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Admissions-eNews April 2009

Student Loans: Accessible or Not?

While some news headlines these days bemoan the difficulty of obtaining student loans, it is important to understand the reality of the situation potential law students find themselves in. Perhaps the most reassuring fact to remember is that federal student loans are just that—federal. This means the federal government ultimately guarantees these loans, which is insurance banks don't normally get on other types of lending. (Read more)


3L Jasmine Robinson Has Leading Role in National BLSA

Not many law students’ resumes include organizing a national convention. However, Jasmine Robinson will add this impressive feat to a long list of accomplishments this year as she organizes the National Black Law Students Association Conference. Robinson, a third year student, was selected by the national board to organize the conference after she ably served as the Midwest regional conference coordinator last year. (Read more)

Faculty Webpage Receives New Look

Cincinnati Law recently unveiled its redesigned faculty section of its website. Now it’s easier than ever to search for faculty by subject areas, find links to their blogs, read up on faculty news and publications, read their bios and more. This new page highlights the fact that many prospective students find it surprising that a small law school with such a low student to faculty ratio (9.6 to 1) can offer expert faculty and courses in such a wide variety of concentrations. (Visit the new page)


Jordan Cheng (’00) Takes On the Challenge at Franklin Capital Corporation

For a man who wasn’t sure what he wanted to do when he grew up, Jordan Cheng ('00) loves where he has ended up. As Director of the Legal Compliance Department for Franklin Capital Corporation in Salt Lake City, Utah, Cheng’s daily tasks include managing the firm’s litigation and executive complaints program along with the federal and state law compliance program. (Read more)