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Cooley grad with low GPA can't find work. Help?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:30 pm

I went to cooley and had barely above a 2.0 GPA
Passed bar on 4th try. I apply to everything including legal aid clinics. No one seems willing to hire me. My felony doesn't help either. Suggestions?

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Re: Cooley grad with low GPA can't find work. Help?

Postby Thelaw23 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:30 pm

Troll or...?

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Postby grades?? » Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:32 pm

Has to be troll 2/10

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Re: Cooley grad with low GPA can't find work. Help?

Postby luckyirish13 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:33 pm

Thelaw23 wrote:Troll or...?
Anonymous User wrote:I went to cooley
Anonymous User wrote:barely above a 2.0 GPA
Anonymous User wrote:Passed bar on 4th try.
Anonymous User wrote:My felony doesn't help either.


lol

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Re: Cooley grad with low GPA can't find work. Help?

Postby clerk1251 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:37 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I went to cooley and had barely above a 2.0 GPA
Passed bar on 4th try. I apply to everything including legal aid clinics. No one seems willing to hire me. My felony doesn't help either. Suggestions?


I heard that Shake Shack just opened in Michigan. They probably are hiring! GL.

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Re: Cooley grad with low GPA can't find work. Help?

Postby Pokemon » Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:06 pm

Op, you should mass mail big law firms, but also midlaw and even smaller litigation boutiques. Unfortunately, federal judges might be a tad out of your league, but try state supreme courts and courts of appeals.

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Re: Cooley grad with low GPA can't find work. Help?

Postby magnum_law » Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:10 pm

Don't sweat it, honestly.

The important thing is that you earned a JD. You'll land a six-figure job before you know it.

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Re: Cooley grad with low GPA can't find work. Help?

Postby NYC2012 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:20 pm

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Re: Cooley grad with low GPA can't find work. Help?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:01 pm

Look at Cooley's average GPA, bar pass rate, job stats, and mi bar rules on felonies...... It adds up. Just looking for any real advice. Been spam applying everywhere. Even for legal secretary work that claims to only need s HS diploma. Nothing seems to stick. Ironically big firms don't care one iota who does appearance work so the appearance agencies let me be the FAC of big law but for normally as low as $44 a hearing. Cram in a few per day and its ok but then it dries up for a few weeks and I endup at labor ready pulling trash out of recycling for $9 an hour with drug addicts who only are there since their po is monitoring their teather. Need real advice folks. Please. Thanks.

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Re: Cooley grad with low GPA can't find work. Help?

Postby star fox » Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:08 pm

Good luck, have you looked into doc review?

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Postby grades?? » Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:10 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Look at Cooley's average GPA, bar pass rate, job stats, and mi bar rules on felonies...... It adds up. Just looking for any real advice. Been spam applying everywhere. Even for legal secretary work that claims to only need s HS diploma. Nothing seems to stick. Ironically big firms don't care one iota who does appearance work so the appearance agencies let me be the FAC of big law but for normally as low as $44 a hearing. Cram in a few per day and its ok but then it dries up for a few weeks and I endup at labor ready pulling trash out of recycling for $9 an hour with drug addicts who only are there since their po is monitoring their teather. Need real advice folks. Please. Thanks.


LOL 1/10

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Re: Cooley grad with low GPA can't find work. Help?

Postby luckyirish13 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:12 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Look at Cooley's average GPA, bar pass rate, job stats, and mi bar rules on felonies...... It adds up. Just looking for any real advice. Been spam applying everywhere. Even for legal secretary work that claims to only need s HS diploma. Nothing seems to stick. Ironically big firms don't care one iota who does appearance work so the appearance agencies let me be the FAC of big law but for normally as low as $44 a hearing. Cram in a few per day and its ok but then it dries up for a few weeks and I endup at labor ready pulling trash out of recycling for $9 an hour with drug addicts who only are there since their po is monitoring their teather. Need real advice folks. Please. Thanks.
Take a time machine back to the moment where you committed the felony, and then this time, don't do the felony. Then take another time machine back to your time in law school, and this time, actually get good grades. Take a third time machine back to elementary school, and learn to read, write, and spell in English. Lastly, take another time machine back to the decisive moment where you committed to Cooley school of law, and this time, don't.

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Re: Cooley grad with low GPA can't find work. Help?

Postby emkay625 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:13 pm

Learn to code. (I'm being sincere.)

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Re: Cooley grad with low GPA can't find work. Help?

Postby 1styearlateral » Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:57 pm

Check out Torchy's Tacos, but not their legal department.

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Re: Cooley grad with low GPA can't find work. Help?

Postby Abbie Doobie » Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:24 pm

clerk1251 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I went to cooley and had barely above a 2.0 GPA
Passed bar on 4th try. I apply to everything including legal aid clinics. No one seems willing to hire me. My felony doesn't help either. Suggestions?


I heard that Shake Shack just opened in Michigan. They probably are hiring! GL.


might be able to lateral from there to a torchys tacos gig in a few years

eta : scooped

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Re: Cooley grad with low GPA can't find work. Help?

Postby ballouttacontrol » Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:11 am

doc review

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Re: Cooley grad with low GPA can't find work. Help?

Postby TooMuchTuna » Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:49 am

Retake.

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Re: Cooley grad with low GPA can't find work. Help?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:37 pm

I've done doc review but its always temp work. And retake what?



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