W&L$ vs. George Mason in state

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W&L$ vs. George Mason in state

Postby klussy » Tue Apr 06, 2010 10:00 am

W&L: 27k plus housing, after scholly
GMU: 20k plus housing

Already live in the DC area, but don't want to commute 45 min.-1.5 hrs everyday, so I'd be looking at expensive apts in the Arlington area, that are about 2,000/mo. (24k/yr additional). Housing for W&L is next to nothing.

Does anyone have any insight regarding how these two schools compare for employment, for DC in particular? Average salaries, types of job, employment rate, biglaw, etc.

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Re: W&L$ vs. George Mason in state

Postby Its on Seabass » Tue Apr 06, 2010 8:15 pm

The costs of the two looks like theyd be about the same. If thats the case I'd take W&L. Washington and Lee is going to give you better employement prospcts in DC and a much better shot at biglaw. If you want to work in government id pick Mason but otherwise go with W&L.

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