law school

  • Navigating Scholarship Negotiations: A Comprehensive Guide for Law School Applicants

    In today’s blog post, we’re diving into a critical topic: scholarship negotiations. As many of my students find themselves overwhelmed by the law school application process, the realization of financing their education often brings additional stress. To help you navigate this journey, I’ve broken down the scholarship negotiation process into three essential parts: Research, Preparation,…

  • California Forges Ahead With Plan To Give Its Own Bar Exam In 2025

    The State Bar of California plans to administer its own bar exam as early as February 2025, parting ways with the national attorney licensing test. On Thursday, the state bar’s board of trustees authorized officials to finalize and execute an $8.25 million, five-year contract with Kaplan Test Prep to develop bar exam questions. This decision…

  • Busting Law School Myths: Why You Shouldn’t Let Misconceptions Hold You Back

    Considering law school? Whether you’re fresh out of undergrad or contemplating a career change, the decision can feel daunting, especially when surrounded by myths and misconceptions about the process. In this blog, I’ll dive into some common myths about law school, debunk them with real examples and data, and ultimately encourage you to pursue your…

  • How To Write Law School “Why Us” Essays

    When applying to law school, it can be a bit overwhelming with all of the information and writing you have to do. Especially when it comes to the “Why Us” essay. You may wonder how you can perfect your essay to convince your first choice law school in accepting you to their program. In short,…

  • Navigating Scholarship Negotiations: A Comprehensive Guide for Law School Applicants

    In today’s blog post, we’re diving into a critical topic: scholarship negotiations. As many of my students find themselves overwhelmed by the law school application process, the realization of financing their education often brings additional stress. To help you navigate this journey, I’ve broken down the scholarship negotiation process into three essential parts: Research, Preparation,…

  • Is Transferring Law Schools The Right Decision For You?

    Transferring law schools is a topic that stirs a lot of contemplation among students. You’ve just navigated the arduous law school application process, survived your first semester, and now, in your second semester, you’re pondering whether to stay put or explore the possibility of transferring. Should you stay at your current law school, try for…

  • Setting The Tone For Your Law School Addendum

    Demystifying Law School Addenda: How to Explain the Unexplainable Navigating the intricacies of a law school application can be daunting, especially when encountering aspects of your academic or personal history that might raise eyebrows. One crucial element I’ve come to understand is the addendum—a piece of writing that allows applicants like you to address anything…

  • Finding Financial Support for Law School: Scholarships to Apply to in July 2024

    As several scholarship opportunities have come close to their deadline, it can be quite overwhelming for those who seek financial assistance. Although some have reached the end of their scholarship deadlines, there are plenty of other scholarship opportunities that are especially specific to LGBTQ+, BIPOC and first-generation students that are still available to apply for!…

  • Texas Supreme Court Asks For Public Input On New Bar Exam

    Texas is set to begin using the new national bar exam in July 2028, giving the public an opportunity to weigh in before making the change official. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of Texas issued an order indicating its plans to move to the new test and add a half-day exam on Texas law. The…

  • Law Schools Boost AI Offerings As Industry Booms

    A growing number of law schools are adding courses and degree programs in artificial intelligence to meet employer demand and capitalize on the flourishing AI industry. More than half of law schools now offer classes on AI, according to a recent American Bar Association survey, with the number of these courses accelerating since ChatGPT’s debut…