Holiday Gift Suggestions for Pre-Law and Law Students

Sometimes the best gifts are the most practical gifts. While it's usually more fun during the holidays to give and receive silly tchotchkes like this one here, or here, you can trust that you (or your pre-law giftee) will appreciate something more useful in the long-run. So whether you're jotting down your own holiday wish list or buying for an aspiring lawyer, consider some of the following gift suggestions: 1. Black's Law Dictionary (Standard Ninth Edition)- This…

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All I Want for the Holidays: Some Help With My Law School Personal Statement!

    Admit Advantage has got you covered with a free webinar tomorrow! The Dos and Don’ts of Personal Statements Thursday, December 13, 2012 7pm CST/ 8pm EST The right personal statement can make all the difference and help you overcome less than stellar LSAT scores or GPAs! Even applicants with great numbers, need top-notch personal statements to make them stand out. The Admit Advantage law director will teach you how to make the best impression with…

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Changing the Law School Experience

There’s a lot of talk these days about changes in the traditional law school curriculum.  Until recently, a law student’s educational experience hadn’t changed much in the past several decades: law students read and brief appellate cases, and law professors use the Socratic Method to pose a sequence of questions, leading students to think through legal concepts and problems (to supposedly ”learn to think like a lawyer“). But the tighter legal job market has forced some changes. Law firms, businesses, and the…

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