Externship with OneVirginia2021

by Benjamin Williams, Class of 2018 My name is Ben Williams and I am a rising 3L from Hurricane, West Virginia. I attended Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana where I double-majored in International Relations and History with a minor in … [Continue reading]

Externship- Supreme Court of Virginia in Richmond

by Kameron Melton, Class of 2018 I am Kameron Melton, a 3L from Charlotte, North Carolina. I am starting my seventh year in Williamsburg in the fall, as I attended William & Mary for undergrad. During my 2L year, I externed twice a week at the … [Continue reading]

Let’s Get Personal

by Faye Shealy, Associate Dean for Admission Although applications are not available for most law schools until the fall, the extraordinarily-organized among you have likely begun to craft personal statements. Our office fields a multitude of … [Continue reading]

Recommendations for Law School and for Life

by Faye Shealy, Associate Dean for Admission Recommendations are an important part of William & Mary’s whole file review and are effective because they detail what makes the applicant stand out and paint individual pictures of each … [Continue reading]

How to Find the Right Law School for You

by Rhianna Shabsin, Senior Assistant Dean for Admission How to Research Law Schools One of the most important and most often overlooked steps in the application process is to thoroughly research the law schools you’re considering. Whether … [Continue reading]

Fourth of July in Williamsburg

Fourth of July celebrations are taking place around the region. Honoring Independence Day is an easy task in Virginia and all over Hampton Roads, where the history of the region stands as a constant reminder of the American Revolution. Hopefully, you … [Continue reading]

What Makes an Application Stand Out?

by Elizabeth Cavallari, Senior Assistant Dean for Admission “What makes an application stand out?”  We hear this question often from prospective law students, and there are a lot of components to the answer.  At William & Mary there is … [Continue reading]

A “Thank You” to William & Mary Law School

by John Satira, Class of 2017  After periodically contributing to the Get Wythe It! blog during my first and second years of law school, I am happy to take some time post-graduation to reflect on my entire experience at William & Mary Law … [Continue reading]

My Guide to the Best Food in Williamsburg

by Sami Alsawaf, Class 2017 After living in Williamsburg for almost three years, I’ve had the chance to sample some of the different places to eat here in Williamsburg. Now, I know what you’re thinking: doesn’t everyone in Williamsburg just … [Continue reading]

Barristers, Banquets, and Brunches

by Sami Alsawaf, Class 2017 In my opinion, spring semester is much busier than the fall. Maybe it’s spring fever, but things seem to go by faster in the spring. As the end of the semester draws near, students are focusing on finishing their … [Continue reading]

International Law Engagement at William & Mary

by James Zaleski, Class of 2019 When I was looking at law schools, I looked for schools that would provide opportunities to become engaged with international issues. International law has become an important vehicle for collaboration among states, … [Continue reading]