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

What Courses Should I Take Before Law School?

Posted by Darren Kettles on Feb 13, 2017 9:30:00 AM

In all my years doing law school admissions, nearly ten, I always appreciate getting a chance to respond to a question regarding “what courses should I take before law school?” It is a great question and it can often help guide a student through not only an undergraduate program, but also best prepare them for a successful law school academic experience as well.  

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Topics: Law School Prep

Celebrating Black History Month at Stetson Law

Posted by Carmen Johnson on Feb 7, 2017 12:25:00 PM

One of my most memorable experiences with Stetson stems from our Constitutional Law and the Civil Rights Movement course. We traveled to Birmingham, Alabama as part of the summer travel portion of the course and visited multiple historic sites, including the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Kelly Ingram Park as well as the 16th Street Baptist Church where the 1963 bombing that killed four young girls occurred.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

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

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

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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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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