"Promoting Yourself in Law School"

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"Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby chitown825 » Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:33 am

Had to share this funny article. Basically, the key to succeeding in your career is by gunning, which impresses your classmates and makes them love you.

Each law school is a multi-state power base, and a positive perception from the student's community can catapult your future work-life, whether as a lawyer or a politician, to heights you had never dreamed reachable.

Conversely, if you fail to project your image properly and are not held in high esteem by other students, it can have negative consequences on your future life. That said; let's find out the ideal image you can cultivate and how to do it.

A good student, above all else

Without going into a detailed comparison of all the roles, let's say that in a community of learning, the logically respected position is that of a leader who leads from the front by dint of recognized subject expertise. This is the ideal role you can play, for it has the least weaknesses in a student's community, and it's a role, where maximum options of future role-switching remain without sacrificing initial advantages and resources.

Be the Leader

Co-operate, don't compete. If you truly want to establish yourself as a leader, co-operate with others and don't compete. Academic competition is obvious in any school, but it should never gain personal or political dimensions. Always be helpful and cooperative to those who hold you as their competitor, and be ready to help them out at the first chance. Always try to garner positive relationships without excessive attachment. In any person's life, only best friends have the chance to become worst enemies, and enemies often become best friends. To be a true leader you need others to view you as a source of positive direction and guidance. To achieve this you need to prove your academic expertise.

If other students respect your academic expertise they will presume that you have the power to help them out. If other students trust your judgment, they will trust you as a counsel to guide their work and efforts. If other students view you as an expert, they are more likely to consider your opinion on other matters seriously.

How to Be the Leader

-Become good in studies
-Promote an image as an academic expert
-Maintain credibility and protect your image
-Never expose lack of confidence in public
-Be informed and updated on subject matter and matters of common interest
-Never threaten the self-esteem of weaker students
-Be humble, not timid
-Be helpful to those who ask

If you maintain yourself well, your chances of gaining appellate briefs and consultations can increase dramatically, and provide you those first opportunities that are so hard to come by.
Classmates from the district courts can provide your first appellate briefs. Though they can be specific, as to which attorneys should be on the case, they can and will trust you enough to believe that you would do the right thing. That trust would not come, at least in the matter of his or her own briefs, if you were only the best football player or the matinee idol at law school.

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Re: "Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby CG614 » Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:47 am

chitown825 wrote:Had to share this funny article. Basically, the key to succeeding in your career is by gunning, which impresses your classmates and makes them love you.

Each law school is a multi-state power base, and a positive perception from the student's community can catapult your future work-life, whether as a lawyer or a politician, to heights you had never dreamed reachable.

Conversely, if you fail to project your image properly and are not held in high esteem by other students, it can have negative consequences on your future life. That said; let's find out the ideal image you can cultivate and how to do it.

A good student, above all else

Without going into a detailed comparison of all the roles, let's say that in a community of learning, the logically respected position is that of a leader who leads from the front by dint of recognized subject expertise. This is the ideal role you can play, for it has the least weaknesses in a student's community, and it's a role, where maximum options of future role-switching remain without sacrificing initial advantages and resources.

Be the Leader

Co-operate, don't compete. If you truly want to establish yourself as a leader, co-operate with others and don't compete. Academic competition is obvious in any school, but it should never gain personal or political dimensions. Always be helpful and cooperative to those who hold you as their competitor, and be ready to help them out at the first chance. Always try to garner positive relationships without excessive attachment. In any person's life, only best friends have the chance to become worst enemies, and enemies often become best friends. To be a true leader you need others to view you as a source of positive direction and guidance. To achieve this you need to prove your academic expertise.

If other students respect your academic expertise they will presume that you have the power to help them out. If other students trust your judgment, they will trust you as a counsel to guide their work and efforts. If other students view you as an expert, they are more likely to consider your opinion on other matters seriously.

How to Be the Leader

-Become good in studies
-Promote an image as an academic expert
-Maintain credibility and protect your image
-Never expose lack of confidence in public
-Be informed and updated on subject matter and matters of common interest
-Never threaten the self-esteem of weaker students
-Be humble, not timid
-Be helpful to those who ask

If you maintain yourself well, your chances of gaining appellate briefs and consultations can increase dramatically, and provide you those first opportunities that are so hard to come by.
Classmates from the district courts can provide your first appellate briefs. Though they can be specific, as to which attorneys should be on the case, they can and will trust you enough to believe that you would do the right thing. That trust would not come, at least in the matter of his or her own briefs, if you were only the best football player or the matinee idol at law school.


Um, this article seems to say you shouldn't gun, but be smart and a leader.

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Re: "Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby FeuerFrei » Wed Jun 02, 2010 10:11 am

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Re: "Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby plum » Wed Jun 02, 2010 10:24 am

chitown825 wrote:Always try to garner positive relationships without excessive attachment.


good advice 8)

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Re: "Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby ChewbaccaDefense » Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:07 am

Let the memes begin!

