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What to Do When Student Loan Payments Resume

All good things must come to an end. After delay after delay, we still aren’t sure when student loan repayments will start back up again, but they probably will eventually. Although the world is starting to turn back to a “pre-Covid-19 normal”, many challenges will remain, particularly those that existed before Covid-19. This is especially

How to Refinance International Student Loans

International students who don’t have US citizenship face challenges when trying to refinance their student loans, but it’s still worth trying. Follow these steps to build credit in the US and make yourself an attractive customer to banks willing to work with international students to reduce their student loan burden.

Bar Exam Loans and How to Avoid Them

Here we take a look at your options for paying for your bar prep program and covering your costs of living while you’re studying. Ideally, someone else will be paying for both, but that doesn’t always work out.

Whole vs. Term Life Insurance

Term life insurance is a better choice for most people, but the lingo around insurance can be confusing. Whatever you choose, make sure to keep your investments and insurance separate. Use insurance to protect your assets, and use investments to grow your savings.

Law School at 40

Ready for a career change? This is my advice for older, non-traditional students who are considering applying to law school.

The Cravath System & Pedigree: Biglaw Talent Acquisition

The Cravath scale drives Biglaw salaries, and the Cravath System drives Biglaw hiring. The criteria that Cravath used nearly a century ago to find entry-level associates with the right “raw materials” are used in interviews for Biglaw firms and other elite institutions today. Here’s a guide to how the system works and how you can make it work for you.

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