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Reacting to Grades

What to do about mediocre first-semester law school grades

Related Program: On January 27, 2022, we partnered with Themis Bar Review to hold a "Virtual Office Hours" program: Rebounding from First Semester Law School Grades. You can watch the replay here. If you just received your first-semester grades and are wondering whether you’re

Embrace the Change—Law School vs. Undergrad

At this point, I am sure you have heard countless times just how different law school is from your undergraduate studies. However, it’s also important to point out that knowing law school is more challenging doesn’t make the transition less scary. Change may be necessary,

Embrace the Change—Law School vs. Undergrad

Andrew Kryder May 20, 2022

At this point, I am sure you have heard countless times just how different law school is from your undergraduate studies. However, it’s

Personal Finance Basics for Soon-to-Be and New Lawyers

Katie Ahern May 19, 2022

Unfortunately, it is quite common for law students to graduate with insufficient personal finance knowledge and financial literacy, a concerning situation after having

Personal Finance Basics for Soon-to-Be and New Lawyers

Katie Ahern May 19, 2022

Unfortunately, it is quite common for law students to graduate with insufficient personal finance knowledge and financial literacy, a concerning situation after having

Consolidating Versus Refinancing Your Student Loans

ABA Law Student Division May 06, 2022

LeAndra Ross, AFC® from non-profit AccessLex Institute discusses the pros and cons of student loan consolidation and refinancing.  The Virtual

Student Lawyer: Imagine, Then Build Your Future

Student Lawyer April 05, 2022

It's time to construct your legal career—and Student Lawyer's latest issue has some more tools for your toolbox. What's ahead in the future

Want to Pass the Bar Exam? Start Saving Money

Sara J. Berman April 01, 2022

Without a solid financial footing (for what is a far costlier venture than many realize), it’s nearly impossible to engage in the sort of in-depth focus needed for law school, bar exam, and your professional success.

Leaving The Law: Finding the Right Mix for Your Passions

Cheryl Rich Heisler April 01, 2022

Offering legal career advice or mixing up cocktails—both can help members of the bar. Don’t forget to find your passion.

Your legal adventure is out there! Considerations for choosing a career path in the law

Rachel Gurvich and Margaret Hannon August 25, 2020

Law students often ask, “how do I know what kind of lawyer I want to be?” Or they see classmates who seem to

Military Legal Practice and Perspectives on the Law of War

ABA Law Student Division April 26, 2022

Major General John Altenburg was instrumental in transforming the practice of law in the military through his leadership and immersive approaches for military

Understanding the Weaponization of Social Media with P.W. Singer

ABA Law Student Division March 28, 2022

Information and disinformation campaigns are centuries old, but our social media era has given new and rapid thrust to the sharing of ideas,