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Silver Lining for the Class of 2020

by Derek Loosvelt | May 20, 2020

These are scary, uncertain, unsettling times. But they're also times that present opportunities that no graduating class in history has ever been given.

5 Takeaways from Obama’s Commencement Speech for the Class of 2020

by Kaitlin McManus | May 19, 2020

The Class of 2020 may not have gotten to experience traditional graduation ceremonies, but Obama's amazing commencement speech may have helped to ease the sting. Check out our takeaways.

How Career Services Professionals Can Prepare Students for Uncertainty in the Age of COVID-19

by Matt Cardin | May 19, 2020

Students face a daunting job search during this pandemic. How can career services professionals prepare students for the unexpected in the age of COVID-19?

What to Expect During Your First Year as an Associate

by Eric Magleby & Olivia Martzahn—Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP | May 04, 2020

The law firm associate role is probably unlike any prior position you've held. Here two associates from Finnegan share advice on what junior lawyers can expect.

5 Instagram Accounts to Follow for a Career Boost

by Kaitlin McManus | May 01, 2020

LinkedIn isn't the only way to use social media to your advantage on a job search! Check out these Instagram accounts that can help you on your career journey.

Is Now a Good Time to Get an Online MBA?

by Sarah Daren | April 29, 2020

After COVID-19, businesses and professionals will be needed to help the economy get back on track. Could an online MBA be the thing that helps you help others?

4 Tips for College Students Dealing with Coronavirus Uncertainty

by Sophie Sirois | April 24, 2020

Plenty of colleges are out until at least the end of the semester, so transitions to remote learning are becoming permanent. Here are some tips on making it through 'til summer and finishing strong!

5 Tips for Tackling Remote Law School Exams

by Mary Kate Sheridan | April 23, 2020

Law school finals are quickly approaching, and many law students will be taking their exams virtually. Here are five tips for nailing your remote tests.

College Life Under Quarantine

by Rachel Halpern | April 16, 2020

As college students across the country pass the one-month mark of COVID-19 quarantine, one student reflects on how she's been dealing with her new reality.

Your Summer Internship Has Been Canceled—Now What?

by Vault Law Editors | April 16, 2020

Coronavirus has forced some legal employers to cut summer internships. What does this mean for law students? Read on for advice on how to move forward.

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