Gtown v Cornell for Biglaw

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stabiloboss
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Gtown v Cornell for Biglaw

Postby stabiloboss » Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:17 pm

Just wanted to know whether there is a significant difference between the two shooting for biglaw or bust? I checked the stats, and am more impressed that Gtown sent close to 200 ppl to biglaw, wouldn't that signify more/better alumni connections? Although Cornell's percentage stands higher...

Does this decision boil down to personal preferences or is there enough difference to justify Cornell?
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bdole2
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Re: Gtown v Cornell for Biglaw

Postby bdole2 » Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:20 pm

stabiloboss wrote:Gtown sent close to 200 ppl to biglaw, wouldn't that signify more/better alumni connections? Although Cornell's percentage stands higher...


Percentage is what matters, not numbers. 10 billion people go to GULC. If Georgetown's larger alumni base was really a huge factor, then why wouldn't their percentage be higher?

stabiloboss
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Re: Gtown v Cornell for Biglaw

Postby stabiloboss » Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:22 pm

self-selection for DC/government work/PI?

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top30man
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Re: Gtown v Cornell for Biglaw

Postby top30man » Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:40 pm

stabiloboss wrote:self-selection for DC/government work/PI?

Perhaps before. But entry level hiring in fed gov is basically non existent right now.

Lord Randolph McDuff
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Re: Gtown v Cornell for Biglaw

Postby Lord Randolph McDuff » Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:45 pm

Cornell by 15% or so.




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