Why You Need a Mentor and Where to Find One

Jennifer Kain Kilgore
A mentor can take on the role of a therapist and be the voice of reason when the world feels like an endless assault of lectures, reading, and exams.

A mentor can take on the role of a therapist and be the voice of reason when the world feels like an endless assault of lectures, reading, and exams.

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Law school is like an Army boot camp for the mind; professors will tear down students’ mental constructs and rebuild them to think like lawyers. Given the unique and highly stressful nature of law school and the continued need for guidance as a young lawyer, mentors are a necessity to feel confident and gain important resources.

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