Blueprint LSAT Blog: Law School Advice

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The 5 Things Prospective Law Students Don’t Do But Absolutely Should

This post was written by a former Blueprint student and current practicing lawyer. Law school is not just a big investment of time and money, it’s a life-shaping experience. To ensure that experience is positive and healthy, there are a few things that any prospective law student should do. There is some overlap between each

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Does networking make your stomach turn? You’re not alone.

I hate networking. It is one of my least favorite parts of the law school experience. And that’s saying a lot. I even hate the word “networking” and especially hate people who talk about “growing their network.” Unfortunately, networking is an essential part of the law school experience, and it is a great way to

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Feeling Minnesota :(

It’s hard to belive, but some law schools are struggling to pay their bills, even though they’re charging about $50,000 in tuition, and increasing tuiton by about 4 to 5 percent per year. Take for example the struggles at the University of Minnesota: Law School Transparency The simple reason is that schools like Minnesota are

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Caveat Scolasticus, or, in English, Student Beware

We told you a few weeks ago about the student that was suing her law school for allegedly misrepresenting employment data. She lost. My property professor is fond of saying that only deviants litigate, since pretty much everyone else figures out how to fix their problems outside of a courtroom. So what can prospective law

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Law School Transfer: Solid Plan or Utter Fantasy?

Much like college applications, there are reach, match, and safety schools when applying for law school, and for a lot of people, there’s that one dream school. Things might not work out as planned, though — whether because of a low LSAT, GPA, or some other reason — and you might not get into your

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The Necessity of Law Internships

Look. You could go to law school because you’re a humanities major and that’s just what humanities majors do. Or, you could get some work experience at a law firm before you take the plunge into law school. Law school is not for everybody. Neither is practicing law. If you spend a few years, or

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Where to Find Law School Scholarships

Law school is expensive. There’s no sugarcoating that. Unless you have a treasure trove of hidden cash stashed away somewhere, you are probably going to rely on some combination of scholarships, financial aid, and student loans to finance your legal education. This post is about the first of those financing options—scholarships—and how to find scholarships

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What Majors Are Best for Law School?

Undergrads with dreams of eventually attending law school often wonder if there are certain undergraduate majors that will better prepare you for law school (or that will make your application look better). I’ll go ahead and end the suspense now: There’s definitely no mandatory major if you plan on attending law school. With that said,

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