, if your grades are competitive, a prior career will put you heads and shoulders above those on your playing field.
And this comment is based on what? Quote from: jacy85 on September 18, 2005, 10:24:24 AM, if your grades are competitive, a prior career will put you heads and shoulders above those on your playing field.
I'm a 2L now and will be 32 when I graduate. I'm a female at a top-15 school, and I have a very-good-but-not-stellar law school record. My pre-law-school career was OK, but not incredibly impressive. I have relatively weak interview skills. My advice: be very prepared to answer: "So, you had a great career ... what made you give it up and go to law school?" When interviewing this fall, it was hard to answer that question when a firm did not do anything that I could specifically relate to my previous work experience. I did not have a compelling story about a big transformative moment either. So I think that hurt me a bit.But I eventually found a biglaw-paying firm that DOES want me for my background, and I think I will like it there. Bottom line -- it depends where you go to law school, how your grades are, and how well you can explain the decision to make the transition to law school.
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