184: Handling Law School Finances (w/Lyssa Thaden of AccessLex)


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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today we're talking with Lyssa Thaden of AccessLex Institute, a non-profit which works to increase accessibility and affordability for law students, about student loans and other financial topics.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Student debt, and what you need to consider before you choose law school
  • How to increase your access to scholarship dollars
  • Why being realistic about your finances and your future is key to avoiding the worst-case scenarios
  • Why making a budget and cutting your living expenses can pay off after you graduate
  • How to plan for the post-graduation bar exam expenses (and why you need to!)
  • Strategies and resources for graduates who are struggling with repayment


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