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Job prospects.

Job prospects.
« on: March 21, 2008, 07:16:46 PM »
Ok, I am a first year law student and came across this article today. So ok, I know right now the economy is in the toilet, but I am wondering if they picked the worst of the worst situations to highlight in this article because it was kind of scary, although I knew some of it to be true. And if this is accurate, do any of the current 2L or 3L think the market will get any better

http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB119040786780835602.html

I have learned that at my school that if you aren't in the top 10 to 15 percent with your first semester grades, your opportunities for a paid summer job are slim to none.  Any thoughts?


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Re: Job prospects.
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2008, 01:14:06 PM »
Ok, I am a first year law student and came across this article today. So ok, I know right now the economy is in the toilet, but I am wondering if they picked the worst of the worst situations to highlight in this article because it was kind of scary, although I knew some of it to be true. And if this is accurate, do any of the current 2L or 3L think the market will get any better

http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB119040786780835602.html

I have learned that at my school that if you aren't in the top 10 to 15 percent with your first semester grades, your opportunities for a paid summer job are slim to none.  Any thoughts?




We had a pretty full discussion about it back when the artilce came out. You can check it out here:

http://www.lawschooldiscussion.org/prelaw/index.php/topic,67616.850.html