Episode 21 of the Exam Study Expert podcast: “When I Grow Up I Want To Be – A Lawyer”.

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Continuing our “When I Grow Up” season, hear from successful young barrister James Sharpe on what it takes to break into the competitive field of law.

–        What life is really like as a lawyer

–        The importance of “getting the grades” at school, and how a love of learning helps

–        Staying open to the right path

–        Getting into competitive universities, and what studying History is really like at an elite University 

–        Extra curricular passions: theatre, politics, getting used to rejection, and finding the delicate balance with study time 

–        Studying law and the law conversion course

–        How to take your first steps in professional law: vacation schemes, mini-pupillages

With credit to Alan Donegan at the Pop Up Business School (https://www.popupbusinessschool.co.uk/), from whom I shameless borrowed the analogy about Ben & Jerry’s ice-cream.

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