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Do You Want to Go to Law School?

Is law school right for you? Taking the step into law school sometimes can feel like a leap of faith as you're just not sure how well you'll do or whether you really want to practice law. Trying to plan with so many unknowns isn't easy. The good news is that you're not alone and countless others have asked themselves the same questions before law school. That would include many attorneys who are now practicing thanks to the many opportunities arising from their law school experience. Stick with FindLaw for Law Students as this section will help you to better understand what to expect from law school and beyond, from lawyers who've been in your shoes.

Do You Want to Go to Law School Articles

  • Why Go to Law School?

    When weighing the decision to go to law school, it's important not to overinflate your expectations. After all, not every lawyer turns out to be a John or Thurgood Marshall and there are important factors to consider. Read on to learn more.

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  • Researching Legal Careers

    One of the things you discover in law school is that law degrees can apply to a variety of careers, from transactional work and litigation to legislative support and even journalism.  

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  • Preparing for Law School

    As with anything in life, preparation is the key to success. But how do you prepare for something like law school if you're not really sure what to expect? Binders and laptops are definitely helpful, but there's so much more you can do to prepare. FindLaw's here to help.  

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