When other daughters were dancing on their daddy’s feet, Amanda Sarmiento was brushing up on History Channel documentaries with her own father, a tradition that sparked her interest not only in history, but also political science. Growing up in Laredo, Texas, Sarmiento lived in a household that highly prioritizes education. The
In the right hands, a law degree can be a powerful tool – and Amanda I. Sarmiento of Texas A&M School of Law has all the makings of a true change agent. BARBRI Law Preview and the ABA are proud to award
With the another round of MPRE exams coming up, I thought I'd share some thoughts about the exam. First, some perspective on the MPRE. I almost used "help you ace the MPRE" in the title. Then I remembered, it's a pass/fail exam. One might consider anything above and beyond a passing score
Not to scare you, but the reality is if you study and work hard, and are in law school, you can pass the bar, no matter how you did in law school. But remember if you did really well in law school, you can fail too.
It's the time of year in the Law Student Division when our 15 circuits hold their meetings. And leading up to them, Fabiani Duarte, division chair, updated the circuits on law student member benefits and advocacy issues – the Uniform Bar Exam, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, and paid credit
I usually write about strategies for prelaw/law students and lawyers who are looking to break into BigLaw despite perceived obstacles such as grades, school, or background. But what if you actually do achieve what you want – ie: you get that BigLaw job – but are then faced with an entirely