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How To Write a Case Brief
All you need to know about writing a law school case brief.
Law School Requirements
While each law school has its own specific requirements, there are some things you'll need to have no matter where you're applying.
Recommended Undergraduate Courses for Law School
A list of undergraduate courses that will help prepare you for law school.
What Is the Socratic Method?
Find out what the infamous Socratic Method is all about so you know what to expect when your law professors start firing questions at you.
Can I Earn a Law Degree Online?
If you've wondered whether you can earn a law degree online and become a practicing attorney, here is your answer.
Tips for Writing a Letter of Continued Interest
If you've been waitlisted or deferred at one or more of your top choice law schools, you should consider writing a letter of continued interest, sometimes referred to as an LOCI.
10 Places to Find LSAT Sample Questions Online
If you want to do well on the LSAT, you should do plenty of LSAT sample questions.
Is Going to Law School a Good Idea?
Three questions you should ask yourself when deciding whether or not to go to law school.
T14 Law Schools
Information about the so-called T14 law schools, the top law schools the country.
How Important Are Law School Rankings?
You've heard all about law school rankings, but are they really as important as they're made out to be?
How to Survive 1L
Here are five tips for how to survive 1L, the infamous first year of law school.
Applying to Law School
How do you get into law school? One step at a time. Here's your step by step guide for applying to law school.
What Is Law Review?
Find out more about how you get on Law Review, write-on competitions, duties of Law Review staff and editors, and why employers want to see this credential on your resume.
What Is Moot Court?
All about moot court: what it is and why you should join.
How to Pass the Bar Exam
Tips for preparing for the bar exam.
How to Get Into Law School
Here's a step by step guide on how you can get into law school.
Timeline: Law School Prep Through Undergrad
A law school prep timeline to follow as you make your way through undergrad.
6 Subjects to Avoid in Your Personal Statement
A great personal statement will avoid discussing the follow six taboo subjects.
How To Study for a Law School Exam
In most instances, your grade in a course will depend entirely on one exam, but these following five steps will help you ace any law school test.
6 Tips For Writing Your Law School Personal...
These six important tips will help you craft a great law school personal statement for your application and get you noticed by your top choices.
What Is a Case Brief?
A law student case brief is very different from a brief by an attorney. Find out more about law student case briefs here.
10 Dos and Don'ts for Note Taking in Law School
Yes, note taking in law school is an art. Learn the dos and don'ts here.
FAQ on Judicial Clerkships
Answers to frequently asked questions about the judicial clerkship.
Do I Have to Be Prelaw to Apply to Law School?
Although it may seem logical that prelaw is the best major to prepare for law school, you should think broader.
10 Criteria for Choosing a Law School
Choosing a law school is a big decision, so be sure to consider these 10 criteria before sending in that deposit.
Before You Buy a Laptop for Law School
Some things you should consider before you buy a laptop for law school.
Law School Admissions Calculators
If you're wondering about your chances of acceptance at a particular school with your LSAT score and GPA, check out one of the free online law school admissions calculators.
Guide to Law School Financial Aid
Read more about the types of law school financial aid that are available including federal student loans, private loans, scholarships, grants, and federal work study.
How To Do LSAT Prep in Three Steps
LSAT prep in three easy steps. Law School.
Summer Law School Reading List for 1Ls
List of suggested law school reading for the summer before you begin your first year.
Ivy League Law Schools
For those with exceptionally high GPAs and LSAT scores, here is a list of Ivy League law schools, some of the top law schools in the country.
10 Dos and Don'ts of a Law School Resume
As you prepare your law school resume, here is a list of things you should and shouldn't do.
A Checklist of Law School Supplies
A checklist of the law school supplies you'll need for when classes start.
6 Ways to Raise Your GPA After Your First...
Not satisfied with your GPA after your first semester of law school? Read on to find out how you can improve it.
University of Arizona Law School
The University of Arizona Law School in Tuscon offers a great legal education at a relatively good price.
28 Places to Buy Law Books
Shopping online can be a great way to save money on law books; here are 28 places to look.
15 Bargain Law Schools
You can get a great legal education at a fraction of the cost at these 15 bargain law schools.
