What if your school switches tiers?

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itachiuchiha
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What if your school switches tiers?

Postby itachiuchiha » Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:56 pm

What if i were to go to a school like the University of Florida Law which is ranked around the latter portion of tier one. What if they were to drop down to tier 2 after I graduate? Would jobs see me as graduating from a tier 1 school or a tier 2 school?

I hope you understood my question, any response is appreciated!
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Dany
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Re: What if your school switches tiers?

Postby Dany » Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:57 pm

Legal employers will hire exactly the same amount of people from UF as they would have otherwise.

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Re: What if your school switches tiers?

Postby rad lulz » Sat Nov 24, 2012 10:02 pm

Dany wrote:Legal employers will hire exactly the same amount of people from UF as they would have otherwise.

I emphatically disagree. All the evidence suggests that employers fled schools like BC/BU in DROVES and did OCI at Washington and ASU. See also how UT's OCI stats skyrocketed when it broke the T14 1 year.

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Re: What if your school switches tiers?

Postby wert3813 » Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:33 am

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Re: What if your school switches tiers?

Postby minnbills » Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:36 am

Dany wrote:Legal employers will hire exactly the same amount of people from UF as they would have otherwise.


+1

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Re: What if your school switches tiers?

Postby 071816 » Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:36 am

wert3813 wrote:
rad lulz wrote:
Dany wrote:Legal employers will hire exactly the same amount of people from UF as they would have otherwise.

I emphatically disagree. All the evidence suggests that employers fled schools like BC/BU in DROVES and did OCI at Washington and ASU. See also how UT's OCI stats skyrocketed when it broke the T14 1 year.


I'll split the difference. Florida law firms aren't going to stop recruiting UF if they drop into the top of tier 2. But nationally rad lulz is absolutely correct.

Lol

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Re: What if your school switches tiers?

Postby Ludo! » Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:57 am

I knew as soon as I read the title somebody would be here trolling OP already

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Re: What if your school switches tiers?

Postby orbbs » Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:22 am

chimp wrote:
wert3813 wrote:
rad lulz wrote:
Dany wrote:Legal employers will hire exactly the same amount of people from UF as they would have otherwise.

I emphatically disagree. All the evidence suggests that employers fled schools like BC/BU in DROVES and did OCI at Washington and ASU. See also how UT's OCI stats skyrocketed when it broke the T14 1 year.


I'll split the difference. Florida law firms aren't going to stop recruiting UF if they drop into the top of tier 2. But nationally rad lulz is absolutely correct.

Lol

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Re: What if your school switches tiers?

Postby wert3813 » Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:03 am

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Re: What if your school switches tiers?

Postby dingbat » Sun Nov 25, 2012 8:25 am

wert3813 wrote:It late. I quit. Did UT not see a bump in OCI. I thought I read they did.

No. They didn't. Nobody gives a shit.

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Re: What if your school switches tiers?

Postby CanadianWolf » Sun Nov 25, 2012 9:02 am

A shift into a lower USNews ranking tier may affect application volume, but not recruiting.
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Re: What if your school switches tiers?

Postby Aberzombie1892 » Sun Nov 25, 2012 9:27 am

While I wouldn't say the drop is irrelevant, it would be irrelevant to 99% of all graduates. I say that because I remember when Alabama enter the group of schools ranked 30 or higher, the number of employers on campus recruiting increased by 20%. I doubt it was a coincidence. But, because only people at the tip top of the class acquired OCI type jobs anyway, the increase of employers was irrelevant to 98%ish of the class (only 2%ish of the class was likely affected by the increase). If U of Florida fell some, it may lose a handful employers that probably didn't hire at least 1 person each from the school every year. So basically, it's irrelevant to -almost- every student.

As CanadianWolf stated, the real issue is that applications would drop significantly, and that would make it more difficult for U of Florida to move back up.




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