Is a Great Lawyer Born or Made?

Many law students spend their first year fearing that they might be the admissions mistake. I was one of chem. The only feedback you get is what can be gleaned from the student-professor dialogue. In turn, everyone uses this information (if you can call it that) to handicap their likelihood of making law review or otherwise getting the grades needed to get the most coveted jobs. The whole process seemed very binary: Am I smart enough to be a successful lawyer, yes or no?

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