Monday, May 13, 2013

You're Not Alone: Some Law Students Also Write Horrible Cover Letters

Thanks to my brother for sending me this article on How Not To Write A Cover Letter from the legal blog "Above the Law."  Cover letters are tough to write - as evidenced by this law student's attempt.  I'm not totally sure what this guy was thinking, but this nearly incomprehensible letter and overuse of $10 words suggests that law schools may indeed need to rethink what it is they're teaching.

An excerpt from the shamed cover letter is below: