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45-percentile Improvement on Actual LSAT, Debt-Free Law School

LSAT – Law Exam School Test Admission Questions

African-Americans, Law Schools and the LSAT, with Professor Alex Johnson

Law School Admission Test - Rule Busters

LSAT Diary: The 170-Scorer's Focus

This installment of LSAT Diaries comes from Brandon, who followed one of my LSAT study schedules and scored a 170!<p>He's got tons of LSAT advice for …

Most Strongly Supported

Diajammable Statements: The Playlist that Will Help You Study for the LSAT<p>May 4, 2018 - By Ross Rinehart<p>You’ve been studying for the LSAT for some …

6 Apps That Make You a More Productive Freelance Writer

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

How To Write When You’re Not In The Mood – 7 Remedies For Writer’s Apathy

What do you do when it’s time to write and you just don’t feel like it? For those moments when you just aren’t feeling motivated, we offer seven …

'Black characters are still revolutionary’: writers talk about the complexity of race

I grew up with African American literature. My parents hustled and jived to the poetry of Amiri Baraka and Nikki Giovanni, and my grandparents were captivated by the astuteness of James Baldwin, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright and Langston Hughes. I absorbed all of it.<p>These black literary giants …

Books

Switching Thinking About Cognitive Flexibility

<b>UM researchers propose a new model of the ability to shift thoughts that could increase understanding of behavioral and neurological …

Five Stories with an Audacious Premise

If science fiction is a genre that asks “what if?”, then the authors of these five books have really outdone themselves. These are novels that go …

Writers' Rituals and Why They Work | Robin Storey

<b>We writers are a weird bunch</b>…<p>For a start, anyone who spends a lot of their time hanging out with imaginary people has to be just a wee bit crazy. And …

Why is Everyone Publishing a Book These Days?

If you haven't noticed that the "publish-or-perish" phenomenon has moved from academia to the general population, you haven't been paying attention.<p>My chiropractor is writing a book on nutrition. So is Don, a former HP sales consultant, just booted out the door of his organization. His topic: cloud …

South Africa-Based Photojournalist Corinna Kern on Her Most Important Photo Project

<b>Corinna Kern</b>: At this point in time, I would not be able to class one particular photograph as a most important one. Nevertheless, the most important …

Yes, You Can Teach Yourself Synesthesia (And Here's Why You Should)

A synesthete-turned-scientist on why it's helpful to "hear" colors and "see" sounds.<p>Berit Brogaard has had synesthesia, a neurological condition in which different senses combine in unusual ways, for as long as she can remember.<p>We often think of synesthesia as “seeing” sounds in different colors …

Book Smugglers Publishing: Open Call For Short Stories Submissions (Summer 2016)

<b>Book Smugglers Publishing</b> is currently open for submissions for short stories to be published <b>between June and August 2016</b>.<b>General information and</b> …

How Converting My DSLR to Infrared Made Me Fall In Love with Trees

My name is Luka Gorjup, and I’m a 29-year-old photographer who was born and raised in Ljubljana, Slovenia — you know, that tiny beautiful country in …

Acclaimed Authors Tell It Like It Is

Over the years, I've had the good fortune to interview many acclaimed authors. They answer questions with refreshing candor. Here are some of the most successful writers telling it like it is.<p><b>You left your day job to write full-time. What's surprised you about the writing life?</b><p>It's much easier to …

5 essential brand-new & upcoming Books on Positive Psychology

Are you eager to get some fresh perspectives on Positive Psychology? Here you go…<p>Recently published books on Positive Psychology<p><b>Michelle Gielan</b>: …

Photo Mythbusters: How Much Do UV Filters Actually Protect Your Lenses?

Photographers often use UV filters for lens protection, but how much are they actually able to prevent your lens from getting damaged? Photographer …

19 Fears That Plague All Writers

"I hate writing, I love having written." —Dorothy Parker, and also you

48 Hours of Joseph Campbell Lectures Free Online: The Power of Myth & Storytelling

You may not be interested in politics, they say, but politics is interested in you. The same, if you believe famed mythologist Joseph Campbell, goes …

Writing a novel: 8 writing tips from Ursula K. Le Guin

The esteemed fantasy and science fiction writer Ursula K. Le Guin has often provided great advice for writing a novel. In interviews, public …

Storytelling Brands: Creating Compelling Content

You know, we ask a lot of our content. We expect it to bring traffic in, lift our rankings, entice repeat visits and convert our visitors to …

Marketing

Mental health in Children and Adolescents

About twenty percent of children and adolescents in the United States — that’s roughly fifteen million kids — have a diagnosable mental health …

World's Most Powerful Camera Will Map The Universe

The Department of Energy has given the go-ahead for construction to begin on the world’s largest and most powerful digital camera. Forming the digital ‘eye’ of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), to be built at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory at Stanford University, the camera will …

Near-Infrared

In Case You Want to Get Your Book Published

Two writers meeting at a café, both having won a literary award this year for unpublished work, one of us for her stories, the other for her memoir. We got together because each recognized the other as a writer to reckon with. Two women, we discovered, who spend time writing and rewriting books …