DALLAS, May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BARBRI Law Preview, part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, has announced the finalists vying for the "One Lawyer Can Change the World $10k Giveaway" ,a $10,000 scholarship to go toward the first year of law school.
The competition was launched in early 2016, inviting students from across the nation to answer the question "How you hope to use your law degree to change our world and how would $10,000 towards your 1L tuition change your world?" Hundreds of incoming law students accepted to America's top law schools responded, and finalists were selected by a panel of Law Preview judges. Voting to select the scholarship winner/winning essay response is open to the public through June 1. The finalist with the most votes will be awarded the One Lawyer Can Change the World $10,000 Scholarship, paid directly to his or her law school.
"We understand that getting a legal education can be an expensive journey," said Don Macaulay, president and founder of BARBRI Law Preview. "We are amazed at the response we've had from students and impressed by their answers to how they will impact the world. We're proud to support the future generation of lawyers in this way."
Visit Law Preview Scholarships to view the finalists, their essays, and cast a vote.
About Law Preview
Since 1998, thousands of incoming law students have taken Law Preview, a week-long intensive study course prior to entering law school. Offered as law professor-led sessions in multiple locations around the country, BARBRI Law Preview teaches students how to brief cases, write outlines, study effectively, take tests and manage their time – all critical skills for success in law school. In addition to the skills portion, the course provides an overview of the six core law school subjects that are required for most students in their first year.
Law Preview has demonstrated success in enabling stronger early academic performance in law school and beyond. An independent study reported that of students who had completed Law Preview, 19 percent finished in the top five percent of their 1L classes and nearly 40 percent finished in the top 10 percent. From a post-school perspective, 88 percent of those who had completed Law Preview passed the bar exam on the first try and 84 percent reported being employed in the legal services industry, or as a judicial clerk, within nine months of graduation.
About The BARBRI Group
The BARBRI Group companies meet the legal education needs of law students and attorneys throughout their careers with expert instruction and innovative technologies. At the core of The BARBRI Group Companies is BARBRI Bar Review, which has helped more than one million U.S. lawyers pass the exam. In addition to law school and bar review offerings, the company provides specialized ongoing skills training and certifications in areas such as financial crime and eDiscovery. The BARBRI Group affiliated companies work to improve legal learning in the United States and around the world by providing superior opportunities for law schools, law firms and law-related businesses to prosper. Founded in 1967, The BARBRI Group is headquartered in Dallas with offices throughout the United States and around the world.
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