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RokoMotion

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Secondary Journals Input
« on: January 08, 2008, 08:41:26 PM »
How valuable are Secondary Journals as opposed to the main flagship ones?  Is the difference significant, and how so?

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Re: Secondary Journals Input
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2008, 06:33:51 PM »
I can't break it down into numbers, but I'm on a secondary journal and I know that it helped me in interviews.  Maybe not as much as Law Review, but it made a difference.

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Re: Secondary Journals Input
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2008, 07:38:00 PM »
During OCI, some employers not only have a class rank cut-off, but will also only interview you if you're a member of a journal or moot court.

They're a pretty big deal just because it can help distinguish you from someone with similar class rank but not on a journal.

Also, if you want a clerkship, you need to be on an editorial board of a journal. (at the very least)