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6 Personal Lessons That Led To Paralegal School

Posted by Gail Armatys

Feb 18, 2013 10:34:00 AM

Here are 6 lessons you can learn from someone else who recognized she needed to do something more to expand her career opportunities, engage her interest in the law, and experience online interactive instruction that mirrors the traditional classroom.

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Topics: online classes, career, education and training, technology

Career Changer Finds Success in Paralegal Program

Posted by Gail Armatys

Feb 12, 2013 10:44:00 AM


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Topics: online classes, financial aid, paralegal certificate, career, paralegal skills, education and training

Four Attitudes of a Highly Effective Paralegal Student

Posted by Gail Armatys

Feb 4, 2013 1:04:00 PM

There is a continuous demand for highly-skilled paralegals. The Bureau of Labor Statistics sees a 28 percent rise in the demand for paralegal services from 2008 to 2018. This means great opportunities for paralegal students who are work hard to finish their courses. To excel in the paralegal profession, each candidate should start by becoming an effective student. Here are the top attitudes every aspiring paralegal should have.

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Topics: online classes, career, education and training, paralegal skills

Paralegal Program Offers Professional Communication Skills Workshop

Posted by Gail Armatys

Jan 14, 2013 12:07:00 PM

Every year we survey employers of paralegals.  These employers are consistent in telling us effective communication skills are essential to a paralegal's job performance.

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Topics: career

Creating a Powerful Resume to Land a Paralegal Job Interview

Posted by Gail Armatys

Jan 4, 2013 1:59:00 PM

Tina Ghanavati, Director of Career Services, Center for Advanced Legal Studies

Tina Ghanavati
Director of Career Services
Center for Advanced Legal Studies

(Note: This is the first of two articles on preparing an effective, persuasive resume and cover letter to assist you in landing a paralegal job).

The days and nights of studying, writing papers and attending classes are over. You finally have your paralegal degree or paralegal certificate. Now it’s time to go get a job!

But before you start applying anywhere, you’re going to need a solid, persuasive resume, one that will help convince an employer that you’re a viable candidate and that you deserve to be interviewed.

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Topics: paralegal certificate, paralegal degree, career

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