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Extension_Cord wrote:Im a 1L.
Some firms don't look at your 2L grades? Does that mean most people have jobs lined up a good year or more before they graduate law school? When do most people start looking for jobs? I was expecting it to be midway 3L...
oh boy. cooley law student?
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SBL wrote:PSA: Some people get no-offered, and some firms pull a Howery.
By all means don't gun like you (probably) did during 1L, but don't shoot yourself in the foot either, especially if you might want to clerk.
True. A summer job isn't a permanent offer. A permanent offer can be deferred (or you can be let go in a disasterous economy). A permanent offer isn't a career.
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Motivation for 2L is really lacking. I am trying, but I only have 2 classes with actual finals, and I feel like both the classes are fairly straight forward and I can pick up everything I dont know through supplements. Other classes are just papers which are pretty easy and the classes are uncurved. I also work at a firm, am on a journal and do field hours for a practicum. Thus, I do the bare minimum for classes. I'll tell you next year whether I regret it or not.
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