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Ashley Reed holds a J.D. from Appalachian School of law and a B.A. degree in Politics from Marymount University. She covers law school advice, bar exam tips, and legal careers. Ashley's prior experience includes clerking with the Department of Homeland Security and working at a criminal law office.

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Bar Prep: One Size Does Not Fit All

by Ashley Reed | April 06, 2021

The July bar exam might seem far off, but it's worth taking the time now to determine which bar exam prep tools will fit best with your study goals and style.

Jumpstarting Your Legal Internship Search: Government Roles

by Ashley Reed | March 31, 2021

A government internship is a valuable way to develop legal skills and explore potential legal career paths. Read on for tips on applying to these roles.

How To Answer Five Common Legal Interview Questions

by Ashley Reed | March 21, 2021

The key to nailing your next legal job interview is practicing in advance. Check out these common interview questions and tips on how to approach them.

Tips for Crafting a Post-Interview Thank-You Note

by Ashley Reed | March 08, 2021

Sending your interviewer a thank-you note is an easy way to make a great impression and show interest in the position. Read on for tips for this interview must-have.

Establishing Relationships with Your Law School Professors Virtually

by Ashley Reed | February 24, 2021

Connecting with law school professors is invaluable, but it may seem more difficult if you are remote. Read on for advice on developing these relationships.

How to Answer “Why Did You Decide to Pursue a Legal Career?”

by Ashley Reed | February 16, 2021

The question “Why Did You Decide to Pursue a Legal Career?” is bound to come up in your next legal job interview. Here are three approaches for tackling it.

It's Okay to ‘Wine’ About Bar Prep

by Ashley Reed | December 15, 2020

Studying for the bar exam is grueling. Take a study break with these law-inspired wine pairings.

Do Your Hair Toss, Check Your Nails: Dressing for Virtual Interviews

by Ashley Reed | September 14, 2020

Virtual interviews are nothing new, but they're certainly more common now. Check out our tips on what to wear and how to make a good first impression, even through a webcam.

Kamala Harris’s Inspiring Career Path: From Activist Daughter to VP Nominee

by Ashley Reed | September 10, 2020

For many people—including VP candidate Kamala Harris—law school hasn't been just a stop on the way to a legal career but a stepping stone to a life of service.

Going Virtual Can Be a Pain: 5 Tools for Healthier Remote Working

by Ashley Reed | August 27, 2020

After months of remote work and school, the luster of working from your couch has likely faded, only to be replaced with aches and pains. Here are five tools to help you have a healthier virtual experience.