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Studying Abroad as a Law Student: Tips from Assistant Dean of International Programs Andrew Horsfall

Some of my favorite law school memories took place not within the walls of my contracts class, but throughout the streets of Europe. My law school offers several unique study abroad opportunities for law students, and I was lucky enough to seize the opportunity twice! During the summer after 1L year, I worked as a legal intern in London by day and studied UK law by evening. On the weekends, my classmates and I took in the sights and sounds of London or took impromptu trips to neighboring countries. For nearly three months, I felt like I really was a…

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Keeping Your Peace the Summer Before Law School!

A quick guide on “How To and Things to Do” It still feels surreal! You’ve tackled the tedious studying of the LSAT. You’ve sent in your applications to your top schools. You’ve received the acceptance letter and it all seems to be happening so fast. Attending law school has been a dream of yours,-your whole life. Just like that you can now say that YOU ARE GOING TO LAW SCHOOL! But now what? The sun is out, the pools are open, and you can smell the fresh lemons from the lemonade stand indicating that summer is finally here, the time…

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A Guide to Coming Out in Law School

Whether it’s your first time or your hundredth, the decision to come out as a member of the LGBTQ+ community is a brave and beautiful decision. My name is Erika Simonson, and I am a lesbian cisgender woman. While I vividly remember the first time I came out to my parents, I came out to myself long before that day, and I’ve been coming out to the people in my life, new and old, every day since.  Coming out is personal and it will look and feel different for everyone. The process even looks and feels different for the same…

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Resting Before Law School?

Coming into law school as a first-generation law student, I felt pressured to find out as much information as possible to prepare me for what was ahead. Within the first week of applying to law school, I was bombarded with information about expensive online prep courses that promised a "successful first year." I began to see book recommendations that swore they would guide me into the mindset needed for my first year of law school. Along with high-priced course recommendations and out-of-touch books, I began to receive unsolicited advice from people who had never been to law school. The first…

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Into the Legal World: Deciding What Type Of Lawyer Will You Be

It's your first day at law school, you have a lot in mind but your pure goal is to become a successful lawyer. Law aspirants and even established lawyers may struggle to decide what area of law they want to be an expert in. Going to law schools may spark your thoughts that you will eventually work in renowned and large firms practicing corporate law but the truth is that may not happen and you might be directed to another path.  We need to remember that all areas of the law are important and it comes in handy in different…

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Practice Pointers - Preparing for the 2020-2021 OCI Season

It’s pretty safe to say that this year’s OCI process will look very, very different (OFF-campus interviewing, anyone?).  But what won’t change is the need the thoroughly prepare so you can put your best foot (read: Zoom self) forward.  So how do you do that? Check out my top interview and resume tips for law students, and feel free to ping me if you have any follow-up questions! Top 5 Law Student Resume Tips Stick to a page. Consider adding an Interests section so there’s an easy way for your interviewers to get to know and connect with you. And…

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How to Land a Job in an SEO Company With These 3 Amazing Traits

The things in the digital marketing world have become more and more challenging. That's why search engine optimization or SEO companies set their bars high in looking for talents. When looking for candidates, some employers look for a particular set of traits. Sadly, we are not born with all the desirable behaviors wanted by the company owners.  However, it is important for us to learn these attributes as we grow our career or for us to get the job post we've been dreaming of all our lives. Even if we try learning all of those, we have to remember that…

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Tips On How To Effectively Boost Up The Morale Of Your Employees

Many employers sometimes fail to check if their employees are still doing good not only on their given job but also to their well being inside the office. They only notice that there might be something wrong when an employee fails to deliver his or her task and with very low productivity. Over time, your employee's morale has a high chance to drop, primarily if you don’t provide the things that can nurture their motivation high. Low morale can cause significant damage to your business since it can lead to poor cooperation, poor communication, and low productivity. It will only…

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Practice Pointers - Working with a Legal Recruiter

Inevitably, at some point in your legal career, you’ll be contacted by a recruiter. Maybe it’s a phone call. Maybe it’s an email or LinkedIn message. One way or another, you’ll hear from one. As a litigator turned recruiter, I’ve been on the receiving end of recruiter calls and now I’m the one reaching out to candidates. And I’ve learned that many young lawyers aren’t really sure how recruiting works, who’s legit, and whether chatting with a recruiter is worth their time. So let’s remove the proverbial veil and get acquainted with legal recruiting. A quick note to start –…

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Everything Nobody Ever Told Me: How To Find A Job You Love, Part Two

“If it makes you happy, it is what you are supposed to do” – Pat Rodegast In Part One of “How To Find A Job You Love”, you learned to identify your Networks and reach out to Network members to expand your contacts within your field of interest.  Now, you are going to reach out to those contacts and set up meetings with them.  Each meeting is an opportunity to expand your Network even more.  Yes, you will receive good advice and an opportunity to speak to people in your desired practice area.  Yes, you will hear all kinds of…

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