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gjrmf

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Re: Some extremely illuminating stuff
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2008, 06:38:09 AM »
wow
northwestern owns
and mich and uva are certainly disappointing....
3.1/170 at a T10. Have faith.

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Re: Some extremely illuminating stuff
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2008, 09:33:21 AM »
wow
northwestern owns
and mich and uva are certainly disappointing....

And BU > Yale.

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Re: Some extremely illuminating stuff
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2008, 09:41:39 AM »
Interesting stuff, thanks.

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Re: Some extremely illuminating stuff
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2008, 12:35:56 PM »
Penn is killing it in firm hiring. 
I still don't understand why Michigan and UVA underperform. 
Michigan 2L

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Re: Some extremely illuminating stuff
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2008, 01:51:39 PM »
I still don't understand why Michigan and UVA underperform. 

As I tried to point out, it might well be the same reason Yale underperforms.

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Re: Some extremely illuminating stuff
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2008, 01:57:27 PM »
As I tried to point out, it might well be the same reason Yale underperforms.

I can understand Yale, but I don't know if I can buy that the UMich and UVA kids are going into government, public interest, etc. in greater numbers than the Duke, Penn and Northwestern kids.  I hope this is true, because I really need something to calm my fears of being unemployed.

Michigan 2L

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Re: Some extremely illuminating stuff
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2008, 02:03:44 PM »
I think the most important thing to consider is the people in non NLJ 250 law firms. Clerkships, government, etc., should all be considered.

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Re: Some extremely illuminating stuff
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2008, 02:09:52 PM »
As I tried to point out, it might well be the same reason Yale underperforms.

I can understand Yale, but I don't know if I can buy that the UMich and UVA kids are going into government, public interest, etc. in greater numbers than the Duke, Penn and Northwestern kids.  I hope this is true, because I really need something to calm my fears of being unemployed.



It is also possible that they place more grads in non- NLJ250 firms that pay at or around market or even lower paying jobs by choice.   These stats do not  meaningfully describe the ease with which a student at any of these top schools can acquire a market-paying firm job.

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Re: Some extremely illuminating stuff
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2008, 02:16:54 PM »
It's easy enough to see.  Use the third link there.  Comparing Michigan to Penn, you can see that almost the entire variation is in public service.  Or compare to UVa, you can see that the difference is made up in clerkships, government, and public service -- not unemployment or smaller firms.