thanks for filling me on the difference(and not wasting tax dollars on the clock too)Does your position require a JD?
Look, I know my tone was over the top at times, but my facts were accurate. My OP was intended to give a student's perspective of St. Mary's. We don't have a marketing department like many schools, so I've decided that it's up to students to speak up about their experience.John4040, I apologize for reading you as a pre-law student. Nevertheless, I often do see a school getting flamed by young posters who have no actual knowledge. I thought I'd just contribute my part.My overall point still stands. St. Mary's was very well respected in the past, and I am thankful to be a part of the gradual, continuing process of rebuilding its reputation. It's exciting to see the direction everything is going. I particularly emphasize that we've had Supreme Court Justices teach summer classes to St. Mary's students abroad for the last five years at our Innsbruck Institute. Additionally, I think everyone is thrilled that we now have a China program, at which students will learn how to help businesses navigate the Chinese legal system.St. Mary's definitely has its issues. And yes, if you don't perform well, you'll have difficulty getting a good job. But at the end of the day, I'm glad that I found myself here, and I'm excited that the class below me is even more impressive than my own.
Actually, no, I don't think most T3 or T4 schools have what St. Mary's has to offer. Show me the "many" schools at which students are taught by Supreme Court Justices.
Secondly, most people aren't left with the option or privilege of attending a great T1 or T2 state school. That's exactly why I came to St. Mary's.
Finally, the debt is worth it. Why? Because I say so. I'm taking on that debt, as are plenty of other people in order to enjoy what St. Mary's has to offer. And on another note, I came here because I want to practice law, not because I decided that I wanted to be miserable for three years in order to have a better income. The debt is worth it to me so that I can practice law.
I'm sorry that you don't know or appreciate St. Mary's. I'm sorry that you had a bad experience at your school. But some of us are proud of what we're involved with, so don't try to bring us down with you.