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This week's podcast discusses the law school application cycle. Depending when you start the process, the task of applying to law school can take anywhere from six months to tw...
This week's podcast goes over self-study options for the LSAT. We hear from the Director of Pre Law Programs for Kaplan, Jeff Thomas, the Chief Executive Officer for PowerScore...
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 a...
Today's featured law school is the University of Colorado at Boulder Law School. During the program you will hear from the Dean of the law school, David Getches, and JD dual-degr...
This week's podcast places us in a unique vantage point as we hear first-hand stories from three different students currently in law school. We will talk with a married law stu...

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Preparing for Law School

In this week’s podcast we take a look at preparing for law school. Many students wonder if they should do anything to ensure they are successful in law school, but don’t know where to start or what to do. Our experts talk about a variety of steps incoming law students can take to make sure they are prepared as they embark on their first year of law school.

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Getting to Know the LSAT

This week’s podcast covers the basics of the LSAT. We spoke with Linda Ashar, author of 101 Ways to Score Higher on Your LSAT; Jon Denning, Development Director for PowerScore; and Andrew Brody, Princeton Review’s National Content Director for LSAT Programs. In the program we take a look at some particulars of the test, including: when the exam is offered; the section break-down and timing of each section; and the content of the six sections (analytical reasoning, logical reasoning, reading comprehensive and an experimental section).

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Law School – Beyond the Classroom

This week’s podcast explores student life in law school. We discuss the need for and benefits of involvement in student organizations while attending law school.

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Overcoming Test Anxiety

This week’s bonus podcast will take an in-depth look at test anxiety. We will hear from two experts on test anxiety: Dr. Joseph Casbarro, author of Test Anxiety and What You Can Do About It, and Benjamin Moss, a clinical hypnotherapist in California.

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Day in the Life of a Law Student

This week’s podcast places us in a unique vantage point as we hear first-hand stories from three different students currently in law school. We will talk with a married law student who took time off before attending law school, a transfer student, and even someone who finished their undergraduate degree in three years, and then went immediately on to law school.

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What can I do with a JD?

In this week’s podcast we look into the question, “What to do with a Law Degree?” We speak with Robert Boland, sports agent, attorney, and professor at NYU; Caroline Dowd Higgins, Director of the Career and Professional Development Office at Indiana School of Law; and Robert Nelson, Director of the American Bar Foundation.

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Paying for Law School

This week’s podcast gives information and advice on how to pay for law school. We hear from Kim Clark (lead education writer for the US News and World Report), Joe Russo (Director of Student Financial Strategies for Notre Dame), and Roberta Frick (Director of Student Finance for the University of Connecticut Law School). Our experts comment on a variety of topics and ideas for students to consider when figuring out how to pay for law school.

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Is law school right for me?

This week’s podcast helps answer the question “Is Law School Right For Me?”. We spoke to Jose Ivan Roman, Assistant Director of Admissions at Boston Law School; Kelly Shull Cannon, Partner at Houser, Newman, Besley Law Firm; and Kris Tina Carlston, Lawyer and Pre-Law Advisor at Brigham Young University. Our experts discussed the qualities and skill sets it takes to succeed in the law school classroom and the questions to ask yourself before entering into the financial and time commitments of law school. Though Jose Ivan Roman doesn’t believe a specific personality is made for law school, all three of our experts believe there are specific skill-sets needed to succeed. They mentioned drive and determination, along with analytical, writing, reading, and public speaking skills as being necessary for a successful law school student.

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How to Effectively Manage Your Time During the LSAT

This week’s podcast discusses timing on the LSAT. Our guests discuss the “art and science” of LSAT pacing, the pitfalls of a timed standardized test, and advice on what students can do to improve their timing on the LSAT.

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The Under-Represented Minority

This week’s podcast discusses law students that fall under the category of the underrepresented minority, or URM. LSAC states that only 1 out of every 25 lawyers is African American, Latino, Asian American or Native American. LSAC also states, as per the statistics available on their site, that in the only 25% of law school students were recognized minorities.

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Should I take the LSAT more than once?

This week’s program sheds light on the law school admission myth of taking the LSAT more than once. Many students believe that if they take the LSAT more than once, law schools will average their LSAT scores, potentially putting them at a numerical disadvantage with single-LSAT applicants. However, many students are not aware of a 2006 American Bar Association policy requiring schools to only report the highest LSAT score for their admitted students. This ABA policy drastically changed the way many schools handle multiple LSAT scores, and allowed students greater flexibility when taking the test.

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JD/MBA Joint Degree

This week’s podcast discusses the joint JD/MBA degree. On the program we have Patrick Chung, a Harvard JD/MBA graduate and current partner at NEA (a venture capital firm in California); Melanie Nutt, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at Wake Forest University School of Law; and Richard Hermann, co-editor of the Directory of Law School Joint Degree Programs.

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