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10 Steps to a Winning Law School Application

Are you considering applying to law school? Not sure where to begin? Or, perhaps you have started the process and want to make sure you’re on the right track to put your best foot forward. We have good news: Stratus Admissions Counseling is here to help! We invite you to join Stratus JD counselors on August 27, 2020, for a free webinar detailing the steps you need to take NOW to develop a winning law school application.

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Applying to Law School as a TFA Corps Member

“S.W.B.A.T.” If you immediately think that means “Students Will Be Able To,” then you are probably a teacher, maybe even a Teach for America (TFA) corps member. If you are a part of TFA, you might be considering law school after leaving the classroom. You wouldn’t be alone. 4% of TFA graduates go on to…

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Will Public Defense Be Right for You?

Are you thinking of going to law school to become a public defender? If so, you probably don’t see yourself being that bumbling public defender from My Cousin Vinny. You more likely envision Atticus Finch in To Kill A Mockingbird. Bottom line, you want to stand up for the less fortunate when the odds are…

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Will a Clerkship Be Right for You?

When you get to law school, you might hear a lot of talk about applying to clerkships. Indeed, many upper-tier law schools graduate a significant portion of students into clerkships: recently, Yale 37.11%, Harvard 23.3%, University of Chicago 19%, and Virginia 19%. Clerkships are competitive and can open doors to prominent positions afterwards, so it…

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