Personal Statement Tips from a Law School Student

Posted by The Admissions Team on Mar 13, 2019 11:41:15 AM

Personal Statements are often thought of as the core of a law school application. Even if you have perfect grades and a perfect LSAT score, a poorly written personal statement will leave doubts about your ability to effectively communicate. Also, you may come across as arrogant because admissions will see you did not take a requirement seriously. This does not make you look good and might overshadow your high marks.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Top 10 Things to Love About the Stetson Law Library

Posted by The Admissions Team on Mar 13, 2019 11:32:29 AM

Whether you need to study, research, or unwind, the Stetson Law library is here for you. Wondering why law students love it so much? Here are the top 10 reasons. 

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

How to Stay Sane While You Work on Your Law School Application

Posted by The Admissions Team on Mar 13, 2019 11:28:28 AM

Before we begin, take a moment to recognize yourself for all the great things you have accomplished so far. Thank yourself for being you. Now, I have a sneaking suspicion that you did not actually take a moment for self-gratitude. That’s O.K. However, I encourage you to do this because it will help you get the application process started.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

What NOT To Say In Your Personal Statement

Posted by The Admissions Team on Feb 12, 2019 2:08:00 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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Topics: Applying to Law School

Law School Recruitment Fairs: What You Should Know

Posted by Carmen Johnson on Jan 22, 2019 2:45:00 PM

For some, the process of researching options for law school can be overwhelming, especially with the array of information available online and in your inbox.

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Topics: Law School Prep

Everything You Need to Know About the LSAC Credential Assembly Service

Posted by The Admissions Team on Jan 16, 2019 11:31:08 AM

If you are applying to law school, you are likely aware of the many steps involved in the process.  The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) has even created a helpful infographic to describe what to do and when. 

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Is Law School Worth the Cost?

Posted by The Admissions Team on Dec 28, 2018 10:30:00 AM

I am sure if you are contemplating law school you are wondering if it is really worth the financial investment. You hear and read stories about the debt graduates face and how hard it is to get a good-paying job. You also hear success stories about lawyers who help make a difference in the lives of others.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Decoding the Law School File Review Process: Behind the Scenes with Stetson Law

Posted by The Admissions Team on Dec 13, 2018 2:50:36 PM

We get a lot of questions about what we look for in applications to law school. Students perceive the application review process as a great mystery to be solved…cracked even! Books, articles and blogs have been written for nervous readers who hope to get an insider tip that opens the door to their dream school.

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Topics: Applying to Law School

Be Your Own Social Media Manager

Posted by The Admissions Team on Nov 12, 2018 11:07:00 AM

Face it, employers look at your social media presence as part of the screening process. We can debate whether and to what extent this practice could lead to discrimination in the hiring process another time.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

How to Get Started in Immigration Law

Posted by Carmen Johnson on Nov 2, 2018 2:30:00 PM

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

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