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A First Generation's Guide to Law School (Hale)

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    This is written as a guide for first-generation students who are entering or are currently attending law school. What does that mean? Typically that means someone who is the first in their immediate family to attend college. However, there are various ways to describe “first-generation”; some people use it to mean the first in your family to go to law school as well. There is not a perfect definition. However, this book is geared mostly toward those who are in law school and were the first in their family to attend any level of college. That being said, anyone who is a bit worried they might not belong in law school, or is concerned that everyone else will know more than they do before classes even start, should please read on!

    This page titled A First Generation's Guide to Law School (Hale) is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Melissa A. Hale (CALI- The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction) via source content that was edited to the style and standards of the LibreTexts platform; a detailed edit history is available upon request.