LSAC officials discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the LSAT

4 August 2020

WILEY ONLINE LIBRARY — As the COVID‐19 crisis of 2020 rapidly expanded in the United States and abroad, it quickly became apparent that the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) could not administer its flagship assessment of critical reading and reasoning, the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), without creative solutions to challenges posed by the pandemic.

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How to tackle difficult questions during the LSAT

29 July 2020

U.S. NEWS — THIS MONTH MARKS THE first birthday of the digital LSAT. Its inaugural year brought growing pains and frustration even before the COVID-19 pandemic forced the replacement of in-person tests with the remotely administered LSAT-Flex.

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Podcast: Tips for starting law school during the pandemic

23 July 2020

LAW SCHOOL TOOLBOX — Today, we’re unpacking some of the “standard” topics when it comes to getting ready to start law school, and we’ll also look at how the coronavirus is affecting incoming students’ plans this year.

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Advice for prospective law students on how to disclose disciplinary incidents on applications

23 July 2020

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT — Every year’s crop of law school graduates includes many who interacted with the justice system, were subject to disciplinary procedures at their college or workplace, or were put on academic probation. Some even committed felonies and served time in prison. Overcoming such setbacks might have shaped such individuals into extraordinarily committed and….

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Deans give advice to college applicants

20 July 2020

THE WASHINGTON POST — With the coronavirus pandemic upending everything about going to college, more than 300 admissions deans from schools around the country just released a statement about what they want to see in applicants for fall 2021 — and what they don’t want to see.

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Advice for law school applicants on recommendation letters

20 July 2020

U.S. NEWS — To have a real impact, the letter should show a meaningful and substantive connection to the law school. Ideally, your recommender should have a personal tie to the school and be able to speak strongly to why you would make a good fit for it.

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Florida A&M Law hosts online pre-law Legal Scholars Summer Boot Camp

20 July 2020

FLORIDA A&M COLLEGE OF LAW — Pre-law students who registered for the Florida A&M University (FAMU) Legal Scholars Summer Boot Camp were up for the challenges presented in this thought-provoking two-week virtual session.

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A look at undergraduate pre-law programs for aspiring lawyers

10 July 2020

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT – A common misconception among law school hopefuls is the belief that they must pursue a college major that is law-related, but J.D. admissions experts say nothing could be further from the truth.

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Pandemic delayed LSAT administration could explain drop in law school applications

10 June 2020

ABA JOURNAL — Applicants to ABA-accredited law schools are down 2.5% from the same point last year, Law.com reports, citing data from the Law School Admission Council. At this time last year, schools had received 95% of applications to attend school in the fall.

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The pro and cons of a legal technology career for new lawyers

26 May 2020

LAW.COM – Because of a changing law firm model, starting a legal technology company is becoming more attractive than ever for young law firm grads and associates. But legal tech founders say that while there are benefits, a smooth landing isn’t guaranteed.

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