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Becoming a lawyer is a dream for many, but there are several difficult and challenging steps to take before you can be a lawyer. For those thinking seriously about practicing law, here is an outline on exactly what it takes to become a lawyer.
1. Learn everything you can about what it means to be a member of the legal profession, including typical employment opportunities, amound of school required, certification necessary in your state and the inside scoop from practicing lawyers on how they like their jobs.
2. Get a 4-year undergraduate degree from a recognized institute and make sure you graduate with a high Grade Point Average (GPA).
3. Prepare well for LSAT (Law School Admission Test). It is a pre-test for getting admission to a law school. There are several prep courses offered or you can purchase books, tapes or other self-testing supplies to prepare for the test. You can even purchase and read relevant law books for your LSAT preparation.
4. Apply to at least three law schools, as you may not gain admission to every institute where you send the application. Know that the law school should be recognized by ABA (American Bar Association). The accreditation of law schools may vary from state to state. Read the rest of this entry »