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what did you do for YOUR writing sample?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Dec 30, 2012 12:40 am

hello, i am a 1L looking for summer job

1) for writing sample, do we just give employers the one that we turned in? or should we edit?

2) can it be the mid semester paper, or is it better to be final memo?

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Re: what did you do for YOUR writing sample?

Postby atcushman » Sun Dec 30, 2012 12:44 am

I asked my lw prof which one she thought I should use, we have done 2 so far, she said it depended on the topic and job. For positions that are likely to deal with statutory law ie ag da I used the one based on a statutory issue and for firms that dealt with torts etc I used one dealing with a common law issue. Most places requiring a sample tell you how long they want it, but I think career services said if they don't tell you you should edit it down to no more than 7 pgs

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Postby Myself » Sun Dec 30, 2012 3:32 am

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Re: what did you do for YOUR writing sample?

Postby Nova » Sun Dec 30, 2012 3:34 am

Im using a paper from civ pro about Twiqbal....

my legal writing papers blow.

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Re: what did you do for YOUR writing sample?

Postby fltanglab » Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:09 pm

I just used the major assignment in my LRW class. I found a citation error when looking over it that I corrected, but otherwise I kept it. But I would have edited it more if it received a lower grade (if you know your grade for it).

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Re: what did you do for YOUR writing sample?

Postby dingbat » Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:12 pm

I'm using my UG Creative Writing assignment

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Re: what did you do for YOUR writing sample?

Postby LeDique » Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:13 pm

dingbat wrote:I'm using my UG Creative Writing assignment


I also used erotic fiction.

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Re: what did you do for YOUR writing sample?

Postby rad lulz » Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:22 pm

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