Laura Zuppo

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It Isn't Too Early to Start Prepping for 2018 Admissions

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Jun 12, 2017 11:35:00 AM

Fall 2018 JD applications will open up very soon. Are you ready to apply?

Some law schools begin to accept applications as early as September 1 for the following fall semester. Stetson University College of Law opens its application each year on October 1.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Law School Prep: How to Stay Sharp Over the Summer

Posted by Laura Zuppo on May 30, 2017 4:09:00 PM

Summer vacation means warm breezes, relaxing poolside, and winding down before law school kicks off. Don’t let the lull of summer dull the effort and knowledge you’ve stored up during the academic year. This summer keep your mind sharp.

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Topics: Law School Prep

Can you apply for the fall with a June LSAT?

Posted by Laura Zuppo on May 15, 2017 2:00:00 PM

I hear this question every year: Will you accept a June LSAT for fall?

The answer these days is a resounding yes!

Unlike in the past, many schools (at various rankings) accept the June LSAT for a fall entry. Because each school is different — and has different requirements— you need to ask your schools whether they will accept a June test.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

How to Impact the Community While You're Still in School

Posted by Laura Zuppo on May 10, 2017 11:48:00 AM

Those who aspire to work in law often want to give back to their community. You don’t have to put off service until graduation. Engage in pro bono work and make a difference while you’re still learning.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

So, You're On the Waitlist. Now What?

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Apr 28, 2017 9:30:00 AM

"I’ve been waitlisted. What can I do to make myself more competitive?"

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Last Minute Law School Application Tips

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Apr 21, 2017 1:27:56 PM

Whether applying to law school is a last minute idea or you have been too busy to get your application in, know that it’s not too late to apply for the fall semester.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Test Taking: What the Research Shows

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Mar 8, 2017 11:51:00 AM

Everyone has their own favorite study methods, but the research shows that these particular methods and habits can improve your performance. As you prepare for the LSAT, keep these tried and true test taking tips in mind.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Setting the Bar: Formality and Law School

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Jan 19, 2017 9:35:00 AM

Have you ever been introduced to someone in an informal way only to later find out they were a judge? You had been calling him Robert, when you should have been calling him Judge Jones!

That will likely happen often when you go to law school. The person you’re meeting might be the dean, a visiting faculty member, or a sitting judge on campus to speak with a student group or class.  In fact, many adjunct professors are actually sitting or retired judges – you never know who you might be interacting with!

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

Veterans, You May Be Eligible for The Yellow Ribbon Program

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Oct 20, 2016 8:00:00 AM

In 2008, the GI Bill was updated with enactment of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. This update gave veterans with active duty service on or after September 11, 2001, enhanced educational benefits that cover more educational expenses, provide a living allowance, money for books and the ability to transfer unused educational benefits to spouses or children.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Environmental Law in Tampa Bay: Make a Difference

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Sep 26, 2016 12:21:30 PM

Oftentimes, students decide to pursue a law career because they feel a strong connection to specific issues that affect our world. This is certainly true when it comes to Environmental Law. At Stetson Law, students in the Environmental Law program have a unique opportunity to engage in research, service and advocacy in regards to biodiversity and the environment.

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Topics: Insider

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