Mature student careers in law

Announcements Posted on
How helpful is our apprenticeship zone? Have your say with our short survey 02-12-2016
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Hey everyone,

    I'm thinking about applying to university as a mature student to study law. I'm approaching 30 and by the time I finish uni, I'll be around 33/34. How feasible would it be to begin a career in law at that age? Will I be overlooked in favour of a younger applicant? Will I be seen as too old to change careers?

    I'd love to hear back from anyone with advise but if there is anyone who knows what it's like starting as a mature student and coming out on the other side applying for jobs.

    Thanks guys,
    Offline

    3
    Its feasible although its very competitive.
    Not too old by any means, but hey will expect you to provide more than someone just out of uni, so hopefully you have more experience, maybe greater determination and sense of judgement.

    If you have contacts then utilise them. You will also need a strong belief in yourself. You also need to make sure your grades are strong.
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    I appreciate that. Thanks
 
 
 
Write a reply… Reply
Submit reply

Register

Thanks for posting! You just need to create an account in order to submit the post
  1. this can't be left blank
    that username has been taken, please choose another Forgotten your password?
  2. this can't be left blank
    this email is already registered. Forgotten your password?
  3. this can't be left blank

    6 characters or longer with both numbers and letters is safer

  4. this can't be left empty
    your full birthday is required
  1. Oops, you need to agree to our Ts&Cs to register
  2. Slide to join now Processing…

Updated: October 27, 2016
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Today on TSR
Poll
Would you rather have...?

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.