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

By Alexis Marcus 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?” This [...]

July 21st, 2015|Applying to Law School, General|

What to Look for in a Law School

By Alexis Cristo 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, 2015|Applying to Law School, General|

Making the Most of Admitted Student Day: Q&A

By Alexis Cristo For those of you planning to attend law school this fall, this is decision time. Hopefully, you have your admittance letters and are receiving invitations to admitted student day events at the law schools where you were accepted. What can you expect of these events? And, how can you make the most [...]

April 8th, 2015|Applying to Law School, General|

Finding Resources For Law Students With Disabilities

By Matthew Gavin Assistant Dean of Admission, Suffolk University Law School 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 [...]

April 3rd, 2015|Applying to Law School, General|

4 Tips on Applying for Financial Aid to Law School

By Jennifer Bonniwell It's never too early for law school applicants to turn their focus to the financial aid process. While obtaining financial aid may seem like yet another daunting task (after tackling the personal statement, of course) to gaining entry into law school, these tips will help to simplify the process: 1. FAFSA is the First [...]

February 25th, 2015|Applying to Law School, General|

Tips for Answering Character and Fitness Questions on Law School Applications

By Matt Gavin Assistant Dean of Admission, Suffolk Law School Almost all of the questions I field about law school applications relate to personal statements, recommendations and resumes. However, it is critically important for applicants to treat the character and fitness questions of the law school application with an equal (or greater) amount of consideration. [...]

February 23rd, 2015|Applying to Law School|

Thinking about law school? 5 Tips for early preparation

By Alexis Cristo 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, 2015|Applying to Law School|

Thinking about Law School

By Matt Gavin Assistant Dean of Admission, Suffolk University Law School  As the law school recruitment season is upon us, I thought it would be a good time to introduce myself and to welcome you to your future legal career. However, an entire academic year sits between you and your foray into law school. This time [...]

September 11th, 2014|Applying to Law School|