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Laying Proper Foundations for Law School

by Peter Horvath | December 07, 2022

In order to successfully navigate law school, one must take the appropriate steps academically and perhaps have some work experience in order to be prepared.

Top Tips for Success as a First Year

by Molly Behan, Bracewell LLP | November 28, 2022

In this sponsored post from Bracewell, learn the top tips for success in your first year.

These Students Landed a Summer Associate Position By Applying Directly. They Recommend You Do Too.

by Latham & Watkins | November 21, 2022

In this sponsored post by Latham & Watkins, learn about the potential advantages of applying directly for summer positions.

Celebrating American Education Week

by Rob Porter | November 17, 2022

This week is American Education Week. We give you the history behind the week, as well as some pointers to help you celebrate.

5 Reasons to Take a Gap Year in 2023

by Andrew Fennell | November 16, 2022

A gap year can be a great way to take a pause from academia—and even invest in your future. Here are five reasons to take a gap year in 2023.

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Break Survival Guide for Students

by Rob Porter | November 08, 2022

Thanksgiving break is right around the corner! Here’s how to get the most out of it.

3 Reasons Why You Should Connect with Your Academic Advisor

by Rob Porter | November 01, 2022

Your academic advisor is one of your greatest resources as a college student. Here's why.

No Offer From OCI-Now What?

by Rebecca King-Newman | October 31, 2022

. If you struck out during on-campus interviews (OCI), here are some things you can do and places you can look to land that job.

Writing an Effective Personal Statement for Your College Application

by Rob Porter | October 27, 2022

Stressed about writing your personal statement? Fear not, here are some tips to help you be successful.

Announcing Vault-Firsthand's 2023 Internship Rankings!

by Vault-Firsthand Editors | October 26, 2022

The results of the Vault-Firsthand Internship Survey are in! Read on to learn more about the most prestigious internships, our 100 best internships, and more.