How bad is no work experience?

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gbpackerbacker
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How bad is no work experience?

Postby gbpackerbacker » Sat Feb 13, 2010 6:50 pm

While I have not worked since high school, I do have pretty good softs (Prez of multiple student orgs, some philanthropy, etc...). Will this will hurt me in the application process? I have a 3.9x and am planning on applying to the T14 (minus Yale)...

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Re: How bad is no work experience?

Postby Cavalier » Sat Feb 13, 2010 6:52 pm

gbpackerbacker wrote:While I have not worked since high school, I do have pretty good softs (Prez of multiple student orgs, some philanthropy, etc...). Will this will hurt me in the application process? I have a 3.9x and am planning on applying to the T14 (minus Yale)...

Doesn't matter. It'll be a slight disadvantage in the job search, but it can be easily overcome with grades.

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Re: How bad is no work experience?

Postby JusticeHarlan » Sat Feb 13, 2010 6:54 pm

It'll hurt you at Northwestern, but from what I gather you should be fine everywhere else (and you could still get into Northwestern with stellar stats, so with that GPA and the right LSAT it might be doable).




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