rpupkin wrote:zot1 wrote:Practice is better than law school for some. I own my evenings and weekends instead of worrying about homework. I have control of how I spend my time within reason. What I do is far more interesting than anything in law school. I get paid to learn things instead of actively going into debt.
But to answer the question, neither is better. They both suck.
I don't understand the bolded at all. I had *way* more control over my time when I was in law school. And if you're working at a firm, your whole life is homework. You're never free of responsibility and obligation.
There are good things about practicing. I like getting paid. And there are times when I find the work more interesting than law school. But in terms of quality of life, it's just no contest: law school was paradise.
The best thing to be said about practicing vis a vis law school is that you're making money rather than burning it. But school was aight yo