Logical Reasonings / 12.15.14

A) Evaluate your GPA and LSAT score to set a law school application strategy. US News & World Report

B) Six areas of the law you might be interested in exploring. Ms. JD

C) British Columbia revoked approval for a discriminatory Christian law school. Oh, Canada. CBC

D) A Spiderman web shooter is forcing SCOTUS to reconsider a 50-year old decision. But WHEN will they hear my infringement case regarding the Batpoon? Wall Street Journal

E) “If you have become dissatisfied with mass-produced legal representation, stop by my scriveners shop; for I am an artisanal attorney.” McSweeney’s Internet Tendency

Dec 15, 2014 - 2:10 pm - By Greg Nix
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The 12 Days of LSAT

With a mere 12 days until Christmas Eve, if you’re like me you’re hearing Christmas songs everywhere you go. And if you’re like me, you hate every Christmas song except for this one.

So for those of you tired of traditional Christmas songs, and in the midst of your LSAT studies, I present to you…

THE 12 DAY OF LSAT
(Sung to the tune of “The 12 Days of Christmas”… duh.)

The first thing that stressed me out
On the L-S-A-T:
My government issued ID

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Dec 12, 2014 - 6:59 pm - By Greg Nix
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Logical Reasonings / 12.12.14

A) 7 ways to keep law school costs down. Ms. JD

B) The Magic Number: How many law schools should you apply to? And here I thought the magic number was 32. Barrister on a Budget

C) A black law professor is suing his former school for racial discrimination. Above The Law

D) A Canadian “electro-industrial” band has invoiced the U.S. government $666,000 for using their music to torture detainees at Guantanamo Bay. The lesson as always? Just use Spotify. The Guardian

E) The Onion weighs in on Columbia’s decision to push some final exams. The Onion

Dec 12, 2014 - 1:05 pm - By Greg Nix
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3 Tips to Balance Law School Applications and Finals

Applying to law school is a difficult and stressful process at the best of times. When you have to worry about final exams, papers, and holiday activities on top of your applications, it becomes even more difficult. Having gone through the process last year, I am going to offer a few words of advice on how to make it through in one piece.

Set Reasonable Goals
The best part of the application process is that you can easily break it up into small parts. Apart from the personal statement, virtually every part of schools’ applications are made up of segments that you can complete in a few hours. For example, you can complete the forms on LSAC or write the first draft of an optional essay over the course of an afternoon.

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Dec 11, 2014 - 6:47 pm - By Philip Mayer
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Logical Reasonings / 12.11.14

A) Good proofreading can help you create an immaculate law school application. Girl’s Guide to Law School

B) Last minute tips for law school finals. Maybe Yuko and Philip should take note. Law School Toolbox

C) Michigan State Law is trying to help its students understand and manage loan debt. Real swell of ‘em. Above The Law

D) Gun control advocates are losing the battle for public opinion.
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E) I need a comedy fix after that last link. how about the 11 Best Stand-Up Specials of 2014? Vulture

Dec 11, 2014 - 1:45 pm - By Greg Nix
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