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COVID-19 Bar Examination and Admission Changes

It's an uncertain time for recent law graduates and other prospective bar exam takers. Which states will be administering the bar exam in July as planned? Which states have postponed the bar exam until the fall? Which states are admitting law school graduates with supervision from an attorney?

Coronavirus resources and information for law students

Coronavirus has upended the legal education landscape. We know you have questions about how to study online, whether the bar exam will proceed this summer, and the myriad questions about how you're supposed to function on a daily basis. We've assembled this guide with a

Bar Exam Downtime

Spend your extra time caused by COVID-19 to prepare for the bar exam

Measures taken to combat the spread of COVID-19 have forced most of us to stay indoors, leaving law students with a lot more time on their hands. The coronavirus has introduced more uncertainty into our lives, but at least bar exam takers can use that extra time to

Health insurance questions? Join the ABA Insurance Program for an informational webinar

ABA Law Student Division May 15, 2020

Let’s face it: very few people enjoy discussing the topic of health insurance. It’s a complicated, hugely expansive subject matter that sometimes feels

Get 30 tips for your bar prep in 30 minutes

ABA Law Student Division May 14, 2020

Studying for the bar exam is a marathon, not a sprint. Start your conditioning now so you can achieve your best performance.

#MakeTheCase for law students as Congress negotiates the next COVID-19 stimulus package

Nancy Conneely April 30, 2020

In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Congress has come together in a bipartisan way to offer financial support to millions of student

Student loan strategies: Life after law school

Derek Brainard April 01, 2020

Here’s a three-step guide to setting your course for student loan repayment, with a few cautionary tips along the way.

Student Lawyer: The Law Student Evolution Issue

Student Lawyer April 01, 2020

Ever feel like you’re going to forget something important while you’re immersed in law school? No worries. Student Lawyer has rounded up a

Your law school checklist: From 1L to graduation

Katherine Vega April 01, 2020

Ever feel like you’re going to forget something important while you’re immersed in law school? No worries. Here’s a handy guide of to-dos.

On-Campus Interviews: Bouncing back after not getting a job offer

Heidi Weaver April 27, 2020

As I write this article, there is a hiring freeze in effect due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and nobody is certain when the

Ask the Hiring Attorney: How do I hire a legal recruiter?

Shauna Bryce December 20, 2019

Q: How do I find a legal recruiter I can hire to help me find a job after I graduate and pass the bar?

Death becomes her: Plotting a career in funeral law

Emily Albrecht January 01, 2020

Insurance defense litigator Emily Albrecht digs into a specialty that would mortify other lawyers.

From J.D. to Plan B: It's time to take a chance on yourself

Jamie Diaferia January 01, 2020

Your career may not be a straight line. But if you know what you’re good at, you’ll get where you’d like to be.

Insights on bar review and civil procedure from Emory law prof Richard Freer (podcast)

ABA Law Student Division May 08, 2020

In this edition of the ABA Law Student Podcast, host Jake Villarreal interviews Professor Rich Freer about his long career in legal education, his expertise in

Law school innovators talk about taking legal education online (podcast)

ABA Law Student Division April 09, 2020

Even before the pandemic forced law schools to close their doors, forward-thinking educators were working hard to increase the accessibility of legal education