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Common Money Mistakes College Students Can Avoid

by Sarah Daren | December 10, 2019

College is a time for learning and personal growth, but it's also tough on the old pocketbook—and not just because of student loans. Read on to learn how to avoid some financial pitfalls college can present.

Holiday Gift Ideas for Lawyers

by Mary Kate Sheridan | December 09, 2019

'Tis the season for gift giving, and if you have a lawyer or law student on your list, look no further than Vault's holiday gift ideas!

Why I Am Thankful I Went to Law School

by Mary Kate Sheridan | November 27, 2019

No one ever said going to law school or pursuing a legal career would be easy. But here are some reasons to be thankful for both.

How to Network at Family Gatherings

by Kaitlin McManus | November 26, 2019

Being on the job hunt is tough, but luckily the holidays are just around the corner! Family gatherings are a great networking opportunity—check out our advice on navigating the holidays while looking for a job.

7 Volunteer Opportunities for College Students

by Kaitlin McManus | November 19, 2019

Taking time to give back to the community during college is important—both because it's a noble cause and because it enriches your college experience. Check out these ways you can lend a hand around campus and your community.

The 6 "P"s of Law School Exam Prep

by Mary Kate Sheridan | November 12, 2019

Law school final exams are just weeks away. Follow these six study tips so that you're ready to beat the curve—and handle unexpected stress—on test day.

Are You Career Ready?

by Kaitlin McManus | November 12, 2019

"Career readiness" is a buzzword around college campuses, but what does it actually mean? Here, we break down the eight core competencies that make up one's readiness to join the workforce.

From the Armed Forces to Law Practice: Resources for Veterans in the Legal Industry

by Mary Kate Sheridan | November 11, 2019

Thank you to all veterans for your selfless service. In honor of this special day, we are sharing some resources for veterans who are considering launching a legal career or are currently building one, including information on gaining financial assistance in law school, on-campus and employer groups who support the veteran community, and job-search tools..

5 Fortune 500 CEOs Who Served in the Military

by Stephan Maldonado | November 11, 2019

Studies have found that about 8% of Fortune 500 CEOs have military experience. In honor of Veteran’s Day, here are five CEOs who have also served in the military.

Introducing Vault's Law Practice Area Resources!

by Mary Kate Sheridan | November 06, 2019

One of the most difficult aspects of being a law student or new lawyer is figuring out what area of law to practice. These practice area resources will help you research potential paths and plan your next career steps.

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