Law School Finances

Paying attention to early bar exam requirements in 2L year

January 15, 2021

Believe it or not, the second year of law school is when you should begin researching early bar exam requirements. If you’re a 2L student reading this blog, yes, that means pretty much now. It’s not too early to get moving on this process. Depending on the state/jurisdiction in which you plan to take the […]

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BARBRI scholarship and other bar review options you may not know about

January 4, 2021

See if you qualify for a BARBRI scholarship Year after year, BARBRI supports thousands of students who seek to change the world. BARBRI awarded over $4.5M in scholarships to public interest students and other world-changers last year alone. A limited number of public interest scholarships are available for select BARBRI Bar Review courses. View the […]

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Five ingenious ways to get your law school books on a budget

December 10, 2020

[ Stephanie Baldwin, 3L at the University of Arizona ] Let me begin by saying that as a law student, already with limited means, I was quite shocked at the cost of textbooks. To put it into perspective, my first semester law school books, if I had to purchase them new today, would cost me […]

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Six things to remember for your 3L law school checklist

October 2, 2020

[ Stephanie Baldwin, 3L at the University of Arizona ] If you’ve followed my law school journey since 1L year, you know I’m a bit of a long-term planner, which is also puzzling because I can be a procrastinator, too. Perhaps it’s the security of a plan that allows me to hit all of my […]

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What we wish our friends and family knew about bar prep

July 2, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 2020 Law Graduate at the University of Pennsylvania ] Most people understand that studying for the bar exam is hard, but unless they’ve studied for it themselves, or watched someone else go through the entire process, they’re likely unaware of just how difficult and time-consuming it really is. This places bar prep […]

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Reflecting back on law school: both the good and the bad

May 6, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 3L at the University of Pennsylvania ] My time as the BARBRI Life of a 3L blogger has come to an end, as has my time as a law student – but don’t worry, you can continue to follow my adventures as the BARBRI bar prep blogger. As I prepare to virtually […]

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What you need and don’t need as a 1L (from a 2L who knows)

May 6, 2020

[ Stephanie Baldwin, 2L at the University of Arizona ] I am just a week away from finishing up my 2L, and the time has flown by incredibly fast. I see on Facebook and LinkedIn that people are proudly announcing their seat deposits and forging ahead with their dream of law school even in this […]

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My top five remote summer internship home survival tools

May 6, 2020

[ Mara Masters, 1L at Emory Law ] Well folks, I hope the end of the semester is treating you well. I finally limped through the last of my exams and now have a few days to recoup after the heavy emotional toll that limping to the end took. As we all continue to adjust […]

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Money management once law school ends

March 3, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 3L at the University of Pennsylvania ] Law school is undeniably expensive. Covering the cost of tuition, books, rent, food, and social events hit hard, especially if you received limited scholarships and/or family assistance. It was easier in 1L and 2L to push money concerns somewhat to the side, but now as […]

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Top 10 emotional breakdown scenarios by 3L students

February 11, 2020

[ Makenzie Way, 3L at the University of Pennsylvania ] In 1L, our universities, professors, and mentors took us by the hand and gently led us through what it meant to be a law student. In 2L they pushed us out of the nest and told us to fly – and we tried! Now as […]

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