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Shelley Awe is Vault’s Manager of Law School Engagement. She covers the legal industry and career advice, with a special focus on content geared toward law students. Shelley received her law degree from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, and her B.S. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Prior to joining Vault, Shelley worked as a litigator at a Vault Law 100 firm.

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What to Do If You Bomb a Law School Cold Call

by Shelley Awe | August 20, 2020

If you didn’t exactly nail your last cold call, don’t feel bad—you’re in good company. Here are some tips for moving on!

Don’t Forget About Self-Care This School Year

by Shelley Awe | August 05, 2020

To maximize your success in law school, you need to take of yourself, too.

How to Prepare for a Virtual 1L Year

by Shelley Awe | July 30, 2020

Starting 1L as a virtual law student? Here are a few ways you can prepare.

Bar Prep in a Pandemic: Tips for Staying on Track

by Shelley Awe | July 09, 2020

Read on for some tips on staying focused if you’re stuck taking an in-person bar exam later this month.

Five Ways to Mix Up Your Work-From-Home Routine

by Shelley Awe | June 23, 2020

We've been working from home for a while now. If you feel your productivity and motivation slipping, here are a few tricks to try for a work-from-home reboot.

What to Ask During a Networking Interview

by Shelley Awe | May 28, 2020

Networking is more important than ever, but once you’ve made a new connection and set up a meeting, what should you plan to talk about?

Ten Articles on Coronavirus and Mental Health

by Shelley Awe | May 08, 2020

We’ve rounded up some helpful and informative articles that take a deeper dive into how this pandemic is affecting mental health and what you can do to take care of yourself during these difficult times.

Tips for Nailing the Law Review Write-On Competition

by Shelley Awe | May 07, 2020

As 1L year wraps up, it’s time to start thinking about one of the next law school steps: journal write-on. Check out these tips for write-on success!

Professional Legal Associations for Law Students

by Shelley Awe | April 20, 2020

Looking to network and boost your resume remotely? Joining a legal association is a great way to do it—read on for a list of some that law students can join.

Law Students, It’s Okay to Not Be Okay During the Coronavirus Pandemic

by Shelley Awe | April 01, 2020

COVID-19 has impacted life as we know it across the globe. For law students in particular, the pandemic has caused a number of challenges and disappointments. Intense emotions like anxiety, sadness, and anger are completely normal—and it's okay to adjust your goals and expectations to prioritize your mental health needs.

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