Top Intellectual Property Law Schools
If you're interested in intellectual property, here is a list of the top law schools in the field according to the 2012 U.S. News and World Report rankings.
Harvard Law School
Profile of Harvard Law School, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of five Ivy League law schools.
Is Part-Time Law School for You?
Part-time law school programs are increasingly popular, and here you'll find all you need to know about attending law school part time.
Before You Retake the LSAT
If your LSAT score is lower than you'd like and you're wondering whether you should retake the LSAT exam, be sure to ask yourself these five questions first.
Visiting Law Schools
Before you decide where to spend the next three years, you should visit law schools to help you decide which is the right school for you. Find out how to arrange law school visits, what to look at, and questions you should ask admissions officers, professors, and law students.
Top Tier Law Schools
What Are the "Top Tier Law Schools?": Generally top tier law schools are those ranked in the top 100
Top Part-Time Law School Programs
U.S. News and World Report ranked part-time law school programs for the first time in 2009; here are the current top programs, in detail.
Which Law School Courses Should I Take?
Find out the three general rules you should follow in choosing law school courses to make sure you get the most of your law school education.
Is Law School Competition Really Cut-Throat?
Find out whether law school competition is really as cut throat as its reputation.
Why Should I Write Case Briefs?
Although you won't be writing case briefs for every single case, here is why you should at least know how to do one.
How to Become a Lawyer
Read on to find out the basic steps you need to take in order to become a lawyer.
The Summer Before Your First Year of Law School
Five things you should do the summer before you begin your first year of law school.
Columbia Law School
Profile of New York City's Columbia Law School, one of five Ivy League law schools.
How to Become a Lawyer as an Online Law School...
Learn how you can become a lawyer as the graduate of an online law school.
10 Law School Personal Statement Writing Prompts
Here are 10 writing prompts you can use if you get writers' block while trying to write your law school personal statement.
5 Ways to Build Your Law School Qualifications...
Five things you can do as a high school or college student to build your law school qualifications.
LSAT Scores at Top Law Schools
Check out this list of LSAT scores at top law schools to see where your scores fit in.
Should You Join a Study Group?
To join or not to join a study group? The following information will help you decide.
Top 10 Online Law School Resources
A list of the top 10 online law school resources for aspiring law students.
OCI: On-Campus Interviewing
OCI, on-campus interviewing, is one of the most important parts of the law school experience. For more detailed information on what it is and why it's important, read on.
20 Common OCI Interview Questions
Are you ready for your OCI appointments? Check out these 20 common OCI interview questions first.
Talking LSAT Prep with Steve Schwartz
Interview about LSAT prep with professional LSAT tutor, Steve Schwartz.
5 Questions to Consider When Choosing Among...
Many students wonder whether they should choose among the many areas of law and concentrate on one during law school. Here are five questions to consider as you decide.
How to Write a Law School Outline
Read on for tips on the proper format and compilation of a law school outline.
6 Steps for Asking for Law School Letters of...
Follow these six steps when asking for law school letters of recommendation.
10 Best Law Movies of the 1990s
The 1990s were a big decade for the law movies in Hollywood. Here are 10 of the best.
Choose the Right California Law School for You
A list of every ABA-approved California law school with links to individual profiles.
What Is IRAC?
Read more about what this unique law school acronym means.
Yale Law School
Profile of Yale Law School, located in New Haven, Connecticut and one of five Ivy League law schools.
Definition of Juris Doctor
Definition of Juris Doctor (JD) degree.
Who Should I Ask to Review My Personal Statement?
Once you get your personal statement written, it's time for someone to review it. Who should you ask? Read on.
NYU Law School
Profile of NYU Law School, located in the heart of New York City and one of the finest law schools in the country.
The Differences Between Law School and Undergrad
Law school is very different from undergrad in at least three major ways.
Learning the Lingo in Law Schools
Law schools have their own lingo; here's your quick guide.
LSAT
Definition of LSAT, Law Schoool Admissions Test.
Preparing for Law School as a Nontraditional...
How should a nontraditional law student prepare for law school? Find out here.
Cornell Law School
Profile of Cornell Law School, located in upstate New York and one of five Ivy League law schools.
George Washington University Law School
George Washington Law School in Washington D.C. is highly respected, particularly in the specialty of intellectual property.
