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A Consumer Guide for the Social Justice-Minded Law Student

So you want to be a lawyer?  Making the commitment to attend law school is often a tough decision. And choosing the right law school for you is even more difficult. What makes a law school great?  What makes the significant financial commitment worth the investment? What can you do with a law degree?  And will a law degree help you change the world?  Choosing the right law school is an intensely personal decision. It should align with your own values.  If you are interested in public service, these considerations must be a central part of the calculus in choosing the right law school for you.

 

http://consumerguide.saltlaw.org/

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ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship

The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship is officially open, with an application postmarked deadline of March 2, 2016.

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See link: http://www.americanbar.org/groups/diversity/diversity_pipeline.html

 

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Pace Law School Named To List As A Best Public Service School

Pace Law has been named one of the best schools for public service, according to a recent report by National Jurist magazine In the study, National Jurist recognized twenty of the top law schools for their excellence in three fields of public service: government, public defendant/prosecutors and public interest. Pace was one of 20 schools listed in the public interest discipline

http://whiteplains.dailyvoice.com/schools/pace-law-school-named-to-list-as-a-best-public-service-school/619742/

 

 

 

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This Law School Will Pay You To Take The GRE To Save Its U.S. News Rank From The Dreaded LSAT

Wake Forest has teamed up with Educational Testing Service (ETS) and two other law schools to see if the GRE would work as an alternative to the LSAT for law school admissions, and the school needs assistance from both current students and recent graduates for some experimentation. 

 

 

http://abovethelaw.com/2016/01/this-law-school-will-pay-you-to-take-the-gre-to-save-its-u-s-news-rank-from-the-dreaded-lsat/

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Culture through CLEO — CLEO Pilot program aims to increase diversity among law students

CLIC recruits and trains 20 law school applicants from diverse backgrounds and sends sets of five students to four states across the country Hayes said the idea behind CLIC is that students are more likely to succeed when they are introduced into a new environment with peers who can help act as a support network.​http://www.uiargonaut.com/2016...
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