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How to Get Valuable Law School Recommendations
June 7, 2017

LSAT?  Check.  Law school visits? Check. List of law schools?  Check.  Personal statement?  Check.  Letters of Recommendation?  Hmmm...  Take a look at these five tips for getting the most valuable law school recommendation letters.  You’ll be glad you did.


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Four Common Law Students Worries and How To Overcome Them
May 24, 2017
Leo Tolstoy famously wrote, “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” This may be an apt observation of families, but we’re not sure it applies to law students. Because (while we’re not saying you’re unhappy) the reality is that man...

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Are Law Schools Adequately Addressing Sexual Assault Law?
May 10, 2017
The popular crime drama, Law & Order: SVU, is one of the longest-running television series in history due in no small part to the fact that sex crimes happen in shocking multitude all over the globe every single day. And, as anyone who’s ever watched the show knows, lawyers play a signific...

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What All Law Students Need to Know about Disability Rights
April 26, 2017
Approximately 15 percent of the world’s population -- more than one billion people -- have some form of disability, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Unfortunately, many people with disabilities have unmet needs -- making disability rights a highly relevant issue for today&rsqu...

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Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About the LSAT Debate
April 10, 2017
Abortion. Animal testing. Gun control. Climate change. The death penalty. Immigration. Euthanasia. Gay marriage. The LSAT? On the very long list of hotly debated topics, the LSAT may seem out of place. But the truth is that there’s a fierce battle raging right now over this notorious test -- s...

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Are You Ready for the June LSAT?
March 29, 2017
You know why June is a good time for taking the LSAT, but you may be wondering if it’s even possible given that it’s already nearly April? Here’s a countdown of five things you need to to do get ready.

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6 Steps to Landing the Best Summer Associate Position
March 15, 2017
Thinking of skipping out on applying for summer associate positions this summer and dedicating yourself to the pursuit of fun? Not so fast. Not only are associateships an important part of boosting your skillset (not to mention career options) during law school, but the two -- work and fun -- are no...

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Why Black History Month is an Opportunity for All Law Students to Make a Difference
February 28, 2017
 People all over the world rejoiced as Moonlight claimed “Best Picture” honors earlier this week during the Academy Awards. Making the victory even sweeter? That it occurred during the US’s Black History Month. But the reality is that the vital importance of Black History Mont...

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5 Bar Exam Preparation Tips
February 15, 2017
While graduating from law school is a huge accomplishment, most law students barely have time to breath before facing another significant milestone on the path to becoming a practicing lawyer: Passing the bar exam. Indeed, the bar exam is an important test -- perhaps the most important you’ll ...

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Four Ways for Law Grads to Find Government Jobs
February 1, 2017
The number of private practice jobs recently dropped to a 20-year low, according to a report from Above the Law.  The explanation? “In the law firm environment, for law firms of every size, growing efficiencies created by technology and business systems and increased competition from non-...

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June 27, 2017

From the call to code to a push from technology firms to fill summer internship positions with lawyers, law and technology are becoming increasingly i...


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June 20, 2017

An Edmonton-area non-profit has a new resource for kids who need to testify in court: a cartoon.  Join Radiant as Muskwa the Bear helps her learn...


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June 13, 2017

The American Bar Association (ABA) recently released its latest employment data for the graduating law class of 2016, and the news is encouraging. How...