Ask practicing lawyers if you should go to law school and they'll probably tell you "no," or so the joke goes. But the world needs attorneys — President Donald Trump's five months in office have proved that, from the lawyers fighting Trump's executive order travel ban , to the attorneys investigating his possible campaign ties to Russia , to the various lawyers now representing the President during the probe. In fact, some predict all the attention could lead to a heightened interest in the profession, a so-called " Trump bump. But is law school right for you? CNBC spoke with Laura Hosid, law school admissions and career counselor , about the questions you should ask yourself first.
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For any law student, time is an invaluable asset. It's not just about working hard; it's about working smart. Before reading a case, search for the case summary on Westlaw, or better still, Wikipedia. In exams, you won't be expected to go into a particular judge's reasoning in depth. A simple legal principle is usually enough.
While relationships between students and professors aren't unheard of, they can be a source for all kinds of problems. A professor is in a position of authority over a student, whether or not he or she is that student's teacher or supervisor, which makes any dating arrangement tricky at best. Ultimately, if the two are consenting adults there's no scenario where it's OK for a high school teacher to date a current student , there's not much anyone can do to prevent them from pursuing a romantic relationship. But expect there to be consequences. First things first: A student must be 18 years old to legally be able to consent to a relationship with an adult.