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Five Tips for Landing a Clerkship
June 13, 2018
A clerkship after -- or even during! -- law school can be an invaluable stepping stone for aspiring lawyers. The good news? There are many different types of clerkships out there -- all of which provide training and growth opportunities. The not-so-good news? There are even more law grads out there looking to land one of these sought-after positions. But don’t count yourself out yet. Instead, read these five tips aimed at helping you secure a clerkship -- and a brighter future in the legal profession.

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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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Want To Be A Politician? Here Are Some Jobs To Get You There
May 4, 2018
If you want to put yourself on the path to politics, pay attention. Being a politician in the US and Canada looks a lot different from being one in France or China. Let's take a closer look at how to launch yourself into the political arena.

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Tips for First Generation Law Students
April 25, 2018
For first-generation law students, the path isn't easy. What's a first-generation student? Broadly defined, first-generation students are those whose parents or legal guardians have not completed bachelors degrees--they're the first in their families to attend a four-year school and graduate. Let's ...

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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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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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June 14, 2018

Law school is hard. Parenting is hard. Both at the same time? Even harder. Try being a single parent on top of all of that. Meet Briana Williams, the ...


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June 5, 2018

For the first time since 2000, Connecticut's pass rate for the bar exam fell below 50 percent, to just 38 percent this year. Let's take a closer look.


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May 29, 2018

Law students have until now been limited in terms of the availability of online coursework due to American Bar Association (ABA) restrictions. Now, th...