Donald K. Sherman

Donald K. Sherman

Donald K. Sherman is an attorney on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, and author of the former careers blog “Somebody Does That?!” Donald graduated cum laude from Georgetown University with a degree in American Studies and earned his Law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center. In addition to his day job, Donald mentors high school and college students and serves as Board Chair of the Patrick Healy Fellowship, a mentoring program for student leaders at Georgetown, as well as DC Lawyers for Youth, a juvenile justice policy and advocacy organization. Donald is an alumnus of the New York–based leadership development program Prep for Prep, where he also served as a student advisor. Donald’s writing has appeared in the award-nominated book Family Affair, the Georgetown University Journal on Gender and the Law. He has also participated in numerous career panels hosted by youth organizations such as the Patrick Healy Fellowship and the DC-based mentoring program, Capital Partners for Education.

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Should I take time off before graduate school?

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