|Are law school transcripts necessary when applying for jobs?|
I was working with a recruiter who sent my law school transcripts to potential firms along with my resume. I believe that this hurt my chances with these firms as my law school grades are not what I want to emphasize. Can I send only my resume in the future? I don't imagine that my transcript is terribly relevant now that I've had practical law firm experience.
|Applying to a Law School|
Applying to law school is like preparing for an invasion; you must have strategy and foresight. You must get started early, selecting the schools you would like to attend (and backup schools that you would be willing to attend if you are rejected by your first choices), lining up financial aid for tuition and expenses, starting the application process, arranging for living quarters, and so on.
|Applying to a Law School and Improving Lives|
I had one other primary motive for applying to law school. Everything I've said so far had to do with wanting to improve my own life. But how about the idea that a person should try to improve the lives of others.
|Consider taking LSAT before applying to a Law School|
The decision to attend law school is a very important one. However, undergraduates applying to law school may not be aware of what is required to get in.
|Applying To the Law School|
This article will take a look at the law school admissions process. That process begins long before you start writing "personal statements" and asking for letters of recommendation. Once again, it starts with you and what you want.
|Life Outside the Law Firm: Non-Legal Jobs for Law School Grads|
If you are encountering difficulties landing a position in a law firm or legal department, a non-legal job may provide a great alternative.
|Why Aspiring Law Applicants Must Submit Personal Statements with Law School Applications|
You should always submit an essay or "personal statement" with your application, even if the law school says it is optional.
|Strategies for Women Applying To Law School|
Women applying to law school are in a rare position of competitive advantage. Women go to college in greater numbers than men do. In 1995, 53 percent of the full-time college population was female. What's more, women do better at college than men do. So (big surprise) women graduate from college in greater numbers than men do.
|Finding and Applying to Corporate Law Departments|
One of the areas in which the most growth has taken place is corporate legal departments. There are several reasons for this phenomenon.
|What Courses You Should Take Before Applying For Law School?|
To be an effective lawyer, you must be able to think, speak, and write analytically and logically, be able to work well with people, and have a strong sense of professionalism. As an undergraduate there is generally not a specific prelaw major. However, certain courses taken in high school and/or college should provide you with a well-rounded background and give you a competitive edge over students who have never taken such courses.