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Re: "Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby trialjunky » Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:08 am

chitown825 wrote:Had to share this funny article. Basically, the key to succeeding in your career is by gunning, which impresses your classmates and makes them love you.

Each law school is a multi-state power base, and a positive perception from the student's community can catapult your future work-life, whether as a lawyer or a politician, to heights you had never dreamed reachable.

Conversely, if you fail to project your image properly and are not held in high esteem by other students, it can have negative consequences on your future life. That said; let's find out the ideal image you can cultivate and how to do it.

A good student, above all else

Without going into a detailed comparison of all the roles, let's say that in a community of learning, the logically respected position is that of a leader who leads from the front by dint of recognized subject expertise. This is the ideal role you can play, for it has the least weaknesses in a student's community, and it's a role, where maximum options of future role-switching remain without sacrificing initial advantages and resources.

Be the Leader

Co-operate, don't compete. If you truly want to establish yourself as a leader, co-operate with others and don't compete. Academic competition is obvious in any school, but it should never gain personal or political dimensions. Always be helpful and cooperative to those who hold you as their competitor, and be ready to help them out at the first chance. Always try to garner positive relationships without excessive attachment. In any person's life, only best friends have the chance to become worst enemies, and enemies often become best friends. To be a true leader you need others to view you as a source of positive direction and guidance. To achieve this you need to prove your academic expertise.

If other students respect your academic expertise they will presume that you have the power to help them out. If other students trust your judgment, they will trust you as a counsel to guide their work and efforts. If other students view you as an expert, they are more likely to consider your opinion on other matters seriously.

How to Be the Leader

-Become good in studies
-Promote an image as an academic expert
-Maintain credibility and protect your image
-Never expose lack of confidence in public
-Be informed and updated on subject matter and matters of common interest
-Never threaten the self-esteem of weaker students
-Be humble, not timid
-Be helpful to those who ask


If you maintain yourself well, your chances of gaining appellate briefs and consultations can increase dramatically, and provide you those first opportunities that are so hard to come by.
Classmates from the district courts can provide your first appellate briefs. Though they can be specific, as to which attorneys should be on the case, they can and will trust you enough to believe that you would do the right thing. That trust would not come, at least in the matter of his or her own briefs, if you were only the best football player or the matinee idol at law school.


RC fail!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: "Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:09 am

chitown825 wrote:[strike]Had to share this funny article. Basically, the key to succeeding in your career is by gunning, which impresses your classmates and makes them love you[/strike].

Each law school is a multi-state power base, and a positive perception from the student's community can catapult your future work-life, whether as a lawyer or a politician, to heights you had never dreamed reachable.

Conversely, if you fail to project your image properly and are not held in high esteem by other students, it can have negative consequences on your future life. That said; let's find out the ideal image you can cultivate and how to do it.

A good student, above all else

Without going into a detailed comparison of all the roles, let's say that in a community of learning, the logically respected position is that of a leader who leads from the front by dint of recognized subject expertise. This is the ideal role you can play, for it has the least weaknesses in a student's community, and it's a role, where maximum options of future role-switching remain without sacrificing initial advantages and resources.

Be the Leader

Co-operate, don't compete. If you truly want to establish yourself as a leader, co-operate with others and don't compete. Academic competition is obvious in any school, but it should never gain personal or political dimensions. Always be helpful and cooperative to those who hold you as their competitor, and be ready to help them out at the first chance. Always try to garner positive relationships without excessive attachment. In any person's life, only best friends have the chance to become worst enemies, and enemies often become best friends. To be a true leader you need others to view you as a source of positive direction and guidance. To achieve this you need to prove your academic expertise.

If other students respect your academic expertise they will presume that you have the power to help them out. If other students trust your judgment, they will trust you as a counsel to guide their work and efforts. If other students view you as an expert, they are more likely to consider your opinion on other matters seriously.

How to Be the Leader

-Become good in studies
-Promote an image as an academic expert
-Maintain credibility and protect your image
-Never expose lack of confidence in public
-Be informed and updated on subject matter and matters of common interest
-Never threaten the self-esteem of weaker students
-Be humble, not timid
-Be helpful to those who ask

If you maintain yourself well, your chances of gaining appellate briefs and consultations can increase dramatically, and provide you those first opportunities that are so hard to come by.
Classmates from the district courts can provide your first appellate briefs. Though they can be specific, as to which attorneys should be on the case, they can and will trust you enough to believe that you would do the right thing. That trust would not come, at least in the matter of his or her own briefs, if you were only the best football player or the matinee idol at law school.


Reading comprehension fail.

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Re: "Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby CG614 » Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:12 am

romothesavior wrote:Reading comprehension fail.



One of the worst RC fails that I have seen on this site. Actually a decent article.

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Re: "Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby holydonkey » Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:25 am

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Postby romothesavior » Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:29 am

If I wasn't working right now I'd make some sick memes. Damn.

