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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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What Lawyers Should Know About Cybersecurity
November 15, 2017
With all of the buzz around data breaches, it’s no wonder that lawyers need not just to know about cybersecurity—but to make themselves experts. Here’s how. Let’s take a closer look.

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Tips To Succeed In Your Pro Bono Work
November 1, 2017
Remember when you first went to law school? You wanted to make a difference in the world. Pro bono work is an opportunity to do that—and to make a difference in your own life too. Let’s take a closer look at five tips to help you succeed in pro bono work.

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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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December 11, 2017

Despite more diversity in the legal profession, leadership at the top remains stagnant. Let’s take a look at a recent report—and some goal...


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December 11, 2017

On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on repealing net neutrality. The expected vote will overturn regulations on cable and ...


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December 6, 2017

A bill in Wisconsin proposes innovative measures to motivate more lawyers to practice in rural areas: In exchange for agreeing to represent poor defen...