Monthly Archives: July 2011

4-step year-round interview prep plan

Many law students believe that the interview “season” is limited to fall interviews and the judicial clerkship sprint. In real (not law school) life, interviews carry on throughout the year and throughout life. Preparation and practice should never stop. With … Continue reading

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Two resume sections: toxic space-wasters

With resume real estate limited, why waste it with an objective or an offer to provide references or writing samples. Both are pointless and potentially toxic sections? RESUME OBJECTIVE In addition to taking up space, Resume Objectives present three problems: … Continue reading

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Transition to Law School: Unsettling then and now

From a LinkedIn thread about the transition to law school and how it might be different from the past…On my first visit to the University of Baltimore Law Library in 1980, I said out loud “All these books look alike.” … Continue reading

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