law school debt
Regardless of which law school you choose to attend, having more savings heading into law school is a good thing, as it will help reduce your overall debt load. How much it will help depends on a number of factors, including where you choose to go to school, but in the end, the principle holds true.
The bar exam can be overwhelming and intimidating. The breadth of information is discouraging. Where do you start and how
Unlike PAYE, which is only open to students who took out loans after October 2007, the REPAYE plan will be open to anyone who borrowed directly from the federal government. This includes older borrowers who were previously shut out from PAYE.
With so many low-income Americans struggling to find jobs, keep their homes, and supply basic needs for their families, the need for public interest lawyers has never been greater. These attorneys play a vital role in ensuring equality within the justice system in America
The average law school graduate carries student loan debt of up to $122,000. With education costs rising and employment opportunities dwindling, many law school grads wonder how they will handle repayment. Luckily, there are options.
Got any good lawyer jokes? Here's one, "What do you call a law school graduate?" Sadly, the answer is increasingly becoming: "Unemployed."
Without the ability to earn Public Service Loan Forgiveness, public defender offices, nonprofits and legal aid organizations will face even larger barriers in recruiting and -- most importantly -- retaining attorneys to provide experienced and high quality representation to low- and middle-income Americans.
With all of the recent advances in technology, even doing the simplest of things can be quite difficult for law school personnel
Since the start of the Great Recession, numerous articles and reports have detailed the employment woes of lawyers and recent law school graduates.
Former Corporate Attorney Kelly Newsome tells Mike about her decision to leave her job as a lawyer to pursue a career as a yoga instructor.
Law schools will see fewer students in their classrooms if they don't address concerns about affordability and job prospects
Becoming a doctor, lawyer or business person have long served as paths out of poverty, as well as symbols for many of the American Dream. But now, if a student isn't careful, these once-prestigious careers may be paths into poverty or heavy student debt. What has gone so wrong?
I went to law school for the same reasons you think you should go -- and I was wrong. I should never have gone to law school, and you shouldn't either.
Just as policies like IBR encourage students to go to graduate and professional school by making it easier to take out student loans, the promises of future wealth that many grad schools make are coming into question.
"Pro-tip for Nick: You can sell your kidney for about $40K on the black market in Brazil. If Nick sells a kidney, a lung
For many law school graduates, it takes over a decade of steady monthly payments by check or automatic bank withdrawals to
While many law school graduates are all too aware of their accumulating pile of debt, few may realize it can prevent them
IF there is ever a class in how to remain calm while trapped beneath $250,000 in loans, Michael Wallerstein ought to teach