Cover Letter, Internship & Applications, Uncategorized

First Impression: How To Write A Cover Letter

  Before we deal with any ‘technical details’ or talk about any ‘tip and tricks’, it is very important that you understand the sole purpose of a Cover Letter or for a Resume or a Statement of Purpose for that matter. In all these cases, imagine yourself as a salesman. And you are supposed to… Continue reading First Impression: How To Write A Cover Letter

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Researching

How To Research: Confessions Of A Research-holic.

At the very outset, I must admit that when I entered law school 4 years ago, I had no idea what people meant by research. In fact, I would go so far as to confess that the first two years of my law school life went into trying to figure out what the term ‘research’… Continue reading How To Research: Confessions Of A Research-holic.

Cover Letter, Internship & Applications, Statement Of Purpose

Difference Between: Cover Letter And Statement Of Purpose.

A Cover Letter serves the same purpose as if you were there to introduce yourself in person. Consider it is your first sales pitch. And in this case, you are selling yourself. More often than not, consciously or sub-consciously, the person viewing you mail would have already made an opinion about you, even before they look… Continue reading Difference Between: Cover Letter And Statement Of Purpose.

Human Networking, Networking

The Importance Of Building Connections.

There are three areas in which knowing the right people can do wonders for you – the Mafia, politics and the legal field. Writing an article on the importance of contacts in the legal profession is stale. It is similar to writing about the importance of oxygen in the atmosphere. The trouble here is that… Continue reading The Importance Of Building Connections.

Networking, Social Networking

Getting Linked on LinkedIn

      In the cut throat competitive world of Law schools, "connections" is the most valuable asset. Whether on the real world, or on social networks. While law students spend a decent amount of time (in some cases a majority of their time) on Facebook, very few have tapped into the unlimited potential of LinkedIn. … Continue reading Getting Linked on LinkedIn