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Persistence in the Pursuit of Scholarships

I went to my law school a couple weeks ago to beg for money.  Tuition was going to cost me around $40,000 a year, and my school hadn’t given me any scholarships, so I figured I’d saunter in and try … Continue reading

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Law School Advice from my Law School’s Director of Career Planning

I met with my law school’s director of career planning yesterday, and he gave me some resources for learning more about legal career options.  Here they are: 1. law school alumni associations–some alumni associations have mentorship programs that facilitate communication … Continue reading

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Law School Advice From an Immigration Paralegal

I had juice (I would say that I had coffee, but I actually had a Snapple) today with a paralegal who works for an immigration firm in Silicon Valley.  She gave me some advice about what to do in law … Continue reading

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My Law School Decision

After much deliberation and research, I’ve decided to go to law school in the area.  Orientation starts in about two months, and I’m actually excited to go back to school again.  I’m also excited about not having to move and … Continue reading

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Law School Advice From Antitrust Litigation Associate #2

I had coffee yesterday with HTR, an antitrust litigation associate who works at the same firm as DXL, to find out more about law school and employment from a lady lawyer’s perspective.  HTR was much friendlier and less type A … Continue reading

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Law School Advice from an Antitrust Litigation Lawyer #1

I had lunch yesterday with DXL, one of the antitrust litigation associates I met at last week’s lawyers’ luncheon in San Francisco.  Here are some questions I asked him along with his responses. 10 Questions for the Pre-First Year Law Student 1. … Continue reading

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4 Questions About Transferring to Higher-Ranked Law Schools

I plan on attending a second tier law school this fall and possibly transferring to a higher-ranked school during my second year.  Last week, I called the top 14 law schools and asked them the following four questions.  There was a … Continue reading

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