7 tips for surviving law school (from current law students)

This month, several thousand students will enter law school in hopes of becoming a lawyer one day. Some students will make it to the end and achieve that dream. Others won’t even make it through the first year. No need to sugarcoat it. Law school is hard. It’s demanding, competitive and stressful. For three years, you will immerse yourself in text books and law classes and legal internships, hoping and praying that, when it’s over, you will have absorbed enough to graduate and pass the bar exam. It’s a long road, but it’s also a journey well-traveled. In an effort to put incoming students on the path to success, we asked several third-year law school students interning at the Texas law firm of Varghese Summersett for advice. Here’s their seven tips for surviving law school.   1. Maintain your sanity. “Schedule do-nothing time. See family and friends. Hang out with non-law school people. Turn off electronics. Cook. Sleep. Breathe.…

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