Non-traditional applicants to law school face different barriers to admission and have different concerns regarding school choice, finances, and post-graduation career options than their counterparts who attend law school directly (or within a year or two) of graduating from college. Three recent law school graduates who fit this mold when they applied took the time
I want to introduce you to Julia Feldman, Vice President of Legal Affairs for St. John Knits, Inc. Prior to joining St. John, Ms. Feldman held several in-house positions in technology and new media companies, including serving as Associate General Counsel of Freedom Communications, leading all transactional matters for their newly formed Interactive Division.
I am excited to share the next installment of my series on How Law Students Build Legal Careers. I hope that Marissa Ram’s story is an inspiration for those of you who are just beginning your journey. She is another example of a person who is doing what she set out to do when she
Applying to law school in Fall 2014? What are you doing this summer? Besides studying for the LSAT, there is a lot you can do to prepare yourself for law school application season. Read Ann’s advice on preparing for success in your law school admission process on her recent Above the Law Career Files post.
Through my decade as a law school admission consultant, I have truly enjoyed watching hundreds of former clients as they begin their legal careers. In the next few weeks, on the Law School Expert blog, I will be highlighting some of their stories as inspiration for those of you who are just beginning your path
A lot of things haven’t gone as planned for me in 2014, so far at least. I’d planned to be in the office January 2-7 with no distractions, anticipating the early release of LSAT scores. Then, a family event (thankfully a happy one) called our family to Savannah January 2-6. LSAT scores were released while
You enter 1L Orientation and you look for someone to sit next to, hoping to strike up a friendship. Do you pick the guy your age in a baseball cap or the one who is 20 years older than you? I recently had the great pleasure of meeting, face-to-face, one of my former clients who
I’ve been in the law school advice business for almost 15 years (assuming you count the time I was actually in law school). My Top 5 Tips are as follows: Be sure you really want to go. Talk to lawyers. Find out what they do, how much they make, how much law school will cost