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lfrank
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Iowa?

Postby lfrank » Mon Jan 04, 2010 2:10 pm

I'm wondering about the "portability" of a degree from the U of Iowa. I've looked at some forum topics, and it seems like the consensus is that even though the school's USNWR rank is good, the job prospects outside of the Midwest aren't great. For someone who is not concerned with Big Law but doesn't want to remain in the Midwest, would Iowa be a poor choice?

Thanks for your advice.

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Sauer Grapes
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Re: Iowa?

Postby Sauer Grapes » Mon Jan 04, 2010 2:21 pm

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deadpanic
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Re: Iowa?

Postby deadpanic » Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:11 pm

Sauer Grapes wrote:I know of people who graduated recently from Iowa that are working in Denver and DC.


I would be willing to bet these people are exceptions.

If you don't want to end up in Iowa/the midwest, I'd say don't go to Iowa. You may be able to go somewhere else, but the odds are against you.




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