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Will international law degrees transfer?

This week’s podcast discusses international law degrees and their transferability into the United States legal system, i.e., whether students who obtained their legal degrees outside of the U.S. can practice law in America. Our experts today are John Riccardi, assistant dean for Graduate and International Programs and director of the Office of Graduate and International Programs at Boston University School of Law, and Herbert Larson, professor at Tulane University Law School.

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Admission What Ifs

This week’s podcast discusses the “what ifs” of law school applications and decisions. We look into why denials, waitlist and deferrals happen and the correct way to react to admissions decisions. We also take a look at other common “what ifs” in the application process.

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Federal versus Private Student Loans

This week’s podcast takes a look the differences between federal and private student loans. On the program our financial experts are Heather Jarvis, student loan expert and founder of www.AskHeatherJarvis.com and Glen Herrick, Senior Vice-President with Wells Fargo.

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Is Law School Right For You? Getting A Law Degree Later In Life

This week’s podcast discusses attending law school later in life. Our guests are Deborah Schneider, author of Should You Really Be A Lawyer? The Guide to Smart Career Choices Before, During and After Law School; Ruth Carter, a current 3L at Arizona State University College of Law; and Mark Anderson, a current 1L at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Benefits of an LL.M. (Master of Laws) Degree

This week’s podcast focuses on programs specializing in LL.M. (Master of Laws) degrees. We spoke with John Riccardi, Assistant Dean of Graduation and International Programs at Boston University School of Law; Matthew Parker, Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs at the University of Pennsylvania Law School; and Deborah Call, Associate Dean for Graduate and International Programs at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law.

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How Can You Make Your Law School Application Stand Out?

This week’s podcast discusses how to put together a “stand-out” law school application. Our guests today are Ann Gibbs, Associate Dean of Administrative and Student Services at Wake Forest University School of Law; Ann Levine, author of The Law School Admission Game; and Anna Ivey, founder and head of graduate school admissions for Anna Ivey Consulting.

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What to Include in Your Law School Résumé

This week’s podcast discusses law school application résumés. Our guests are Anna Ivey, founder and President of Ivey Consulting; Ann Levine, author of The Law School Admission Game; and Vanessa Vidal, owner and senior writer for ESQ Resume.

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Transferring Law Schools

This week’s podcast discusses the transfer process for law school students. Our guests are Anna Ivey, author of the Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions; Ann Levine, author of The Law School Admission Game; and Joyce Curll, author of Best Law School Admission Secrets.

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Paying Off Your Student Loans

This week’s podcast discusses paying off student loans. Our guests are Heather Jarvis, attorney and Senior Program Manager for Law School Advocacy at Equal Justice Works; Edie Irons, expert on income-based repayment and public service loan forgiveness, and Communications Director at the Institute for College Access & Success; and Glen Herrick, Senior Vice President of Risk Management at Wells Fargo in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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Large Law Schools Versus Small Law Schools

This week’s podcast discusses the differences between law schools with a large student bodies and smaller student communities. Our guests on the program are Melissa Fruscione, Director of Admissions the University of Notre Dame Law School; Mark West, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Michigan Law School; and Ian Graham, attorney and author of Unbillable Hours. Our experts today discuss the factors students should consider when deciding on a law school based on school size and student population numbers.

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What is a 3 + 3 Law Program and is it Right for You?

This week’s podcast discusses the combination of an undergraduate B.A. (or B.S.) and graduate J.D. Often referred to as a 3+3 program, this course of study typically takes a combined six years to complete, and allows students to earn a bachelor and law degree from either the same university or from the student’s home university and another institution the student’s home university has partnered with.

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Personal Statements

This week’s podcast discusses the law school application personal statement. The personal statement is a vital part of the law school application. It allows students to tell stories taken from their life and personal experiences and present multiple facets of their personality to law school admissions officers.

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