Getting a Law School Letter of Recommendation
Getting a law school letter of recommendation is as easy as following the old Five W's (and an H) that journalists have been using for years.
Definition of LSDAS
Definition of LSDAS, Law School Data Assembly Service.
When to Write a Law School Addendum
Submitting an addendum with your law school application can be a smart move or a colossal waste of time for you and the admissions committee. Read on to find out when you should write a law school addendum and when you should leave well enough alone.
7 Ways to Cut Costs on Law Books
Here are seven ways you can save money on law books, which will be one of your biggest law school expenses.
Making the Most of Your 2L Year in Law School
You've survived 1L, now read what you should be doing during your second year of law school.
Top Law Schools for Clinical Training
U.S. News and World Report ranks the top law schools for clinical training. Here are its 2012 rankings with links to individual, full law school profiles.
Penn Law School
Profile of Penn Law School, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and one of five Ivy League law schools.
Which Texas Law School Is For You?
If you're looking to go to the Lone Star State, here's a list to help you choose the right Texas law school for you.
Jagged Rocks of Wisdom: The Memo by Morten Lund
Morten Lund shares his advice on how to write a legal memorandum in Jagged Rocks of Wisdom: The Memo.
5 Easy Ways to Increase Productivity in Law...
Five easy ways to increase productivity in law school.
Fordham Law School
Fordham Law School is located in the heart of New York City and is one of the most well-respected schools in the country.
Temple Law School
Learn more about Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, PA from an alumni and law school expert.
Law School Resume Format
Your law school resume can be an important part of your application; here's a quick reference guide as to what it should look like.
BarMax: California Edition Bar Review Application
My review of the BarMax Bar Review iPhone/iPod Touch application.
Cardozo Law School
Cardozo Law School, formally the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University, provides a great location in Greenwich Village, NYC and excellent employment prospects in the heart of the legal capital of the world.
What Is a Legal Clinic?
A legal clinic is a great opportunity for law students to gain practical legal experience.
How To Prepare for Law School by Setting Up...
How to set up your living space in order to prepare for law school.
College of William and Mary Law School
The College of William and Mary Law School in Williamsburg, VA is the oldest in the country.
Which D.C. Law School Is For You?
A list of the seven ABA-accredited in Washington D.C.
George Mason Law School
George Mason Law School in Arlington, Virginia offers a solid legal education at a great prices, especially for in-state students.
CUNY Law School
CUNY Law School is known for its strong commitment to public service.
Law School Essays by Eric Owens and Staff of...
Law School Essays gives applicants a look at 62 personal statements by real law students as well as valuable advice from admissions officers.
How to Prepare for a Legal Career
From your first year of law school up until your last, here is what you should be doing to prepare for a legal career.
How Do Law Schools Handle Multiple LSAT Scores?
If you take the LSAT more than once, how do schools handle your LSAT scores? Find out here.
Stanford Law School
Profile of Stanford Law School, one of the country's top law schools, located in Palo Alto, California.
Florida State Law School
Profile of Florida State Law School, located in Tallahassee.
Pepperdine Law School
Pepperdine Law School in Malibu, California is well-known for its outstanding dispute resolution program and beautiful campus and location.
How to Minimize Law School Loans: Part I
Five ways you can minimize your law school loans.
Georgetown Law Center
Georgetown Law Center is located in Washington D.C. and is one of the most respected law schools in the country.
How to Minimize Law School Loans: Part II
Here are six more ways you can minimize law school loans.
Which New York Law School Is For You?
If you want to go to a New York law school, this is the list for you.
Writing Judicial Clerkship Cover Letters
Five tips for writing judicial clerkship cover letters.
Hofstra Law School
Hofstra Law is located about 25 miles outside of Manhattan.
The Law School Admission Game: Play Like an...
Book review of The Law School Admission Game: Play Like an Expert by Ann K. Levine, Esq.
The LSAT Blog Three-Month LSAT Prep Study...
My review of Steve Schwartz's Three-Month LSAT Prep Schedule.
Before You Take the LSAT: 6 Things to Do the...
Six things you should do the day before the LSAT.
What Is a Law School Outline?
You may have heard about the infamous law school outline, but what is it exactly? Read on for the answer.
