How A Law School Chooses You

While a higher GPA and LSAT test score increase your chances to get in to law school, admission committees do not select individuals based on the numbers alone.  Their decisions come down to choices among applicants with similar LSAT’s and … Continue reading »

By Dom DeLeo
Dom DeLeo Associate Director, Career Counseling & Graduate School Advising Dom DeLeo

RealInternships: BARCC Hotline Intern

Dear Reader,

The past two months of my life have been incredibly challenging and humbling. I spent the summer interning at the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center. The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center is an amazing organization dedicated to the healing and … Continue reading »

By Patricia Tueme
Patricia Tueme Hotline Intern

How to Choose a Law School

Rankings are arbitrary and should be used with caution if they are part of your general application decisions. The rankings are even less relevant in deciding between closely competitive schools.  Here is a better way to pick where to apply … Continue reading »

By Dom DeLeo
Dom DeLeo Associate Director, Career Counseling & Graduate School Advising Dom DeLeo

Go for it – Applying to Law School

Beyond your grades and test scores, there are key elements and strategies in creating an effective application.

The LSAT

Consistent practice over time makes the difference on this skills-based test.
Plan to take the test once, preferably in June … Continue reading »

By Dom DeLeo
Dom DeLeo Associate Director, Career Counseling & Graduate School Advising Dom DeLeo

Get Set – Preparing for Law School

Books and websites offer daunting advise about getting into law school.  At BC, you have the information and resources to prepare effectively.

The Basic Concepts

What got you here will get you there – study hard, lead well.
The Juris … Continue reading »

By Dom DeLeo
Dom DeLeo Associate Director, Career Counseling & Graduate School Advising Dom DeLeo

Get Ready – Deciding About A Career In Law

The study and practice of law is changing. While getting accepted may be less competitive and getting the job you want may be harder now, the fundamental reasons for going and the most effective ways to prepare for law school … Continue reading »

By Dom DeLeo
Dom DeLeo Associate Director, Career Counseling & Graduate School Advising Dom DeLeo

The Boston College Pre-Law Briefs

The BC Pre-Law Briefs  -  thinking about careers in law, preparing for law school.

The Pre-Law Briefs will help you decide about pursuing a law degree and help you become an effective candidate for law school. Each post presents a … Continue reading »

By Dom DeLeo
Dom DeLeo Associate Director, Career Counseling & Graduate School Advising Dom DeLeo

Upcoming Deadlines for Full Time and Internship opportunities posted on EagleLink – Deadline 5/7/14 – 5/19/14

Check out our new EagleLink Job Widget which displays current internship and full time positions listed in EagleLink.

NOTE:  The positions are listed by date posted, however the deadlines range from 5/7/14  - 5/19/14.  Search by keyword to filter … Continue reading »

By Joanne LaRosee
Joanne LaRosee Recruiting Manager, Employer Relations Joanne LaRosee

Celebrating Nurses: National Nurses Week

May 6 – 12, 2014 is National Nurses Week! 

THANK A NURSE

While nurses and other unsung heroes should be appreciated every day, National Nurses Week is a great time to show your appreciation and admiration for the nurses and future nurses who have … Continue reading »

By Rachel Greenberg
Rachel Greenberg Associate Director, Career Counseling & Education Rachel Greenberg

The Info Interview – The ONE interview you can never get enough of!

 

In my role as one of the counselors in the Career Center, I am constantly encouraging students to do info interviews, with honestly, well…mixed responses.

Picture this: myself and the student…eyes fixated on the profile photo of an alum … Continue reading »

By Jessica Hartley
Jessica Hartley Assistant Director, Career Counseling Jessica Hartley