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Wayne State Law Admission questions

Postby MurderafterMidnight » Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:25 pm

I appiled back on the october 7, essentially the beginning of apllication acceptance, I have not heard a peep, it still just shows file is under review when i check the status online. Is this normal? How long would expect to wait? Also how tough would it be to get big law in MI preferably the detroit area after law school? I have an EET degree and I plan on taking the patent bar soon. My expereince is in hybrid battery technology, computer networking/voice, and wireless technology. I also have an interest/small experience in cyber security from working for the government for a year.

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Re: Wayne State Law Admission questions

Postby cavalier1138 » Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:05 pm

It sounds normal, but it depends entirely on that school's timeline.

As to your other question: It would be very, very tough to get biglaw from Wayne State, and equally difficult to get competitive federal government work. If those are your goals, you should not be going to Wayne State.

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Re: Wayne State Law Admission questions

Postby MurderafterMidnight » Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:16 pm

cavalier1138 wrote:It sounds normal, but it depends entirely on that school's timeline.

As to your other question: It would be very, very tough to get biglaw from Wayne State, and equally difficult to get competitive federal government work. If those are your goals, you should not be going to Wayne State.


Thanks,but I was just stating I used to work for the government, not that i was looking for government work.

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Re: Wayne State Law Admission questions

Postby MurderafterMidnight » Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:35 pm

cavalier1138 wrote:It sounds normal, but it depends entirely on that school's timeline.

As to your other question: It would be very, very tough to get biglaw from Wayne State, and equally difficult to get competitive federal government work. If those are your goals, you should not be going to Wayne State.


Cool was not sure, as it states 6-8 weeks for a decision on wayne law site.

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Re: Wayne State Law Admission questions

Postby cavalier1138 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:55 am

MurderafterMidnight wrote:Thanks,but I was just stating I used to work for the government, not that i was looking for government work.


Ok. If you want biglaw, don't go to Wayne State.

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Re: Wayne State Law Admission questions

Postby Npret » Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:13 am

cavalier1138 wrote:
MurderafterMidnight wrote:Thanks,but I was just stating I used to work for the government, not that i was looking for government work.


Ok. If you want biglaw, don't go to Wayne State.

It’s so unlikely to get biglaw from Wayne State, I would say it’s impossible.

Look at all the data and charts on law school transarwncy

https://www.lstreports.com/schools/wayne/jobs/

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Re: Wayne State Law Admission questions

Postby MurderafterMidnight » Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:22 pm

Npret wrote:
cavalier1138 wrote:
MurderafterMidnight wrote:Thanks,but I was just stating I used to work for the government, not that i was looking for government work.


Ok. If you want biglaw, don't go to Wayne State.

It’s so unlikely to get biglaw from Wayne State, I would say it’s impossible.

Look at all the data and charts on law school transarwncy

https://www.lstreports.com/schools/wayne/jobs/


Even locally? I see the data, it's just that i have seen a few local big firms hire wayne grads, but yeah it seems to be a long shot.

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Re: Wayne State Law Admission questions

Postby cavalier1138 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:21 pm

MurderafterMidnight wrote:Even locally? I see the data, it's just that i have seen a few local big firms hire wayne grads, but yeah it seems to be a long shot.


What were their grades? Did they have an connections to those firms?

It's not technically impossible, but when a school averages 10% biglaw placement, it's a bad bet. If your goal is biglaw, you should go to a much, much better school (which likely means retaking the LSAT).

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Re: Wayne State Law Admission questions

Postby MurderafterMidnight » Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:06 pm

cavalier1138 wrote:
MurderafterMidnight wrote:Even locally? I see the data, it's just that i have seen a few local big firms hire wayne grads, but yeah it seems to be a long shot.


What were their grades? Did they have an connections to those firms?

It's not technically impossible, but when a school averages 10% biglaw placement, it's a bad bet. If your goal is biglaw, you should go to a much, much better school (which likely means retaking the LSAT).


They had great grades....but i agree those stats don't look great!!!



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