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

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

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

How to Prepare for Skills Training in Law School

Posted by Darren Kettles on Sep 1, 2016 1:09:09 PM

Every fall when new JD students matriculate law school it can be an overwhelming process. From the demands of a new professional graduate program, to reading material several times over to try to make sense of it, to navigating a new legal language, to deciding what co-curricular opportunities to consider—the challenges are many.  

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

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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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

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

5 Tips for Balancing Law School and Parenting

Posted by Carmen Johnson on Jul 21, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Adding law school classes to your life as a parent may seem daunting. Between packing lunches, car rides to and from school and help with homework, when are you supposed to find time to study? Don’t worry! With a positive attitude and a bit of planning you can find a successful balance between law school and parenting.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Advocacy Skills: Recognizing and Developing Potential

Posted by Darren Kettles on Jul 7, 2016 9:00:00 AM

I meet potential law students all the time who often share their reasons for wanting to pursue a legal education. For many budding law students, their goal is to help or contribute on behalf of a cause or people. For those students who want to “give back” in some capacity, being a legal advocate is their goal.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

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