Entries by Emily Mermell

March Webinar – How Law School Differs From College

Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | 8:00PM – 9:00PM EST Title: How Law School Differs From College – Can It Really Be That Bad? Registration: Click Here to Register Now When you started the law school admissions process last fall, you probably heard from friends and family that “the hardest part is getting in.” Now that […]

5 Revolutionary Black Lawyers That Changed America

In celebration of Black History Month, we’re featuring five revolutionary black lawyers who had an impact on American history. Some of these men and women made their marks in the courtroom, some gravitated to legislatures and others have been successful in both arenas. Macon Bolling Allen, First African American Lawyer & Judge, 1816 Macon Bolling […]

Summer Plans for the Incoming 1L Student

The summer before law school is here and things are about to get real. The next three years will be filled with late nights, a lack of free time and a lot of stress. The summer before law school is your last taste of freedom, so take advantage of what’s meaningful to you. Here are […]

The 4 Healthy Habits of Successful Law Students

Being a top law student isn’t just about doing the assignments. Building healthy habits can help you manage your workload and keep you focused on your goals. It’s easy to get lost in the commotion of assigned reading, work/life balance and FOMO. Simple things like creating a solid routine, adopting a healthy lifestyle, learning to […]

3 Books You Should Read Before Starting Law School

Your summer before law school is about to begin, and we’ve got some books to add to your reading list. With your 1L year right around the corner, it’s natural to begin to panic. Are you ready to be a law student? Do you know the difference between law school and undergrad exams? Are your […]

There’s an App for That: 5 Apps for Law Students

One part of being a savvy law student is using technology to your advantage. In law school, you’ll be required to digest large amounts of information in short periods of time. Turning to technology for study aids, note-taking and stress relief can help you manage your time and resources wisely. Since time management is an essential skill to […]

5 Qualities that Make a Great Law Student

There are many qualities that make a great law student. Chances are, you already exhibit some of these (considering how hard it was to get into law school). The qualities of a great law student are the same qualities of a great lawyer. Honing in on these skills throughout law school will get you to graduation and ultimately prepare […]