New PDF release: How to Think About Law School: A Handbook for Undergraduates

By Michael R. Dillon

ISBN-10: 1475802455

ISBN-13: 9781475802450

This Handbook offers a accomplished consultant for college kids and highschool seniors contemplating legislations institution. It teaches how you can construct an undergraduate resume, easy methods to assemble information regarding legislations college and criminal careers, how one can organize for the legislation institution Admissions try out (LSAT) and the way to navigate the pitfalls of the legislations institution program method. It additionally leads scholars during the legislations institution curriculum, the crucial value of the 1st 12 months (1L), the jobs performed by way of legislations evaluation, scientific courses, Moot court docket, Mock Trial, interviewing, networking, summer time affiliate positions and clerkships. ultimately, it concludes with seven classes to hold from legislations tuition into criminal perform. This Handbook arises from the author’s careers---one as a college professor and pre-law consultant, the opposite as a magna cum laude legislations university graduate and a winning working towards lawyer. alongside how it conveys the author’s love of the legislation and admiration for the function of legislations within the usa.

-Adopts a broader and longer viewpoint than any of its rivals, starting with freshman yr, and protecting every year as an undergraduate, via legislation college admissions, the 3 years of legislations tuition, and into the beginnings of felony practice.

-Provides worthy, concrete and sensible details together with, lists of Dos and Don’ts, a 4 12 months list, information regarding key assets, a step by step clarification of the legislations tuition program approach, in addition to a formulation for choosing “competitive”, “safe” and “reach” legislation schools.

-Presents special information regarding the legislations university curriculum every year, the significance of legislation overview, scientific courses, Moot court docket, interviewing talents, and
summer affiliate positions.

-Addresses present downsides to the perform of legislation in a extra open means than any of its opponents, together with the exhorbitant price of legislations institution, the trouble repaying
law institution debt, the shortcoming of beginning criminal positions within the wake of 2008, the excessive degrees of task dissatisfaction within the career, the stresses perform locations upon a private reside.

-Concludes with seven classes to hold from legislation institution into the perform of law.

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