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15 Nov ALU Joins the Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic

ALU Joins Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic If you're part of the Los Angeles law community and you sing or play an instrument, consider auditioning for the Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic! They are currently looking for musicians and singers in the legal field. Abraham Lincoln University is proud to have staff members, faculty, and students participating in “LA’s only legal orchestra.” Opportunity This a great opportunity for ALU students to meet judges, attorneys, and fellow law students. ALU encourages students, staff...

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28 Oct Interview with Jonathan Kramer, ALU alumnus

I was honored to talk with Dr. Jonathan Kramer, Esq., JD, LL.M, DLP, one of our awe-inspiring alumni (2001), about his time as a law student and all of his adventures since graduating from Abraham Lincoln University. Jonathan Kramer serves on ALU’s Advisory Committee and on the Academic Program Advisory Board for the Juris Doctor, offering input about curricular needs and improvement for the law program. Jonathan is also one of ALU’s alumni speakers who...

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Expungement Clinic Downtown Women's Center

11 Oct ALU Offers Free Expungement Clinic on Skid Row

Abraham Lincoln University Teaches Law At Downtown Women’s Center Los Angeles, CA:  There are around 13,300 homeless women on the streets of Los Angeles. Abraham Lincoln University, an online law school based in LA, will be teaching an expungement clinic at Downtown Women’s Center on Skid Row in order to address this major cause of sustained homelessness: the criminal record. Expungement can provide both hope and a practical first step toward employment, permanent housing, and resistance to...

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debunking the myths of online learning

14 Sep Debunking the Myths of Online Learning

Online education and distance learning sometime gets a bad rap. It’s understandable that people feel hesitant when they hear the phrase “online university.” But this skepticism often comes from misconceptions about what online classrooms look like on the inside, wariness of new technology, or simply a fear of change. I’d like to go through and debunk some of the common misunderstandings that we come across as online educators, as well as pros that differentiate online...

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10 Aug How ALU Serves Active-Military and Veteran Students

Abraham Lincoln University has always sought to serve student populations that are typically underserved by traditional institutions and brick-and-mortar universities. The needs of active-military and veteran students are a top priority for ALU. That’s why we’re so proud to say this priority was recognized and that we were listed as one of the Military-Friendly Schools of 2016. Choosing a school and following through with a degree is a huge decision. Financial concerns and scheduling anxieties are bound...

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03 Aug Interview with RoseAnn Frazee, ALU ’08

I had the privilege of interviewing ALU School of Law graduate, attorney and inspiration, RoseAnn Frazee, class of 2008. Ms. Frazee passed the bar on her first try at the age of 65, but she had been studying and “practicing” law since she was 12 years old in Alaska. Ever since that first appearance in court, when her father was charged with “cruelty of animals” and she yelled at the Marshal for lying on the...

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4 Tips To Maximize Your GI Bill Benefits

06 Jun 4 Tips To Maximize Your GI Bill Benefits

4 Tips To Maximize Your GI Bill Benefits Overview: You only get 36 months of G.I. BILL benefits in most cases. The average bachelor's degree can take up to 5 years (60 months). There is a large disconnect between the idea of completing a Bachelor’s degree and the use of the G.I. BILL to do that. At the average school you won’t be able to leave with a credential using your G.I. BILL. The Fix: This is a...

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GI Bill Industry Certifications

30 May Get Industry Certifications Paid for by the G.I. BILL

Get Industry Certifications Paid for by the G.I. BILL Overview: The VA will pay for certification exams. To be more specific they will reimburse you for the cost of the test with proof of an attempt.  You can take a test as many times as you want, and the VA will pay even if you fail. The problem is that they don’t pay for test prep or the training for the test. This can cause a...

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Military Experience

23 May Complete Programs Faster by Leveraging Your Military Experience

Complete Programs Faster Overview: You have been through training and received valuable experience. Now it’s time to apply that to your degree or training credential. There are a few ways to accomplish this that do not always include just using your SMART transcript or pre assigned credit transfer on your Joint Service Training Transcript. The Fix: In addition to your earned college credits on your joint services transcript, you can also challenge courses based on your experience and non...

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