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How Many Law School Graduates Are Getting Jobs?

The ABA just updated its yearly employment figures for all accredited law schools. It’s mostly so-so news: there was very little change from last year’s results, when just 56.2% found employment in full-time, long-term jobs requiring a JD. This year’s crop of 2013 grads placed 57% percent out of a total 46,776 graduates…

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The Best Christmas Gifts For Law Students

Wondering what to get the law student in your life? We can help with that. We were both law students not so long ago, and there is one thing that any and all future lawyers need help with around the holiday season: reducing stress. Trust me. Finals just finished. Soon…

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Why Do You Want To Be A Lawyer?

There was a time when law school was an excellent default option for very bright individuals who didn’t have any other ideas about what to do with their life. Rather than asking themselves “why do I want to be a lawyer?” they probably just thought, correctly, that they could do…

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What are Law School Exams Like?

WHAT ARE LAW SCHOOL EXAMS LIKE? One word: Hard. You can debate all day about whether anything else in academia is harder, but I’m here to tell you that law school exams are just plain tough. Basically, when you study for and take a law school exam, you are entering…