Law Students Speak: The Best Advice I Never Got!

You Have A Network, Now Use It! Ms. JD sponsors an annual Public Interest Scholarship for female law students. Scholarship applicants were asked to answer the following question: What’s the best advice you never got? Choose a situation and three tips that would have made the biggest difference there. Law School Podcaster is spotlighting some of the winning essays, including this essay from Julia Horwitz, a rising 2L at the University of Chicago School of Law and an intern at the Department of Energy…

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Is Law School A Wise Investment?

A horrible job market and rising tuition have led many critics to argue that law school is no longer worth the cost. Some think the answer is fewer law schools. But the real culprit appears to be the staggering cost of legal education. Fernando Rodriguez is like many recent graduates — employed, but not at the job or salary that he imagined when he first entered Drake University Law School three years ago. “We are producing way…

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Law Students Speak: The Best Advice I Never Got…

Ms. JD sponsors an annual Public Interest Scholarship for female law students. Scholarship applicants were asked to answer the following question: What’s the best advice you never got? Choose a situation and three tips that would have made the biggest difference there. Law School Podcaster will be spotlighting some of the winning essays, beginning with the essay by Kara Franker, MS. JD’s 2010′s Public Interest Scholarship Winner! Kara Franker is a 3L at University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. This…

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New Podcast CONQUERING THE LSAT

Is the LSAT in your future? Whether you’re taking the October LSAT or planning to take the test in the year ahead, you’ll want to listen to our latest show, Conquering the LSAT: Tips for Tackling the Test. Law School Podcaster Host, Althea Legaspi, hunts down great LSAT study tips and discovers how much you can improve from your first practice test, strategies for section practice and ways to work on your timing, as well as what to do…

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Win a Free Knewton LSAT Course!

It’s back to school season–which means, yes, it’s time to get serious about those law school applications. But there’s some good news, too! To celebrate fall, and alleviate some of that application stress, Knewton is giving away a FREE full-length LSAT course. For your chance to win, simply enter the Sweepstakes via the Knewton Facebook page. (We know… if only applying to law school could be that easy!) The contest ends September 10, 2010, so enter today! Knewton’s LSAT course…

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If You’re Gunning For a Top Law Firm….

The fall recruiting season is just around the corner and, with on-campus interviewing looming, law students fortunate enough to have choices these days, are trying to compare apples — and assess different legal employment opportunities. If you want more information about the most prestigious law firms, the external perception of law firms from the associate standpoint, and the criteria considered by candidates when evaluating law firms, then this post is for you! Vault.com, the source of ratings,…

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Ready for an LSAT Logic Game Workout? Take the Logic Game Challenge!

Atlas LSAT posted Logic Game Challenge #28 and they invite our listeners to join in the chance to Win $200 off any LSAT Course or any Atlas LSAT Strategy Guide (your choice!): Toss, Toss, Toss Six young children – K, L, M, N, O, P – gather in a circle and play a game in which they toss a ball to one another. One child starts the game by tossing the ball to one of the other five children, who…

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Best Bang for Your Buck…Value Law Schools

What makes a law school a good value? We ran the numbers on all 202 ABA schools and narrowed our list to 64 that meet criteria in bar passage, employment rates and tuition costs. The end result — North Carolina Central University is the best value law school in America. Getting everything you want from a product for a low price isn’t an easy thing to do. People try to do it every day, from women looking for the…

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You Can Really Have Your Own Law School Expert!

Spotlight on Ann Levine’s book, The Law School Admission Game: Play Like an Expert Wouldn’t it be nice to have your very own law school admissions expert hanging out by your computer to answer the many frequently asked questions that arise during the law school admissions process? Well, here’s about the next best thing to guide your every step. Read through Law School Expert, Ann Levine’s handy book, The Law School Admission Game: Play Like an Expert. As anyone…

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