Samantha Weller

Samantha Weller is the Social Media Manager at BARBRI Law Preview. She also serves as a content creator and contributor.

TED Talks and documentaries that every incoming 1L should watch

The summer before starting 1L year is a great time for you to get prepared for the law school experience. To do this, there are many things you can be doing, including summer reading, applying for scholarships, and taking a law school prep course. You should also plan to scour the Internet to learn not only about the challenges you’ll face in law school, but also important …

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Four Black lawyers who have argued before the Supreme Court of the United States

This Black History Month, we’re celebrating Black lawyers, both past and present — from the women who have changed history to lawyers who have argued before the Supreme Court.   Learn about the four Black lawyers you may not have heard of that have argued before the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS).  Christina Swarns   Christina Swarns currently serves as the Executive Director of The …

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Everything you need to know before going to law school

It’s no secret that law school is a big commitment. But what exactly should you know about law school before you commit to it?   We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of the most important things you should consider before deciding to attend law school. To make sure you’re on the right track, download the Law Student Application Timeline to help …

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Five New Year’s resolutions every future law student should have

The new year is here and the countdown to your first 1L semester officially starts now.   With any new year comes New Year’s resolutions, and that’s especially true when you’re about to embark on an education experience that is as challenging as it is rewarding.   Law school is competitive from day one, which makes being prepared for 1L incredibly important. Adopt these five New Year’s resolutions into your …

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Three inspirational transgender lawyers you should know

In honor of Transgender Awareness Week, we’ve curated a list of three inspirational lawyers who are part of the transgender community.   Mia Yamamoto  “The fact of the matter is LGBT equality and liberation is essentially the liberation of all of society.”  Mia Yamamoto was born in a Japanese-American internment camp in Arizona during World War II. Her father was …

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Four Hispanic Lawyers You Should Know About

According to the Hispanic National Bar Association, Hispanic lawyers make up less than 4% of attorneys in the United States, making them one of the least represented minorities in the profession. Head to Pipeline to Practice now to learn how you can get involved in changing that.   In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we’ve compiled a list of four Latino and …

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