Law Schools by average graduates salary?

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KMart
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Re: Re:

Postby KMart » Tue Oct 18, 2016 2:04 pm

Ferrisjso wrote:
lawdog wrote:Most of averages are median which are crap. One attorney makes

2 million (got lucky, big case civil)
1 million (dad's law firm, bonus,)
125k (big law, first year assoc, #2 in class)
35k (clerking)
25k (parttime, in school to get mba)

well the median is deceptively 125k. As you can see thats not an accurate average.


While the averages themselves are deceptive wouldnt the numbers still be good for comparing schools since a higher average would indicate more of those positive outliers?

This is a great example of how to use the search tool.

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Re: Re:

Postby lymenheimer » Tue Oct 18, 2016 2:23 pm

KMart wrote:
Ferrisjso wrote:
lawdog wrote:Most of averages are median which are crap. One attorney makes

2 million (got lucky, big case civil)
1 million (dad's law firm, bonus,)
125k (big law, first year assoc, #2 in class)
35k (clerking)
25k (parttime, in school to get mba)

well the median is deceptively 125k. As you can see thats not an accurate average.


While the averages themselves are deceptive wouldnt the numbers still be good for comparing schools since a higher average would indicate more of those positive outliers?

This is a great example of how to use the search tool.


Also of why to date check a post.

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Re: Re:

Postby lhanvt13 » Tue Oct 18, 2016 3:10 pm

Ferrisjso wrote:
lawdog wrote:Most of averages are median which are crap. One attorney makes

2 million (got lucky, big case civil)
1 million (dad's law firm, bonus,)
125k (big law, first year assoc, #2 in class)
35k (clerking)
25k (parttime, in school to get mba)

well the median is deceptively 125k. As you can see thats not an accurate average.


While the averages themselves are deceptive wouldnt the numbers still be good for comparing schools since a higher average would indicate more of those positive outliers?

Holy revival of almost 10 year old post

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Re: Re:

Postby Ferrisjso » Tue Oct 18, 2016 3:19 pm

lhanvt13 wrote:
Ferrisjso wrote:
lawdog wrote:Most of averages are median which are crap. One attorney makes

2 million (got lucky, big case civil)
1 million (dad's law firm, bonus,)
125k (big law, first year assoc, #2 in class)
35k (clerking)
25k (parttime, in school to get mba)

well the median is deceptively 125k. As you can see thats not an accurate average.


While the averages themselves are deceptive wouldnt the numbers still be good for comparing schools since a higher average would indicate more of those positive outliers?

Holy revival of almost 10 year old post


I swear when i commented i had no idea it was from 2007. Lol crazy things happen when youre waiting for grey.

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Re: Law Schools by average graduates salary?

Postby poptart123 » Tue Oct 18, 2016 3:20 pm

Surprised the link on post 2 still works tho

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Re: Law Schools by average graduates salary?

Postby vcap180 » Tue Oct 18, 2016 5:37 pm

Hahaha this is from 07!
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Re: Law Schools by average graduates salary?

Postby zeglo » Tue Oct 18, 2016 5:43 pm

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Re: Law Schools by average graduates salary?

Postby haus » Tue Oct 18, 2016 7:06 pm

zeglo wrote:Mean versus Median is elementary school-level math. Come on, people.

Well, this is a forum for law students... :D

Think any of the orig posters on this thread are getting close to making partner yet?

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Re: Law Schools by average graduates salary?

Postby Thelaw23 » Wed Oct 19, 2016 3:18 pm

Can you imagine that when the OP posted, there wasn't a Great Recession yet?

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Re: Law Schools by average graduates salary?

Postby PrezRand » Wed Oct 19, 2016 8:18 pm

Thelaw23 wrote:Can you imagine that when the OP posted, there wasn't a Great Recession yet?

Bush was president too lmao

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Re: Law Schools by average graduates salary?

Postby lhanvt13 » Thu Oct 20, 2016 11:32 am

PrezRand wrote:
Thelaw23 wrote:Can you imagine that when the OP posted, there wasn't a Great Recession yet?

Bush was president too lmao

Michael Bay made his first Transformers movie

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Re: Law Schools by average graduates salary?

Postby Thelaw23 » Thu Oct 20, 2016 11:43 am

PrezRand wrote:
Thelaw23 wrote:Can you imagine that when the OP posted, there wasn't a Great Recession yet?

Bush was president too lmao



lhanvt13 wrote:
PrezRand wrote:
Thelaw23 wrote:Can you imagine that when the OP posted, there wasn't a Great Recession yet?

Bush was president too lmao

Michael Bay made his first Transformers movie




The first IPhone came out.

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Re: Law Schools by average graduates salary?

Postby Effingham » Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:00 pm

Thelaw23 wrote:
PrezRand wrote:
Thelaw23 wrote:Can you imagine that when the OP posted, there wasn't a Great Recession yet?

Bush was president too lmao



lhanvt13 wrote:
PrezRand wrote:
Thelaw23 wrote:Can you imagine that when the OP posted, there wasn't a Great Recession yet?

Bush was president too lmao

Michael Bay made his first Transformers movie




The first IPhone came out.


It's sad that none of these things feel very long ago. This website is a trip, it's all new when you do the whole lsat thing and debate scores for placement. But then it's like groundhog day, but you age instead of having sex with the cute blonde.

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Re: Law Schools by average graduates salary?

Postby 34iplaw » Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:04 pm

I don't know the veracity of it, but the new law school transparency site has really good/thorough information on this.




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