This is the second post summarizing the advice LegalJob provided to 1Ls.
When picking your focus area, consider tying in your current background, education, or experience (or some combination.)
Remember that employers appreciate laser-like focus and a commitment to the particular discipline.
When picking law school classes, consider how each one will help make you a stronger contributor in your area(s) of focus.
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