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Focusing on life after college, including going to grad school and law school, posts aim to help recent graduates make smart choices.

Author: A former corporate practitioner, admissions officer and counselor, Anna Ivey is an admission and career consultant. She writes the "Ask Anna" advice column on and is author of "The Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions."

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Poll: Which of these captions for the cartoon contest really pops?

Two prisoners watch lawyer walk out of prison.

  • 41.29%
    "He’s not much of a lawyer, but for 40 years he hasn’t forgotten my birthday."
  • 9.01%
    "I asked for help keeping my head up, but I should have been more specific."
  • 49.7%
    "How did the meeting with your attorney go?" "He said these balloons had a better chance of getting me out than he did."