Law school exams are among the most nerve-wracking parts of the entire law school semester. Yet exams do much more than merely determine a student’s grade. They also prepare students for litigation. Like litigation, a law school exam requires students to memorize a great deal of information quickly, then be able to sort through that information and provide a clear, concise, and thorough answer in a short amount of time. Students who prepare thoroughly for law school exams also learn how to prepare thoroughly for hearings, trial, and appeal. Here, then, are six tips for preparing for law school exams […]

Prepping for law school is a daunting task. Transcripts, letters of recommendation, and preparing a writing sample all take time, and this is not even considering the applications themselves or prepping for the LSAT (law school admissions test). The difficulty in completing these tasks is often compounded by work demands and family demands that are non-negotiable. Alas, there are ways to streamline the process. Below are some ways to cut some time of the law school application process. Narrow Down the List of Schools You Want to Attend Resist the temptation to apply to every ABA-approved law school out there. […]

Only the top law schools in the United States receive accreditation from the American Bar Association (ABA) for their law degree and paralegal education programs. This article reviews some of the country’s best law schools which provide ABA-accredited paralegal certificate programs. Note: some of these schools may have tuition rates which are beyond the means of everyday students. Fortunately, there are a large number of quality paralegal programs, and students are encouraged to consider other options if the schools reviewed in this article are not financially or logistically within reach. Paralegal Certification – Georgetown University GU, which in 2010 was […]

How to get into a top law school? That is the question on every pre-law students mind. Everyone wants to know the secret into getting into a top law school. However, there is no big secret. The way to gain admittance into a highly ranked law school is based upon a number of factors. The LSAT Score of the applicant, GPA, Personal Statement, Letters of Recommendation and Extra Curriculars. Law School Rankings Most students use the USNews rankings to see which schools are ranked as tier 1. The very best law schools are usually referred to as the T14, or […]