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Seven Quotes To Keep You Motivated In Law School
August 29, 2018
Law school may be the key to reaching your goals of becoming a legal professional, but it is not easy. And while the reward waiting for you at its conclusion may make the journey more than worth your while, finding a little inspiration along the way can help you keep going when the going gets tough. Check out these seven motivational quotes perfect for seeing you through the dog days of law school. Do you have a favorite go-to quote for pushing through challenges? If so, please share your inspiration in the comments section.

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Six Things You Need to Be Ready for Law School
August 17, 2018
Whether you have just returned from a whirlwind bar trip or you have spent the summer working to get a jump start on your career, the fun (or work) has to end sometime. Why? Because the countdown is on to the start of law school! If you are looking to hit the ground running, these six things can hel...

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Five Things You’ll Learn During Law School
May 30, 2018
Applying to law school is an intensive process. And while getting your acceptance letter may seem like the culmination of a long and arduous journey, it’s really only just the beginning. Up next comes law school, where you can expect to learn many things -- not all of which are directly related to...

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Four Ways Millennial Attorneys are Changing the Legal Profession
May 16, 2018
A lot has been said about the 73 million-strong millennial generation’s potential to change the world. Not only are millennials known for being uniquely invigorated for the causes and social issues they support, but they’re also ready, willing and able to use non-traditional methods to effect ch...

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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 state...

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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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January 10, 2019

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore may no longer be married, but their partnership left behind a powerful legacy thanks to the non-profit organization they...


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January 4, 2019

A growing body of evidence points to “pervasive mental health issues” within the legal profession, including on campus. Enter wellness rooms, area...