Advice for law school applicants with conditional scholarship offers

November 4, 2021

WTOP NEWS — Welcome to the latest installment of Law Admissions Q&A, a feature that provides law school admissions advice to readers who send in inquiries. If you have a question about law school admissions, email us for a chance to be featured in a future post.

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Advice for prospective law students on choosing a hybrid JD program

October 27, 2021

WTOP NEWS — In September, the American Bar Association, the professional organization that sets legal education standards, approved a fully online J.D. program for the first time. The new four-year program, at St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas, will begin next year with a class of 25. Advocates of more flexible legal education….

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University of Houston Law Center launches Aspiring Lawyer magazine to offer advice on careers in law

October 26, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — The University of Houston Law Center today debuted a new online publication dedicated to undergraduate students nationwide interested in attending law school. Aspiring Lawyer magazine features insights, tips, success stories, and guidance for pre-law students, especially those from underrepresented backgrounds. “I am delighted that we have established the Aspiring Lawyer magazine….

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University of Mississippi Law hosts prospective students on HBCU Preview Day

October 19, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI NEWS — Students from four of the state’s historically black colleges and universities recently visited the University of Mississippi School of Law to see what the school offers and introduce them to the many resources, including faculty and staff, available to assist in the law school application process. The preview day is part of….

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Podcast: Advice on requesting a law school admissions interview

October 14, 2021

SPIVEY CONSULTING — In this podcast, Mike discusses the factors to consider when you receive an invitation to interview for a law school you’ve applied to. This is Mike Spivey, and this is Status Check with Spivey, where we talk about life, law school, law school admissions — which we’re going to focus on today. Because I….

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University of Dayton hosts pre-law day and law school fair

October 13, 2021

MIAMI VALLEY NEWS — The University of Dayton prelaw program is hosting its prelaw day and law fair at the school’s Kennedy Union on Tuesday, October 5. Anyone in the region interested in attending law school is encouraged to attend this event, the University of Dayton said in a release. The event is intended to give prospective….

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A look at law schools and the bar exam

September 29, 2021

JDJOURNAL — The passage of the bar exam is a requirement for most legal jobs, so legal education experts recommend that law school candidates compare pass rates for recent graduates at various J.D programs. To assess how a law school’s quality compares to that of others and decide if it deserves accreditation, the American Bar Association examines….

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Tips on how to read and write like a law student before applying to law school

September 22, 2021

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT — After ramming through thousands of pages of homework and hundreds of pages of writing assignments, often at the last minute – perhaps a little too often – college students and graduates may think they are at the top of their game. Law school, however, takes reading and writing to….

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Advice for law school applicants in a competitive admissions environment

September 16, 2021

JDJOURNAL — A tumultuous year is a good time to look back before the next law school admissions season begins. Law school applicants, students, and graduates alike were affected by the coronavirus pandemic in many ways, including the greatest number of applications since 2011.

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Things to know before applying to law school

September 14, 2021

ILLINOIS NEWS LIVE — According to the American Bar Association (ABA), a student that wants to learn and practice law should have critical thinking, good communication skills, should be a persuasive debater, and also be a good analytical and problem-solving person. According to Mike Weston, an essay writer at custom writing service, he student should also….

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