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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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4 Soft Skills for Law and Politics Students
February 28, 2018
Lawyers and politicians share a common set of “hard” skills, including analytical ability, negotiating and public speaking. However, the also share a set of “soft” skills which, while not as well-known, can make all the difference when it comes to achieving career success. If you’re attend...

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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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January 10, 2019

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore may no longer be married, but their partnership left behind a powerful legacy thanks to the non-profit organization they...


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January 4, 2019

A growing body of evidence points to “pervasive mental health issues” within the legal profession, including on campus. Enter wellness rooms, area...