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The Benefits Of Waiting A Year (Or Two) To Apply To Law School: Part I

Ishan Puri | Posted 07.19.2016 | Education
Ishan Puri

Interested law school applicants would do well to consider waiting a year or two to apply to law school. Law schools aren't going anywhere, and by waiting to apply, future applicants put themselves in a position to reap numerous benefits.

Should I Go To Law School?

Ishan Puri | Posted 07.11.2016 | Education
Ishan Puri

Should I go to law school? This is a question that every aspiring law applicant should ask themselves. There is no decision-tree or all-encompassing diagram that will be able to answer this question for everyone.

Getting Accepted To A Top Law School: What Really Matters

Ishan Puri | Posted 06.30.2016 | College
Ishan Puri

As a current student at Stanford Law School, I find myself frequently talking to current prospective law students wanting to know what they should be doing now to get into a top law school. My immediate response is always the same: strengthen your GPA and crush the LSAT.

Law School Sends Acceptance Emails To Thousands Who Never Applied

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.05.2016 | College

And people say getting into law school is hard. Touro Law Center in Long Island, New York, sent out thousands of emails on New Year's Eve congratulati...

How to Choose a Topic for Your Law School Personal Statement

Chuck Cohn | Posted 04.09.2014 | College
Chuck Cohn

Rather than simply stating your goals and listing your accomplishments, focus on demonstrating your strong points through example. When writing, zero in on the "why," rather than the "what".

How to Stand Out on Your Law School Application

Chuck Cohn | Posted 11.04.2013 | College
Chuck Cohn

One of the most critical questions to ask yourself while applying to law school is, "How do I stand out as a candidate for admission?"

Shrinking Law Schools

Frank H. Wu | Posted 12.03.2012 | College
Frank H. Wu

Law schools should have reduced their class sizes long ago. Or at a minimum, we ought to have done our part to set realistic expectations. Even in a boom economy, only a minority of graduates from a minority of law schools were competitive for the entry-level slots at the one hundred largest law firms.

Are Law Schools Getting Desperate?

The Huffington Post | Anna Susman | Posted 08.01.2012 | College

If you were were worried about getting into law school, now might be the time to apply. As top-tier law schools struggle to increase or maintain ...

Reunion Retrospective: Life After Law School

Millie Kerr | Posted 06.20.2012 | Comedy
Millie Kerr

After networking with people in countless industries, I began to learn that the most successful people -- those who earn satisfaction from their careers -- don't arrive anywhere via plans. There is no entryway to adulthood or happiness or success.

LSAT: The Next "Wealth Test" of College Seniors

Noah Baron | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Noah Baron

Law school admissions officers should grade applications on a socioeconomic curve, and remember that wealth -- dishing out $1,200 - 9,000 for a prep class -- should not be a precondition of acceptance.