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What should I major in to become a successful lawyer?

I hope to become a successful business lawyer in the future. I know that law schools don't require a specific major, and so I have been considering a double major in political science and finance/ business management. Would this be a good plan of action? Also, what other steps can I take in college to get into a Top 10 Law School and work at a big law firm? Which extracurricular activities would you recommend?

Asked By: brightfuture - 8/4/2009
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You're absolutely right- law schools don't really care what you majored in for your Bachelor's degree. That being said, they are very interested in your GPA and your LSAT score, so it's essential that you find a subject where you feel you will have the most academic success... More
Answered By: Nathalie - 8/5/2009
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That double major sounds correct. For clubs you want to look for political type clubs such as the student senate more than things like the young republicans/democrats. Also any club that does alot of volunteer/charitable type work always looks good. Becoming president or any of these clubs will look really nice as... More
Answered By: beth1723 - 8/4/2009
 
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