Blueprint LSAT Blog: Legal Jobs

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Law School Applications in the Time of Corona

You know what might help you stop looking at COVID stats for a few minutes? Thinking about law school applications! Hooray? Okay, look, I get it. It’s hard to focus when, well, .  And in times like these, there’s no one correct way to cope.  But on the off-chance that your particular brand

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The Different Law Degrees

Eeny meeny miney…degree?  Much as I’d like to believe that readers of this blog are only here to bask in the sparkling wit and charm of our lovely authors, I know a self-serving fallacy when I see one.  We’re all here for one reason:  To absolutely decimate the LSAT—Blueprint is great at that, BTW.  But

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Which Field of Law Is Right for You? LSAC Will Tell You

The LSAC updated its site with new features to help prospective law students learn about their legal career options. I think the highlight of LSAC’s new features is easily their BuzzFeed-style quiz, where instead of revealing Which Famous Chris is Your Soulmate? or What % Millenial Are You?, LSAC claims their quiz will tell you

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Good News/Bad News with the Current Legal Job Market

All potential law students should keep themselves apprised of the ever-changing status of the legal job market. After all, the vast majority of students do not begin law school with a job waiting for them on the other side. Recently, there have been a number of important developments, both good and bad, which this post

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A Starting Salary of $190K?!

A short time ago, a so-called “biglaw” firm in New York created a stir in the legal community by announcing starting salaries of $190K. Over the last week, a growing number of firms has matched the new salary scale, which is sure to catch the eye of many prospective law students. This post is going

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Legal Field Trips: Personal Injury Law

To complete our series on various legal practices areas, we’re going to dive into the much maligned world of personal injury law. Personal injury lawyers are often pejoratively referred to as “ambulance chasers” because they — more in myth than fact — are thought to follow ambulances to the scenes of accidents in order to

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Legal Field Trips: Corporate Law

Over the last few weeks, we’ve done quick primers on securities law, criminal law, and appellate litigation. Today, we’re going to break from the emerging trend of focusing solely on the litigation side of practice and jump over to corporate work. As a quick caveat, I am not as familiar with corporate law and most

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Legal Field Trips: Appellate Litigation

For the last couple weeks, we’ve been doing a series on various areas of the law. So far, we’ve covered securities law and criminal law. This week we’re going to take up appellate litigation. While this is a relatively niche area, it is another one that a lot of people seem to talk about before

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