« on: March 24, 2005, 11:33:02 PM »
yo my man - take the advice everyone has been telling you. ENJOY life now. geeze, ur not even in HS yet. relax. get great grades. honestly, thats all u can do at this point. sure, u can go and join all the clubs in the world in HS, but thats only going to affect your college admissions. the only thing law schools take into account are college GPA and LSAT score. sure, u have other "soft" factors like a personal statement, reccomendations, etc. But it all starts with your grades and LSAT. and since there is no way u can prepare for the LSAT now, focusing on getting great grades is the only thing you can do right now.
on another note, when i was beginning high school, my adult career was the last thing on my mind. relax and put things in perspective. im sure u dont want to look back on ur HS years as only a "molding" stage for college and law school. u want to be able to look back and laugh at all the funny/crazy/drunk/idiotic things u did, girls u slept with, how man classes u cut, that great hockey game u played - not just a means to getting to where u want to get to.
I'm a 1L now, and trust me, once u get here, your life is over. Live it before u get here, cause once u do get here, there is nothing else in your life.