Tag Archive: law school students

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Logical Reasonings / 11.14.13

A) Law school isn’t just good for a JD. You also acquire the tools to lead a richer, more meaningful life. Wall Street Journal.

B) Oh, law school professors. Always sayin’ stuff. Above the Law.

C) Goodbye, Whitey Bulger. CNN.

D) If you’ve ever wondered what Thanksgiving break is like for law school students, worry no more. Law Street Journal.

E) The McRib is back! Unfortunately, this is what it looks like. MSN Now.

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Logical Reasonings / 10.30.13

A) You gotta stay fit, gang. Just Duke law school students. Duke Chronicle.

B) Oh, look. Another lawyer has decided to weigh in on law school. Forbes.

C) With a name like Kreep, he’s got to be a good judge, right? The Volokh Conspiracy.

D) Vladimir Putin is now the most powerful man in the world. Also, the most shirtless. BBC.

E) The Ohio State University marching band knows what it’s doing. Huffington Post.

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Making Friends With Non-Traditional Law Students Pays Off

Today on the LSAT blog: a guest post by Law School Expert Ann Levine, the former director of admissions for two ABA-approved law schools and the author of The Law School Admission Game: Play Like an Expert and The Law School Decision Game: A Playbook for Prospective Lawyers.

You enter 1L Orientation and you look for someone to sit next to, hoping to strike up a friendship. Do you pick the guy your age in a baseball cap or the one who is 20 years older than you?

I recently had the great pleasure of meeting, face-to-face, one of my former clients who is a recent graduate of a law school consistently ranked in the Top 10. His post-bar trip with his wife brought him to Southern California, and my husband and I took them to brunch.

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Logical Reasonings / 6.13.13

A) The University of Baltimore School of Law is apparently targeting Lego enthusiasts to apply. Above the Law.

B) The case of the law school grad who beheaded a rare bird in Las Vegas might’ve just been caged. JD Journal.

C) Minority law school students still face tougher challenges, according to a new survey. National Law Journal.

D) The Supreme Court makes its first big splash of the summer. ABC News.

E) “OK, so wrap these rubber bands around your face, and I’ll snap a few shots. Don’t worry, you’ll look great.” Wired.

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Logical Reasonings / 5.17.13

A) Interesting: A new study shows that the use of Socratic method in law school may cause female underachievement. Above the Law.

B) A Wake Forest student is not happy with his law school, but the law school ain’t backin’ down. JD Journal.

C) Thanks to law school students, couples in Sacramento can get divorced in mere seconds. Wall Street Journal.

D) And case of the Pop-Tart gun continues… Huffington Post.

E) Facebook is so popular, even our grandmas use it. And for that, we thank you, Mark Zuckerberg. BuzzFeed.

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Logical Reasonings / 5.7.13

A) Attention, law school shoppers. There’s a new tool to help you compare shop. National Law Journal.

B) Law school professors make pretty good money. See: Michigan Law. Above the Law.

C) Yale Law School students aren’t impressed with this feature on Yale Law School’s most impressive students. Business Insider.

D) Those cokeheads on Wall Street must be doing something right. Yahoo! News.

E) Nice try, everyone, but Charles Ramsey won the internet for today. And maybe ever. CNN.

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Logical Reasonings / 1.18.13

A) The idea to allow law school students to skip their third year is picking up steam. New York Times.

B) Paul Campos is still unhappy about the law school landscape. The Daily Beast.

C) Subway’s foot-long sandwiches aren’t actually a foot long, and the company’s OK with that. ABC News.

D) Passwords are an endangered species. Especially if your password is “endangered species.” Wired.

E) If you don’t have the DVD to Toy Story, no worries. Someone recreated the entire movie using real toys. Uproxx.

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LSAT Test-Takers Disappear Again: What’s it Mean for You?

Jeff Baisley grew up dreaming of the big leagues. And in 2005, that dream (sort of) came true.

Named MVP in 2006 while playing for the Kane County Cougars, Jeff drove in 110 runs and hit 22 homers. Three of them were in the same game.

And if everyone who sat out this year’s October LSAT (compared to last year) were there to witness his amazing feat, you could have filled the stadium.

7,389 fewer people sat for the October LSAT this past month than did the year before. Literally enough to fill a baseball stadium.

Let that sink in.

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Logical Reasonings / 10.15.12

A) Two Berkeley law school students arrested for beheading exotic bird in Vegas. Fox News.

B) Law schools prefer optimistic job statistics. Just ask this trade group. Business Insider.

C) On Sunday, a man fell 128,000 feet to Earth. This was what he saw. The Verge.

D) This election could come down to low-information voters, many of whom get their political news from Lindsay Lohan. Time.

E) Haunted house photography is a new art form. BuzzFeed.

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Logical Reasonings / 6.5.12

A) A job ad promising $10,000 a year to Boston Law School students. Really Gilbert & O’Bryan, really? Business Insider.

B) A law professor at Washington University has some ideas on how to make law school affordable. The New York Times.

C) Bartlit Beck has turned the typical law firm structure upside down. Why doesn’t the competition follow their lead? ABA Journal.

D) We think Groupon may be kicking themselves for not taking Google’s deal in 2010. Huffington Post.

E) Pinterest is under attack… Women, unite! College Humor.