We understand that there is a long tradition in law schools of students being evaluated by a single exam at the end of a semester or year. When this happens, recognize that you are surrounded, hold tight to your roots, and remember your marigolds. Those of us who have taught at the School for a number of years can tell you that we certainly do see students become increasingly comfortable with this set of intellectual challenges over the course of their years with us.
I wrote back to the dean telling him I would respond more substantively in the next few days. Schools like Waterloo and UBC, already considered prestigious, are joining an elite club of universities that are inaccessible to all but the highest achieving students.
Anyone who would like to join in on sending it with me is more than welcome would love to get a big group of students behind this. The Marigold Effect Many experienced gardeners follow a concept called companion planting: placing certain vegetables and plants near each other to improve growth for one or both plants.
It doesn't take a lot of time. Maybe some bombardment of letters will actually accomplish something. He writes that it can "complicate the job search" and gives the highly illuminating explanation that it "can impact students in other ways as well. The convergence of high school marks at the high end of the grading scale has been blamed, in part, on pressure from university-bound students hoping to get an edge on the competition.
There are larger issues at play apart from busy professors that contribute to the lack of adequate feedback. Not only do people prepare heavily for interviews, most resumes are highly doctored. You can identify them by the way they congratulate you on arrival, rather than asking why anyone would want this godforsaken job.
The good meat that gets a good labels gains confidence and becomes a good lawyer, and the bad meat that gets a good label gets a good start, but is soon doomed by the fact that they are bad meat.