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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How to Prepare for the LSAT This Fall

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Aug 4, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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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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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5 Reasons to Apply to Part-Time Law School

Posted by Darren Kettles on Jun 30, 2016 7:00:00 AM

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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Rolling Admissions: What Does That Really Mean?

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Jun 23, 2016 9:00:00 AM

If you've heard that a school has rolling admissions, you may be wondering what that means for you. It certainly does not mean that you should wait until the very last day to submit your materials!

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Are Law School Prep Courses Worth It?

Posted by Carmen Johnson on Jun 16, 2016 7:00:00 AM

If you are planning to attend law school in the near future, you may be wondering the same thing as many rising law students across the country – "Am I ready for this?"

As incoming students at Stetson prepare for their first year, we often receive questions about the effectiveness of law school prep courses, such as those offered by prep companies and private tutors. Here are a few things to think about when deciding whether a law school prep course is for you.

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What NOT To Say In Your Personal Statement

Posted by Laura Zuppo on Jun 3, 2016 2:51:47 PM

You may have read my Top 8 Most Common Mistakes When Writing a Personal Statement blog. These mistakes focused mostly on grammar issues, inattention to detail and the result of poor editing. Here are a few additional tips focused on what not to say in the statement itself.

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Why Applicants Want to Go to Law School

Posted by Laura Zuppo on May 19, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Law school is a place where students come together to learn for many different reasons. While they all put in hard work, their end goals are not the same. We’ve spoken to hundreds of applicants and current students, and have discovered that these are a few compelling reasons why our applicants want to go to law school.

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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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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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