Choosing the Right Law School / Re: From a recently barred attorney - What I wish I knew before I went to law school« on: November 23, 2011, 04:38:58 PM »
Numerous Articles about how Nurses, MBA's, Architects can't find jobs. Two second google search type in Profession X no jobs and you will see a slew of articles.
Nurses Can't find Job Articles.[/b]
MBA's cant find jobs
Architects Can't find jobs
This is just an article about every recent grad between 22-26 unable to find work
So no it is not just law schools it is everything. The job market is hard and it always has been, but now everybody can click on google and find someone else to complain with them. Starting a career is terrifying and no form of education trains you how to be a professional as soon as you graduate just the way it is.
As for expense look the tuition at these places is the same as law school
Undergraduate tuition for enginneering from USC a reputable school 21,000 per semester x 8 semesters= 168,000 in tuition alone.
Engineering is expensive and there is no guarantee of a job there.
Nursing at University of Pacfici decent school in California 17k per semester http://www.pacific.edu/Campus-Life/Student-Services/Student-Accounts/Stockton-Tuition-and-Fees.html
So 34k per year right on part with law school tuition.
I agree with most of what your saying, but my point is law school is not much different than anything else. Education is expensive, it does not guarantee you a job, if you go to Harvard, Yale, Stanford for anything you will have more doors open to you.
Or maybe your right and law school is the only thing that is expensive and jobs can't be found. I have a lot of non-lawyer friends who say the same thing about their degree, but maybe they are just complaining and law students are the only ones that really have it tough.