Is it Bad to Take the LSAT Multiple Times?

Posted by Darren Kettles on Oct 4, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The LSAT is required for any student applying to one of the over 200 ABA-accredited law schools in the United States, but other standardized tests are now under consideration, too. In 2020, the LSAT, an acronym for the Law School Admission Test, will increase its test offerings to nine times per year. This change will allow students to prepare and take the LSAT at a time most convenient for their schedule. This gives many opportunities to take the LSAT as you can now take it an unlimited number of times.

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How to Maximize Your Law School Investment

Posted by The Admissions Team on Apr 10, 2019 4:38:35 PM

What you get out of law school depends in part on what you put in. Only you can maximize the investment you’ve made, and that comes by committing fully. Making the most of your law school years isn’t just about the classroom and the grades.  Your future practice and career can benefit from good choices, strategic decisions, and friend-making skills.

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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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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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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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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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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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What Do Pro Bono Requirements Mean for Law Students?

Posted by Carmen Johnson on Aug 29, 2017 11:29:00 AM

One of our most significant roles as lawyers is to serve our communities in meaningful ways, often by providing “pro bono” services to those in need. Pro bono is short for pro bono publico, and generally means “for the public good.” The goal is to help meet the continued need for a more accessible legal system by providing free legal services to those who could not otherwise afford it.

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How to Impact the Community While You're Still in School

Posted by The Admissions Team on May 10, 2017 11:48:00 AM

Those who aspire to work in law often want to give back to their community. You don’t have to put off service until graduation. Engage in pro bono work and make a difference while you’re still learning.

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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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