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Title:
Going to law school? : everything you need to know to choose and pursue a degree in law
Author:
Castleman, Harry.
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Publication Information:
New York : J. Wiley & Sons, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
xvi, 204 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780471149071
Format :
Book

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Central Library KF285 .C37 1997 Adult Non-Fiction Popular Materials-College Entrance
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Summary

Summary

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.


Author Notes

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.


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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