Up until now, my focus during this last year has been on (1) passing my classes, (2) gaining as much experience as I can through various internships and clerkships, (3) networking, and (4) looking for and finalizing any job offers. But now, with graduation practically assured, my focus shifts to passing the Bar exam. Continue reading
Author Archives: Mike Sandler
Will our long journey lead to the same destination? On the surface it might appear so. After all, each of the students participating in writing this blog have spent countless hours over the last several years preparing for the day we will stand on the graduation platform to receive our coveted piece of parchment, signifying we are entitled to “all the rights and privileges of a Doctor of Jurisprudence.” But, the similarities end there.
Imagine going from 0 to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds. That’s what the first week of law school feels like. Anyone who is or has ever attended law school knows what I mean. Every year starts the same. One day you’re registering for classes and buying books and then BAM! You’ve got a minimum of one to two hundred pages of case law, statutes and/or commentary to read per class and you haven’t even stepped foot in the classroom yet. Continue reading