Don Macaulay – President of Law Preview

Can 1L Grades Impact How Much I Pay For Law School?

Unfortunately, yes. It’s well documented that the vast majority of law firm recruiting takes place during the fall semester of law students’ second year, and first year (1L) grades are all that legal employers have at their disposal at the time when deciding which students to hire into their summer associate programs. What may not …

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Rejected From Your Dream School? You Still Have One Last Chance

Devastated. Kicked in the gut. Blindsided.  That’s how it might feel when you check your Gmail and read the first sentence from your top-choice school: “We regret to inform you…”   If you’ve clung to the dream of attending a particular law school since your senior year of high school, you’ll undoubtedly feel deeply discouraged …

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Get to Know a Professor: Christina Duffy Ponsa-Kraus, Columbia Law School

Law Preview retains a roster of law professors that any school would envy.  Not only are they accomplished scholars, but they represent 24 Teacher of the Year Award Winners, five former clerks to justices on the Supreme Court and two federal prosecutors.  But don’t be intimidated by their credentials — above all they are fun, engaging and …

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Get to Know a Professor: Zahr Said, University of Washington Law School

Law Preview retains a roster of law professors that any school would envy.  Not only are they accomplished scholars, but they represent 24 Teacher of the Year Award Winners, five former clerks to justices on the Supreme Court and two federal prosecutors.  But don’t be intimidated by their credentials — above all they are fun, engaging and …

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Question Corner: I Didn’t Prep for Undergrad, Why Should I for Law School?

In the Question Corner segment, Don Macaulay, President of Law Preview, answers reader’s questions about law school success and our courses. Have a question you need answered? Email Don directly to be featured in the next Question Corner. By now, if you’re like most entering law students the reality of beginning the 1L year is starting …

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To Brief, Or Not To Brief… There’s Really No Question

If you’ve been keeping up with this blog series, you probably already know that in law school professors teach using the Case Method. This means that the days of you coming to class hungover or tired, expecting to be spoon-fed information by lecture, are over. Instead, you will be expected to read (and brief!) your …

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Question Corner: Why Should I Take Advice from You?

We are excited to introduce the Law Preview Question Corner Series. Every other week, Don Macaulay, President of Law Preview, will answer readers’ questions about law school success and our courses. Have a question you need answered? Email Don directly to be featured in the next Question Corner. Why Should I Take Advice from You? …

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Relationship Advice from Law Preview (Yes, Really)

You read that title correctly. Today you’re going to get some relationship advice from the gray-haired, middle-aged (divorced!) president and founder of Law Preview. Stop and let that soak in for a moment. Now, you may ask: “Is this guy at all qualified to give relationship advice?” The answer is a resounding “No.” I practice …

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Why the F? Understanding the 1L Grading Curve [Video]

If you’re planning to enter law school this fall, be prepared for some surprises. First, the teaching methods your law professors employ will be unlike what you experienced in your college classroom. Moreover, when you finally sit for your first semester exams, you’ll see that how you’re tested (and your objectives as an examinee) will …

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