I have seen a few people mention that only the top 25-30% at gulc are getting biglaw ITE. But how is this true?
Looking at the NLJ250 go to schools chart, it shows 42.8% getting biglaw. This is about the same percentage as cornell. Also, this doesnt include the 10-15% that do clerkships and another 10% or so that are probably looking for public interest work/not interested in biglaw.
Considering that many GULC students aim for DC, GULC could probably have an even better biglaw percentage if more of its students went to NYC, as opposed to trying for DC, which is obviously very tough ITE.
So why all the gulc hate? They are just 8 percentage points behind michigan and penn and have a vastly larger class.http://pdfserver.amlaw.com/nlj/law%20sc ... page12.pdf
What is the point of your post? You say that GULC gets a lot of crap on the board. You offer evidence that 42.8% + 10% or 15% are getting biglaw. You offer further evidence that 10% of the class doesn't care about biglaw, and the remainder of the class is not getting it simply because they are making bad bidding choices by trying to stick in D.C., where the school happens to have been the #1 school in a 100 mile radius for the last century, when they should be trying to get jobs in NYC, where the market for the best positions is dominated by T6 grads.
You sold me. 99% of GULC can get BIGLAW if they choose. And I am convinced that GULC is on par with higher ranked schools Cornell, Michigan, and Penn.
Where can I sign a promissory note?