On Networking and Being Nice

This isn’t my normal kind of blog post, but I spent Wednesday night and Thursday in Los Angeles to attend a conference and I’m inspired by the people I met. I want to share the highlights of what I learned that might be relevant to law school hopefuls (or really to anyone building a career).

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Considering a Career in Law?

On Tuesday morning, I’m going to film a video for a major test prep company about how to choose a law school. In preparation, I’ve been doing a bit of research and wanted to share my results with you. When you’re deciding how much debt is reasonable to take on in order to obtain your

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Networking – Start Now!

One of my clients started a blog this week (Lawlicious) and promises to document her adventures through law school. She started off by doing something very smart – she contacted Kevin Houchin, Esq. after hearing my interview with him on BlogTalkRadio. She then reviewed his book (“Fuel the Fire: Success in Law School and Beyond”)

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Pre-Law Summer Institute – Worth it?

One of my clients asked me about a one week pre-law summer institute that promised a “certificate of completion” that would WOW law schools. She wanted to know my thoughts on whether she should participate. What is a reason to participate in this kind of program?  To spend a week talking about and studying law

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A New Lawyer Blog to Watch

I just found a great blog by an attorney. Among some funny articles, I found a post about how the employment trend is impacting the desireability of legal internships with nonprofit organizations. Here’s how one nonprofit is reacting: See Litination.