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Gracie Smith '19
Gracie Smith '19

I knew the last five years had given me invaluable work experience, but what if I had forgotten how to be a student?

Destiny Dike '18
Destiny Dike '18

A little over a year ago, I was in your shoes: making a law school decision. Here are three things that I found important in choosing a school.

Selina Grün LLM '16
Selina Grün LLM '16

Comparing the German and US models reminds us that there is no one way to legal education.

Jonathan Levin '17
Jonathan Levin '17

It’s with a firm sense of confidence that I arrive back on the steps of Vanderbilt as a 1.2L.

Dan Gibbons '14
Dan Gibbons '14

I am now in my final semester, and at this veteran stage in my 21-year academic career, I feel as qualified as ever to deliver my take on what to make out of all of the madness and insanity surrounding this thing they call law school.

Tracy Huang '14
Tracy Huang '14

Yes, you too can learn to stop worrying and love the personal statement process. Here is some advice to get you started.

Christopher Porcelli '16
Christopher Porcelli '16

As I meet my peers, I am astonished over and over again. No longer are we all the superstars we had become in our previous places. We are not the big fish in a little pond anymore. Thinking about that can be kind of intimidating.

Carter Nelson '16
Carter Nelson '16

My greatest fear in coming to law school was the rest of my class.

Amber Rudolphi '13
Amber Rudolphi '13

Not sure what to expect when you visit NYU Law? Food, drink, and general merriment, certainly. But that’s far from all.

Peter Dubrowski '14
Peter Dubrowski '14

A couple days ago, a colleague asked our Facebook group a question on behalf of a friend: “What is the one thing you wish someone had told you before beginning your 1L year at NYU?” Notwithstanding the fact that the first poster replied “RUN AWAY,” the thread actually became a sort of constructive brainstorm on the part of 90 people who had suddenly found themselves halfway done with law school. So here below I reproduce some of the gems of the conversation.

Tracy Huang '14
Tracy Huang '14

Visiting NYU School of Law definitely helped me make my decision to come here. But what if you can’t attend an Admitted Students Day, are still waiting to hear back, or are deciding whether to apply? Hopefully, this entry can help you make the most of a self-guided tour.

Amber Rudolphi '13
Amber Rudolphi '13

Although law schools have attempted to diversify their student bodies over the years, a recent study casts strong doubt as to the effectiveness of these initiatives with respect to socioeconomic diversity. I offer my perspective on the issue based on my realization that I am among the 5%.

Tracy Ngochua (LL.M. ’12)
Tracy Ngochua (LL.M. ’12)

Due to the variety of the available course selections, the sterling roster of  NYU Law faculty, and the sheer diversity of the graduate students admitted, the NYU LL.M. program is arguably one of the more popular and sought-after postgraduate programs […]

Amanda Ploch '12
Amanda Ploch '12

Students look for any info they can get about the admissions process. And who better to ask than somebody who’s made it through, right?

Rohit Dave '13
Rohit Dave '13

Like a lot of people, I struggled with the idea of going back to school, especially since I wasn’t sure where it would lead me. But three months into my first year, I am happy with my decision. Here’s why.

Trang (Mae) Nguyen '13
Trang (Mae) Nguyen '13

I was a consultant, looking for a way to combine my interests in business and the law. The answer: the Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business.

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