Law School

Breaking Barriers: Myth-Busting Law School

I hate sounding like I’m ancient, but when I was applying for law school there were so many unknowns. Seriously, how did the world even work before internet? Books? #cray. Anyway, when I started applying, there were a few online communities and older students that I knew that helped guide me. But the online communities,… Continue reading Breaking Barriers: Myth-Busting Law School

Issues · Law School

Culture Conflict: Extracurricular Activities and Latinos

Last week we talked about the importance of cultivating soft factors for law school. Most of that entailed getting involved in activities outside of school. However, I’m classifying getting involved in extracurriculars as a cultural conflict because Latino involvement in these programs is the lowest compared to other ethnic groups. There are many reasons why… Continue reading Culture Conflict: Extracurricular Activities and Latinos

Law School

Breaking Barriers: Cultivating Soft Factors

This series, Breaking Law School Barriers, tackles the big and small issues that come into play when you’re deciding if you’ll even attend law school.  The purpose is to give practical advice for college students, and for current law students and attorneys to give suggestions about their real world experience. If you’ve researched applying for… Continue reading Breaking Barriers: Cultivating Soft Factors

Law School

The Importance of Diversity (and I’m not talking about Race)

If I have not scared you enough into preparing for your summer job then rest assured I will keep trying. Appointments with career services will be here soon and deadlines will be fast approaching, and one of the things you have to decide soon is where you’re planning to apply. Perhaps you had a really… Continue reading The Importance of Diversity (and I’m not talking about Race)

Legal Practice

What to Focus on in Your Job Search Post-Law School

The time post-bar is usually filled with such relief and happiness. For the most part, it’s pretty stress free; especially if you were fortunate enough to line up a job before graduation. But for those that weren’t able to find something, this time is crunch time to make sure you’re employed by the time loan… Continue reading What to Focus on in Your Job Search Post-Law School