076: Making the Most of Your Law School Winter Break

Welcome back! Today, as finals wind down, we're talking about what you can do over winter break to improve your law school (and legal career) experience. Don't worry, a lot of it is fun! Not just more work - you've done enough for now. Winter break is a time to recuperate, but we do have a few suggestions! In this episode we discuss: Alison and Lee share their winter break experiences The importance of relaxation after finals Why you may need to reconnect with loved ones The value of investing in your community and doing volunteer work Reinvigorating your passion for law school Things you can do to work on your soft skills while you are off from school Getting ahead on your job search How to handle less than desirable final grades Resources Podcast: Soft Skills You Need to Develop to Be A Successful Attorney (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-71-soft-skills-you-need-to-develop-to-be-a-successful-attorney/) Conducting Great Informational Interviews (http://thegirlsguidetolawschool.com/how-to-conduct-great-informational-interviews/) 5 Ways to Make Your Winter Break Productive (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/5-ways-make-winter-break-productive/) Did You Work on Your Resume During Winter Break? (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/did-you-work-on-your-resume-during-law-school-winter-break/) Advice From a Law Recruiter: Top Tips For a Perfect Resume (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/advice-law-recruiter-part-one-resumes/ Podcast: Resume and Cover Letter Basics (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-12-resume-cover-letter-basics/) Podcast: Seeking Accommodations in Law School and on the Bar Exam: (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-72-seeking-accommodations-law-school-bar-exam/) If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on iTunes. And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Law School Toolbox website (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/contact). Thanks for listening! Have a nice, relaxing break! Alison & Lee

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