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Lawyers/Paralegals/etc...question...

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by mikey_d05, Mar 26, 2007.

  1. mikey_d05

    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I'm having trouble deciding what I want to do after undergrad. Have considered going to work, getting a master's in MNET or ME (then going to work), a Ph.D. in industrial education (becoming a professor), or going to law school.

    I've been told again and again how much demand there is for lawyers with a technical background for corporations, patent law, etc. Is there any truth to this?

    I have decent grades, but not an outstanding academic career. Just wondering if it's a viable option or I should just write it off and look into something else.
     
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    Viable or not, ask yourself if its something you would want to do first...
     
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    No idea what I want to do right now. Trying to keep my options open when I get to the point at which I have to decide. They're all options I'm tentatively interested in.
     
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    Excellent advise.



    Find something that you love doing.

    Do you like working with people or like working alone?
     
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    If the people I work with are knowledgable co-workers, in a group. If not, alone.

    Just ask yourself, WWHPD?
     
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    Ahahaha...


    Honestly thoughyou need to find whats gonna make you happy, not just $$$.

    Make a list of everything you like about what you want out of a job. Then make a list of everything you dont want... Try and find a career thats gonna hit as many positive and not so many negatives. Should make it alot easier on you...
     

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