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What’s a Diversity Statement and How Do You Make Yours Stand Out?
April 18, 2018
Good law schools want to create rich learning environments with a variety of perspectives. One gauge? The diversity statement. The goal? To highlight your past experiences and show how they make you a diverse law school candidate with a fresh perspective. Let's take a closer look at diversity statements and how to write a stand-out one.

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How Online LLMs Are Tailor-made For African Students
April 11, 2018
An internationally recognized postgraduate law degree, the LLM (Master of Laws) imparts expertise in specialized fields of the Law. Here’s a closer look at why LLM degrees are an ideal fit for aspiring legal professionals in Africa, and how one particular Master’s program is helping students mak...

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What Is the Difference Between Politics and Law?
March 28, 2018
Many people with law degrees pursue careers in politics. At the same time, many people who major in political science end up in law school. While these two fields are interconnected, they’re not the same thing. Here’s a closer look at politics and law, why they’re different, and how they fit t...

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You Don’t Need to Go to Law School to Practice Law
March 16, 2018
That headline probably caught your attention, didn’t it? After all, when you think about becoming a lawyer someday, going to law school seems like a pretty big piece of the puzzle. But the truth is that there is one way to practice law in the United States without attending law school. Here’s wh...

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4 Soft Skills for Law and Politics Students
February 28, 2018
Lawyers and politicians share a common set of “hard” skills, including analytical ability, negotiating and public speaking. However, the also share a set of “soft” skills which, while not as well-known, can make all the difference when it comes to achieving career success. If you’re attend...

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Seven Must-Read Books for Law Students
February 14, 2018
British lawyer and renowned civil liberties advocate Shami Chakrabarti once wrote that To Kill a Mockingbird inspired her to become a lawyer. While the beloved Harper Lee novel may be the most well-known books centered around the courtroom, it’s far from the only one of its kind. Read on for a rou...

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How to Save Time During the LSAT
October 18, 2017
Timing is critical. Knowledge is critical. Want to save time on the LSAT? Know your stuff. Let’s take a look at five strategies to save time during the exam.

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Why Should Business Students Study Law?
March 1, 2017
Business students may think that a traditional MBA includes everything they'll need to start, run, and lead the businesses of the future. But many business students are  unaware of  the legal aspects that are vital to business success. We have the inside scoop from experts, so read on to f...

Five Reasons Lawyers Should Answer the Call to Code
April 27, 2016
Patents. Mergers and acquisitions. Legal history. Copyright. Income tax. Securities regulation. Coding. Insert record-scratching sound here. Coding? While understanding the ins and outs of building computer software might not make the list of things you expect to learn in law school, the fact is tha...

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Everything You Need to Know about Law Studies
May 6, 2015
More and more popular, law degrees offer a highly reputable career and both the intellectual challenge and human interest. But what are law studies exactly?  

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April 24, 2018

Top up those LSAT scores if you plan to apply to law school this year. Exam scores have increased exponentially so far. Let's take a closer look.


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April 20, 2018

There's a hiring boom in the US for lawyers from the UK. Let's take a closer look at the trend.


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April 10, 2018

The Netflix documentary, "Making a Murderer," is giving some law students in Utah insight into ethics, DNA, juvenile rights, and other legal issues. L...