How to Make a Lasting Impression: Communicating with Law School Admission Officers

How to Make a Lasting Impression

Ideally, you will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with an admission officer from all of the law schools that you are interested in.  Time, money and travel may be an issue if you…

3 More TED Videos to Help You Re(Discover) Your Passion for Law

3 more ted videos to help you rediscover your passion for law

In my last post about TED, a nonprofit that promotes “Ideas Worth Sharing”, I shared 3 videos that were sure to help you rediscover your passion for law. I admire the organization and watch…

3 TED Videos That Help You (Re)Discover Your Passion for Law

ted videos that help you discover your love for the law

First, who in the heck is TED? TED began in 1984 as a small conference to bring together folks from the tech, entertainment, and design worlds. Today, its scope has expanded and TED is…

Law School Crisis Coverage

law school crisis

Becoming a lawyer is not for the fainthearted.  From the LSAT to the Bar Exam, you can count on stress like clockwork. It’s supposed to all be worth it in the end – you…

Getting in to Law School – How to Land a Letter of Recommendation

In our applying to law school timeline, we emphasized the importance of law letters of recommendations.  So, how do you get letters of recommendation that will make a law school admissions officer sit up…

Prelaw Programs for Minorities and Other Underrepresented Students

As Blueprint JD’s Applying to Law School Timeline noted, national and local prelaw programs stand ready to help you prepare for success on the LSAT and in law school. Traditionally, these programs have been…

Debt Relief and the Public Sector – How to Follow Your Heart and Still Afford Law School

Considering the economic climate and present job market, current and future law school students should be aware of the financial benefits of working in the public sector after graduation.  Three federal loan options currently…

An Insider’s Take on Law School Personal Statements

Why do you want to attend law school? What makes you special? Why are you applying to this particular school? Why should you be admitted? These are some of the basic questions on the…

Applying to Law School – It’s All About Your Timing

Law school application timeline

Thinking about becoming a lawyer? Ready to apply to law school? Before you begin the trek toward three years of intense studying, sizable tuition payments, and lasting law school memories, make sure you fully…