The Frugal Law Student is for anyone trying to mitigate their crippling debt from student loans. The author of this, Brett McKay, is a second year law student at the University of Tulsa College of Law. The Frugal Law Student is his attempt to explain personal finance from the perspective of a twenty-something law student. McKay’s intent is to post a few articles each week on frugality and personal finance. In addition, he writes articles on how how to succeed in law school, how to be more productive in our lives, and how to excel in our careers.
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The benefits of staying in shape have been espoused numerous times. I don’t want to focus too much on that here. Though, it is worth keeping in mind that studies have shown thinner, more attractive-looking people receive preferential treatment in the job market. While that might be...
Although it may seem a bit out-of-context blogging for meals can actually be a great starting point. For those who are seeking alternatives to high-priced recipes, usually found in mainstream recipe books, a good blog-spot can be worth more than a barrel of high-end recipe cards. On the contrary,...
Given the economic crisis that is going on, the difficulty new lawyers are having getting jobs, and the soaring cost of law school, I’m doing a little analysis to see if law school is worth it for many prospective students. A lot of people go into graduate or professional school believing the...
In this guest post, Steve Schwartz, a professional LSAT tutor in NYC and blogger at LSAT Blog, gives 7 tips on how you can save money as you prepare for the LSAT. 1. Download free LSAT PrepTests from LSAC’s website Two LSAT PrepTests are available to download for free from LSAC: June 2007...
I started blogging at the Frugal Law Student during my first year of law school. When I started it, I just thought it would be a fun way to share with my friends and family the ways I’m saving money in law school. But my foray into blogging has actually helped advance my legal career....
Welcome to the February 25, 2008 edition of twenty something finances hosted by The Frugal Law Student. There were many great submissions for this edition, and I’d just like to thank all of the authors for their submissions. Editor’s Picks Mark Butler presents What Does a Millionaire...
Photo by DRB62 Law students not only need supplements for their classes, they need supplements for their health. Law school is taxing both on your mind and body. A law student can easily put in a 12 hour day of non-stop studying. When I was working on my law review article last semester, I often...
Photo by Vicki I know many FLS readers have blogs of their own. I try to check out the sites of those who comment and I’ve been really impressed with all of them that I’ve seen. I’m curious how many of you all have a blog of your own. If you have a blog, please post [...] Photo by...
Wow. January went by fast. Classes started three weeks ago and I think I’m finally back into the swing of things. I’ve got full schedule this semester. I’m taking Evidence, Civil Procedure II, Advanced Torts, Estate Law, and Legal Drafting. Plus I’ll have some law review...