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Paralegal Alumna Thanks Minnesota School of Business for Her Achievements

Kelly Derby earned her bachelor’s degree in paralegal from the Minnesota School of Business (MSB)-Rochester campus, but before she even graduated, she was hired by Ryan and Grinde, Ltd. Kelly currently works at the firm as a paralegal in the area of family law and says she owes her success to Minnesota School of Business.
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Paralegal Student Reaches Employment Finish Line Before Graduating

With a last name like hers, how can this soon-to-be paralegal graduate not race ahead of what is expected of her in life? Kelly Derby, a student in the bachelor of science paralegal degree program at Minnesota School of Business-Rochester, currently works in the legal field as a paralegal. She was kind enough to make
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Dedication and Passion: Crucial to Your Victory!

We have truly outstanding students at Minnesota School of Business-Shakopee and each quarter the faculty and staff have the difficult responsibility of highlighting one student as our “Student of the Quarter.” Francisco Moran, a paralegal degree student, holds the honor for summer 2013. Francisco was nominated by his instructors for the honor due to the
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The Flipped Classroom: Turning Learning Upside Down

Let’s be honest, it’s tough for students to fight boredom in the classroom.  Maybe the subject matter is dry and uninteresting, or the sun is shining and they’d rather be outside instead of stuck in a classroom, or maybe the instructor does nothing but lecture and never interacts with the students. In order to liven
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How to Use Technology Effectively as a Paralegal

Throughout May and June at Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center, students had the opportunity to enjoy several activities related to Law Day.  Kofi Montzka, paralegal program chair, arranges for field trips and guest speakers each year to help with achieving the goals of the American Bar Association in regards to Law Day and to show
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What is It Like to Work in a Large Law Firm?

Paralegal Program Chair Kofi Montzka’s Litigation class took a field trip to explore some different aspects of the legal field. This was part of a series of Law Day activities planned by Montzka and the Minnesota School of Business-Blaine campus’s Legal Club. The day started with a tour of Robins Kaplan Miller and Cerisi, a
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Landing a Paralegal Dream Job: A Graduate Success Story

Alyssa Benkowski refers to her position as a legal assistant at Johnson Becker, PLLC as her dream job. Alyssa has been working with the organization since July 2012, but the road to her dream job began at Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville, where she decided she wanted to focus her career on the field of law.
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All Roads Lead to Arkansas? Out-of-State Paralegal Internship Pays Off

In general, securing an internship for his graduating students always includes the “extra mile” effort from Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud’s Paralegal Program Chair Joseph Bazan. In Boni Jo Boser’s case, that ended up being 926 miles, exactly. Boser accepted an internship with the Little Rock, Arkansas Legal Services office because she hoped to secure
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On the Line: 4 Paralegal Students Field Questions for Tenant Hotline

Throughout winter quarter, four paralegal degree students in Gabrielle Reule’s Real Estate Law class at Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville volunteered their time with HOME Line, a nonprofit organization focused on tenant advocacy. The applied learning experience allowed the students to assist with staffing a phone hotline for tenants who have questions regarding their legal rights.
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5 Tips to Landing a Paralegal Dream Job

Each day, students at Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville do their part to actively prepare themselves for their future. Gabrielle Reule, paralegal program chair, aims to not only equip her paralegal degree students with the skills necessary for success, but also helps guide them in the direction that will set them apart from others going into
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