The February LSAT

Around this time of year, some law school applicants ponder the question — do I wait to complete my application and re-take the February LSAT or do I go ahead and submit a weaker score and get my application read earlier in the process? On the one hand, if you take the LSAT multiple times, many law schools weigh most heavily your highest score and there are schools that will still consider your application with a February LSAT…

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Law School Application Timeline: Early is Good; Stronger is Better

Law school applicants often wonder when the best time is to submit their law school application. The timeline question focuses often on strategy and choices. In an earlier post “Best Time to Submit Law School Applications,” we discussed that, since most law schools have rolling admissions, those inside admissions offices say it is best to get your application in “early,” and “early” means between Thanksgiving and New Years. But is it better to get your application completed in this…

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Letters of Recommendation: Another Part of Your Law School Application That’s In Your Hands!

Putting the finishing touches on your law school application? Just starting to think about what you will need when you do apply? You’ll want to make sure you give some thought to those letters of recommendation that the admissions committee will look at. In our show, “Law School Personal Statements and Letters of Recommendation,” we hear from deans at top law schools about how admissions committees evaluate recommendation letters and we get some tips from experts who…

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Due Diligence and Reasonable Expectations Before You Apply to Law School!

There’s been a lot of attention focused recently on whether a law school education remains a worthwhile investment, given the ever-increasing rise in law school tuition combined with challenges newly minted law school grads face in today’s job market. Much of the discussion follows the release of a recent LexisNexis survey, revealing that “one fifth (21%) of law school students say that based on the changing legal marketplace, they regret attending law school.” The National Law Journal’s recent article, “Going to…

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Giveaway Alert!

“Financing Law School” Giveaway: Twitter Contest! Enter for a chance to win a free copy of Accepted’s essential guide to “Financing Your Future” in our Twitter contest! We’re giving away three copies of Accepted.com’s new Ebook Financing Your Future: Winning Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards for Grad School, by Linda Abraham and Rebecca Blustein. In Financing Your Future, an instantly downloadable Ebook, Linda Abraham and Rebecca Blustein reveal practical, hands-on advice to help you complete your fellowship, scholarship, and award applications and obtain those…

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Tune In to Our New Podcast to Learn About SAFRA and What Changes May Be Coming to the Federal Student Loan Program

You can listen now to our new podcast, Financing Your JD: How to Pay for Law School, which runs down what you need to know about paying for your law school education. In this segment, Law School Podcaster Host/Producer, Bonnie Petrie, spoke to Stephen Brown, Assistant Dean of Enrollment Services at Fordham School of Law and Mark Kantrowitz, the publisher of two essential financial aid information and planning websites FinAid.org and Fastweb.organd had them break down the different financing options available to law…

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“Financing Your JD”: Wash U Law and Fordham Law Talk Career Choices and Loans Wednesday

Our next show, “Financing Your JD” runs down what you need to know about paying for your law school education. In this segment, Law School Podcaster Host/Producer, Bonnie Petrie, had our experts break it all down for listeners. In our recent blog post, we previewed some of the information we cover in this show about “free money resources.” Tune into the show to hear our experts cover the landscape on all the different loans options available, and…

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Trying to Make Sense of All the Financial Aid Info Out There? We Are Here To Help With “Financing Your JD” Show!

Our next show, “Financing Your JD” runs down what you need to know about paying for your law school education. In this segment, Law School Podcaster Host/Producer, Bonnie Petrie, spoke to Stephen Brown, Assistant Dean of Enrollment Services at Fordham School of Law and Mark Kantrowitz, the publisher of two essential financial aid information and planning websites FinAid.org and Fastweb.org. These experts detail the many financing options that will help you pay for law school and, not surprisingly, a lot of the…

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Best Time to Submit Law School Applications? By Thanksgiving Or New Years, If Possible! Monday

It’s a busy time right now for those of you working on your law school applications. One frequent question we hear over and over again from applicants is “when is the best time to submit my law school application?” When is the best time to get that application in front of the admissions committee? Is there any significance to timing? Would you like to hear what some of the Deans of Admissions at the law schools you…

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