M458 wrote:I don't think you're going to know if you hate IP Litigation or not until you actually graduate and are working in it, unfortunately. When are the deposit due dates at both schools?
Since you actually prefer NYC, I don't think NU is as much of a risk here as you think. Read through the NU questions thread on Ask a Student and it seems that if you do end up at median or below, if you bid smart (read: NYC firms with large SA classes) and get your mass mailing on, you'll get a market-paying job. The danger would be if you were set on Chicago or another non-NYC market (California and even more dangerous at other secondary markets), since that's how it seems a lot of median/below-median people end up stricking at OCI.
Yeah, ur def right on the IP lit. I'm hoping if I do that patent bar I can land a 1L SA in IP lit to test it out (plus score some coin).
And yeah, that does make sense re: markets.
Guess I'll email CLS today and see what I can swing. But yeah, if I got SAs 1L and 2L, I could graduate NW with very little debt, which would be awesome. Also, shooting you a fb pm.
I graduated and am clerking. I struck out at EIP and it took me almost 2 stressful years to find a permanent job. I like my job, and it's sufficiently "prestigious" and all that, but let me tell you, with the amount of debt I have to pay off on a salary half as much as a biglaw associates I wish I'd just taken the full ride to NW.
yikes, that's rough. sorry for asking this, but any idea why you struck out?