Post-Baccalaureate Paralegal Studies Admission Essay by Nicky

Post-Baccalaureate Paralegal Studies
Presents a statement of career and educational goals for post-baccalaureate paralegal studies.
# 149204 | 775 words | 0 sources | 2011 | US
Published on Nov 29, 2011 in Education (Higher) , English (Admission Essays) , Law (General)

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This paper relates that the author has experiential knowledge of the legal ramifications of divorce, child custody and other particulars of family law and therefore wants to pursue a post-baccalaureate paralegal certificate. Next, the author relates her being awarded for her senor management project in her undergraduate major of psychology, her volunteer work at 'Feed My Starving Children' and her current educational goals. The paper underscores that the author has selected this program because the university is highly accredited for its faculty and offers an enriching learning experience by working in close collaboration with highly competent lawyers and law students.

Table of Contents:
Educational Goals
Special Skills/Knowledge
Awards/ Honors
Educational Objectives
Career Goals and Objectives

From the Paper:

"This writer has past volunteer work experience at senior centers, convalescent homes and assisted living centers has provided this writers with experiential knowledge gained through providing entertainment and interaction with older individuals in these facilities and this served to invoke a special empathy for these individuals coping with such challenging circumstances with which this writer has never had to cope.
"Just as the world's reality has entered through the door of volunteerism on the part of this writer, it is the desire of this writer to experience the opening of eyes to the realities of the law profession and the mundane and routine responsibilities that must be dealt with effectively by lawyers and which are far removed from the lives of glamor that is portrayed as belong to those in the law profession. It is the belief of the writer of this work that first-hand experience acquisition in the area of the study and practice of law and that paralegal work will enable this writer to work in close alliance with lawyers and will provide an inside view of valuable information that is garnered experientially and will serve as a measure for examining if the pursuit of the study and practice of law is the profession to which the writer of this work is both called and to ensure that this is the properly-suited pursuit for the future."

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