Sure, why not.
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Hi all! I'm going to be attending law school in the fall, and I've read NUMEROUS books on preparing and things you should do before going etc. I have yet to find a book of this sort, aimed at students of color. (Let me know if you have and if it was any good.) There are so few of us going through this unique experience, and I think a book of this sort would be a very good tool. I know that from my going through the process and talking to friends and reading this board, I've found a lot of information that I wish I would have known before or I wish I would have been able to get an idea of where to locate it. Any thoughts? (I'll cut you in on the profits.)
« on: May 18, 2005, 07:51:36 PM »
I agree with Dolce. And these programs are just like anything else, you only get out of it what you put into it. If you go there and sit there just because you've paid for it, and not because you trully want to learn from it, then you won't benefit. But if you go into it, thinking that you wanna get as much out of it as possible, then it might actually be worth more than you pay for it.
I apologize if this was mentioned earlier in the thread, but reading this page has been very helpful. My question is, I currently (or at least early last month) had a credit score in the low 600s from all three bureaus. I have been working to get the balances down, and should have them down to under 50% of available credit in use by July. My question is this...how long can I wait...like the absolute last point in time...before going through the loan application process? I obviously want my score as high as possible, but don't want to jeopardize not receiving funding on time either. But I also don't want my report pulled too many times, because I know that affects things negatively as well.
« on: May 18, 2005, 11:48:04 AM »
I really liked Law School Confidential. I didn't so much see it as "prep" material for subject matter as much as I saw it as having great advice for things you can do as a whole to prepare for law school and for things to do during and after school. It was also an easy read that I would highly recommend. I am currently reading Double Billing which is a novel losely based on a young lawyers experiences in BIGLAW. I'm really enjoying it thus far.