Monthly Archives: December 2012

1Ls: Substituting “Interest” for “Experience”

1Ls with no legal or other work experience throw themselves onto the mercy of employers as they try to substitute interest for experience. Question:  I have no experience other than school, but I am very interested in three practice areas. … Continue reading

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Interviewing Best Practice = Lots of Interview Practice

Whether your goal is baseball, piano-playing, interviewing or conducting employee evaluations, the only way to begin to be comfortable, to develop and hone skills, and to find a path to excellence is to practice. Have lots of practice. In Katie … Continue reading

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Follow Instructions: The Best Final Exam Tip

A single law school exams at the end of each semester is the ultimate high-stakes exam.  The best final exam tip is to Follow Instructions. Final exam questions range from apparently straightforward to flagrantly distracting with with roadblocks, potholes, and … Continue reading

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