When Fear Knocks: The Myths and Realities of Law School

44 Pages Posted: 24 May 2008

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Peter F. Lake

Stetson University College of Law

Abstract

This article, written for prospective and new law students, addresses, in a humorous way, the myths, little lies, half-truths, and realities about law school. Examples of myths include The Imposter Syndrome, GPA is everything, and All law students are cutthroats. The article provides advice, guidance, and considerations for those contemplating, or just entering, law school.

Keywords: law school, law student, LSAT, law professors

JEL Classification: K00, K10

Suggested Citation

Lake, Peter F., When Fear Knocks: The Myths and Realities of Law School. Stetson Law Review, Vol. 29, 2000. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1134386

Peter F. Lake (Contact Author)

Stetson University College of Law ( email )

1401 61st St. South
Gulfport, FL 33707
United States

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