I went to law school with the intention and understanding that when I came out, I’d be working for a family company as their in-house counsel. But that didn’t happen. Instead, I had to take the bar exam, failed the bar exam, and had to face taking it a second time. I couldn’t figure out how to look for a job while studying for the exam because there just wasn’t enough time in the day to do it all and rest.
About three weeks into studying, I realized I needed to do something or my chances of landing a role after passing the bar would be even slimmer. I’m going to share the following steps I took to search for a job while studying for the bar. And I know it may seem overwhelming to fit this into your already overwhelming bar prep, but searching for a job may also provide a necessary distraction – even if it’s only for 30 minutes a day – that will enable you to get back into bar prep with fresh eyes. [Read more…] about How to Search for a Job While Studying for the Bar