ERIC Number: ED446605
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Law School Confidential: The Complete Law School Survival Guide--by Students, for Students.
Miller, Robert H.
This book aims to give students a thorough overview of the contemporary law school experience. It provides a comprehensive chronological account of what to expect, drawn from the experiences of recent law school graduates, designated the "'Law School Confidential' mentors." The chapters are: (1) "Thinking about Law School? Think Again..."; (2) "Your Five Most Critical Hours: How To Beat the LSAT"; (3) "Applying to Law School: Bait the Hooks Carefully and Cast the Nets Wide"; (4) "Choose Your School Wisely"; (5) "An Investment in Your Future: Funding Your Legal Education"; (6) "The Ten Things You Must Do before Classes Begin"; (7) "So What Is a Tort Anyway? A Brief Overview of the First-Year Curriculum"; (8) "Getting Out of the Gate--Applying the Lessons of Futures Past"; (9) "The Unspoken Code of Law School Etiquette"; (10) "The T-Minus One Month Checkpoint: How To Arrive Ahead of the Competition"; (11) "Making Your Summer Plans: How To Win the 1L Recruiting Lottery"; (12) "Your First Semester Endgame"; (13) "Looking Behind and Looking Ahead: Assessing the Damage and Charting the Course for Your Second Semester"; (14) "First Year Endgame: Succeeding in Exams and the Law Review Competition"; (15) "Working for Free or Working for Pay: Your First Summer Paves the Way"; (16) "Charting a Course for Your Upper Years"; (16) "Your Survival Guide to Recruiting Season"; (18) "Everything You Need To Know about Callback Interviews"; (19) "The Future Is Now: Using the 'Relevance Calculus' To Choose a Firm"; (20) "Back on the Chain Gang: Advice about Journal Membership"; (21)"Restoring Balance: Moot Court, Public Service, and How To Reclaim the Life You've Lost"; (22) "Demystifying Judicial Clerkships: Heigh Thee to the Chambers"; (23) "Keys to Ascension: Turning 2L. Summer Employment into a Permanent Offer"; (24) "But It Doesn't Have To Be Boring... Designing a Plan To Avoid the Third-Year Doldrums"; (25) "Opportunity Knocks Again... A Second Chance at Recruiting"; (26) "Last Semester Cross-Checks"; (27) "The Final Hurdle--Strategies for the Bar Examination"; and (28) "Parting Thoughts." (SLD)
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Curriculum, Educational Experience, Educational Objectives, Higher Education, Law Schools, Law Students, Legal Education (Professions)
St. Martin's Press, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010 ($17.95). Web site: www.stmartins.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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