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The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond

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The Law School Toolbox podcast is an engaging show for law students about law school, the bar exam, legal careers, and life. Each week, we offer practical tips and advice on academic matters, careers, and more. The Law School Toolbox podcast is hosted by opinionated law school and bar exam experts A… read more

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147: Top Summer Associate Mistakes and How to Fix Them (w/Sadie Jones)

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter, Sadie Jones, about the top mistakes summer associates make -- so you can avoid making them, or fix them if you happen to make them.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Some of the common mistakes summer associates make -- so you can avoid making them!
  • How to recover if you do make one of these common summer associate mistakes
  • The best mindset to avoid making mistakes
  • How a law firm mentor can help you navigate these issues and avoid making mistakes
  • How to handle a negative mid-summer review or other feedback and how to turn it around -- it is possible!

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Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/LST-Ep-147-Summer-Associate-Mistakes-w-Sadie.pdf)

If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/law-school-toolbox-podcast/id1027603976) or your favorite listening app. And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Law School Toolbox website (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/contact). If you're concerned about the bar exam, check out our sister site, the Bar Exam Toolbox (http://barexamtoolbox.com/).

Thanks for listening!

Alison & Lee

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