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Public Defender

Odds of Getting In

Press that suit, print that résumé (actually, you'll probably have to upload somewhere), and floss for that first interview. In this round, you’ll have to "role play" meeting clients and give some hypothetical cases a shot. Hints: Smile, shake hands, use big words, and don't start hyperventilating.

If you can wow them with your knowledge of the law and explain what makes you the best pick for the job, then you might get a second interview. In this round a panel of people will pepper you with questions, try instigating an argument, and test your ability to perform under pressure. Make sure your deodorant is high quality and stick to your beliefs. Whatever you do, don’t shout or throw things.