Influence of Internships on Applications

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Influence of Internships on Applications

Postby jciigoe30 » Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:17 pm

Hello everyone,

How big of a factor are internships when applying to law school? I know that is considered a "soft" factor but I've heard from a few people that schools like to see at least two active internships at the time of application. Just for a little background, I have interned with a law firm in Buffalo and have worked in a Senator's office for the past semester. I would prefer to take the summer off in order to study for the September LSAT.

Thanks in advance for your help.

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Re: Influence of Internships on Applications

Postby mjb447 » Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:41 pm

jciigoe30 wrote:How big of a factor are internships when applying to law school? I know that is considered a "soft" factor but I've heard from a few people that schools like to see at least two active internships at the time of application. Just for a little background, I have interned with a law firm in Buffalo and have worked in a Senator's office for the past semester. I would prefer to take the summer off in order to study for the September LSAT.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Not a huge factor. Never heard the two active internships thing before.

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Re: Influence of Internships on Applications

Postby Rigo » Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:48 pm

I've never heard that. Don't listen to prelaw advisors.

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Re: Influence of Internships on Applications

Postby jciigoe30 » Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:05 am

Thank you! I figured this was the case.



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