Many people take care in preparing a tax return so that they do not pay more tax than is required. Not only can careful tax preparation minimize the amount of tax you pay, but it can also influence your monthly student loan payments. What specific tax considerations do student loan borrowers need to understand?
You’ve heard it before. The decisions you make on social media sites can damage your professional reputation. Career services offices remind new law students every fall: Be careful. Keep it private. Shut it down. Don’t offer photographic evidence of your lapses in judgment. All sound recommendations. But the advice here is different. I say: Get online. Populate your profile. Broadcast your activity. Connect with others. Create a profile that stands out.
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could outsource your job hunt? You are busy with work, school, family, and community responsibilities. Adding an intensive job hunt to your list of obligations often seems impossible.
Most law students have been thoroughly warned about the dangers of social media, misuse of the Internet, importance of protecting online reputations, and so on. The message is don’t make anything available on the web that you would not want a potential employer to access.
Welcome back for a new semester. Whether your grades were a pleasant surprise, what you expected, or a disappointment, now is the time to evaluate your study habits. You need to decide what to keep exactly the same, what to tweak, and what to toss out entirely.
Law school was always in the back of Thomas DeLorenzo's mind. His father was an attorney, but he figured maybe acting was more fitting for him.
Law school, particularly in the first year, does an excellent job of teaching you the finer points of complex procedure and abstract formalities. But learning to "spot the issue" and cramming for exams will only take you so far.
Interviewing mistakes, love and law school, going solo.
After graduating from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in 1993, Phil Ginsburg became a union-side attorney at Carroll, Burdick & McDonough in San Francisco.
Being a law student leader is nothing short of hard work. Every day a new goal, obstacle, or task can make life daunting. It is these daunting experiences that help us develop our leadership skills. It’s the small victories that make being a leader worthwhile.