The Admissions Team

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Raising a Family in Tampa Bay: What's it Really Like?

Posted by The Admissions Team on Jan 5, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Relocating your family to attend law school might seem daunting, but if you’re moving to Tampa Bay, there's plenty to be excited about. Tampa Bay is a popular place for families, with charming neighborhoods, great schools, tons of things to do and a fun, community-based vibe. Check out just a few reasons why Tampa Bay is the perfect place to earn your law degree and raise your family.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

14 Unique Places to Study in Tampa Bay

Posted by The Admissions Team on Dec 29, 2016 9:20:00 AM

Law students know the importance of finding a good place to sit down, pull out the books or a laptop, and focus on their studies. The right place to study can make studying easier and more enjoyable. Here are our top picks for places to study near our campus, plus a few places that are simply worth the trip.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

Processing a US Student Visa: 9 Things You Need to Know

Posted by The Admissions Team on Dec 22, 2016 6:30:00 AM

1. Submit Your Program Application Early

If you need a visa, you should plan to apply early to the academic program of your choice. Give yourself a couple months to complete your paperwork. Allow extra time in case your visa needs additional administrative processing, which can take multiple weeks.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

VIDEO: What's life like after law school?

Posted by The Admissions Team on Dec 15, 2016 10:41:04 AM

You've spent so much time studying and working towards your degree, but what happens after you graduate from Stetson University College of Law?

Watch as our students share what makes their education from Stetson Law valuable and how it prepared them for life after law school. 

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

Study Abroad at Stetson Law

Posted by The Admissions Team on Aug 18, 2016 12:00:00 PM

What you need to know to prepare for the challenges you will face in today’s international marketplace.

Studying abroad is an excellent way to distinguish yourself and develop competencies that are sure to impress your future employers. Like these Stetson Law students studying in Granada, your job opportunities will expand as your expertise grows.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

How to Maximize Your Law School Investment

Posted by The Admissions Team on May 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM

What you get out of law school depends in part on what you put in. Only you can maximize the investment you’ve made, and that comes by committing fully to law school. Making the most of your law school years isn’t just about the classroom and the grades.  Your future practice and career can benefit from good choices, strategic decisions, and friend-making skills.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

Social Notes: A Primer

Posted by The Admissions Team on Feb 26, 2016 1:45:51 PM

There are many kinds of social notes: Thank You notes, Congratulatory notes, Announcements, Holiday notes, Condolences, and Changes of Address are only a few. Here are tips for Social Notes, from Stetson’s Career Development Office:

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Finding the Right Mentors and Advisors

Posted by The Admissions Team on Feb 12, 2016 10:47:50 AM

While making a decision may be the job of an accountable individual, most of us consult trusted advisors, or a mentor with experience before we decide. But how do you find the right mentor or the right advisor? There are lots of voices in your life, and it’s a good idea to organize an “inner circle” who will help you on your career path. Who you put on that team is a bigger decision than it may seem.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

How to Build a Career Portfolio

Posted by The Admissions Team on Feb 5, 2016 2:13:14 PM

Everyone needs a career portfolio—a current and vivid depiction of how you got where you are and the honors, benchmarks, and milestones you accomplished along the way. Now is a really good time to start one if you haven’t already done so, as you begin a new adventure in law school.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

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