Here are a couple of new sites that may be of interest to some of you.
First Year Comp is a blog about writing and it isn’t just for students taking first year composition classes. I especially recommend this post for everyone writing short papers and blog posts in my courses this semester, I agree with everything in it. First Year Comp blog proprietor Prendergast is awesome.
For those of you considering going to law school, I think you owe it to yourselves to do serious research about that choice. Inside The Law School Scam looks at the interaction of high prices for legal education and uncertain job prospects for new law graduates. If you think that law school is a lot of hard work and requires a lot of loans but that it will guarantee a job once you are done, you owe it to yourself to read a few posts here. Or take a look at posts like this (very sobering) one that occasionally show up on Balkinization.