While most Americans regard January as chance to recover from the holidays. But for law students, January marks a time of high anxiety: the arrival of law school grades. Though students worry about grades to varying degrees throughout law school, first year students usually experience the highest levels of stress. Let’s be honest: anyone who […]
For most Americans, November brings the promise of big dinners, family gatherings, and holiday fun. But for law students, November promises one thing: final exams. Final exams are one of the most nerve-wracking academic experiences. Final grades – particularly first year grades – can shape a young attorney’s career for years. So, law students have […]
There are 204 ABA-accredited law schools in the United States, but six of them stand out from the pack. These six – Howard University School of Law, North Carolina Central University School of Law, Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Southern University Law Center, FAMU College of Law, and the David A. Clarke […]
If you’re a lawyer, you’ve clearly met a few law professors. You may have even considered becoming a professor yourself. Nevertheless, you may not know how or where to begin the process of becoming a law professor. This entry will provide some direction. It will provide valuable tips for African-American applicants as they navigate […]
Let’s not mince words: Law school is not fun. Even those enrolled at a law school with the most pleasant, welcoming students and faculty will be required to work harder and longer than they ever have in any academic setting. Because law school is so difficult, it is a very stressful experience. Unfortunately, it […]
You’ve supported him through three hard years of studying during law school. Now, after watching him walk across that stage in a cap and gown, degree in hand, you want to breathe a grateful sigh of relief. But you might want to hold that breath. While graduating law school is a major milestone that should […]
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