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Bar Exam Resources for Mental Health

Essential Mental Health, Physical Health, and Wellness Resources for Bar Exam Prep

We are here to support you while you study for the bar exam. During this challenging time, we want to encourage you to take care of yourselves and continue to focus on all aspects of your well-being. Your physical and emotional health are critical to your success in life…and on the bar exam.

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Develop your financial resiliency with this installment of Virtual Office Hours

Jacquie Carroll, Ed.D., AFC® from nonprofit AccessLex Institute walks through how to develop financial resiliency – an important skill for navigating uncertain times. The Virtual Office Hours series connects you with experts to help you thrive as law student and prepare for life

Develop your financial resiliency with this installment of Virtual Office Hours

ABA Law Student Division March 05, 2021

Jacquie Carroll, Ed.D., AFC® from nonprofit AccessLex Institute walks through how to develop financial resiliency – an important skill for navigating uncertain times.

You’ve been accepted to law school. Now what?

Jenna Wims Hashway February 25, 2021

If you were leaving your home for a month, you’d prepare, right?  You’d stop the mail, have someone come by to water the

Develop your financial resiliency with this installment of Virtual Office Hours

ABA Law Student Division March 05, 2021

Jacquie Carroll, Ed.D., AFC® from nonprofit AccessLex Institute walks through how to develop financial resiliency – an important skill for navigating uncertain times.

Get your law school summer financial plan in order with Virtual Office Hours

ABA Law Student Division February 12, 2021

How does your true spending compare with your spending plan? Will you have a paid internship?  Summer associate position?  Taking the bar exam? 

Polish your LinkedIn profile (with a little help from Virtual Office Hours)

ABA Law Student Division December 21, 2020

Get tips to ensure your LinkedIn profile is ready for employers and to grow your professional network. This edition of Virtual

5 questions to ask before becoming a construction lawyer

Tom Dunn and Lexie Pereira October 13, 2020

While construction law is generally a lesser-known practice of law amongst law students, it is by no means small. In fact, construction is

Student Lawyer: Pro Bono Changes Lives

ABA Law Student Division January 07, 2021

Want to help build empathy, starting with your own little corner of the world? Pro bono is your best move. You can make

Law student debt: Our profession’s compounding crisis

Austin Groothuis January 01, 2021

A law school student loan debt survey report demonstrates the growing crisis of lawyer debt. Here's how that impacts law students.

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?

Your legal adventure is out there! Considerations for choosing a 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

Still don’t know what you want to be when you grow up, 1Ls? It’s okay!

Emily Hirsekorn August 18, 2020

“The lawyers I’ve talked to said I have to choose a path and stick to it!” “Everyone else seems

Housing and eviction law: How law students can help tenants in the midst of COVID-19

ABA Law Student Division March 02, 2021

At the start of the pandemic, Colorado lawyer Zach Neumann posted on social media that he would gladly assist those facing evictions, but

Pro se support: The ins and outs of a legal help program

ABA Law Student Division January 29, 2021

Not everyone can afford a lawyer, and not everyone needs one. But, when a regular person has a pressing legal question, where can