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Postby plum » Wed Jun 02, 2010 2:45 pm

holydonkey wrote:Image


ROFL

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HAHA ohhhhhh Spock.

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Re: "Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby SwollenMonkey » Wed Jun 02, 2010 4:45 pm

chitown825 wrote:Had to share this funny article. Basically, the key to succeeding in your career is by gunning, which impresses your classmates and makes them love you.

Each law school is a multi-state power base, and a positive perception from the student's community can catapult your future work-life, whether as a lawyer or a politician, to heights you had never dreamed reachable.

Conversely, if you fail to project your image properly and are not held in high esteem by other students, it can have negative consequences on your future life. That said; let's find out the ideal image you can cultivate and how to do it.

A good student, above all else

Without going into a detailed comparison of all the roles, let's say that in a community of learning, the logically respected position is that of a leader who leads from the front by dint of recognized subject expertise. This is the ideal role you can play, for it has the least weaknesses in a student's community, and it's a role, where maximum options of future role-switching remain without sacrificing initial advantages and resources.

Be the Leader

Co-operate, don't compete. If you truly want to establish yourself as a leader, co-operate with others and don't compete. Academic competition is obvious in any school, but it should never gain personal or political dimensions. Always be helpful and cooperative to those who hold you as their competitor, and be ready to help them out at the first chance. Always try to garner positive relationships without excessive attachment. In any person's life, only best friends have the chance to become worst enemies, and enemies often become best friends. To be a true leader you need others to view you as a source of positive direction and guidance. To achieve this you need to prove your academic expertise.

If other students respect your academic expertise they will presume that you have the power to help them out. If other students trust your judgment, they will trust you as a counsel to guide their work and efforts. If other students view you as an expert, they are more likely to consider your opinion on other matters seriously.

How to Be the Leader

-Become good in studies
-Promote an image as an academic expert
-Maintain credibility and protect your image
-Never expose lack of confidence in public
-Be informed and updated on subject matter and matters of common interest
-Never threaten the self-esteem of weaker students
-Be humble, not timid
-Be helpful to those who ask

If you maintain yourself well, your chances of gaining appellate briefs and consultations can increase dramatically, and provide you those first opportunities that are so hard to come by.
Classmates from the district courts can provide your first appellate briefs. Though they can be specific, as to which attorneys should be on the case, they can and will trust you enough to believe that you would do the right thing. That trust would not come, at least in the matter of his or her own briefs, if you were only the best football player or the matinee idol at law school.



Aside from the obvious RC fail, isn't it possible that maybe the OP interpreted the steps in this article as gunner advice and failed to mention his interpretation to us?

So, it appears that we have a RC fail along with leaving out an important analysis.

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Postby solidsnake » Wed Jun 02, 2010 5:19 pm

Always be helpful and cooperative to those who hold you as their competitor, and be ready to help them out at the first chance. Always try to garner positive relationships without excessive attachment. In any person's life, only best friends have the chance to become worst enemies, and enemies often become best friends.


Cultural Marxism FTL

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Re: "Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby 20160810 » Wed Jun 02, 2010 5:36 pm

If you need an article like this to tell you how to get through 3 years without being an assclown... :shock:

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Re: "Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby let/them/eat/cake » Wed Jun 02, 2010 10:13 pm

In any person's life, only best friends have the chance to become worst enemies, and enemies often become best friends.


i think i can derive anything now.

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Re: "Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby blsingindisguise » Wed Jun 02, 2010 10:34 pm

betasteve wrote:If you set out to be the "leader" in law school, you are a fail. If you focus on your grades, are nice to people, then maybe you will be a 'leader' but trying to intentionally get there is a road to douchedom.


Ding ding ding. The article basically advises you to be opportunistic and fake.

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Re: "Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby chitown825 » Thu Jun 03, 2010 10:05 am

I thought the article spoke for itself and I didn't have to explain its nuances to the class.

Yes there are contradictory phrases in there, but the moral is to constantly try to show how much you know.

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Re: "Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby FeuerFrei » Thu Jun 03, 2010 10:42 am

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Re: "Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby chitown825 » Thu Jun 03, 2010 11:03 am

FeuerFrei wrote:
chitown825 wrote:I thought the article spoke for itself and I didn't have to explain its nuances to the class.

Yes there are contradictory phrases in there, but the moral is to constantly try to show how much you know.


No it isn't. The moral is don't be a douche and you won't be remembered as a douche by your classmates.


Wow, Rammstein is really cool.

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Re: "Promoting Yourself in Law School"

Postby SwollenMonkey » Thu Jun 03, 2010 4:39 pm

chitown825 wrote:
FeuerFrei wrote:
chitown825 wrote:I thought the article spoke for itself and I didn't have to explain its nuances to the class.

Yes there are contradictory phrases in there, but the moral is to constantly try to show how much you know.


No it isn't. The moral is don't be a douche and you won't be remembered as a douche by your classmates.


Wow, Rammstein is really cool.


I agree! Rammstein is the best!

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