One of the biggest questions that I help clients answer on a regular basis is one of the most basic: are they ready for law school? If you’re thinking about law school, here are three challenges to give yourself to help make this incredibly important decision. 1: Talk to 3 Lawyers Law school isn’t an
Law School Expert clients have found a great resource they’d like to share–Law School Toolbox: created by Lee Burgess and Alison Monahan, Law School Toolbox helps prepare 1L students to start law school with tips and tools. Here’s what they have to say: “I have been extremely nervous about beginning law school this fall, so I
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
Sign up for a Law School Forum or recruitment Fair on your campus. Why? Because it’s your best opportunity to meet many representatives from law schools in the span of an hour or two. You will learn a great deal about different schools and perhaps score an application fee waiver or two from schools where
I meet the most interesting and helpful people on twitter, and if you’re not networking on twitter you might be missing something. It’s not just a place to bitch about LSAT prep. Here’s a great example – a compilation of tweets by lawyers with advice for people considering law school.
On Monday, June 8 at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST, I will be broadcasting an interview with Kevin Houchin, Esq., author of Fuel the Spark: 5 Guiding Values for Success in Law School and Beyond. While Fall 2010 applicants are taking the LSAT, those of you beyond that part of life (and grateful to be!)
Perhaps because it’s the Friday of spring break and my clients just aren’t working me hard enough, but this is my third blog post today. I thought I’d make it a funny one. See this link of things that will help you be better prepared for your 1L year in law school.