What a JD/MBA Can Mean for Your Career

With more students than ever considering the joint J.D./M.B.A. degree, Law School Podcaster and MBA Podcaster take you behind-the-scenes at some of the top schools offering these dual degree programs, for our upcoming show, “Deciding Whether To Pursue a J.D. and an M.B.A.: When It Makes Sense To Go ‘Two-for-One.’” In our previous post, we looked at some of the details for gaining admission to different J.D./M.B.A. programs and then featured some perspective on these programs from…

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The J.D./M.B.A. Degree

Law School Podcaster and MBA Podcaster Team Up To Take A Closer Look At This Popular Joint Program: The JD/MBA Degree With rising graduate school tuition costs, and an uncertain job market, there’s a lot of interest in joint J.D./M.B.A programs. More schools each year offer more options for pursuing the dual degree. So, Law School Podcaster and MBA Podcaster teamed up to bring you an entire show devoted to J.D./M.B.A. programs – “Deciding Whether To Pursue a…

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In This Tough Job Market, Law School Still Makes Sense: Expert Advice for Law School Applicants and Students About Current Economic Conditions

It’s not exactly news that the recession has significantly impacted the legal job market. Big Law firm hiring is down and there’s fewer opportunities and increased competition for public sector jobs as well. But, rather than just dish about “the number of layoffs” and “which Big Law firms are deferring start dates,” we talked to the experts for you to learn specifically where the changes in the marketplace are, strategies that applicants and students can use to…

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The LSAT ®: Hear From The Experts!

The LSAT®. You’ve heard a lot about it. You know it’s important; maybe even the most important part of the law school application process. But, what does it test? How important is it relative to other factors in the admissions process? How do law school admissions committees use the test to evaluate your application? Is there really a way to “prepare” for the test? Can you improve your score? What can you do you if you have…

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Making Your Law School Wish Lists? Make sure To Weigh The Costs and Benefits!

It’s a given these days that a law school education is expensive, just about any way you look at it. As you begin to draw up that list of law schools you are considering, you just can’t afford to ignore how cost affects your analysis. That issue came up as we prepared our show, Choosing the Right Law School: Understand the Factors That Will Affect Where You Want To Go To School. Law School Podcaster Host Bonnie Petrie…

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You Law School Application: It’s Not Just About Your GPA and LSAT Score

Wouldn’t you like to go behind-the-scenes and hear what the admissions committee really looks at when evaluating all those law school applications? We did that for you in our show titled “Creating the Killer Law School Application: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating the Best Application.” Our host, Diana Jordan, spoke to top law school admissions deans about what they look for in a candidate. Andy Cornblatt, Dean of Admissions at Georgetown University Law Centeradvises applicants to “take ownership”…

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Law School Podcaster Featured in iTunes “New and Notable”

Our first show is already getting some attention on iTunes. Law School Podcaster has been featured in the “new and notable” category of the Business/Careers section on iTunes. More Law School Podcaster shows are coming soon to iTunes, including “Creating the Killer Law School Application: A Step-By-step Guide To Creating The Best Application” and “Choosing the Right Law School: Understand The Factors That Will Affect Where You Want To Go To School.”

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Is Law School In Your Future? It’s Not Too Early To Map Out Your Game Plan!

In a tough economy, like the one we face today, there is increased competition to get into law school. If you’re considering law school as an option, you might want to start planning now to help you get into that school of your choice when you apply. You will need to develop a timeline to prepare for and take the LSAT®, consider how you will write a well-developed personal statement, lay the groundwork for securing strong letters…

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LawSchoolPodcaster.com is live!!

Law School Podcaster, a division of Law School Media, LLC, announces the launch of LawSchoolPodcaster.com , a new podcast program providing information, insight and advice on the law school admissions process. The goal of the new law school podcast is to deliver relevant information through bi-weekly audio segments for those planning to apply to law school. Topics cover everything a law school applicant wants to know, including a detailed behind-the-scenes view of the admission process, post-law school…

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