Laura Zuppo

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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

Tips for Getting a Great Letter of Recommendation

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Sep 15, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Many students have questions about letters of recommendation. Do schools really read letters of recommendation? Do you have to get a letter from a faculty member? What if you attended college 10 years ago or took all of your courses online? When do you ask for a letter?

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Inside the Law School Financial Aid Process

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Sep 8, 2016 7:00:00 AM

For most people, the idea of paying for law school is synonymous with debt. Many people are debt averse and will focus early on in their college career to get the grades and LSAT score needed to earn a scholarship. Other people are fortunate to have family support. Most people will borrow for their tuition, fees, room and board using federal student loan money. Let’s talk about some ways to get ready for the law school and the financial aid process!

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Technology Tips for Law School: What Do You Really Need?

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Aug 25, 2016 11:00:00 AM

As you prepare to start law school in the fall, your next question may be what supplies you’ll need to be prepared. Notebooks, pens and backpacks have been replaced by laptops, tablets and note-taking software; but what technology do you really need to succeed in law school?

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8 Reasons to Apply to Law School Early

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Aug 12, 2016 1:26:28 PM

This is a milestone moment in your life. You have decided that you will become a lawyer! You’ve done your research on the profession and on law schools. You’ve taken or begun to prepare for the LSAT. You have a list of schools where you will apply. Perhaps you have visited schools or even attended a Pre-Law program to learn more about law school itself. Congratulations! Now it is time to apply.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

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