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Tag: Pre-Law



Career-Path

Should you go to law school?

September 08, 2017

It has happened to you before. Your cousin’s best friend is thinking of becoming a lawyer. Your neighbor’s daughter is a college senior applying to the same school where you studied law. As a shining young face of the legal profession, you are asked to have The Talk about what

Change-the-World

Incoming Texas A&M law student wins BARBRI scholarship

August 29, 2017

When other daughters were dancing on their daddy’s feet, Amanda Sarmiento was brushing up on History Channel documentaries with her own father, a tradition that sparked her interest not only in history, but also political science.Growing up in Laredo, Texas, Sarmiento lived in a household that highly prioritizes education. The

Sharks

Shark school: 4 pre-law questions to answer before college

May 17, 2017

Q: I’m a freshman in High School, and I want to prepare to become an attorney. I have already done a bit of research, but there are still a few questions that I have (below).A: Excellent! You are preparing early! Being a lawyer can be fascinating and rewarding. But it’s

Pre-Law

Is a pre-law program right for you?

January 25, 2017

Is pre-law right for you? Yes, no, and it depends. I recommend any students considering law school participate in a pre-law program after careful evaluation.  In addition to going through a pre-law program myself, I talked with two young lawyers that both attended an undergraduate program that offered a pre-law

How to choose the right law schools to apply to

How to choose the right law schools to apply to

December 23, 2015

You’ve decided that law school is your next step. But, there are approximately 200 accredited law schools in the U.S. How do you choose which schools to apply to?Many applicants want to apply to only the top schools as ranked by US News and World Report rankings or a similar

Prepare for law school during your first years in college

Prepare for law school during your first years in college

November 27, 2015

We often talk to young undergrads who want to know our secret formula for success – should they join 15 clubs in college? Major in Philosophy to demonstrate logical thinking and writing skills? Take that prestigious internship on Capitol Hill? Study abroad to learn a second language? The right response