« on: October 14, 2008, 09:08:12 AM »
How long have you been wanting to quit? There are times in my life when I want to quit everything I do. But generally, when I wait a few days, I realize how glad I am that I did not quit. Lots of people hate law school. I think probably half of people hate law school. You can find jobs that you won't work more than 50 hrs a week, even as an attorney. You won't make 160k, but there are jobs.
Whatever you do, don't rush your decision. You said you'll end up with 100k in debt? Maybe you should finish your first year and transfer somewhere cheaper. I went to a cheaper school a few spots lower on the rankings than some others I got into just so I could have lower debt and more options. It also does take the stress off your back knowing that you don't HAVE TO take the highest paying job possible just to keep your head above the water. (If you do take that job, it's out of free choice!)
Don't rush the decision and make a huge mistake. But, at the same time, law school isn't for everyone. But, if I were you, I'd lower my head and press on through, transferring to a cheaper school after my first year.