J-e-L-L-o wrote:I'm liking Duke more and more. Small class sizes of less than 220 ppl, warm weather, excellent placing ability, amazing clerkship numbers.
Duke doesn't get a lot of respect on TLS that it should deserve. I would choose Duke for a native citizen but...
The elephant in the room is that OP is international student. He would need as much help as possible to score a firm that will sponsor him. I would go Penn in this situation as the larger class size should attract a larger # of employers that are willing to recruit the OP. Cali or otherwise.
Smaller firms are indeed too cautious about the visa thing. So you mean that more large firms do OCI in Penn than in Duke, or just that larger firms like Penn better?