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Ashley Reed holds a J.D. from Appalachian School of law and a B.A. degree in Politics from Marymount University. She covers law school advice, bar exam tips, and legal careers. Ashley's prior experience includes clerking with the Department of Homeland Security and working at a criminal law office.

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Coping with Depression in Law School

by Ashley Reed | October 19, 2021

If you're a law student suffering from depression, you're not alone, and it's important to know that there are resources to help.

Steps 1Ls Can Take to Set Themselves Up For Success

by Ashley Reed | August 23, 2021

Your 1L year sets the tone for the rest of your law school journey and legal career, so be sure to set yourself up for success from day one.

Legal Cover Letter Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Ashley Reed | August 06, 2021

A polished, compelling cover letter is key. Follow these tips for crafting a cover letter that will help you stand out from the crowd.

Post-Bar Exam Travel: Unwind with These Bar Trip Ideas

by Ashley Reed | June 29, 2021

Feeling the travel itch after taking the bar exam? From your backyard to across the ocean, read on for post-bar trip ideas in a COVID-19 world.

Tips for Increasing Your Productivity [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Ashley Reed | June 15, 2021

In honor of World Productivity Day on June 20, here are some quick tips for getting your work done without unnecessary distractions and delays.

Tips for Recovering Your Law School GPA

by Ashley Reed | June 01, 2021

If you didn’t achieve the grades you were hoping for this semester, here are some tips for future improvement.

Creating a Bar Exam Prep Schedule

by Ashley Reed | May 18, 2021

The bar exam is a few months away, which means it’s time to start prepping! Set yourself up for success with these tips for creating your best study schedule.

5 Post-Law-School Job Search Tips

by Ashley Reed | May 11, 2021

If you’re graduating from law school but still don’t have a job lined up, you’re not alone. Here are five tips to help you jumpstart your legal career.

Bar Prep: One Size Does Not Fit All

by Ashley Reed | April 06, 2021

The July bar exam might seem far off, but it's worth taking the time now to determine which bar exam prep tools will fit best with your study goals and style.

Jumpstarting Your Legal Internship Search: Government Roles

by Ashley Reed | March 31, 2021

A government internship is a valuable way to develop legal skills and explore potential legal career paths. Read on for tips on applying to these roles.