If you are simply aiming for big law, is yale worth it?

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For BigLaw Aspirants does academica/clerkship inclined Yale make sense?

1. Big H over Yale since Harvard has a higher placement rate in biglaw
9
18%
2. Columbia or NYU over Yale since they both have the geogr. adv.
1
2%
3. Stanford over Yale cuz Stanford is #1 for biglaw placement in the W
5
10%
4. Any t5 but Yale since Yale is in the middle of nowhere and you cannot network like how you can in NYC/SF/Chicago/Boston OR land a good paying part time gig during while 3L
0
No votes
5. Any t5 but Yale since employers may wonder that you will leave earlier than typical to pursue "other avenues"
0
No votes
6. Any t5 that gives you a free ride
10
20%
7. Yale is supreme always. I would be a fool to turn it down.
25
50%
 
Total votes: 50

BLS01
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If you are simply aiming for big law, is yale worth it?

Postby BLS01 » Tue Apr 20, 2010 1:21 am

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BioEBear2010
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Re: If you are simply aiming for big law, is yale worth it?

Postby BioEBear2010 » Tue Apr 20, 2010 1:23 am

Answer choices should include "go to the school you feel like you will enjoy most." When choosing between the top schools, personal factors should be the critical determinants. This is a dumb thread.

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Re: If you are simply aiming for big law, is yale worth it?

Postby Tofu » Tue Apr 20, 2010 1:34 am

BioEBear2010 wrote:Answer choices should include "go to the school you feel like you will enjoy most." When choosing between the top schools, personal factors should be the critical determinants. This is a dumb thread.


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D. H2Oman
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Re: If you are simply aiming for big law, is yale worth it?

Postby D. H2Oman » Tue Apr 20, 2010 6:48 am

Not only is your question dumb, your poll sucks too.




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