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Didn’t Get Into Law? Here Are Your Next Steps

August 16, 2018

Didn’t get the results you hoped for to get into law and didn’t gain a place through Clearing? If your heart is set on studying law at undergraduate level, you could consider taking a gap year and reapplying the following year. This can be a valuable way to boost your application: you could retake your…

5 Tactics to Make the Most Out of Clearing

It was around this time last year where I thought I had everything in order. With a firm and insurance choice lined up and in the process of sitting exams, I was feeling pretty good. Something I had overlooked was going through Clearing. As I had not planned for this, when the time came to…

How to Go From a C to an A*

August 15, 2018

Everyone, at some stage, will have that gut sinking feeling after opening an unfavourable test result. But, it is ok! Do not despair and always try to be open minded. After all, exams are just one piece of a very big education puzzle and most things can be fixed in one way or another. Take…

5 Inspirational Quotes To Read Before Results Day

August 14, 2018

“Success in life does not necessarily originate with academic success” – Robert Sternberg The nervous expectation of Results Day resonates with us all and it was around this time last year I was awaiting the results of the exams that I sat for my elective modules on the Legal Practice Course. Take 30 seconds to…

Which Mini-Pupillages To Apply For Depending On Your Legal Interests

August 13, 2018

As some chambers will only take on pupils who have completed a mini-pupillage with them, it is important to select wisely when you start applications. This is also a chance to explore your interest within law and get some sense about what you want to specialise in later on. Take 30 seconds to sign up…

5 things i learned from my vacation scheme

5 Key Things I Learned From My Vacation Scheme

August 9, 2018

Obtaining a range of different work experience is a fundamental part of one’s preparation for a training contract. There are several ways of doing this but in most cases, it will commonly take on the form of a vacation scheme. This is a period of unpaid work, often for one or two weeks, shadowing a…

From a 2:2 to pupillage: connie's success story

From a 2:2 to Pupillage: Connie’s Success Story

August 8, 2018

Connie’s journey into law has had its fair share of ups and downs – find out more about how she overcame school and university struggles to obtain pupillage. Want more firsthand advice on getting law work experience without a law degree? Come to our Law Conversion Conference – for just £5! Medicine, A-Levels and Mental…

5 Typical Worries About Law School and How to Combat Them

August 7, 2018

Studying law can be very exciting but also very scary! If you are worried about law school, this is the article for you. Here are the five typical worries about law school and how best to combat them. Take 30 seconds to sign up to TLP and you’ll receive free, tailored information for your aspirations…

How Much Work Experience Do You Need for a Training Contract?⠀

August 6, 2018

Sometimes you feel like you need a crystal ball to know whether you have enough work experience to get a training contract. Good grades are a given, but firms are very keen to interview applicants that can demonstrate they have gained valuable experience. This blog looks to consider how much experience an applicant needs in…

15 questions you should ask during work experience

15 Questions You Should Ask During Work Experience

August 2, 2018

Gaining legal work experience is tough. There are far too many applicants for the opportunities available, so if you find yourself lucky enough to gain some valuable experience, you’ll want to impress your employer; after all you could be applying there for a job later down the line! One way to make an impression and…

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