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How law schools look at your academic record

May 16, 2022

Laptop screen with higher education website with words, "Send your application now!"Your academic record is an important part of your law school application. Law schools can look at this record in ways undergraduates don't expect. This article lifts the curtain so you know what goes on behind the scenes.


Law schools will recalculate your GPA...

The 3 things MA/PhD programs are looking for

January 7, 2022

Graduate student in beanie and sweatshirt crouching in dirt next to sensors and other research equipment with redwoods in backgroundIf a MA* or PhD is a stepping stone to your career goals, knowing what those programs look for in applicants can help you prepare. Today, we'll highlight the three most important factors to getting into a graduate program.

*For this article we will use MA as a shorthand for all...

Icebreakers for Office Hours

February 7, 2022

Smiling female college student smiles as she shakes hands with a female professor.It is common to feel nervous about using office hours, either for support in a course or when you're trying to get to know faculty or GSIs. Today, we're sharing tips and suggestions for how to get your conversation started!

Tips If you introduce yourself by email, don't be discouraged if you don't hear back or if the response...