Another law student with a great attitude, especially about making law school financially feasible, is Brett McKay of frugal law student fame. He has some good tips, and his blog happily avoids the negativity I see so much in writing by pre-law and law students. I also want to give a shout out to Erik
Thanks to Austin at the CALI blog for giving me such a great mention in today’s posting. He’s right – I do agree with him. Going to law school is not a way to put off the inevitable decision about what to do with your life. It’s not a good time wasting activity because (a)
It’s July. And I know many of you are still on waiting lists. Those calls are coming in every day so don’t lose hope. But many schools will go to a wait list once Orientation has already started. It makes for some hectic changes, but no one will ever know you were a waitlist admit
Cute ideas for how to make money while in law school are provided by a recent law grad at I.U. Bloomington.The best piece of advice I can give on this subject was something I heard when I was on a panel discussion as a law student speaking to incoming 1Ls: If you live like a
Now that you have your June LSAT score, the application process begins. I’ll add some postings this week and next about a timeline and the next steps to take. Decision #1: Are you retaking the LSAT? As of June 2006, law schools count the highest of multiple LSAT scores because of a new ABA policy.
You ask a professor for a Letter of Rec (“LOR”). She hems and haws and sort of turns the responsibility back to you. “You’ll need to give me your resume, final draft of your personal statement, and I’m going to Timbuktu tomorrow so it’ll be about 6 weeks before I can get to it.” she
The ABA has provisionally approved its first private law school in Arizona – The Phoenix School of Law. It appears their 25th-75th percentile LSAT range is in the low 150s. This is a great new option for people in AZ, NV, NM, Utah and nearby states to keep in mind. http://www.phoenixlaw.org/
Quick – before applying to law school or for any job – Google yourself.Does your MySpace page show you drunk in a bikini with the caption “why surf when you can ride a surfer?” (I swear, I hired a babysitter once then saw this on her MySpace page…she was gone the next day). I’m not