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    Deborah earned her undergraduate degree from Brown University in 2010 and MBA from Salve Regina University. She scored in the 96th percentile on the LSAT and loves finding better ways to understand logic and solid arguments. When she’s not teaching, she enjoys volunteering, reading adventure fiction, and adding tech skills to her toolbox.

    Job title: Deborah Saint-Vil

Top 3 Law Schools in New York

Thinking about going to law school in New York? For an ambitious new attorney, there are plenty of reasons to want to. Firstly, New York City is often called the “Capital of the Legal Profession.” Secondly, New York boasts a significant number of top-ranked, prestigious law firms, and the law schools below are some of […]

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Here’s Why Psychology Majors Have an Edge As Lawyers

Philosophy, criminal justice, political science… Most of us are familiar with the standard pre-law majors students choose. But what about psychology? How valuable is it as preparation for law school and a law career? In short, the answer is very! If you have any doubt that psychology is a great pre-law major, then read ahead! […]

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Why the LSAC Doesn’t Think LSAT Scores Predict Bar Passage

If you haven’t heard the rumors, organizations like Law School Transparency claim that some law schools are acting irresponsibly. How? Because they admit students with low LSAT scores. Supposedly, this means that they’re admitting students who don’t have a good chance of passing the bar. Law School Transparency claims that we should care about the […]

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How to Score a Full-Ride Law School Scholarship

While the ethics of merit-based scholarships are debatable, at many schools now, you get the opportunity to affordably get a law degree. Scholarships are crucial beause law school debt can reach over $100,000 from tuition alone. Students also have to consider income they miss out on, and the living expenses they’ll incur while actually going […]

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Can you guess on the LSAT?

Tests like the SAT used to penalize students for guessing. And on some standardized tests, students lose points for wrong answers, instead of just missing out on their point values. So if you’re preparing for the LSAT, you must be wondering whether or not you’ll lose points for wrong answers. The short answer is, nope! […]

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How to Handle LSAT Anxiety

Imagine for a moment an LSAT test-taker’s worst nightmare. You’ve just sat down on test day. Suddenly, you realize just how real things are getting. The proctor is reading instructions. Other nervous students around you are silently staring into space with anxiously furrowed brows. You start to sweat. Your ears ring so loudly you can […]

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