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Can you work full time up until the day you begin law school?

Post by lawschoolsplit2023 » Thu Mar 21, 2024 3:11 pm

If you get accepted into law school fall 2025, you would start fall 2026 as 1l

As there are restrictions on working full time while in law school, can you technically work ft up to spring or summer 2026 before beginning the ensuing fall?

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Re: Can you work full time up until the day you begin law school?

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Mar 21, 2024 3:26 pm

lawschoolsplit2023 wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2024 3:11 pm
If you get accepted into law school fall 2025, you would start fall 2026 as 1l

As there are restrictions on working full time while in law school, can you technically work ft up to spring or summer 2026 before beginning the ensuing fall?
As far as I know, there are no restrictions on you working PRIOR to starting law school. Even up until the day before. But I do believe most law schools either restrict or STRONGLY discourage 1L's from working while in school. And certainly not a full-time job on top of 1L.

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Re: Can you work full time up until the day you begin law school?

Post by nixy » Thu Mar 21, 2024 3:57 pm

lawschoolsplit2023 wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2024 3:11 pm
If you get accepted into law school fall 2025, you would start fall 2026 as 1l

As there are restrictions on working full time while in law school, can you technically work ft up to spring or summer 2026 before beginning the ensuing fall?
How would a law school (or any school) prevent you from working before you become a student there? (Also, why would they?)

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Re: Can you work full time up until the day you begin law school?

Post by UVA2B » Fri Mar 22, 2024 12:11 am

Yes. The answer is yes.

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Re: Can you work full time up until the day you begin law school?

Post by Anonymous User » Fri Mar 22, 2024 6:33 am

Not if you're over 40.

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Re: Can you work full time up until the day you begin law school?

Post by Anonymous User » Fri Mar 22, 2024 8:55 am

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Fri Mar 22, 2024 6:33 am
Not if you're over 40.
Actually, the correct answer is not if you're over 40 BUT UNDER 45 WITH A UGPA OF 3.0 AND AN LSAT OF 178. :D

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Re: Can you work full time up until the day you begin law school?

Post by LittleRedCorvette » Fri Mar 22, 2024 11:07 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2024 8:55 am
Anonymous User wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2024 6:33 am
Not if you're over 40.
Actually, the correct answer is not if you're over 40 BUT UNDER 45 WITH A UGPA OF 3.0 AND AN LSAT OF 178. :D
With a
[+] Spoiler
confident I will score a
178 LSAT.

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Re: Can you work full time up until the day you begin law school?

Post by Anonymous User » Fri Mar 22, 2024 11:16 am

LittleRedCorvette wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2024 11:07 am
Anonymous User wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2024 8:55 am
Anonymous User wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2024 6:33 am
Not if you're over 40.
Actually, the correct answer is not if you're over 40 BUT UNDER 45 WITH A UGPA OF 3.0 AND AN LSAT OF 178. :D
With a
[+] Spoiler
confident I will score a
178 LSAT.
And no aversion to thread titles with double negatives.

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