See the updates and caveats at
http://adrr.com/law0/ if you have
not already read them. Note this page is Copyright 1997-2001,
based on material older than 1997.
There is updated material available from other writers
who know a good deal more about the current situation than I did in the
Thriving in Law School, Surviving Legal
Pragmatic Reform of Legal
Legal Employment Link Collection
thoughts on reforming higher education.
NILE (National Institute
for Legal Education) at http://www.nilelaw.org/ provides a "prep school"
for law school. See also Law
PReview to compare -- prep schools for law schools are finally a
growth area. Your mileage may vary.
www.barbri-nile.com has their
materials to help you do well once you are in law school.
Note that the web is always growing: a great new link:
-- good advice, with much more depth than I have here.
http://www.allrise.com/LAW/SCHOOLS/Deconstruction.html-- the top 25 Law School
pre-law program (a surprising success), an informational link, not the official
Practice Tests on-line
http://www.powerscore.com -- LSAT
preparation class. Should you have to choose between Powerscore
and Princeton, take them both (I wish I had).
http://www.getprepped.com -- another
LSAT prep company doing much of their class work in law schools and universities.
TestMasters -- This group is
number one in LSAT prep for California -- with good reason. It
has spread to other parts of the country.
Princeton Review. You
must take a review class for the LSAT and this is a great site.
Not being able to take a review class is the only thing I regret.
Princeton Review rates law schools and does it very well.
Law School Ratings (I disagree with many
of his methods, but a good site to visit).
The National Jurist
Their law school ratings are the best I've seen
Note, this domain is currently taken over by a porn site link.
The Electric Law Library Law
Search tools at Law
"The Young Lawyer's Jungle Book: A Survival
"A career guide for law students, new lawyers, and individuals considering
a career in the law."
A law school that provides focused "tracked" education:
Warnings about Interviews:
Satisfaction, Lawyers Should Ignore Ads and Law Students Should Ignore On-Campus
An interesting perspective. This is part of a series of articles and materials
in a FindLaw forum that is well worth visiting.
Virtual Headhunter (Career Mall)
Hell -- If you are paying a headhunter to help you find a job, you are
Academic Positions -- if you want to
BridgePath - Get Job and
internship announcements sent to you for free.
// Federal Format Resume Help
Virtual Headhunter (P.J. Scout)
American Lawyer's Consolidated Site
(legal newspaper listings)
Legal Employment Search Site (Gregory
Color Is Your Parachute?
you flunked out, what now?
Targeted mailing campaigns
people swear by them, some swear at them.
"Fewer than three out of every 10 jobs are filled through normal channels."
IS Survival Guide, Bob Lewis, InfoWorld May 26, 1997.
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