GW (75k) vs Cardozo (Full)

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GW (75k) vs Cardozo (Full)

Postby HabsLawyer93 » Tue May 23, 2017 11:40 pm

Got just under a half scholarship to GW law and full scholly to Cardozo. Long term would like to go into politics, but after graduation hoping to work in BigLaw for a few years. Not sure what to would be appreciated! Thanks in advance!

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Re: GW (75k) vs Cardozo (Full)

Postby UVA2B » Tue May 23, 2017 11:46 pm

Neither are great options for your goals (speaking strictly about Biglaw, which isn't even touching the entire discussion of why politics is a bad goal for a JD). What are your LSAT/uGPA? You're either paying $150k+ for ~40% chance of your desired outcome or $60-75k for ~25% chance of your desired outcome. Those aren't good odds in the forced curve game of law school.


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Re: GW (75k) vs Cardozo (Full)

Postby cavalier1138 » Wed May 24, 2017 6:02 am

HabsLawyer93 wrote:Long term would like to go into politics...

Don't go to law school.

And if you really want the thrill of working in biglaw for a few years (which will also be largely useless for your long-term goals), don't go to either of these schools.

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