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How to Save Time During the LSAT
October 18, 2017

Timing is critical. Knowledge is critical. Want to save time on the LSAT? Know your stuff. Let’s take a look at five strategies to save time during the exam.


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What Law Students Need to Know About Mental Health
October 10, 2017
Approximately 450 million people around the world currently suffer from mental or neurological disorders, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). This is a particularly relevant concern for law students, according to the ABA Journal. Why? Because more than 25 percent of law students have h...

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Four Law School Application Clichés to Avoid
September 20, 2017
Thousands of aspiring lawyers apply for limited law school spaces every year. If you’re among them, there’s one way for you to distinguish yourself from the rest: Write an amazing essay. However, this isn’t as easy as it seems -- particularly if the topic of awesome and “orig...

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Should You Room with Another Law Student?
August 30, 2017
Most law schools offer a variety of on and off campus housing options, but the big question is should you live alone or with roommates? Here’s a closer look at some pros and cons of the law school roommate quandary. 

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How to Build Your Reputation in Law
August 23, 2017
It’s not enough to have stellar grades and letters of recommendation.  You need to build your reputation, and it needs to be a standout one.  How?  Let’s take a closer look at five strategies to build your reputation in law. 

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What Law Students Should Know About Communicating with Professors
August 18, 2017
Above the Law recently shared the story of one law school professor’s struggle to navigate the relationship between professor and student. Her quandary is a relatively unique one: Like most of her students, she’s a Millennial. For law students attempting to communicate with professors wh...

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Top Six Countries to Study a Masters in International Taxation
August 16, 2017
Tax law is complicated to begin with. The complexity increases when one factors in globalization, the growing number of people and businesses subject to cross border taxation, international tax reforms and the rapid spread of digitization. Once the domain of only a few countries, international taxat...

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Master the Art of Mooting
August 9, 2017
If you’re going into law, you need to know what to argue, how to argue, and what to anticipate in response to your points.  Your best form of practice?  Mooting, or a mock legal hearing.  Let’s take a closer look at six strategies to master the art of mooting.

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What Students Need to Know about the First Amendment
July 4, 2017
You may be able to recite the First Amendment, but do you know why it matters in academia? What better time to take a closer look at this vital principle than on the celebration of the country’s independence? Here’s a closer look at the First Amendment, along with why it’s importan...

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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 ...

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October 17, 2017

The Intellectual Property Office recently published a variety of tools for educators and students to use. Why? In our age of innovation and commerce, ...


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October 12, 2017

The UK held a series of ceremonies on October 2nd in which the new heads of the judiciary in the UK took office. Sworn in were two particularly notewo...


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October 3, 2017

More good news for law grads: First year associate hiring is set to increase, following the results of a new survey just released.  Let’s t...