Everything you need to help you find the right law
school for you. Do you know what to
look for? What to avoid? How to incorporate career goals? Find out here.
How Do I Find the Right Law School for Me?
You've made the big decision to
enter law school. So now what? How do you figure out
which schools to apply to?
How Many Schools Should You Apply To?
"I'm often asked how many applications someone should submit to
law schools," says Senior Consultant Laura Dauchy. "Last year, the number of
schools my clients applied to ranged from 1 to 27. For most applicants, I think
the ideal number falls somewhere in the middle of that range.
and Cons of a Part-Time Law Degree
While not all law schools offer alternatives to
a full-time program, for many students, the part-time
option offers a viable way to attend that dream school
when either an LSAT score or GPA falls short of being
competitive in the full-time pool.
Rankings Shouldn't Be Your Only Tool in Law School
US News & World Report releases its annual law
school rankings in the spring of each year. Their
release is, as always, timely for law school applicants
who are starting to focus on school selection for next
A Dual Degree
– Is It Right For You?
Do dual degree programs, such as those that join a
graduate business degree with a law degree (MBA/JD),
make sense for students? Many applicants may wonder if
these combined degrees are worth the time, effort and
Pick for Public Service
Everyone knows that law school graduates who opt to
work in government or for a non-profit earn far
less money than their peers who go into private practice
Law School that will Help You Attain Your Career Goals
Too many law school applicants give too little
thought to where their career goals fit into their
Thinking of a
Joint Degree? Think Twice
Joint degree programs are becoming more common at U.S. law schools. Although combining a J.D. with a graduate degree in
another field makes good sense for some applicants, Senior Consultant Susan Brooks advises most people to think carefully before taking the plunge.
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