Questions To Ask Lawyers About Law School

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1. Why do you want to go to law school or become a lawyer? Be brutally honest with yourself in examining your true motivation. Write the answer down today, and revisit it often.
2. What kind of lawyers are there, and what kind do you think you want to become? Highlighting one of the habits of highly effective people, Steven Covey explained that “[t]o begin with the end in mind means to start with a clear understanding of your destination.
3. Have you talked to any lawyers, and what have you learned about their journey in the legal profession? Yes, this question is not merely self-reflection, but requires you to research and seek out conversations with lawyers.
4. What is important to you in finding fulfillment in your career? Try to determine what makes YOU thrive. Even though we may all be able to agree on the very basic qualities of a good work environment, like safety and the absence of discrimination or abuse, we are each quite unique in what ultimately makes us personally and professionally happy.
5. What is your plan for putting together a great application for law school and for preparing for each year of law school? There are a wide variety of resources at your fingertips to research how to maximize your chances of getting into your law school of choice, what each year of law school entails, and how to succeed in law school.
6. How will you pay for law school? Many people decide to go to law school, a very costly endeavor, without first doing a realistic financial checkup or planning how they will pay back their student loans.
7. What steps are you taking to address any concerns you may have about law school or becoming a lawyer? The legal profession, like any other profession, has intellectual and lifestyle challenges.

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1. Do I really know what a legal career is like? Many law school candidates are second, third or fourth generation lawyers. Their parents are attorneys, and these candidates spent hours looking at law books and/or case files and hearing complaints about “discovery” and “jurisdiction.”
2. What practice areas of law interest me? Picking an area of law is a lot like picking a major. You’ll need to take the requisite courses and experience at a law firm is key.
3. Am I prepared for law school classes? Being top of your class could become a thing of the past when it comes to law school. Most law schools grade on a curve.
4. Are you a good test taker? Approximately 38% of college students suffer from moderate to high test anxiety. The legal field, however, is unyielding when it comes to accommodating this epidemic of sorts.
5. Are you financially prepared to go to law school? Student debt is a huge problem for millennials, in general, but law students are among the most affected.

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2. Do I really want to be a lawyer? This is a threshold question when applying to law school. A personal statement that doesn’t evidence a clear intention to become a practicing attorney will not be well-received by Admission Committees (AdComms).
3. Why does the world need a lawyer like me? Make sure your personal statement isn’t over-focused on what a career in the law can do for you, without articulating why the legal profession would benefit from your work.
4. Where do I want to live and practice law? Considering whether you have a geographic preference for law school and your life after graduation can help you narrow down your choice of schools.
5. Where do I have a realistic chance of getting in? This question weighs most heavily on students’ minds. I generally advise students to aim for an LSAT score and a GPA in the top 25 percent of students who were admitted in the prior year.
6. How am I going to pay for this? The good news is that financial aid programs can often be very generous for students from low-income families or those who have been financially independent from their parents for some time.

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I’m interested in public interest law, so I realize that minimizing debt is very important. I’m hoping to stay in NC as that’s where I want to practice. It looks like I’m going to have the choice between attending a Tier 3 school with a full tuition scholarship (taking out ~60k for living expenses) or a Tier 1 school with a 40% scholarships (taking out ~$130k for the rest of tuition

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