Going to Law School: Everything You Need to Know to Choose and Pursue a Degree in Law

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Is a career in law right for you?

Thinking of attending law school?

Where should you apply?

The verdict is in: This comprehensive guide has the answers to all your questions.

Written from the perspectives of a veteran lawyer and a recent law school graduate, this guide covers every aspect of preparing for and pursuing a career in law. Going ...

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Going to Law School: Everything You Need to Know to Choose and Pursue a Degree in Law

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Overview

Is a career in law right for you?

Thinking of attending law school?

Where should you apply?

The verdict is in: This comprehensive guide has the answers to all your questions.

Written from the perspectives of a veteran lawyer and a recent law school graduate, this guide covers every aspect of preparing for and pursuing a career in law. Going to Law School? takes you through the entire process—from what you need to do before applying to what you can expect during law school to what career paths you can follow after graduation. You'll find:
* Straight facts on the application and admissions process
* Tips on studying for and taking the LSAT
* Advice on determining which law school is right for you
* An insider's look at how law schools operate
* A thorough survey of career options.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471149071
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 8/28/1997
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 541,227
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Meet the Author

HARRY CASTLEMAN, a practicing lawyer, is Senior Business Counsel at Gaffin & Krattenmaker, P.C., in Boston. A graduate of Boston University Law School, he is the coauthor of eight books.

CHRISTOPHER NIEWOEHNER is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School.

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Table of Contents

CHOOSING LAW AS A CAREER.

Do You Want to be a Lawyer?

How Law School Works.

First-Year Courses.

The Second and Third Years.

Moving from Law Student to Lawyer.

Where Do Lawyers Work?

What Do Lawyers Do?

PREPARING FOR LAW SCHOOL.

Making the Most Out of College.

When to Go to Law School.

APPLYING AND DECIDING.

Thinking About Law Schools.

Which Law Schools Might Accept You?

Which Law Schools Can You Afford?

The LSAT.

The Law School Application.

The Endgame.

Some Last Words.

Appendices.

Index.

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