Logical Reasonings / 10.31.14

Just a couple more days to enter our caption contest and win a Logic Games book… MSS

Make sure to clean up your social media presence before you apply to law school. Pen and Chisel

Law school according to (fake) Kanye West. Thought Catalog

6 horror movie villains who do NOT belong in jail. I’ll add the plants from The Happening, though in that case M. Night Shyamalan should go to jail for shoddy storytelling. Above The Law

The best Halloween costumes on the internet. Don’t feel bad about yours, though. io9

Oct 31, 2014 - 12:28 pm - By Greg Nix
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The Spooks and Scares of Being a 1L

With Halloween right around the corner, let’s talk about the scariest parts of law school. Now that I’m almost two months into the semester, it is starting to get downright terrifying here at Columbia, and here’s why:

The Ghostly Specter of Final Exams
Nowadays, the mere reference to finals is enough to send me into a minor panic attack. If you’ve ever been on a roller-coaster before, you know the tick-tick-tick sound that accompanies the steep incline that comes right before a sudden, heart-stopping plunge; that is exactly how everything feels right now—there is this slow, steady build-up to the furious intensity and all-consuming stress that will go along with preparing for and taking exams. Up until this point, it has been easy to push the thought out of my mind and put off worrying about it, but now I seem to find myself facing the malignant shade of impending finals at every turn.

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Oct 30, 2014 - 6:53 pm - By Philip Mayer
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Logical Reasonings / 10.30.14

Factors to weigh in order to choose the best law school for you. Ms. JD

The perils of applying early decision. Pre Law Guru

Ruth Bader Ginsburg loved John Oliver’s puppy dog SCOTUS parody, proving once again that she’s the coolest. Wall Street Journal

Not content with members of Congress and governors, lobbyists are now trying to buy off attorney generals. Where’s Bradley Cooper when you need him? NY Times

Pee Wee Herman remakes the new Avengers trailer on Fallon. Nerdist

Oct 30, 2014 - 1:14 pm - By Greg Nix
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Start Your Halloween with This Haunting Logic Game

Halloween is just around the corner, but if you’re studying for the December LSAT you probably haven’t had time to think about it.

Allow us to put you in the Halloween mode with this autumnal LSAT Logic Game:

Hayride: A school has taken a number of first, second, and third graders on a field trip to a pumpkin patch. Some of these children will get to go on a haunted hayride. Three trucks will be used for the hayrides. One truck is red, one truck is green, and one truck is black. Each truck will give only one hayride, and each hayride will transport at least one child. The following conditions apply:

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Oct 29, 2014 - 6:49 pm - By Colin Elzie
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Caption Contest: Win a Free LSAT Logic Games Book!

We all know the sonorous drone of our least favorite professor, even if we don’t feel it quite as acutely as this unhappy note-taker.

Luckily for him (and for you) there’s a better way to study: The Blueprint for LSAT Logic Games.

And thanks to our latest caption contest, you’re just one funny comment away from winning a free copy. All you have to do is submit a funny, LSAT or prelaw-related caption for the above photo in the comments section below. We’ll pick our favorite one, and the lucky scribe will win a free LSAT book. Easy peasy lemon squeezy.

The key is to be creative. Here are some past examples of Most Strongly Supported caption contest winners to give you an idea.

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Oct 28, 2014 - 6:12 pm - By Greg Nix
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