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Path to Law

Student Lawyer: There are many paths to the career you'll love

January 02, 2020

It can be incredibly isolating to feel like your experience is dramatically different from that of everybody else around you and that few others will understand where you come from. That can feel especially true in law school, where the vast majority of students are young, single, child-free

Later-than-most to law school

January 01, 2020

Contrary to popular opinion, there are advantages that come with age, and they can help in law school.

Life as a parent in law school

January 01, 2020

Law school isn’t tailored to students with kids, so create an academic experience that works for your family.

Tradition

To be, or not to be? Tradition isn't the only answer

January 01, 2020

Tradition, especially in the law, means a lot. Traditions connect us to people and ideas that came before. They can add meaning to the things we say and do. But tradition can also hold us back from addressing choices that need rethinking. It’s OK to start fresh every

Your GPS to summer bar success

January 01, 2020

Intensive bar preparation is a “long, strange trip” (apologies to the Grateful Dead). You need your Bar Success GPS—something you don’t want to be frantically pulling together in June and July. Start early. Start now.

The Pro Bono Issue

Finding the pro bono path that's right for you: Student Lawyer Magazine

November 14, 2019

Find out how the ABA is helping immigrant families get due process at the border and survivors of natural disasters recover through the YLD's Disaster Legal Services program. Plus, students tell their pro bono stories and offer their advice on how you can begin making your own legal

I know what you did last summer (in pro bono work)

November 01, 2019

Students tell their pro bono stories and offer their advice on how you can begin making your own legal impact.

Student Loan

PSLF and LRAPs: The facts on loan forgiveness

November 01, 2019

It’s never too early or too late to start thinking about paying off law school loans. In some cases, if you go to the right school, make the right amount of money, and follow confusing steps that may go horribly awry at any point, you