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No, you do NOT want a JD/MBA. The MBA won't help you get a job in law. And if you don't want a job in law, why they hell are you in law school in the first place?
This guy is awesome....Why would you ever get an advanced degree? What a horrible idea.
I agree with the statements regarding summer jobs. If you can't work, it doesn't matter if you get an MBA because you wont have a job. However, if you have connections in i-banking, a JD/MBA would be extremely valuable. My uncle is an investment banker in Dallas, and I have discussed this with him in the past. There is a special niche of i-banking for individuals who have a JD. Their help with the negotiation process is an important part of i-banking, and from what he said, they seem to be very involved in the actual financial transaction when they graduate vs. the financial modeling that is more "behind the scenes"(typical for new-grads)
Thank you for all the advice, it is greatly appreciated! I graduated in December, and ever since, I have been worrying about my ability to perform in Law school come August. Basically, I worry about things I can't control...
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How about your Dean of Students? Typically this would fall under an administrative duty. It seems like the Dean of Students would be the perfect liaison to help...
I think you need a powerful sentence vs. a paragraph. Consider: ”If I am offered admissions at the University of -------- I will accept immediately without reservations." I think if you put this in italics, so it stands out in the letter, it will help. I used this to get off a waitlist, and it worked...