Alive97 wrote:I get the general gist of JCougar's view but his posts have so many overstatement and made up statistics that it actually becomes amusing to read.
How many years of practice do you have under your belt?
I feel for your story and get what you are saying but I do think you exaggerate some points.
JCougar wrote:I think your chances of being depressed increase something like tenfold from start to finish
JCougar wrote:This profession is pretty clearly biglaw or bust
JCougar wrote:only option available to those who strike out at OCI at a "Top 20" school: document review
JCougar wrote: For every good legal job out there, there's about 500 desperate JD grads applying--most of which have 5 years + of experience and graduated from T14 schools
JCougar wrote:there's 1,000 people applying for every one good job in this industry
JCougar wrote:You'd be surprised at how often the topic of "suicide" comes up in the doc review dungeons
I understand it may not be physically possible to be optimistic in your predicament. But I think there's room for exceptions which your exaggerations do not allow for.