This week’s podcast discusses the differences between choosing a law school due to scholarship monies or a high ranking. Our guests on the program are Anne Chaconas, Director of Admission Counseling at PowerScore Test Preparation and author of the upcoming book, The PowerScore Guide to the Top U.S. Law Schools; Deborah Schneider, co-author of Should You Really Be a Lawyer; Ian Graham, attorney and author of Unbillable Hours; and Gary Young, attorney and author of Law School Ninja.
Today’s featured law school is the University of Virginia Law School. During the program you will hear from the Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions, Jason Trujillo, and 3L student Chris Wimbush.
This week’s podcast discusses federal student loan forgiveness programs. We’ll hear from experts Isaac Bowers, Senior Program Manager for Educational Debt & Outreach at Equal Justice Works; Mark Kantrowitz, publisher of finaid.org and fastweb.com; and Heather Jarvis, financial expert at askheatherjarvis.com.
This week’s podcast discusses deciding between an ABA-accredited and a non-ABA-accredited law school. On the program we have Richard Hermann, professor at Concord Law School, a non-ABA-accredited online law school; Hulett H. “Bucky” Askew, Consultant on Legal Education to the American Bar Association (ABA); and George Leal, the Director of Educational Standards in the Office of Admissions at the State Bar of California.
This week’s podcast features three current law school students. During the program you will hear about their experiences before and during law school.
The students featured in this program are Jason Tenenbaum, a 3L at Hofstra Law School; Stephanie Green, a student in the 2012 graduating class at Arizona State University; and Brooke Scalf, a student in the 2013 graduating class at Faulkner University, Jones School of Law.
This week’s podcast discusses letters of recommendation in the law school application. The letter of recommendation can be a telling aspect of any application because it can show the relationship between an applicant and a third party. It gives an applicant’s mentor, professor or friend the ability to explain to an admissions representative why they might be a better candidate than other similarly-situated applicants.
Today’s featured law school is Wake Forest University School of Law. During the program you will hear from the Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Suzanne Reynolds, and 2011 WFU Law graduate Allison Smith.
This week’s podcast discusses effectively marketing and branding yourself on law school applications. We’ll hear from experts Edward Tom, Dean of Admission at UC Berkeley School of Law and Bill Hoye, Associate Dean of Admission and Student Affairs at Duke University School of Law.
This week’s podcast discusses working while in law school. On the program we have Hulett H. “Bucky” Askew, Consultant on Legal Education to the American Bar Association; Brad Kaufman, attorney and shareholder at Greenburg Traurig LLP, a law firm in Miami, Florida; and Susanne Aronowitz, Associate Dean for Law Career Services and Alumni Relations at Golden Gate University School of Law.
This week’s podcast takes a look at the legal practice of contracts. We’ll hear from experts Frank Snyder, Professor at Texas Wesleyan School of Law; Steven Schooner, Professor at George Washington University Law School; and Brian Bix, Professor at the University of Minnesota Law School.
This week’s podcast discusses law journals. All law schools have opportunities for students to work on and contribute to a number of student-edited publications. The one usually considered most “prestigious” is the law school’s Law Review (which typically has scholarly pieces discussing legal issues written by professors and legal experts), although there are also a variety of other journals students can join, dealing with specific areas of the law (i.e., sports law, business law, international law). No matter the type of journal you choose, though, taking part in one can definitely help you during and after law school.
Today’s featured law school is Florida State University College of Law. During the program you will hear from the Dean of the law school, Donald Weidner, and 3L student Tara Klimek-Price.