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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How to Get Started in Immigration Law

Posted by Carmen Johnson on Dec 1, 2016 11:26:19 AM

As a nation that includes many immigrants, immigration law is a significant component of U.S. national policy with wide-ranging impacts on both citizens and non-citizens. It also includes multiple areas of law, including family law, civil rights and employment law. If you follow the news then you know that immigration remains a hot-button issue across the country, including among dinner tables and ballot boxes all the way to federal courtrooms and the chambers of Congress.

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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

What to Consider When Deciding Whether to Retake the LSAT

Posted by Carmen Johnson on Oct 11, 2016 1:34:51 PM

For most, the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is the most challenging part of the application process. When you consider the fees and preparation needed to successfully take the exam, it’s ideal to only have to take it once. However, as a large number of law school applicants have come to realize, there can be several advantages to retaking the exam.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

What Do Pro Bono Requirements Mean for Law Students?

Posted by Carmen Johnson on Oct 7, 2016 9:32:27 AM

One of our most significant roles as lawyers is to serve our communities in meaningful ways, often by providing “pro bono” services to those in need. Pro bono is short for pro bono publico, and generally means “for the public good.” The goal is to help meet the continued need for a more accessible legal system by providing free legal services to those who could not otherwise afford it.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

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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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

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