How to Get Involved While You're in Law School

Posted by The Admissions Team on Oct 8, 2018 10:42:46 AM

By Molly Kaelin, Candidate for Juris Doctor, 2020, Stetson University College of Law

When you first research Stetson Law you are no doubt looking at the academic accolades, stunning list of world-renowned professors, and exceptional program options Stetson Law has to offer.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

The Top 5 Differences Between Private and Public Law School

Posted by The Admissions Team on Sep 24, 2018 11:42:45 AM

By Molly Kaelin, Candidate for Juris Doctor, 2020, Stetson University College of Law

Becoming a lawyer is a noble pursuit. You will invest time and money in law school, so deciding where to go is crucial. You may be deciding between a public and private school. Perhaps you are looking at the differences in tuition. Don’t let that influence your decision too much. You have all heard the age-old truth: you get what you pay for.

This is one of the most important investments of your life. Here are some other differences between public and private schools that have nothing to do with tuition and everything to do with your law school experience.

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Topics: Law School Insider Tips

How to Prepare for the LSAT This Fall

Posted by The Admissions Team on Jul 31, 2018 1:34:00 PM

Taking 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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Topics: Applying to Law School

5 Tips for Balancing Law School and Parenting

Posted by Carmen Johnson on Mar 13, 2018 9:39:00 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

What to See When You Visit a Law School

Posted by Darren Kettles on Feb 21, 2018 9:44:00 AM

When you are making your final decision about where to attend law school, you should try and make a personal visit to campus or attend an open house. While websites, marketing materials, and word of mouth can be helpful, they may not give you the full picture—I have known countless students over the years who talk about how important the "fit factor" was for them in choosing Stetson. See things for yourself using your own criteria—decide what is important to you in a law school and make sure you do your own due diligence when making your final choice.

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What to Consider When Deciding Whether to Retake the LSAT

Posted by Carmen Johnson on Feb 13, 2018 1:55:00 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

5 Things Law Students Can Learn from Legally Blonde

Posted by The Admissions Team on Feb 6, 2018 9:27:00 AM

By Alexis Deveaux
Candidate for Juris Doctor, 2020

You don’t have to be a California blonde following your ex to law school in order to learn a few imperative tips about navigating law school from the movie "Legally Blonde."

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[Video] Admissions Tips: The Early Bird Gets The Worm

Posted by The Admissions Team on Feb 5, 2018 4:36:25 PM

 Welcome to Admission Tips from Stetson Law's Admissions team! Hear from Assistant Dean Laura Zuppo, who shares one of her favorite tips.

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Insider Advice for Part-Time Law School Students

Posted by The Admissions Team on Jan 30, 2018 3:03:25 PM

As a new law student, you will get tons of tips about how to be successful in law school. Ultimately, only you will know what works best for you, but you just might find that someone else’s take on things will help move you in a positive direction. We spoke to a former part-time law student about how he managed to get through school. Here’s his advice on what made him successful in part-time law school!

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Pros and Cons of a Part-Time Law School Degree

Posted by Darren Kettles on Jan 16, 2018 9:25:00 AM

Part-time law students are some of the most determined law students around. For many, the right window of opportunity has allowed them to reconsider a professional goal that has eluded them in the past. Regardless of the circumstances, part-time law students are determined to earn their law degree and often come from all professional backgrounds with a renewed determination to achieve what has long been not possible.

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