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Business Card Pointers

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Some people believe that law students don’t need business cards. I couldn’t disagree more. Business cards are a convenient way to give someone you meet your information.

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Starting Your Legal Research Paper: Choosing A Topic

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By  Sarah Eli Mattern Although there are many different ways to find a topic for a legal research paper, this blog will highlight a few of them. Sticking To What You Know: If you already know what type of law you want to practice out of law school, choosing to write an article on something [&hellip

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Be Active: Make Better Grades by Not Over-Studying

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Law school is a beast! It will chew you up and spit you out. You need a smart approach to successfully make it through law school. One thing I learned the hard way is not to over-study!

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The time has come and it is about to pass….

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When and where to look for law school summer internships is a crucial part of mapping out your career plan. The time has come and it is about to pass. The time to apply for summer associate positions is generally from August until October

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Tough Love for Law Students…From the Heart

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By DALE RICHARDSON, ESQ – I’ve heard law students complain about spending tens of thousands of dollars on law school and not being able to find a job (some are even trying to sue their law school). Guess who is most to blame in that situation? That’s right…you.
I’m not writing this just to give you a hard time if you are one of those complaining law students. I’m hoping that I can give you a few tools to help you and keep others from being in your situation

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Saving Law Students From Bankruptcy Post-Graduation

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By KRISTOPHER K LEÓN – Most law students do not enter law school with a business degree. Students are coming into law school with degrees in political science, criminal justice, and/or philosophy. It is possible that many of these students have never taken a course in finance. This is where the problem lies. Law schools have a duty to assist these students, who have invested upwards of $100,000 for a three-year legal education, in handling their finances for the next thirty years in the legal profession

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Jobs for Law Students, and the Future of Legal Education

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By SARAH ELI MATTERN – One does not have to look far to see disgruntled law students complaining about the lack of job opportunities after graduation. Angry graduates blog and complain; they point fingers and make excuses. But the truth is that the legal profession today does not even begin to resemble the legal profession of 7 years ago