Applicants to Get Better Employment Data To Weigh In Choosing Law Schools

Law school applicants hear this (sound) advice all the time:  Do your research and choose carefully when selecting a law school.  In the future, law school applicants will have better, more transparent, information to work with as they do that research. Better, though not perfect. The ABA’s law school accrediting arm will require law schools to provide more detailed employment information.  According to Indiana University law professor William Henderson, writing on The Legal Whiteboard, “over the last 18 months, three separate ABA groups — the Questionnaire Committee, Standards…

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The Law School Rankings Shuffle

The U. S. News & World Report “Best Law Schools 2013″ is out – and there’s a bit of shuffling around in some of the top spots and a few big jumps elsewhere. Yale remains ranked #1 (holding the spot since 1990), Stanford moves up to the #2 spot (from #3) and Harvard moves to #3 (Harvard held the #2 spot since 2007 and Stanford had jointly held the #2 spot with Harvard in 2008 and 2009). There was also some shuffling within…

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Planning for the June LSAT & Beyond!

By Manhattan LSAT, a leading LSAT-exclusive test preparation provider.  If you don’t know much about the LSAT, you can read the Manhattan LSAT intro guide or attend one of the free workshops (available in NYC and Live Online). Two of the more common questions asked by future LSAT takers are: 1) “When should I begin studying for the LSAT?” and 2) “How long does it typically take to prepare for this exam?” The answer to these basic (yet extremely important!) questions provides a ‘jumping off…

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Does Your Personal Statement Deliver?

By Linda Abraham, founder and president of Accepted.com. Accepted.com, the premier admissions consultancy and essay editing company, has helped applicants around the world gain admissions to over 450+ top schools since 1994. Visit Accepted.com for guidance with your law school application today. I attended a lecture over the weekend. As the speaker began, he mentioned a couple of ideas that sounded intriguing, and I settled back expecting him to explore them, perhaps tie them together. Then came a few more…

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