Today we welcome to the Law School Toolbox Jenny L. Maxey, author of Barrister on a Budget: Investing in Law School…without Breaking the Bank. The book will be available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble on November 17, 2014. Jenny offers a few suggestions for finding a job after law school in a non-traditional way. Welcome, Jenny!
We hear from so many law students who are disappointed after going through OCI without an offer or were unable to participate (because of grades or other factors). While you may be worried that you’ll never find a job, we’re here to tell you that’s just not true.
That’s why we’re very excited to debut a new feature here on the Law School Toolbox blog! Starting with this post, we will be interviewing attorneys who got their first legal jobs the “non-OCI” way. We want you to see that it IS possible to get a law job outside of OCI, and provide ideas for the job hunt. [Read more…] about Getting a Job Without OCI: Danielle Fong, Human Resource Manager at Family Connections
Per the infamous adage, 3L year is when “they bore you to death.” By the time you reach your last year of law school, you’ve probably (hopefully) figured out the game. You’ve dealt with the 1L “scare,” the 2L “work,” and by this point you just want your bar card so you can practice already! [Read more…] about The 3L Snooze
The answer is a resounding, “Yes!” [Read more…] about Can You Get a Job Without OCI (On-Campus Interviewing)?
We’re excited to welcome back John Rood of Next Step Test Preparation. You may remember John’s previous post, How to Prepare for the December LSAT. He’s here to share why you should work with a pre-law advisor as you prepare for law school. Welcome back, John! [Read more…] about How (and Why) You Should Work With Your Pre-Law Advisor
We talked about the 2L slip, or some of the problems that arise when you’re a second-year law student. If you missed our tips on balancing on-campus interviews and extra-curricular activities, take a read here. We continue with this series by bringing you three suggestions for keeping up academic success as a 2L. [Read more…] about The 2L Slip – Academic Success (or Lack of Success)