Expert advice from Law professionals and admission tutors covering everything a prospective law student needs to know, from application and interview to landing a training contract and future career options.
What's the difference between a solicitor and barrister? What law course should you choose? Where do you find a training contract? If you're thinking of studying a law degree, the new and updated edition of Getting into Law provides you with all the information that you need to get onto the course of your choice and start a successful law career. From application and interview to funding and your future, this comprehensive guide takes you through every stage of applying for a law degree. Written with contributions from admission tutors from the UK's leading law schools and top solicitors and barristers.
Whether you’re is a college junior facing the LSATs, a senior sitting with disappointing test scores, or someone who has always dreamed of a career in the law, there is too much at stake not to ask the hard questions about what lies ahead. How to Get into Law School will tell you all you need to know about: Choosing and applying to law school The law school admission test (LSAT) and law school applications Getting into law school Suceeding as a student Finding career fulfillment In How to Get Into Law School, Susan Estrich lends her unique point of view and far-ranging experience-as ace law student, tenured professor, renowned legal scholar and analyst-to the life and career questions applicants will face, and answers them in the frank, no-nonsense manner that is her trademark. Featuring anecdotes from admissions directors, professors, veteran attorneys, and adventurous students alike, How to Get Into Law School lays out the facts on: Applications Essays Getting Scholarships Community service The Rigors of Studying Surviving Interviews Finding Employment If you’re considering going to law school, this is your indispensable how-to guide.
Release on 2016-03-01 | by Steven Boyes,Melanie Allen
Author: Steven Boyes,Melanie Allen
Expert advicefrom Law professionals and admission tutors covering everything a prospective law student needs to know, from application and interview to landing a training contract and future career options.
Get Into Law School: A Strategic Approach Choosing and getting into the right school is crucial to getting the most out of your law school years -- and your career as a lawyer. Kaplan and Newsweek have brought together some of the nation's top admissions experts to create this exclusive guide to getting into law school. This excellent resource includes: - Advice from top admissions of'cers on writing persuasive personal statements, obtaining the best recommendations, preparing your application, and more. - Expert guidance on choosing the best options for ?nancing law school, including tips on ?nancial aid, borrowing, and managing expenses. - Specialized information for every student, including minorities, women, gays and lesbians, the disabled, and others.
The most authoritative guide for law students-now revised and updated. Richard Montauk, an administrations insider and lawyer, demystifies the law school application process and provides the tools to ace every step along the way. Based on (and including) exclusive interviews with admissions officers, Montauk delivers a candid view of what leading law schools look for in an applicant. He also gives applicants solid advice on developing marketing strategies, writing winning essays, maximizing financial aid, and updating credentials to better match that ideal profile.
Richard Montauk, a savvy admissions insider, demystifies the application process and provides the tools to ace every step. Based on interviews with dozens of admissions officers, Montauk delivers a candid view of what leading law schools look for in an applicant. He also gives applicants solid advice on developing marketing strategies, writing winning essays, maximizing financial aid, and assessing and upgrading credentials to better match that ideal profile.
Offering a new and refreshing approach to the study of the Australian legal environment, this book challenges students to think deeply about the law, and wherever possible, draws on interesting contemporary examples within students' own experience and knowledge. Divided into three parts: Fundamentals, Commonwealth Legal System and.