Mr. Pancakes wrote:danicab wrote:I have a lot of family in the Bay Area and the lawyers say that USF is highly respected within the region...I guess the point being that the school does a lot better than the rankings suggest.
the school might have done well pre-shit economy.
Eh, I doubt it, but who knows.
Danicab, a lot of people like to assume that because there are a decent number of grads working in a given region, the school must therefore be a good option for that region. It's a faulty assumption. It's kinda like how people say SLU "dominates the St. Louis market," and yes a lot of their grads get jobs in STL, but that doesn't change the fact that the guy who makes my macchiato down at Starbucks has a J.D. from SLU (true story). Similarly, there may be decent number of USF grads working in SF, but there could be 10x as many unemployed USF grads too.
Their top 10% students might get some respect and find decent jobs. But do you think anyone in that region has much respect for a USF grad at or below median?