St. John's Law School
St. John's Law School in Jamaica, Queens, New York City is a Roman Catholic institution.
Northwestern Law School
Northwestern Law School is located in the heart of Chicago and is one of the best law schools in the country.
Baylor Law School
Baylor Law School in Waco, Texas is known as one of the most rigorous and competitive law schools in the country.
Georgia State Law School
Profile of Georgia State Law School, located in Atlanta, Georgia.
Duke Law School
Duke Law School, located in Durham, NC, is always ranked as one of the best in the country.
Suffolk Law School
Suffolk Law is one of the oldest law schools in New England.
5 Common Law School Personal Statement Mistakes
Make sure you haven't made these five common law school personal statement mistakes before you send in your application.
Talking Bar Exam Prep with Steve Liosi
Interview about bar exam prep with Program Director of BARPERFECT.com, Steve Liosi.
American Law School
American University Law School in Washington D.C. offers a fine legal education among one of the most diverse student bodies of any law school in the country.
Boston College Law School
Boston College Law School has a friendly, noncompetitive atmosphere, especially for one of the country's most well-respected schools.
10 Interview Questions You Can Ask at OCI
Don't know what interview questions you should ask at OCI? Here are 10 to get you started.
Santa Clara University Law School
Santa Clara Law School is in the heart of the Silicon Valley and enjoys an excellent reputation in the local legal community.
Touro Law Center
Touro Law Center has a great location on suburban Long Island, surrounded by several federal and state courthouses.
Southwestern University Law School
Southwestern University in Los Angeles has a well-established alumni network in the area.
Before You Write Your Law School Resume:...
Before you write your law school resume, you should brainstorm answers to these six questions first.
Syracuse Law School
Syracuse Law in upstate New York has a very strong local reputation.
Texas Wesleyan Law School
Texas Wesleyan Law School in Forth Worth is relatively new but its local reputation is growing quickly.
5 Places to Find Writing Competitions for Law...
A list of resources to find writing competitions for law students.
Albany Law School
Albany Law School is the only law school located in New York's capital city.
South Texas Law School
South Texas Law School is the oldest law school in Houston.
Boston Area Law Schools
If you've decided to apply to schools in Boston area, this list contains each Boston area law school; profiles will be linked as they're published.
Texas Tech Law School
Located in Lubbock, Texas Tech Law School offers a great deal on a solid legal education.
Washington University Law School in St. Louis
Washington University Law School in St. Louis is an excellent law school, especially for those who want to practice in the Midwest.
St. Mary's Law School
For those who want to practice in the San Antonio area, St. Mary's Law School has a strong local reputation.
BYU Law School
Learn more about BYU Law, a school owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and generally listed among the top 50 list of law schools
Definition of LLM
Definition of LLM, LLM, Master of Laws, Master of Laws degree
California Western Law School
California Western Law School is the oldest law school in San Diego.
Law School Fast Track: Essential Habits for Law...
Review of Derrick Hibbard's Law School Fast Track: Essential Habits for Law School Success.
Vanderbilt Law School
Vanderbilt Law School in Nashville, Tennessee offers a collegial atmosphere and great legal education.
Emory University Law School
Emory University Law School in the heart of Atlanta is one of the most well-respected school in the South and is well-regarded for its trial advocacy training.
Chapman University Law School
Chapman University Law School in Orange, California is well-known for its tax program.
Boston University Law School
Boston University Law School is one of the most respected law schools in New England.
Law School: Getting In, Getting Good, Getting...
Review of Thane Messinger's Law School: Getting In, Getting Good, Getting the Gold.
LSAT Prep Tips From Kaplan
Kaplan Test Prep's Pre-law Programs Director, Jeff Thomas, shares his best advice on LSAT prep for potential law students.
The Art of the Law School Transfer by Andrew B....
Book review of The Art of the Law School Transfer by Andrew B. Carrabis and Seth D. Haimovitch.
FastCase iPhone App for Legal Research
My review of the FastCase legal research iPhone/iPod Touch application.
Definition of GPA
Definition of GPA, Grade Point Average.
What to Wear for OCI
If you're wondering what to wear for OCI, on-campus interviewing, look no further.

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