How to Become Smarter

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Law School success is all about intellectual ability. The question is, are you stuck with the intellectual ability you were born with or can you become smarter?

The obvious answer is that you can become smarter. The more you learn, the more knowledge you can build upon. The more you learn, the more your brain improves its capacity to learn. The more you push your brain through mental exercises, the more agile your brain becomes. Studies abound with evidence supporting these premises.

So where do you start? How do you become smarter? It seems easier said than done. Fortunately, one blogger prepared a number of great tips. Read the rest of this Law Student article »

Preparing for Law Practice While in Law School

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If you want to practice as a solo attorney or in a small firm, there are ways you can prepare for your law practice while in law school. See How to Prepare for Solo Practice While in Law School.

But maybe you want to work in a big firm. Want to make a ton of money as an attorney? Then understand where the money is, and more importantly, where the money isn’t. Read the rest of this Law Student article »

Supreme Court Admits Online Law School Graduates

News, Online Law School No Comments » reported that four online law school graduates were admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court this week. These law school graduates completed Concord Law School online. Read the rest of this Law Student article »


Best Online Law Schools

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Finding the best online law schools is difficult with all the misinformation on the web. We previously compared the options of attending a traditional law school vs. an online law school. Now let’s consider how to approach online law schools when deciding which one is best for you. Read the rest of this Law Student article »

Interview with Concord Law School Graduate

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The following is an interview I had with a graduate of Concord Law School, which is an online law school now affiliated with Kaplan University. I have broken the interview into sections so you can jump to the section that interests you most. Read the rest of this Law Student article »

Is Law a Business or Profession?

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Is law a profession or a business? This remains an ongoing debate, and raises questions about whether law schools should teach the business side of law. But first, let’s examine the profession vs. business arguments. Read the rest of this Law Student article »

Frugal Law Student Wins Law School Blog Contest

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The Frugal Law Student blog won the Law School division of the ABA’s blog contest, “Top 100 law blogs in the country.” But the contest was not without drama. Read the rest of this Law Student article »

Student Loan Consolidation

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Student loan consolidation has always been confusing for me. So I sat down with my law school student loan coordinator recently to find out the benefits of consolidating student loans, the disadvantages, and other things to know before consolidating student loans. This is what I learned. Read the rest of this Law Student article »

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