How to Navigate the Law School Admissions Process Without a Pre-Law Advisor

Ask around. You’d be surprised how many family members and friends know a lawyer or two. Lawyers give great law school advice. If they’re willing to talk to you, meet up with them for a chat and cup of coffee. Lawyers love coffee and giving advice. Do your research. Be proactive. Make use of Google … Continue reading How to Navigate the Law School Admissions Process Without a Pre-Law Advisor

Getting to Law School and Beyond…

Law school brings people from various places and backgrounds and sometimes we forget just how different we all are. As students we are continually asked about what area of the law we are interested, however, we are rarely asked why we are interested in law in the first place. I thought it would be interesting … Continue reading Getting to Law School and Beyond…

From Honors Legal Scholars to the College of Law

I was accepted into the Honors Legal Scholars program in the spring of 2012, during my junior year at Florida State. I was overjoyed to know that I had been accepted because of the many perks of being a member. Now, a 2L, at Florida State University College of Law, I cannot stress how beneficial … Continue reading From Honors Legal Scholars to the College of Law

A Letter to My Younger Self – It Has All Been Worth It

Dear Brooke, It is your senior year in college and I remember how that felt. You are anxious, you are scared and you just took an LSAT prep course. Although you did not feel like you learned as much as you could have, your test scores have vastly improved. You have also met two amazing … Continue reading A Letter to My Younger Self – It Has All Been Worth It

My Transfer Experience: Simple, Straight-Forward, and Seamless

For any prospective law student who is interested in Florida State University College of Law, but for one reason or another will begin their law school journey somewhere else, do not give up. When it came time for me to apply to law school, I felt that my chances at getting into a law school … Continue reading My Transfer Experience: Simple, Straight-Forward, and Seamless

Honors Students Thinking About Law School Should Consider the Honors Legal Scholars Program

Undergraduates at Florida State University who have been accepted into the Honors Program may apply for the College of Law’s Honors Legal Scholars (HLS) program. Unlike other honors programs geared toward undergraduates, HLS is administered solely by the College of Law. The program is open to students who are interested in exploring or attending any … Continue reading Honors Students Thinking About Law School Should Consider the Honors Legal Scholars Program

Taking the Scenic Route – A Non-Traditional Journey to Law School

At 30 I decided to apply to law school.  A lot of people ask me what happened to cause me to make this decision. It all started when my brother was falsely convicted of murder. Wait, that wasn’t me.  That was Hilary Swank in the movie Conviction.I’d rather tell her story because it has a … Continue reading Taking the Scenic Route – A Non-Traditional Journey to Law School

If You Are Interested in Environmental Law, Florida State Law is Hard to Beat

The Florida State University College of Law (COL) is a great place for students interested in environmental law. Students are able to take courses on a wide range of topics, including climate change, natural resources, water, oceans and coasts, oil and gas, hydraulic fracturing, and more. There is a much broader selection of courses than … Continue reading If You Are Interested in Environmental Law, Florida State Law is Hard to Beat

Application Advice From Those Who Have Found Success – Current Students!

When applying to law school you will often times seek advice from those you find to be "wise" such as your parents, friends, siblings, mentor, or psychic.  Here at the College of Law we find that the best advice about applying to law school comes from those who have dominated the dreaded application process and … Continue reading Application Advice From Those Who Have Found Success – Current Students!