Applying to law school is a daunting process, and can intimidate even the most capable of students. So how do you do it? What's the timeline for what you need to get done, and by when? Our law intern (and current law student), Brian Zhang, crafted this infographic especially for undergraduate students with a legal career in mind, whether you're committed to applying this year or just mulling over a pre-law major. So check out the steps and timeframes you should know in order to prepare for making the law-school leap!
Technology continues to have a profound impact on today’s students, allowing students across the globe to compete on equal footing and to broaden their horizons like never before. With the help of technology, the ever-changing needs of modern learners are being met at new levels.
The books that we read in college provide the foundation for our educations and, in turn, to our professional lives. They are touchstones, something that many of us have in common regardless of where we attended college—whether that manifests as a mutual love for Mary Shelley's Frankenstein or a mutual disdain for Strunk & White's The Elements of Style.
The journey to becoming an attorney is a windy road filled with late-night study sessions, high-pressure exams, and tough competition—all of which can contribute to mental health challenges. With an estimated 40% of law students experiencing depression by graduation, it is important to understand that you are not alone if you are suffering from depression.
There is one question you can always expect during your legal job interview: Do you have any questions for us? Preparing thoughtful, well-researched questions for this part of your interview is a great way to show your interest in the legal employer and that you have done your homework.