A) Thanks again to everybody who contributed questions to Blueprint LSAT Prep’s first Reddit AMA. In case you missed it, here’s the link. Reddit.
B) This letter written by a lawyer might very well inspire a new generation of (sarcastic) law school hopefuls. Gawker.
C) Every law school is feeling the brunt of dropping applications, not just the big ones. Buffalo Business First.
D) New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has some explaining to do. Bleacher Report.
E) Welp, Paula Deen’s a racist. Talking Points Memo.
Law school expert Ann Levine has released the second edition of her fantastic pre-law book, The Law School Admission Game. As if the first edition weren’t insightful enough, Levine has returned with an updated and expanded version of the Amazon best-seller she first released in 2009.
Due to the changing law school admissions landscape, Levine has updated the book’s chapters on personal statements, optional essays, explaining your weaknesses, and even LSAT prep. The book also includes expanded information on résumés and addenda. Luckily, select contributions from Blueprint LSAT Prep in the first edition made it to the second edition. There’s even the following quote from Blueprint LSAT Prep co-founder Matt Riley splashed right on the cover:
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A) Blueprint LSAT Prep instructor and LSAT blog contributor Laura Santoski will host an AMA on Reddit tomorrow to answer your LSAT and law school questions. Most Strongly Supported.
B) Even if there’s drool on their personal statement, babies make good law school applicants. Above the Law.
C) If you ever steal a credit card, don’t pose with it in a photo booth. Lowering the Bar.
D) Maybe Vladimir Putin will change his mind on Syria, after all. Guardian.
E) Have you noticed Leonardo DiCaprio seems to play the same character in a lot of movies? It’s because he does. Huffington Post.
Jun 18, 2013 - 4:02 pm - By Hank
Tags: blueprint, blueprint lsat, blueprint lsat prep, law school, law school applicant, logical reasonings, LSAT, LSAT blog, LSAT prep, personal statement
While Father’s Day is in the rearview, it’s never too late to do something nice for Dad. If you’re an LSAT student, you’ve given Dad a set off worries beyond that of the average offspring. What might the father of an LSAT student like for Father’s Day? Let’s have a look:
LSAT Student Father’s Day Gift Idea I: Law School Tuition
If you’re like most LSAT students, you’re going to run to Pops, hat in hand, asking for help paying for law school (and probably Mom too). And who could blame you? Law school ain’t cheap. Wouldn’t it be grand if Dad could just win the lottery and throw all that worry out the window? Law school tuition for Dad is like a husband buying his wife lingerie. Sure, it’s technically a gift for the wife, but it’s really a gift for the husband.
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Jun 17, 2013 - 6:11 pm - By Alex Davis
Tags: law, law professor, legal, LSAT, lsat in real life, lsat student
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A) If you have a low GPA, you may have better luck in law school admissions than you think. Law Admissions Lowdown.
B) Before deciding on a law school, make an incubator check. US News and World Report.
C) Most law schools only have one dean. Brooklyn Law School is not like most law schools. Above the Law.
D) It’s go time for the Supreme Court. Today they struck down Arizona’s provision requiring voters to show proof of citizenship. CNN.
E) The people at Weather.com need to chill. College Humor.