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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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How to Get an English LLB Anywhere in the World
February 27, 2018
Most people are familiar with undergraduate Bachelor of Arts (BA) and the Bachelor of Science (BS or BSc) degrees, but another undergraduate degree is lesser known yet well worth knowing more about: the Bachelor of Laws (LLB). Find out how you can earn an LLB and why one program is setting the sta...

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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 Move On After a Bar Exam Failure
January 30, 2018
Welcome to the club of really smart people who've also failed the bar exam. Don't worry--you're not alone, you can still be a lawyer, and yes--you need to take the bar exam again. Here's how. Let's take a closer look.

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Why Business Graduates Should Go To Law School – And Why Modern Law Schools Are Happy To Have Them
January 19, 2018
All businesses exist within a complex legal framework. Accordingly, employees with legal knowledge and skills have a valuable edge in a wide range of industries. Are you wondering how an understanding of legal concepts can help you succeed in your career? Read on to learn more about the many applic...

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The Case for Ex-Convict Lawyers
January 17, 2018
It’s not surprising that so many ex-convicts are drawn to law, but the journey to becoming a practicing lawyer after incarceration is fraught with obstacles. Let’s take a closer look at the case for ex-convict lawyers.

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Four Tips for Transitioning from College to Law School
January 3, 2018
Prospective law school students spend countless hours managing application-related factors, including everything from studying for the LSAT to getting letters of recommendation. Once they get in, they spend even more time evaluating which schools are best for them. Contrary to common misconception,...

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8 Perfect Present Ideas for Law Students
December 20, 2017
If you’re Christmas shopping for that special law student in your life but drawing a big old blank on what to buy, isn’t it time you stopped browsing for neckties and started looking for things he/she can really use? We’re here to help! Read on for our last-minute guide to eight gifts -- at a...

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Should You Go To Law School? Here’s How to Decide
November 30, 2017
Got law? Thinking about it? Take a closer look at our five strategies to help you decide whether you should go to law school.

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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...


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March 27, 2018

While diversity is the imperative in the legal sector, it often remains elusive. However, some midsize law firms have had more success than others whe...