1. Near means close to in terms of distance.
His house is near his office.
She lives near San Francisco.
2. Near means within a short time.
His birthday is near Thanksgiving.
Tips for Success in Law School
Gain respect not friends
Become involved in activities that you are truly committed to and gain respect from those communities. While you need to have interests that renew your energy, be strategic about those and ensure that you are professional, even in the school setting. Being connected to your classmates is crucial to finding success after law school. These are your future colleagues and your reputation is formed now.