Psychometric testing has invaded the legal clerkship process. Got a great set of relevant extracurriculars? Doesn’t matter if you don’t get past the screening! This is just one of various changes over the last 3 – 4 years that shake up how the entire clerkship process is managed. Is it making it harder? Only time […]
The Southern Cross University law school has just confirmed that it will be trialing a new academic model in 2021 made up of six study blocks per year. The ABC obviously has some decent connections and was, I assume, able to join a recent university staff meeting held by SCU. You can find the ABC […]
Law firms are increasingly rolling out automated video “interviews” for clerkship applications. There is nothing to worry about, other than getting used to speaking at a computer (which is massively unnatural when you haven’t had practice). This is a quick post on video interview for clerkship (and other) applications. They form part of the screening […]
Thanks very much to Vanessa for taking part in the Law Student vs Series! In this refreshing interview, Vanessa explains hew path into a Juris Doctor, and some tips that she’s learnt during her first semester of study.
A short update on my life as a lawyer four years after completing my JD, and an update on what’s next for this blog.