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Bar Results

Well, I failed.  One of the worst feelings in the world, scrolling through the list of names and not finding yours, going back through again to make sure you didn’t miss it, then there come the tears when you realize it’s really not there. Continue reading

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You know you’re studying for the bar if…

I’m sure many of you have seen this and I have no idea who the original creator was to give credit to, but it’s hilarious especially for bar takers and even non-bar takers to understand what we are going through.  (There’s some vulgar language in here, FYI)

It makes me feel smarter if I use my bar review travel mug...

You Know You’re Studying For The Bar If…

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The Back-Up Plan

Like any good little planner, I have a back-up plan for if this whole “law” thing doesn’t work out: open a bakery/coffee & tea shop.

THE SWEETS

I have found myself becoming slightly more creative in the kitchen and nearly everything I make, my husband loves (or at least lies like a good little husband and tells me it’s good) or I can figure out what’s wrong so that I can fix it next time.  When I’m stressed or bored, I tend to bake, which makes me believe  this a good career for me, but on my own terms of course (don’t think I could work for someone else doing this). Continue reading

Why did I get a post-graduate degree?

I find myself asking this question more and more lately as I peruse job listings and find countless entries for “personal assistant”, “paralegal”, “secretary”, “sales”, etc.  Nothing that requires a law degree.  When I finally DO find a posting for an attorney, they want 5, 7, 10+ years of experience that I obviously don’t have.  So far I have only found two jobs that were truly entry-level positions.

In the past month, I have sent out countless resumes and cover letters, hoping to at least get an interview.  So far, I’ve only gotten one interview for a law clerk position and it was given to someone else.  How does one stay positive in a job market like this?  (Seriously, I’m asking.) Continue reading