Blueprint LSAT Blog: Legal Life

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5 Reasons to Strive for a 170+ LSAT Score

Applying and getting accepted to law school is a numbers game. There are a lot of different numbers that figure into the law school equation and the decisions you’ll make in the application process: your undergraduate GPA, your LSAT score, where your score falls on the median for your prospective schools, the tuition costs vs.

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Top Law Schools in Kentucky

Kentucky is a southeastern state with a lot of activity, including horse racing, automobile manufacturing, bluegrass music, college basketball, moonshine and bourbon—in fact, 95% of the world’s bourbon is made in Kentucky. The culture of Kentucky is considered blended. The state is mostly Southern, but with Midwest and Southern Appalachia influences. Kentucky is bound by

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Top Law Schools in Indiana

Indiana is the 38th largest state by area and the 17th most populous. Its capital and largest city is Indianapolis and even though you might equate the Midwest with common sense, Indiana happens to be home to some antiquated laws, like the one that stipulates a person may not enter a movie house, theater or

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Top Law Schools in Colorado

Colorado is a western U.S. state known for its arid desert, river canyons and snow-covered Rocky Mountains. This part of the country is a popular destination for sports enthusiasts, snowboarders (aka. winter sports enthusiasts) and college students! Colorado is outdoorsy and lively, so if an active and zippy social life is of importance alongside your

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Seven Presidents Who Were Lawyers

Today — to commemorate it being the third Monday of February, the date on which we honor George Washington’s birthday, colloquially known as President’s Day and popularly understood as a federal holiday that you may or may not get off from work or class — we’re going to take a look at some of the

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The MBE, Which a Ton of Would-Be Attorneys Have Bombed Recently

One topic of discussion that is sure to send shivers down the spine of any law student is the bar exam. The bar exam is the final academic hurdle on a prospective lawyer’s path to becoming licensed to practice law. It consists of a written portion, which covers different subjects depending on the jurisdiction, and

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A Glossary of Legal Jargon You Were Too Embarrassed to Ask About

People often say that attending law school and familiarizing yourself with legal thinking is like learning a new language. One aspect of the process that makes it so unfamiliar is the prevalence of unfamiliar terms and phrases. In the interest of avoiding any potential embarrassment for incoming law students, this post is going to provide

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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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