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Law School Interactive is a website that will educate and answer questions to potential and current law school students. On a weekly basis we will be posting podcasts that will answer law school frequently asked questions, profile an individual law school or dive into an interesting topic that refers to preparing for law school, law school or law students in a variety of ways.

Law School Interactive is a website that will educate and answer questions to potential and current law school students. On a weekly basis we will be posting podcasts that will answer law school frequently asked questions, profile an individual law school or dive into an interesting topic that refers to preparing for law school, law school or law students in a variety of ways.
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Law School Interactive is a website that will educate and answer questions to potential and current law school students. On a weekly basis we will be posting podcasts that will answer law school frequently asked questions, profile an individual law school or dive into an interesting topic that refers to preparing for law school, law school or law students in a variety of ways.

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Episodes

Admission What Ifs

11/18/2014
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This week’s podcast discusses the “what ifs” of law school applications and decisions. We look into why denials, waitlist and deferrals happen and the correct way to react to admissions decisions. We also take a look at other common "what ifs" in the application process. More...

Law School Rankings

11/11/2014
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This week’s podcast discusses law school rankings. The most well-known rankings system, that published by U.S. News & World Report, provides numerical rankings for those schools it ranks as the top 100 law schools in the nation, and then lists the rest of the ABA-accredited programs by “tier.” In this program, our guests discuss how U.S. News develops its rankings, explain how to understand the rankings, and present opinions on what can be done to make the rankings more effective. More...

Hollywood Misconceptions

11/3/2014
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This week’s podcast looks into Hollywood’s misconceptions of lawyers. We spoke with Michelle King, Creator and Executive Producer of “The Good Wife” on CBS; Elie Mystal, Editor of abovethelaw.com; and Michael Asimow, Professor of Law Emeritus at UCLA and author of Lawyers in your Living Room and Reel Justice. More...

Getting to Know the LSAT

10/13/2014
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This week’s podcast covers the basics of the LSAT. We spoke with Linda Ashar, author of 101 Ways to Score Higher on Your LSAT; Jon Denning, Development Director for PowerScore; and Andrew Brody, Princeton Review’s National Content Director for LSAT Programs. In the program we take a look at some particulars of the test, including: when the exam is offered; the section break-down and timing of each section; and the content of the six sections (analytical reasoning, logical reasoning,...

Law School – Beyond the Classroom

10/8/2014
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This week’s podcast explores student life in law school. We discuss the need for and benefits of involvement in student organizations while attending law school. More...

University of Colorado Law School

10/8/2014
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Today's featured law school is the University of Colorado at Boulder Law School. During the program you will hear from the Dean of the law school, David Getches, and JD dual-degree student, Gabriella Sockmeyer. More...

Overcoming Test Anxiety

10/8/2014
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This week’s bonus podcast will take an in-depth look at test anxiety. We will hear from two experts on test anxiety: Dr. Joseph Casbarro, author of Test Anxiety and What You Can Do About It, and Benjamin Moss, a clinical hypnotherapist in California. More...

Day in the Life of a Law Student

9/2/2014
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This week’s podcast places us in a unique vantage point as we hear first-hand stories from three different students currently in law school. We will talk with a married law student who took time off before attending law school, a transfer student, and even someone who finished their undergraduate degree in three years, and then went immediately on to law school. More...

What can I do with a JD?

9/2/2014
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In this week’s podcast we look into the question, “What to do with a Law Degree?” We speak with Robert Boland, sports agent, attorney, and professor at NYU; Caroline Dowd Higgins, Director of the Career and Professional Development Office at Indiana School of Law; and Robert Nelson, Director of the American Bar Foundation. More...

Paying for Law School

9/2/2014
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This week’s podcast gives information and advice on how to pay for law school. We hear from Kim Clark (lead education writer for the US News and World Report), Joe Russo (Director of Student Financial Strategies for Notre Dame), and Roberta Frick (Director of Student Finance for the University of Connecticut Law School). Our experts comment on a variety of topics and ideas for students to consider when figuring out how to pay for law school. More...

Is law school right for me?

8/20/2014
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This week’s podcast helps answer the question “Is Law School Right For Me?”. We spoke to Jose Ivan Roman, Assistant Director of Admissions at Boston Law School; Kelly Shull Cannon, Partner at Houser, Newman, Besley Law Firm; and Kris Tina Carlston, Lawyer and Pre-Law Advisor at Brigham Young University. Our experts discussed the qualities and skill sets it takes to succeed in the law school classroom and the questions to ask yourself before entering into the financial and time commitments...

How to Effectively Manage Your Time During the LSAT

7/24/2014
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This week's podcast discusses timing on the LSAT. Our guests discuss the "art and science" of LSAT pacing, the pitfalls of a timed standardized test, and advice on what students can do to improve their timing on the LSAT. More...

The Under-Represented Minority

7/24/2014
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This week’s podcast discusses law students that fall under the category of the underrepresented minority, or URM. LSAC states that only 1 out of every 25 lawyers is African American, Latino, Asian American or Native American. LSAC also states, as per the statistics available on their site, that in the only 25% of law school students were recognized minorities. More...

Estate and Trust Law

6/10/2014
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This week's podcast takes a look at the practice of estate and trust law. We'll hear from experts Jeff Forer, attorney at Hinojosa & Wallet LLP; Robert Mucklestone, attorney at Perkins Coie LLP; and Brian Starr, attorney at Starr Law Firm, PLC. More...

Day in the Life of a Law Student

5/14/2014
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This week's podcast features three current law school students. During the program you will hear about their experiences before and during law school. More...

LSAT Training On The Go

5/7/2014
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This week’s podcast discusses LSAT training on-the-go, e.g., using flashcards and iPhone applications as a method of training and studying for the test. Our guests today are Andrew Brody, National Content Director for LSAT programs at The Princeton Review; Jeff Thomas, Assistant Director of Pre-Law programs for Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions; and Ashish Rangnekar, co-founder and CEO of Watermelon EXPRESS, a company that produces educational iPhone and iPad applications for the GMAT and the...

Prepare for Law School: The 1L Advantage

5/7/2014
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This week's podcast discusses how to prepare for law school and get the 1L advantage even before you decide to attend. On the program we will hear from Steve Stein, co-creator of PowerScore Test Preparation's 1L Advantage course, and Ursula Furi-Perry, Director of Academic Support and adjunct professor at Massachusetts School of Law at Andover and a 1L Advantage course instructor. More...

Public Interest Scholarship Programs

5/7/2014
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This week's podcast takes a look at public interest scholarship programs. We'll hear from experts Heather Jarvis, student loan expert and owner of www.askheatherjarvis.com; Beth Hansen, Director of Career Services at BYU Law School; and Elizabeth Dunn, Director of Public Service Careers and Pro Bono programs at Villanova Law School. More...

Law School Rankings

3/10/2014
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This week's podcast discusses law school rankings. We'll hear from Bob Morse, Director of Data Research for U.S. News & World Report, and Elie Mystal, an editor of legal tabloid Above The Law. More...

Real Estate Law

1/27/2014
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This week's podcast takes a look at the practice of real estate law. We'll hear from professors at two U.S. ABA-approved law schools: University of Montana School of Law Associate Professor Kristen Juras, and University of Wisconsin Law School Associate Professor Thomas Mitchell. More...