Can I Go to Law School if I Have a Criminal Record?

Tips for applying to law school with a criminal record: Gather all relevant facts and documentation from courts, police departments, and your university (if disciplinary action at your college was involved); Review law school character and fitness questions on applications to determine whether your incidents must be reported. If your arrests and/or convictions or other

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Very Low LSAT scores?

If your LSAT score is in the 140s or lower, you need to spend some time looking at the 25th percentile LSAT scores for the schools you were hoping to attend. If that number is more than five points higher than your LSAT score, please be realistic that your chances of admission are slim to

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When is a Low LSAT Score Too Low?

My most-read blog topics are those dealing with very low LSAT scores; there are a lot of you out there. The original post is from 2008, and since it’s now June 2019, I think it’s time for an update: So, what constitutes a “low” LSAT score? The LSAT is scored from 120-180, and an average

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Should You Take the LSAT a Third Time?

Should You Take the LSAT a Third Time? Is the third time the charm? Law School Expert blog reader Dru H. asked this question: Ann, My first LSAT score last December was much lower than what I was expecting, so I took June’s exam. If after receiving my June LSAT score in a few weeks

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Low UGPA? You’re not alone.

I received this great question on the old blog and thought it should be a post of its own on my new blog, so here goes: “I have a question that no one has asked. I may be the only one with the nerve. My UGPA is 2.6 – and yes, I have a learning

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Great Resource for Low LSAT Applicants

For those of you who struggle with the LSAT and are from low-income and/or groups under-represented in the legal profession, you should know about the 6-week intensive CLEO program. This is a great opportunity for those who have overcome significant disadvantage to seek a law degree. Ann LevineAnn Levine is the author of the best

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