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College and Career
Published on Nov 18, 2015
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Going up north.
Playing sports because I learn new things.
Running in races. So I can get better and run faster.
Being with family and friends.
I value having my family and friends that support me.
My parents influence me in life, to do better things in life.
My friends push me to meet my goals and try my best.
WORK & lIFE VALUES
Having time for personal life.
Help people solve legal problems.
Help wrote wills, prepare taxes, and write contracts.
Represent clients in court.
$54,310 a year
$26.11 a hour
Based on a national record
Good opening in the United States and Wisconsin.
9,710 employes in 2010.
DEGREE OR CERTIFICATION
You need a pre-law degree
Other studies for lawyers:
International business and trade law,
Comparative and international law,
Legal studies, health law studies
COLLEGE MAJOR OR PROGRAM NAME
You need a bachelors degree
3 FACTS ABOUT LAWYERS
27% are self-employed
Work long hours every day
Have bachelor and law degrees
NAME & LOCATION OF SCHOOL
University of Wisconsin-Madison
In Madison, Wisconsin
Distance for, Green Bay: 147.5 miles.
Takes 2 hours and 53 minutes driving.
Student population: 39,190 students
Tuition: $9,672 a year
Room/board cost: $3,890 room.
GPA required: 3.69 GPA
ACT/SAT minimum score: 18 ACT and 400 SAT
HELPFUL HIGH SCHOOL COURSES
Advance courses in math,
Science, English, Social Studies,
Public speaking classes
SCHOLARSHIPS - MERIT
Requires certain GPA to be eligible.
May also need other leadership requirements.
Community service projects.
SCHOLARSHIPS - MAJOR
Companies and associations give out this.
Usually a major in nursing or engineering.
SCHOLARSHIP - MILITARY
Given to members or veterans of the
Military or armed forces.
Sometimes also given to their families
3 FACTS ABOUT LAWYERS
Work around 40 hours a week
Work in law forms with partners
Sometimes teach in law schools to law students
You get to help others with life problems.
Getting to solve the problems/cases.
Get to challenge myself with different things everyday.
If you had to work with a client that isn't telling the truth.
Work long hours on cases that could be difficult.
ADULT INTERVIEW - MOM
Works for Bellin Health and has worked there for 28 years.
Costumer service representative. No degree or major.
Likes to help people and talks on the phone to help others.
Transferable skills are most important.
Has worked at 5 other jobs.
My short term goal is to get straight A's the first quarter of school.
This goal ends on November 8th, 2013.
My long term goal is to go to college and get a good job.
I will have to study a lot and get good grades
For the next 5 years and through college.
I think this job would be good for me,
Because I like helping others and
I like solving problems
I have learned a lot about different jobs
And what I might want to be when I grow up
Herzog, Mary Chris, Mrs. Personal interview. 17 Oct. 2013.
University of Wisconsin Madison. University of Wisconsin System, 2012. Web. 25 Oct. 2013.
WISCareers The Center on Education and Work. Board of Regents UW Madison, Oct. 2013. Web. 21 Oct. 2013.
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