Veterans, You May Be Eligible for The Yellow Ribbon Program

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Oct 18, 2017 3:34:00 PM

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

5 Reasons to Apply to Part-Time Law School

Posted by Darren Kettles on Sep 18, 2017 2:20:00 PM

Do you already have professional experience, but lack the degree that would propel your career forward? Do you dream of starting a new career, but think you can’t afford the time or money to go back to school? At Stetson Law, our Part-Time J.D. Program was designed with you in mind. From conveniently scheduled courses to our inclusive student community, consider the following reasons why you should apply to part-time law school.

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How to Prepare for the LSAT This Fall

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Aug 4, 2017 12:01:00 PM

Passing the Law School Admission Test, commonly known as the LSAT, is one of the most important steps toward earning your J.D. Your LSAT score is a major factor in whether or not a law school will accept you, so a strong score is critical. And if you’re planning to apply for fall admissions, now is the time to start prepping for the LSAT.

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How to Choose the Right Law School

Posted by The Admissions Team on Jul 18, 2017 9:28:39 AM

We don’t have to tell you that choosing a law school is a big decision. The school you choose drives your future success, so it’s important to attend a school that you not only enjoy, but one that will give you opportunities to flourish.

Transferring to another school may be an option, but that is not always a good option. For this reason, make sure the school you choose to attend is a school you would want to graduate from.

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It Isn't Too Early to Start Prepping for 2018 Admissions

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Jun 12, 2017 11:35:00 AM

Fall 2018 JD applications will open up very soon. Are you ready to apply?

Some law schools begin to accept applications as early as September 1 for the following fall semester. Stetson University College of Law opens its application each year on October 1.

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Can you apply for the fall with a June LSAT?

Posted by Laura Zuppo on May 15, 2017 2:00:00 PM

I hear this question every year: Will you accept a June LSAT for fall?

The answer these days is a resounding yes!

Unlike in the past, many schools (at various rankings) accept the June LSAT for a fall entry. Because each school is different — and has different requirements— you need to ask your schools whether they will accept a June test.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

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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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

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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