I'm looking to learn more about consolidating my student loans. Does anyone have any good websites to learn more about the process?
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I know the conventional wisdom is to use an approximately ten page writing sample. I'm looking at a position in which I have a writing sample that is directly on point but is 17 pages double-spaced. There is not really a sensible way to cut out any of the piece.
Should I (1) cut out some of the sample in a way that may not be desirable (2) convert it to single-spaced or (3) send it at 17 pages and they will just stop reading when they are finished?
Is this ten page rule a hard and fast one?
I am a 3L at a 40s T1 school. I started at a T4, top 15%, transferred. Now outside top 1/3 of class, but 2 book awards (my grades have been all over). No moot court, no law review or journal. I'd say I have above average work experience (I've won actual hearings under law student practice rules).
Anyway, through a really solid, very well connected family friend, I have an interview with a Vault 100 firm. I realize that they are meeting with me as a favor to him and that it might be a jerk off meeting, but is there any way I can convince them that I can do the job.
Anyone else get an offer this way? Advice welcome.
I'm interested in getting a trial court clerkship for a term after graduation. I've contacted the courts I'm interested in and they say the process is very informal, and done on a judge by judge basis with no centralized application method.
My question is, does it look bad to just fire off letters and resumes to every judge on the Court? Obviously, I will tailor the letters but it seems like a bad way to convey interest.
I'm a 3L graduating in May and I'm primarily looking for a job in the DA's office or Public Defender.
I'm finding it virtually impossible to get so much as an interview as almost everyone is saying they don't look at recent grads until they pass the bar. I understand their concern, but I can't just not work from May to September.
Is anyone else encountering similar frustrations?
« on: January 28, 2008, 02:36:38 PM »
Of course. If you are sure about Phoenix, then both of those schools would give you much better networking advantages.
I am already taking Barbri in order to prep for the bar exam. Would it be a superfluous waste of time and money to also take Kaplan 3-day or six-day MBE course?
If not, what would you advise about the possibility of taking the Kaplan PMBR in February, taking Barbri in May-Jul and the July Bar exam?
How padded is your schedule to ensure the least amount of work possible during your final law school semester?
Mine is downright silly. 12 credits/4 courses total, taught by the easiest professors, 2 pass/fail classes, only 2 exams.