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Applying to Law School: 4 Tips for Compiling Law School Letters of Recommendation

By Brian Reid Are you thinking about applying to law school for next fall? If so, you need to start thinking about all the pieces of the application puzzle, including letters of recommendation. One of the most frequently asked questions I get from prospective students is “Who should I ask for a letter of recommendation?” [...]

July 21st, 2019|Applying to Law School, General|

Five Traits That Make a Good Law Student

By Kim M. McLaurin As a clinical professor of law, I’ve worked with countless students on practical skills, such as client counseling, trial advocacy and negotiation. Over the years, I have come to appreciate some aspects of good law students who I think will be successful attorneys. It’s those traits I seek when speaking to [...]

May 16th, 2019|Applying to Law School, General|

What to Look for in a Law School

By Cherina Wright When deciding what law school to attend, there is a lot to consider. . As a law school recruiter, I’m often asked what should prospective students look for in a law school. It’s no longer enough to ask if you will get a good education and if you will get a job. [...]

April 11th, 2019|Applying to Law School, General|

Finding Resources For Law Students With Disabilities

By Matthew Gavin I decided to write this blog because of the many law applicants I meet who have trouble finding resources for law students and lawyers with disabilities. The law profession values diversity. Each law student and attorney adds value to the profession by bringing their own experiences to the broader legal conversation. However, [...]

April 3rd, 2019|Applying to Law School, General|

Thinking about law school? 5 Tips for early preparation

By Brian Reid Thinking about applying to law school in two or three years? I meet many college students who still have several years before they graduate and want to know what they can do to prepare for law school. Here are 5 tips: 1.   Cultivate relationships with professors and supervisors It’s never too early to [...]

January 26th, 2019|Applying to Law School|

9 Do’s and 7 Don’ts for Law School Personal Statement

By Brian Reid What makes a good personal statement? Such a simple question with so many simple answers: Tell me a story. Tell me what got you to this point. Tell me what makes you different. And, of course, tell me why you should be admitted to my law school. You can write a personal [...]

September 6th, 2017|Applying to Law School, General|

Getting Started on the Journey to Law School

By Nadiyah J. Humber As an alumna and practicing attorney, I often field questions from diverse students on how to apply to law school. I’d like to share some tips on the best way to get started on the journey to law school. Sign up for lsac.org. The Law School Admission Council (lsac.org) is where prospective [...]

August 15th, 2017|Applying to Law School, General|

Tips for Evening Law Students

By Hannah Lapuck I was an evening student during my time at Suffolk Law.  While working full time and attending law school was a challenge, the support network in place at Suffolk Law made it possible.  I had professors hold office hours at 10 o’clock at night to meet with students.  I had friends who [...]

June 20th, 2017|Applying to Law School, General|

The Importance of Visiting

By Brian Reid At some point in the law school application process, you will have to answer the most important question – where will you attend? Determining what law school is the right fit for you is crucial, and the best way to decide is a personal visit. Visiting the law schools you are considering [...]

May 17th, 2017|Applying to Law School|