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1L job search / Is there such thing as 0L summer jobs?
« on: March 12, 2007, 05:45:13 PM »
Hey Guys/Gals,

My name is Josh.  I have just come back from a 6mth - 1yr stead in Thailand, and have to start worrying about law school as my education abroad will wrap up shortly at the beginning of 2007.  My question, is how do I get a job with a law firm as a 0L law student?  I have 1.5 yrs until; I start Law school and have plenty of options everywhere else as far as norma;l jobs go, but I would rather take a pay cut and go ahead and work for a law firm in some semi-menial job.  Any advice?  Keep in mind this is all assuming that I will make it into Law school as well.


U of Texas - Austin / Advice Needed
« on: March 11, 2007, 02:18:13 PM »
Hey Guys/Gals,

My name is Josh.  I, and I know everybody else, is looking for advice when It comes to chances of admission and all of this other stuff.  As it stands now, I am drownling in a pool of applications and semi-guided thought.  So here are my stats, Im trying to get into University of Texas as a number 1 choice, number 2 I think will be Texas tech, not sure though. If anyone could tell me what I need to do to up my chances or what may hurt me, other than not having a 4.0 GPA. I really appreciate the advice, I need it!

Sex: Male

Race: White

Age: 24 (just turned Jan.'07)

Letters of Recommendation: 2 - each from 2 star Generals in the USAF

GPA:  3.65+, still thinking about retaking some course to up the GPA to a 3.7-3.8

LSAT:  Untaken, but in a rigid study program "cracking the LSAT"

Degrees Earned:
Bachelores of Business Marketing, electives being law and government (finish fall '07) Earned Abroad
Associates of Aircraft Maintenance Technology

Points of Interest and Past Work Experience:
Teaching English in Thailand for 1 year under ESL/TESOL Certification.
Fluent in Conversational Thai.
4 Years Military Service (Decorated/Deployment Experience/Dissabled Veteran/Honorable Discharge)
Under the Hazlewood act, for state funding of tuition

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