LegalJob recently attended an event with prospective law students for a particular top twenty law school. The dean spoke and highlighted some of the items that made this law school different (and more attractive) from other top twenty-law schools. During his remarks, it occurred to LegalJob that selecting a law school that prides itself on how it is different from others is important because nowadays success in law is determined in large part by how you distinguish yourself — as a law student, as a law firm associate candidate, and as a law firm associate (or other employee).
Armed with this information, know that it will generally be helpful for you if you can distinguish yourself at every turn. Below are some ways to distinguish yourself with your law school choice and law school activities:
Law school choice.
Law school activities
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