Dude. You are killing me. It's like you have some sort of filter that prevents you from reading things that might disagree with youkurama20 wrote:The Brainalist wrote:
All-in all, that is 81 Chicago and 339 NYU. That would seem to be in NYU's favor even if NYU is twice as large. On the other hand, if less than 30% of Chicago grads (60 per year about) are even interviewing for NY firms and about 80% of NYU's 450 grads (390) are shooting for NY, then Chicago's v5 NY Office placement is pretty impressive. Chicago's ratio would be 81/60, which is about 1.33, and NYU's ratio would be 339/390, which is about .85. That is a pretty huge difference in placement power.
EXACTLY. That's what I'm saying. The truth is that going to Chicago instead of NYU for someone who wants to work in NYC really won't hurt you at all. To be fair I'm a little uncomfortable saying that Chicago does better in NYC than NYU, but it at least does just as well. Like you said it really starts to become apparent when you look at how huge NYU's graduating classes are compared to Chicago's ( Chicago is usually about 200 while NYU's is usually a little under 500), add that to the fact that a much smaller portion of Chicago's class is even going for NYC and it starts to become even more obvious that Chicago is just as strong as NYU is in NYC. Again though, OP should go where he would be happier. But it wasn't right for people to start telling him that he would have a harder time getting NYC jobs from Chicago--it just isn't true.
if less than 30% of Chicago grads (60 per year about) are even interviewing for NY firms and about 80% of NYU's 450 grads (390) are shooting for NY, then Chicago's v5 NY Office placement is pretty impressive.
NOTICE: this was a made-up assumption. That's what the if is for. You could just as easily say 100% of both classes prefer NY, or half of each class, or none, or 60/30, or....