NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

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NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby gatorlion » Wed Jan 20, 2010 1:59 am

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/17/fashi ... er.html?em

The NYT takes a swipe at us reverse-splitters:

"In fact, “The Deep End” was conceived in 2007, that halcyon era of $160,000 starting salaries and full employment even for law grads who had scored in the 150s on their LSAT’s."

Not fair!

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Re: NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby traehekat » Wed Jan 20, 2010 2:31 am

Oh lord... not again.

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Re: NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby jrobby6 » Wed Jan 20, 2010 2:33 am

Omg. Do you not use search engines first?

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Re: NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby superserial » Wed Jan 20, 2010 2:35 am

shocking!

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Re: NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby gatorlion » Wed Jan 20, 2010 2:49 am

Sorry, I thought it was funny mainly for the 150s comment. I didn't mean to incite a riot!

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Re: NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby Leeroy Jenkins » Wed Jan 20, 2010 2:50 am

gatorlion wrote:http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/17/fashion/17lawyer.html?em

The NYT takes a swipe at us reverse-splitters:

"In fact, “The Deep End” was conceived in 2007, that halcyon era of $160,000 starting salaries and full employment even for law grads who had scored in the 150s on their LSAT’s."

Not fair!

Or maybe its just a swipe at people who did poorly on the LSAT.

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Re: NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby gatorlion » Wed Jan 20, 2010 2:52 am

Lxw wrote:
gatorlion wrote:http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/17/fashion/17lawyer.html?em

The NYT takes a swipe at us reverse-splitters:

"In fact, “The Deep End” was conceived in 2007, that halcyon era of $160,000 starting salaries and full employment even for law grads who had scored in the 150s on their LSAT’s."

Not fair!

Or maybe its just a swipe at people who did poorly on the LSAT.


Blatant splitter trolling.

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Re: NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby OneSixtySix » Wed Jan 20, 2010 2:56 am

These articles scared me before.

IBR/LRAP ftw.

Sure that may not be a perfect solution but financial security while engaged in a meaningful career isnt terrible, its just not 120-160k a year.

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Re: NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby superflush » Wed Jan 20, 2010 7:47 am

gatorlion wrote:http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/17/fashion/17lawyer.html?em

The NYT takes a swipe at us reverse-splitters:

"In fact, “The Deep End” was conceived in 2007, that halcyon era of $160,000 starting salaries and full employment even for law grads who had scored in the 150s on their LSAT’s."

Not fair!


Ah, I posted this in a thread about that Deep End show ... I quoted that same sentence, because it shocked me.

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Re: NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby goblue1646 » Wed Jan 20, 2010 7:55 am

this article makes me so sad. i especially enjoyed the part where they were like, "i hate my life."
sigh.

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Re: NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby naruhodo » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:09 am

The article itself may be a downer, but watch the video associated with the article. It's actually fairly uplifting.

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Re: NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby LawandOrder » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:15 am

Glad I walked away before it was too late.

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Re: NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby The Zeppelin » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:25 am

LawandOrder wrote:Glad I walked away before it was too late.

Just wondering, why do you still post on this forum?

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Re: NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby LawandOrder » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:28 am

The Zeppelin wrote:
LawandOrder wrote:Glad I walked away before it was too late.

Just wondering, why do you still post on this forum?


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Postby postitnotes » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:29 am

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Re: NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby The Zeppelin » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:30 am

LawandOrder wrote:
The Zeppelin wrote:
LawandOrder wrote:Glad I walked away before it was too late.

Just wondering, why do you still post on this forum?


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Fair enough.

I'm still trying to decide if I should go.

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Re: NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby LawandOrder » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:33 am

The non-dischargable debt with terribad job prospects scared me off.

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Re: NYT Article: Law School "No Longer Their Golden Ticket"

Postby The Zeppelin » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:40 am

LawandOrder wrote:The non-dischargable debt with terribad job prospects scared me off.

Exactly.




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