074: Should You Go To Law School?
Published November 28, 2016
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    Welcome back! Today we are talking about a very important topic -- who should go to law school? People have a variety of reasons for going to law school, but the real question is -- should YOU go? We'll help you figure that out.

    In this episode we discuss:

    • What do lawyers really do?
    • What is law school like?
    • Questions to ask yourself before you apply to law school
    • Ways to learn about the legal profession
    • Ways to test out a legal career
    • The people you should talk to before making the big decision
    • Being realistic about money, time, the bar exam, and employment
    • The importance of figuring out what you're good at and what you like
    • Should you go to law school just because you think you'd be "good at it"?
    • Why you shouldn't go to law school because you don't know what else to do
    • Drawbacks to consider when going to law school
    • Will you be happy as a lawyer?
    • What to do if you're on the fence about law school 
    • The importance of examining your values and how they would line up with law school and a legal career
    • Running the numbers -- is law school worth it?

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    Thanks for listening!

    Alison & Lee

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