I deleted the post because its not getting across my point. Not sure how the study was done but I don't have any reason to doubt the numbers. 63k per year after graduation. I agree maybe it was only the student with well paying jobs. What is your experience(s) w/ the system? Are you a recent graduate? Do you go to law school? grad school?
I'm willing to listen to you but tell my why I should? What is you expertise in this field? How do you know a person in my situation is lucky to have been offered a position?
I'll hang up and listen, Mclovin.
Dude, we're on a law school discussion board; of course I go to law school.
Also, trust me, the averae grad coming out of a T4 is not making 63K. Anyone on this board will back me up.
My experience comes from my own 2L job search and those of my friends. Many of my friends (I go to a high T2), who are in the top 25% and are on journals/moot court do NOT have jobs yet, let along paying jobs. Look around on this board! In a previous post, in the "still don't have a job thread" there was someone here who was Top 5% at a T2 and on Law Review, who can not find a job. The job market sucks, and you need to take what you can get.
Furthermore, in my situation, I sent out numerous resumes, probably around 50-60 and did not get ONE interview or call back. I also networked my ass off to get a public interest internship that DOES NOT pay. This experience is shared by a lot of other people.
This from a poster on the general board:
"Graduated from a bottom top tier school. Top 10%, multiple book/cali awards, worked at law firm througout 2L; judicial extern at state appellate court. Not law review. Moved out of my school's state and region for Chicago. Now I can't get anyone to reply to applications. Any suggestions besides flames?"
From another poster:
"Try as I may, I've been unable to secure a summer job. I'm a second year law student at a T2 school, am in the top 10% of my class, won school's moot court competition, and am on the moot court board. Is it too late to get a paid summer associate position? Should I continue to send my resume out to firms?? Any comments or advice would be very much appreciated. Thank you."