Law Schools Special Report: Staying Sane, Before and After Graduation by the National Law Journal
This week, we present a “how-to” for students and for lawyers starting their careers. Amid a tight job market and the high cost of legal education, entering the profession is not a decision to make lightly. But success, as you’ll read, is not just getting good grades and nailing the interview. It’s about finding balance, enjoying the learning process and setting in motion a career that will cultivate a sense of purpose and professional fulfillment. It really is possible.
Avoid procrastination, staying organized, and balancing courses are keys to success.
Gaining experience prior to pursuing a Juris Doctor degree made a KPMG executive a better student.
The vast majority of job candidates know the law. Those who shine know themselves even better.
You can decide whether to merely survive the experience or thrive by refusing to “compare and despair”.
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