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Don’t Forget About Self-Care This School Year

by Shelley Awe | August 05, 2020

To maximize your success in law school, you need to take of yourself, too.

How to Handle Emergencies During Bar Exam Prep

by Ashley Reed | August 03, 2020

Studying for the bar exam is stressful, and a sudden emergency can make bar prep seem impossible. Read on for tips on how to respond if the worst happens.

How to Prepare for a Virtual 1L Year

by Shelley Awe | July 30, 2020

Starting 1L as a virtual law student? Here are a few ways you can prepare.

Vault Welcomes our Virtual Summer Law Interns!

by Vault Law Editors | July 22, 2020

Meet the two virtual law interns who have joined the Vault team for the summer.

Making the Most of Your Summer During the Coronavirus Pandemic: 5 Tips for Law Students

by Brian Zhang | July 15, 2020

This summer may have thrown a wrench into some of your plans, but that doesn't mean that 2020 is a total wash. Read on for helpful tips on making this summer work for your legal career.

What Is a Typical Day Like for a Bankruptcy Lawyer?

by Vault Law Editors | July 14, 2020

What is it like to practice bankruptcy law? Here, lawyers from top-ranked firms discuss a typical day in their practice and share insights on useful training and skills development.

Bar Prep in a Pandemic: Tips for Staying on Track

by Shelley Awe | July 09, 2020

Read on for some tips on staying focused if you’re stuck taking an in-person bar exam later this month.

An Introvert’s Guide to the Summer Associate Process

by JoAnna Tonini | July 01, 2020

Being an introvert may actually be an asset when it comes to succeeding at a law firm. Here are some skills that introverts can use to their advantage in building a successful summer associate experience.

The Undercover Checklist: Assessing Key Cultural Attributes of a Firm

by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP | June 30, 2020

A firm's culture is paramount to attorneys' success and fulfillment in their career. Here, attorneys from Paul, Weiss give their tips on learning about a firm's culture while interviewing.

Release Date For Vault's 2021 Law Firm Rankings

by Vault Law Editors | June 26, 2020

Read on for more details about the release date for Vault's 2021 law firm rankings.

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