atlantalaw wrote:and don't forget cutthroat. students at schools like cooley have to claw their way to the top just to have a chance of survival. at the best schools, students can be competitive but nice to each other. at cooley students must backstab.
Yeah, I'm sure that it varies where you are. But let's face it...unless you're at a school that doesn't grade or rank, there will be a LOT of competition. I mean, I go to school someplace hailed as on of the least cutthroat schools in the country, but you can cut the tension with a knife during finals and once grades are released. It's almost disgusting--people go out of their way to act like they don't give a shit when they do. Times are tough, the economy sucks, and people need more than a j.d. to be competitive because there are a ton of new law schools opening up daily.
That reminds me... once we get our law degrees, who wants to start an online law school a la the university of phoenix? I think it could be pretty elite.