Tag Archive: ranking

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Logical Reasonings / 6.2.15

A) See Above the Law‘s law school rankings broken down by each criterion.

B) A Purdue student shares her experiences studying for the June LSAT, and what she thinks of the law school admissions process so far. The Exponent

C) A law school applicant who wanted his undergraduate grades from the 1970s changed to reflect grade inflation will not take his case to the Supreme Court. ABA Journal

D) A federal appeals court rejected a challenge to the EPA’s air pollution limits. To sum up, things that have equal judicial standing: a guy complaining about his college grades and people who don’t believe in climate change. Wall Street Journal

E) If Apple adopted this Hamburglar-esque Apple Watch mascot, I would seriously consider purchasing one. Funny or Die

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Logical Reasonings / 5.21.15

A) You can now rate law schools on Yelp. You don’t even have to change your reviews much… “3 Stars: Loved the service, but the food was unexceptional.” Above the Law

B) Check out LSAC’s bi-annual newsletter if you’re interested in the nitty gritty behind the LSAT. LSAC.org

C) Why is the law school personal statement difficult? Girl’s Guide to Law School

D) The New Mexico Law Review published an entire issue dedicated to the legal issues surrounding Breaking Bad. If you ask me, love of Breaking Bad is way more important than any law school ranking. Wall Street Journal

E) Check out the lost gems and terrible failures that were cut for time during this season of SNL. Splitsider

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Logical Reasonings / 5.5.15

A) There’s a new law school ranking. The twist? This one is GLOBAL!!! Above the Law

B) And here’s a list of schools with the most competitive LSAT scores. No real twist here… OR IS THERE? (There’s not.) U.S. News and World Report

C) New York is switching from a state-specific bar exam to the Uniform Bar Exam. What a bunch of copycats. Wall Street Journal

D) Workaholics and people-who-are-good-at-faking-being-workaholics are the highest performers at a high-level consultancy. But those who requested lighter hours and more flexibility were hurt by it. New York Times

E) If you’re like me, you’ll never get tired of Will Ferrell’s Harry Caray impression. Late Show with David Letterman

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Logical Reasonings / 10.27.14

Check out this student loan calculator as you weigh your law school options. Washington Post

The median age of lawyers gets older. Hopefully they’re at least young at heart. The Legal Whiteboard

A new law school ranking system based on student surveys. GraduatePrograms.com

Kentucky’s creationist theme park is running into some legal troubles (in addition to its previous financial troubles and its obvious logic troubles). Slate

The Flaming Lips re-recorded Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (with Miley Cyrus???) and their lead singer tries to explain why. Fine line between experimentation and sacrilege, I guess. NPR