Unranked no debt + job vs t14 debt

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Unranked no debt + job vs t14 debt

Postby missybug » Thu Feb 26, 2015 10:21 am

Do I go to a t14 and take on debt or Unranked pRt time program full ride while maintaining a job that guarantees employment as an attorney upon graduation? Will I be screwed if I ever leave that job and look for a new one because I attended a less prestigious school or will they consider my work history?

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Re: Unranked no debt + job vs t14 debt

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Thu Feb 26, 2015 10:31 am

In terms of leaving the job you take out of law school and whether your school will hinder you: it depends on what kind of law you're doing. Some employers - mostly big law firms - will care very much about you school pretty much forever. However, many employers will only care about your experience in what they want to hire you to do.

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Re: Unranked no debt + job vs t14 debt

Postby hairbear7 » Thu Feb 26, 2015 10:33 am

Are these your only options? Try filling this out so we can help you better. It seems
Like if you could get into a t-14 you might be able to get into a strong regional with money.

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Re: Unranked no debt + job vs t14 debt

Postby Desert Fox » Thu Feb 26, 2015 1:32 pm

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Re: Unranked no debt + job vs t14 debt

Postby JohannDeMann » Thu Feb 26, 2015 1:37 pm

i mean if you have a cool job and the legal job it would funnel you into is kind of hybrid legal/business inside of a corporation, id basically make sure to keep that. sseems like a pretty cool job without much hours good pay and decent ladder climbing ability.

if you hate what you do and are just keeping the job to make sure you dont lose your job and dont graduate with employment, id t14.

if you like what you do, id prolly just do nothing because law is overrated. but sounds like you have a neat opportunity with some kind of unicorny in house pseudo law still do something else job. these are great jobs, imo.

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Re: Unranked no debt + job vs t14 debt

Postby starry eyed » Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:22 pm

Desert Fox wrote:Image


I would take hamburger university over law school any day. Upon graduation, a mcdonald's fully equipped with crew is awarded (as long as you cough up the huge investment). I wonder if subway has some fruity school like this for its franchisees.
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Re: Unranked no debt + job vs t14 debt

Postby Desert Fox » Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:23 pm

starry eyed wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Image


I would take hamburger university over law school any day. Upon graduation, a mcdonald's fully equipped with crew is awarded.


Yea, that's a huge business too.

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Re: Unranked no debt + job vs t14 debt

Postby bjsesq » Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:24 pm

Do you like the job you have and see yourself staying there for the foreseeable future? Do you have to get the JD to keep it? If yes to both, go unranked. If either one of these is not true, do neither of the options you presented.




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