I am so excited to announce the release today of the 4th edition of my bestselling law school admission guidebook, The Law School Admission Game: Play Like an Expert. This is fully up to date with information on recent changes to the LSAT, LSATFlex, and use of the GRE in law school admissions. It includes
Understanding Military Benefits for Law Students If you’ve ever served our country in the armed forces, you’ve earned not only our admiration and respect, but also the opportunity to attend law school with assistance from the GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program (for participating schools). Most people know the story of the original GI Bill.
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Kyle McEntee, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Law School Transparency. Kyle is a licensed North Carolina attorney with a J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School. While still in law school, Kyle was voted Lawyer of the Year by readers of Above the Law. At age 26, the ABA Journal
Many law school applicants dream of using their law degree to serve the public interest. Whether you hope to represent battered women, advocate for the poor, or any one of the many other worthy public interest causes, a law degree can be an invaluable tool to help you affect other people’s lives. However, a law
A key factor in choosing a law school should be the cost of attendance. By limiting your student loan debt, you will relieve pressure from yourself to find a high-paying job after passing the bar. Of course, the law school you choose also determines the opportunities that will be available to you as a first
preLaw Magazine reported that tuition is dropping at some law schools. This made me feel good – not just for the obvious reason that law schools (or at least a small handful) are thinking about affordability for their students, but because it reminded me of something. “Wait,” I thought to myself, “Didn’t I suggest this
It’s Thanksgiving, and I have a lot to be thankful for. After fifteen years, I want to add an unusual item to my gratitude list: my student loans. Without loans, I would not have been able to attend law school. And attending law school has been the central, formative experience of my adult life –
Today’s post is written by Rebecca Sivitz, graduate of Penn Law School and former proofreader for Law School Expert. With the current status of the economy and legal hiring market, many applicants are, rightfully, sensitive to the enormous cost of law school tuition. This is obviously even more of an issue for those interested in public