Going to Law School? Here's What You Need to Know

Prospective Law Students

Students entering law school should know that the experience is “unique and not like any other” (as stated by graduating law student, Vanessa Cavallaro). But with the right mindset and guidance, that unique and challenging experience can become much easier to succeed. In this guide, you will learn:
  • • Proper time management to ensure great networking and involvement
  • • How to find resources to help you keep up with classes and the law school environment
  • • Communication tips to keep important tasks uppermost in your mind
  • • Study tips to improve long-term success

Why a Career in Public Interest Law Today Matters More Than Ever

Prospective Law Students

Public Interest can be a rewarding field for any lawyer. To find out just how rewarding this career can be, download Touro Law’s “Guide to Public Interest Law.” In this guide, you will learn:
  • • The different opportunities available to a public interest lawyer
  • • The true value and importance of public service work
  • • How to choose your path within the public interest field

How to Get Your Dream Job After Law School

Prospective Law Students

The essential goal of everyone who graduates college is to enter a successful career that they love working in. Success in law school and a great score on the bar exam are but two ways to help you on your path to landing your dream job. To assist in your goal, Touro Law Center has put together a guide to help you reach your goals and for finding your own success. In this guide, you will learn:
  • • Proper networking skills and how to make connections with recruiters
  • • How to stand out from the crowd and show self-interest
  • • Mock interview tips as you seek experience through work, and professional development

7 Tips for Writing an Effective Personal Statement for Law School

Prospective Law Students

The personal statement you will create for law school applications is not only a critical part of the process, but it also defines you as a person and grabs the attention of the official who is viewing your impressive and motivated application. With some practice and advice, you’ll be drafting a great personal statement in no time! In this guide, you will learn:
  • • How to properly follow application guidelines created by each individual school
  • • The process to defining your personality and character
  • • Editing and proofreading statements to ensure quality
  • • Grammar and accuracy skills to maintain a good impression

10 Tips for Taking the LSAT

Admission to Law School

Most up-and-coming law students understand the importance of the LSATs, but don’t know all the ins and outs to getting the best possible score. So, Touro Law Center has taken the time to list the top 10 tips to scoring higher on the LSATs. In this guide, you will learn:
  • • LSAT preparation leading up to the exam date
  • • What areas to devote the most time to
  • • Specific walk-through for the “Analytical Reasoning” section
  • • What to do after receiving your score

10 Effective Habits for First-Year Students

Admission to Law School

The first year of law school tends to be the most critical. Being properly adjusted and knowing what to expect can make the biggest difference in how you finish your education and right before you begin your career in law. Knowing this, Touro Law Center has prepared a list of 10 effective habits for first-year law students in order that you may get started on the right track. In this guide, you will learn:
  • • How to prepare for classes and exams
  • • A “Priority List” of what to focus on first
  • • Keys to networking and how to go about it
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