Law School Lowdown by Ian E. Scott, Esq.
One of the most comprehensive law school guides available, Law School Lowdown: Secrets of Success from the Application Process to Landing the First Job by Ian E. Scott, Esq., is a must read for all those either currently attending law school, or considering it. Covering everything from taking the LSAT and applying for scholarships to passing the bar and finding employment, this book dives into the specifics for success by addressing both the rigors and satisfactions of the law school experience.
A recent Harvard Law School graduate, Scott details vital information by including resources such as a completed sample law school application, in order to show how to pull together a successful application for review. Located within the book is real advice from students admitted to various law schools, and a model brief of a case for class, outlining the best courses to take in the second and third years. For those already graduated from law school, Scott dedicates multiple chapters to helping you finding the right firm to fit your desires, how to produce an effective resume, and the advantages and disadvantages of working inside or outside of a large law firm.
Ian E. Scott, Esq. currently works as a corporate litigator in a New York Wall Street law firm and manages his blog, Law School Lowdown.