Tag Archive: law school rankings

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Logical Reasonings / 4.22.14

A) Get ready. New law school rankings are on the way. Above the Law.

B) Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia doesn’t know how HBO works. It’s a shame because he might really dig Veep. New York Magazine.

C) Along with television, the Supreme Court isn’t a fan of Affirmative Action. Washington Times.

D) The deadliest movie in history might surprise you. New York Times.

E) So far in 2014 the sports world has been thrilling. Here’s photographic proof. CNN.

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Logical Reasonings / 3.28.14

A) Better look again at all that law-schools-that-land-grads-the-highest-salaries data. Forbes.

B) Also, read the fine print on all of those law school rankings. NPR.

C) The newest course at Suffolk Law: drunk driving law. Huffington Post.

D) Meet Marshall Frank, every prosecuting attorney’s best friend. CNN.

E) There are too many college students to count. Nope, never mind. There are 18. BuzzFeed.

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5 Things Every Newcomer Should Know About the LSAT

It’s time to start prepping for the June LSAT. Some of you will be taking the LSAT for the second or third time. Others have no idea what they’re in for. If this is your first encounter with the LSAT, then this post should help.

Here are 5 things every newcomer should know about the LSAT:

1) Studying For The LSAT Will Make You Smarter

The LSAT is nothing like your traditional college exam. There will be no info-dumping frenzy. There will be no long list of facts, or vocabulary to memorize. Specialized knowledge of bee behavior or electoral systems won’t help – and might actually hurt. Instead, the LSAT will test your ability to – well, frankly – spot B.S.

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Logical Reasonings / 3.17.14

A) The news is spreading about the recent increase in LSAT test-takers. Wall Street Journal.

B) Meanwhile, deans are still scrambling with their placement in the US News and World Report law school rankings. Boston Business Journal.

C) For some students, all that matters is how much money they’ll make after graduation from law school. List list is for them. Above the Law.

D) Excited for March Madness? Not as much as the lawyer who’s suing the NCAA. ESPN.

E) A “Shamrock Shake” rattled Los Angeles this morning — and no one felt it more than the news anchors. DIgg.

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Logical Reasonings / 3.13.14

A) Just another friendly reminder that Blueprint LSAT Prep launched a brand new website with one-of-a-kind free resources. Blueprint LSAT Prep.

B) Folks are still talking about this week’s new US News and World Report law school rankings. Wall Street Journal.

C) The 1.1% increase in February LSAT test-takers is also making headlines. Above the Law.

D) Authorities have identified the drunk driver who killed two people at SXSW. CNN.

E) If your mom is on Facebook, you’ll definitely get these GIFs. Huffington Post.

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Logical Reasonings / 3.12.14

A) Blueprint LSAT Prep has a brand new website. You gotta check it out! Blueprint LSAT Prep.

B) For the first time since June 2010, the LSAT had an increase in test-takers. LSAC.

C) As always, not every dean was happy with the latest US News and World Report law school rankings. Above the Law.

D) Look out, world. Judge Judy is suing somebody. ABA Journal.

E) The “best of 2013” lists aren’t done yet. Here are last year’s best new fonts. Typographica.

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2015 U.S. News and World Report Law School Rankings Out

It’s that time of year again—the US News and World Report‘s annual law school rankings have arrived. As the biggest authority on rating academic institutions in the United States, the US News rankings are a subject of much consideration and consternation for prospective law students, law school administrations, and legal employers alike. For you, the prospective law student, these rankings could mean big things for your future admissions and job prospects. So let’s dive in and take a look, shall we?

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: The T14

Surprise, surprise: the Top 14 schools have once again reasserted their place at the top. From Yale (1st) to Cornell and Georgetown (tied for 13th), the T14 has pretty much stayed the same, with a few minor revisions.

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Logical Reasonings / 3.11.14

A) In case you haven’t heard, the 2015 US News and World Report law school rankings were released today. US News and World Report.

B) Plenty of people are talking about this year’s law school rankings. Above the Law.

C) No lawyer deserves to have to sit in a deposition room with Justin Bieber. ABA Journal.

D) The Senate is not happy with the NSA. Then again, no one is. NBC News.

E) If President Obama thought Bill O’Reilly was a tough interview, Zach Galifianakis and his two ferns have some questions. Funny or Die.

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Logical Reasonings / 3.10.14

A) Merry US News and World Report law school rankings eve! Above the Law.

B) Somebody surveyed jurors to hear what they think about lawyers. Survey says… Lawyerist.

C) The Supreme Court says thanks, but no thanks to “boobies” bracelets. Huffington Post.

D) As each day passes until the Malaysia Airlines jet is discovered, more and more theories arise. Yahoo! News.

E) Mad about Daylight Savings Time? You will be after reading this. Gothamist.

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Watch Out For Upcoming Law School Application Deadlines

Before you can apply to law school, you must know how much time is left to submit. We’ve passed the early application deadline at most law schools, but it’s far from too late to apply for a regular decision (for the most part). However, the clock to submit law school applications is ticking.

To give you an idea, here are the upcoming law school application deadlines at the top 10, mid 5 and bottom 5 law schools — based on the 2014 US News and World Report law school rankings.

Note: This is just a general outline of upcoming law school application deadlines. Make sure to double check with the law schools to which you will apply, for many of them are giving extensions and making other exceptions — especially following another drop in LSAT test-takers and the fiasco from the December LSAT.