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Re: Michigan vs. Northwestern
« Reply #20 on: May 27, 2008, 02:36:35 PM »
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Re: Michigan vs. Northwestern
« Reply #21 on: May 27, 2008, 03:43:10 PM »
"Princeton Review ranked Northwestern Law #1 in "career prospects""

Oh please. Are you seriously suggesting that Northwestern law graduates have better career opportunities than Yale, Stanford and Harvard grads?!  Princeton Review is a bit of a joke.

Depends on what they mean by "career prospects."  I'm not sure, but I'm guessing a lot of that figure has to do with average starting salaries.  I read somewhere that, since so many more HYS students do clerkships and public-interest work, the average salary made by grads is lower.  (Notice NU, Chicago, and Michigan are all ranked higher than Harvard.)  If you factored out clerks, academics, and public-interest attorneys, and focused only on, say, big-firm prospects for NU grads vs. SLS grads, the SLS prestige would probably prove to carry more weight.

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Re: Michigan vs. Northwestern
« Reply #22 on: May 27, 2008, 03:46:27 PM »
Well now we know who had to settle for the bottom of the T14 and how badly they want to make a claim that they had a choice

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Re: Michigan vs. Northwestern
« Reply #23 on: May 27, 2008, 04:47:08 PM »
Well now we know who had to settle for the bottom of the T14 and how badly they want to make a claim that they had a choice

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