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Don't go to law school!
« on: May 26, 2006, 10:33:46 AM »
become an investment banker.  Same hours, better pay...just look at the compensation database at this website if you don't believe me -- these kids make bank:

http://www.iBankingOasis.com/

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Re: Don't go to law school!
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2006, 10:43:13 AM »
Seems like you're lost. ibanking trolls go here:

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Re: Don't go to law school!
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2006, 10:45:28 AM »
become an investment banker.  Same hours, better pay...just look at the compensation database at this website if you don't believe me -- these kids make bank:

http://www.iBankingOasis.com/

Politics and sociolgy majors are not in high demand at i-banks.

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Re: Don't go to law school!
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2006, 10:58:57 AM »
Make bank?  Yeah, probably.  They also drop like flies after 35. 

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Re: Don't go to law school!
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2006, 11:01:25 AM »
*cough* hedge funds *cough*

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Re: Don't go to law school!
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2006, 11:05:07 AM »
U Chi '09

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Re: Don't go to law school!
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2006, 11:07:53 AM »
That website doesn't exactly read like a glowing advertisement.  I looked through some of the forums, and everyone is hating it.  They're all working 90+ hours and have no real relationships.  They've all been screamed at by hire ups at least once, and are looking for pretty much any way to get out.  Count me out.  I'm going to take a career that isn't just moving dollars from one place to another. 

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Re: Don't go to law school!
« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2006, 11:12:09 AM »
I dated an I-banker once. Total a--hole.

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Re: Don't go to law school!
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2006, 11:12:17 AM »
That website doesn't exactly read like a glowing advertisement.  I looked through some of the forums, and everyone is hating it.  They're all working 90+ hours and have no real relationships.  They've all been screamed at by hire ups at least once, and are looking for pretty much any way to get out.  Count me out.  I'm going to take a career that isn't just moving dollars from one place to another. 

Hint: that's what biglaw is like.

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Re: Don't go to law school!
« Reply #9 on: May 26, 2006, 11:12:42 AM »
*cough* hedge funds *cough*


HA! So true

I like the hedge fund guys in my building that drive Bentleys and wear shorts and a tshirt to work.