resume Q: experience before education?

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latetotheparty

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resume Q: experience before education?

Postby latetotheparty » Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:47 pm

I saw some sample resumes for 3Ls on various law school websites. Is this a regular thing? Does it really just depend on if you have something awesome in your experience section?

Thanks - my CSO is terrible, so I need tls for advice...

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Re: resume Q: experience before education?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:10 pm

latetotheparty wrote:I saw some sample resumes for 3Ls on various law school websites. Is this a regular thing? Does it really just depend on if you have something awesome in your experience section?

Thanks - my CSO is terrible, so I need tls for advice...

The general rule of thumb that I've heard is that while in law school and for the first x years after, education should be first. Then at some point it makes sense to switch.

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Re: resume Q: experience before education?

Postby jrf12886 » Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:17 pm

Education first until you've done something (legal) more impressive than where you went to school.



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