Anonymous User wrote:Here is the situation: I just finished in the top 5% of the class in the first semester at American WCL with a 3.9 GPA. I have been offered a fellowship with a significant amount of money to stay at the school, but I have to sign a form saying that I will not transfer out. I understand that the job prospects may increase should I transfer, but I find this fellowship enticing. I know that WCL has been getting bad press lately, but I have very much enjoyed my experience at the school so far regardless of what others think of it. I want to get as much advice as I can before making a final decision. Thoughts?
This is so stupid. Instead of listening to these clowns who think anyone who doesn't go to HYS is worthless, think for yourself. With the exception of one person who has the personality of a rock, everyone I know who is in the top 5% and went through OCI has an offer from big law. Grade onto AULR (or do write-on, but with a 3.9, you'll definitely be able to grade on), and if you want biglaw, you'll be fine. It is INCREDIBLY stupid to transfer with your GPA. I'm a 3L at American, so feel free to message me if you want more info.