succeed in the upcoming interview season (Part II). Some solid advice on how to get the most out of the interview process and increase your chances of getting the job you want.

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Advice for college graduates considering law school

5 August 2019

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT — It’s important for prospective law students to understand enough about the legal profession to gauge whether they’d find a legal job fulfilling, according to practicing attorneys. It’s also vital for aspiring law students to reflect on what their motivations are for wanting to attend law school, attorneys warn.

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A look at the juris doctor (JD) degree in the US

1 July 2019

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT — “A J.D. is the foundational law degree that an American attorney obtains before taking the bar exam and being sworn in as an attorney,”

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