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c3pO4
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More support for WE being undervalued

Postby c3pO4 » Mon Nov 21, 2011 11:07 pm

People are starting to realize going strait to law school disadvantages you in the job search.

http://jobs.aol.com/articles/2011/11/21 ... aw-school/

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IAFG
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Re: More support for WE being undervalued

Postby IAFG » Mon Nov 21, 2011 11:25 pm

While no one is tracking employment rates for lawyers with professional experience, interviews with more than 30 law professors, admissions officers, law students, recent graduates and hiring partners at law firms confirm that professional experience has grown more important in the weak economy.


Wow, 30 whole people?! :roll:

While an actual study would probably confirm this articles suppositions... what fluff nonsense is this?

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Re: More support for WE being undervalued

Postby Bildungsroman » Mon Nov 21, 2011 11:26 pm

Straight through is the way to do it.

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Re: More support for WE being undervalued

Postby c3pO4 » Mon Nov 21, 2011 11:47 pm

IAFG wrote:
While no one is tracking employment rates for lawyers with professional experience, interviews with more than 30 law professors, admissions officers, law students, recent graduates and hiring partners at law firms confirm that professional experience has grown more important in the weak economy.


Wow, 30 whole people?! :roll:

While an actual study would probably confirm this articles suppositions... what fluff nonsense is this?


They didn't just interview people off the street, they interviewed decisionmakers at the hiring level and other relevant stakeholders. Do you think the study is inconclusive or do you actually disagree that WE is undervalued?

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Re: More support for WE being undervalued

Postby IAFG » Mon Nov 21, 2011 11:52 pm

They included law students in their 30. It's not a "study" at all.

I think it might be undervalued... though as a Northwestern student, I only really know people with WE. Some people on this board have claimed it can hurt (if it's too PI-related). It's an interesting question, but this article doesn't really answer the question.

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Re: More support for WE being undervalued

Postby Grizz » Mon Nov 21, 2011 11:54 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:Straight through is the way to do it.

Chyeah bro




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