Advertising, Ask the Experts, Career Center, Career Files, Google Hangouts, Law Schools, LSAT, Pre-Law, Shameless Plugs, This Is an Ad, Videos

ATL’s Unofficial Orientation to Law School (Part II)

Today, we present the second installment of our three-part series of Google Hangouts aimed at helping prospective law students navigate the application process and the first year of school. This week, Joe Patrice and Elie Mystal are joined by Nicole Wanzer, Law School Recruiting Manager at Morrison Foerster and David Thompson an associate at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP.

Prospective students can sign up here to get more news and resources to begin their legal careers….

Let’s meet the panel and chit chat:

When it comes to on-campus interviewing, should you position yourself as a generalist, or laser target yourself as a perfect fit for a unique niche practice?

Should Oliver market himself as a generalist?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

When you’ve gotten dings from the firms you interviewed with, should you take a shotgun approach to applications, or try a whole different strategy.

Do you think Carrie should go get a hundred resumes made?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Summer events are just for boozing. Or are they?

Is Samuel making a good decision focusing on staying in rather than heading to lunch?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Again, for all you aspiring law students, don’t forget to sign up for more resources on applying to and succeeding in law school. We hope to see you for the third installment of this series!


Law Preview’s law school prep course helps students conquer law school by flattening the 1L learning curve before classes start. Our esteemed faculty of top law professors provide overviews of each core 1L class so Law Preview students don’t have to read cases in a vacuum like their uninitiated classmates. Students also learn proven success tactics to help them excel because 1L grades matter most. We build better law students and have the results to prove it — in a recent survey of Law Preview students from 2005-11, the median class rank after the 1L year was the top 16%. To learn more, visit

• Get Help Preparing for Law School with LexisNexis. In addition to the great information you’ll get here, students starting law school this fall should sign up now for the free LexisNexis® Pre-Law Program to get an even better understanding of what law school will be like. You’ll receive a series of free resources where current law students and attorneys tell you what they wished they’d known when they started law school! Sign up now.

BARBRI has helped more lawyers prepare for the bar than any other company and is now positioned to meet the legal education needs of both law students and attorneys throughout their academic and professional careers. BARBRI’s leading legal and education experts cultivate better prepared, engaged students who are more likely to succeed, which translates to lower attrition rates at law schools and higher bar passage and job placement rates. Founded in 1967, BARBRI is headquartered in Dallas with offices throughout the United States. To learn more, visit