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.
As we reviewed earlier, many attorneys are behind technologically and reticent to adopt new tech tools, despite (1) ABA recommendations to stay abreast of relevant technology, (2) sophisticated clients who expect tech proficiency in their attorneys, and (3) competitors like alternative legal service providers (ALSPs) using technology to provide legal support work at lower costs. The bottom line is that law firms and lawyers need to keep current with technology because being deficient means losing business—or going out of business.
We recently spoke a bit about how AI programs such as ChatGPT and DALLE-2 are affecting the creative industry, along with some possible future scenarios. With the use of such AI programs on the rise, we must also ask ourselves how they will affect students, teachers, and academia as a whole.