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10 Questions to Ask Law School Reps. The University of Alabama Law School Fair provides an excellent opportunity for students to interact and engage with law school representatives from around the country. This is your opportunity to ask questions regarding specific interests and concerns.

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1. How long is law school? If you attend full-time, law school is three years. Some schools offer part-time programs which are 4 years.
2. How much is law school? In an article dated March 12, 2019, USNews.com states: “The average annual tuition and fees at private law schools in the 2018-2019 academic year – $49,095 – was around $8,400 higher than the average annual out-of-state tuition and fees at public law schools.
3. Do I need to take any prerequisites before I apply to law school? There are no prerequisite classes or majors to qualify for law school. You must complete or be in the process of completing your baccalaureate (college bachelor) degree.
4. Are there any entrance exams required for law school? The most common entrance exam for law school is the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). However, some schools now accept the GRE in lieu of the LSAT.
5. How much does it cost to apply to law school? Yes, law school is challenging, but it is also fun. If you didn’t like reading cases and learning how to write a legal memo, I don’t think you would be in law school.
6. What should I be looking for in a law school? You should be looking for a good fit for you. This includes the atmosphere of the law school, the location, and the price.
7. What do law schools look for in an applicant? Law schools look first and foremost for indications of strong academic ability. This is typically displayed through your undergraduate GPA or LSAT/GRE score.
8. What law school classes do I take in the first year? In the first year, you will typically take Torts, Contracts, Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Property, and a Legal Writing class.
9. What does J.D. stand for? J.D. stand for Juris Doctor, which is the degree you get when you graduate law school. You can put Esq. as your title once you are a licensed attorney admitted to a state bar.
10. What is the Socratic method? The Socratic method is what most people know as “cold calling” where the professor randomly selects a student to answer a question.

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Questions To Ask A Law School Admissions Officer One of the best things you can do to decide which law school is right for you is to go on a school visit. Most of these visits will consist of a school tour, a class visit and a meeting with an admissions officer.

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Not only are people applying to law school, there are tons of prospective students touring the school and calling with questions. I recently had a reader write in requesting a post about questions to ask while visiting a prospective law school. This is such a great idea and I think will be so beneficial to many prospective students.

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Important Questions to Ask Law School Staff, Alumni. Asking these questions early can help prospective law students craft applications. Alumni that you meet through friends or coworkers will

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Compare Graduate Schools; Search for Graduate Schools Exceptional J.D. candidates may be able to go to law school for free if they receive Here are 10 questions to ask before submitting a

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The Right Reasons to Attend Law School. When you ask yourself, “Should I go to law school?” you should have solid reasons to back up your answer if your reply is “yes.” If your reason appears below, you’re probably making the right decision. 1. I …

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15 Interview Questions for Law Students to Ask What's your typical day like? What project are you most proud of? Do lawyers here work mostly alone or as part of a team? How will I know how I'm doing? How much client contact will I have? How would you characterize the firm's personality? What kind of training do associates receive?

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Free Legal Answers is a virtual legal advice clinic. Qualifying users post their civil legal question to their state's website. Lawyers provide information and basic legal advice without any expectation of long-term representation. The website increases access to advice and information about non-criminal legal matters for those who cannot

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Ask FREE Legal Questions. Get FREE public or private legal advice in minutes from our network of over 8,800 specialized attorneys in all legal areas - from Family Law and Bankruptcy to Criminal and Traffic Law. Learn how LawGuru works. Ask a Question. Search Past Answers.

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Here is what you should know before deciding about law school. Getting into and through law school typically requires years of hard work and lots of money. Many grads embark on successful careers, but some struggle to find employment and pay off student loan debt, making the decision to go a very important one. If you're considering applying to a J.D. …

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Ask questions that are specific of each school (e.g. what sets one school's X clinic apart from the other schools' X clinic). Ask things that interest you about that school, maybe do some research on stuff about each school that you'd like to know more about and ask that! but don't ask them if you should apply or not because of your GPA.

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1. The University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, Arkansas. Points: 4 points. Website. Our top …
2. The University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Points: 4 points. Website. One of the …
3. The University of Mississippi. University, Mississippi. Points: 2 points. Website. The …
4. The University of Georgia. Athens, Georgia. Featured Programs. Points: 4 points. Website. …
5. The University of Montana. Missoula, Montana. Points: 3 points. Website. Students at the …
6. The University of North Dakota. Grand Forks, North Dakota. Points: 2 points. Website. The …
7. The University of the District of Columbia. Washington, D.C. Points: 2 points. Website. One …
8. CUNY School of Law. Long Island City, New York. Points: 2 points. Website. CUNY School …
9. Southern University Law Center. Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Points: 2 points. Website. Law …
10. The University of Wyoming. Laramie, Wyoming. Points: 2 points. Website. The University of …

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1. Why do you want to go to law school or become a lawyer? Be brutally honest with yourself in examining your true motivation. Write the answer down today, and revisit it often.
2. What kind of lawyers are there, and what kind do you think you want to become? Highlighting one of the habits of highly effective people, Steven Covey explained that “[t]o begin with the end in mind means to start with a clear understanding of your destination.
3. Have you talked to any lawyers, and what have you learned about their journey in the legal profession? Yes, this question is not merely self-reflection, but requires you to research and seek out conversations with lawyers.
4. What is important to you in finding fulfillment in your career? Try to determine what makes YOU thrive. Even though we may all be able to agree on the very basic qualities of a good work environment, like safety and the absence of discrimination or abuse, we are each quite unique in what ultimately makes us personally and professionally happy.
5. What is your plan for putting together a great application for law school and for preparing for each year of law school? There are a wide variety of resources at your fingertips to research how to maximize your chances of getting into your law school of choice, what each year of law school entails, and how to succeed in law school.
6. How will you pay for law school? Many people decide to go to law school, a very costly endeavor, without first doing a realistic financial checkup or planning how they will pay back their student loans.
7. What steps are you taking to address any concerns you may have about law school or becoming a lawyer? The legal profession, like any other profession, has intellectual and lifestyle challenges.

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Ask students if all of their professors cold call. Are you freaking out about easily finding housing off campus? Ask students how they found their apartments. Envision your ideal law school experience and your worst case scenario and ask the questions that will help you figure out where this school fits along that spectrum.

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While applying to law school can be stressful, it is important to remember the reasons why you decided to apply in the first place. Remaining focused on your goals can help you demystify the experience. To that end, ask yourself the following five questions and consider writing down your answers as an exercise to help to shape your personal

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6 questions to ask yourself if you think you want to go to law school. Ask practicing lawyers if you should go to law school and they’ll probably tell …

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