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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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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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Defrauded International Students Get Refunds in New Zealand
May 15, 2018
Earlier this year, hundreds of international students were left in limbo after the closing of the Auckland-based Excellent Education Academy. Now comes news that the New Zealand government has returned nearly $1 million USD to the impacted students. Here’s a closer look at the situation, along wit...

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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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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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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...