Frugal Law Student Blog – Check it out

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

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Still on a Wait List?

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

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Financing Law School

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

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I have my June LSAT score – What now?

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.

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LORs Part 2: The Lukewarm Professor

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

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Arizona Gets its first Private Law School

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/