misanthrope wrote:Excellent post. Do you say that in the mirror each time you remember that you went to WUSTL and ended up severely underemployed?
---GeorgeTTTown c/o 2016, Median == 6 offers.
Welp, looks like I didn't miss much on here over the last few days.
Honestly, aside from the other people pointing out your comment makes no sense since it's already patently clear that WUSTL is a trap school too, people with IP qualifications at median at WUSTL got offers, too, so your personal situation is kind of a poor example.
And if, as you allege, over half your section has offers in hand already, that would seem to be a lot better than the co 2014 did.
Somebody made this point in a different thread...even the trashiest medical schools place about half of their graduates into some sort of high-paying doctor job. If we're taking that same threshold and using it to call a law school "elite," than we're suffering from a bout of really, really low expectations.
I'm not sure why you're using NLJ250 to draw comparisons between GULC and WUSTL? WUSTL had an 18.1% showing, whereas GULC had 38% (Mich had 39 and Boalt had 40, which makes correlative sense, since these three schools are the lower T14s with the highest PI/GOV placement). WUSTL, a lolzworthy "T20", is by that metric more than 200% worse than the lowest T14 (which would seem to undermine your boner-inducing phrase "There is no T14").
You also willfully ignore LSTScoreReports, as Brut has already pointed out, which had GULC in the class of 2013 placing very close to 50% in biglaw + FC (46.5% versus Boalt's 55 and Mich's 57%). It only makes sense that, in an improving biglaw market, that proportion would increase.
Also, comparing IP candidates from GULC versus WUSTL is preposterous; you can be deep into the bottom of the class at GULC (just like at any other T14) and still get patent litigation gigs at V100s (Since you apparently glossed over the last five posts, my median performance comments weren't directed at myself). Comparatively, hardly anyone from WUSTL, patent or not, gets to a V100 at all.
So calm the fuck down, accept the fact that you work in shitlaw, and that you will not be benefiting from OUR improving market. Or, hey, go to MEDICAL SCHOOL BRO, where you can make six figures after TEN YEARS of school, internship and then fellowship!