I’ve blogged before about how to write good applications, but there’s always room for more advice and a different take. I know that as you march determinedly towards the end of the examination period some of you will be planning to sit down to write applications. (Take a break first!) I asked Antonia George a trainee at … More How to write a great application – take 2!
I asked Matthew Scott a law grad and Chief Claims Manager for NFU Mutual for some pointers on why he chose to build his career in the insurance world and here’s what he told me.
It happens to all of us at some time or another. An exam doesn’t go to plan, it’s harder than expected, or we revised the wrong things, or we panic ourselves into a flat spin and don’t think straight. (I’m still holding a grudge about Property Law!) It’s easy to feel desperate afterwards but here … More Exam catastrophe?
There’s no easy answer to this. The bottom line is that there aren’t enough training contracts to go around everyone who’d like one. The question you’ll be asking yourself, is whether you’ll have a greater chance of getting that training contract if you do the LPC. This is where I’d need the proverbial crystal ball to give … More Should you self-fund the LPC if you haven’t got a training contract?
The summer is nearly here. I didn’t put a jacket on to come to work this morning and the university has that pre-exam feel – which is a much less nice mark of summer. In just a few weeks academic work will be over for the year. Fantastic. But what are you going to do with all … More What to do over the summer?