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The Law Profs

Dear Law Prof: How Do I Decide What Classes to Take?

Dear Law Prof, I’m a 1L who has to sign up for classes for the fall of my 2L year and I just don’t know where to begin. I’m not yet sure what I want to do after law school. Are there any rules or guidelines that you usually give students in my position? – … Read more >

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Dear Law Profs: I’m Agonizing Over Grades

Dear Law Prof, I just received my grades from the first semester of law school and I am agonizing over one of them.  Do you have any advice? – Concerned 1L Dear Concerned 1L, Many law schools have mandatory curves, so relatively few students can receive the top grades.  As a result, receiving your first … Read more >

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Dear Law Prof: How Can I Be Successful and Happy in My First Year of Law School

Dear Law Prof, I am starting law school this fall and wondered if you have any advice or suggestions about how to be successful and happy in my first year? – Almost Minted 1L Dear Almost Minted, We’re happy to share our advice with you.  We’re including our handout of what we wish we had … Read more >

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Dear Law Prof: I Need a Summer Job

Dear Law Prof, I want to know how to go about finding a summer job—what kind of job would look best on my resume and also be interesting and fun? – Job (and Pleasure) Seeker   Dear Job (and Pleasure) Seeker, There is no one magic recipe for the best job combined with the most … Read more >