Judicial Clerkship Forums  

Go Back   Judicial Clerkship Forums > Advanced Forums > Federal Clerkships
User Name
Password
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read


 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-08-2007, 12:08 PM
esimmons83 esimmons83 is offline
Basic Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 1
Preparing to Apply?

I'm addressing this question to anyone who has gone through the experience of applying for clerkships:

I'll be starting my 2L year in a few weeks and I'd like to apply for a clerkship next year. What can I do now to improve my situation in relation to clerkship applications? I'm at a top 50 school right now - secured a position on law review and mock trial team, top 5% of my class, heavily involved in the community. I've been accepted as a transfer student to both NYU and Michigan; however, I won't know if I've written onto law review until I actually transfer and finish the write-on competition.

So - if I stay, will I have trouble getting a clerkship (small number out of my school, allegedly because students aren't applying) in the future? I suppose the flip side of the argument is that if I leave and do just ok, I would probably have trouble there too? Any advice would be appreciated (including other things I can do - courses to take - etc).

Thanks!
 


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 09:10 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.0.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
© 20004 DMS Consulting