How screwed am I?

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Re: How screwed am I?

Postby Michael_Vick » Wed Feb 09, 2011 5:38 pm

You're screwed. You're going to end up working as a paralegal in a public defender's office somewhere in Wyoming.

RELAX! Just take a deep breath and shotgun a FourLoko. You'll be fine.

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Re: How screwed am I?

Postby BeautifulSW » Wed Feb 09, 2011 7:11 pm

What's wrong with Wyoming? Beautiful country and folks that like to let people alone.

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Re: How screwed am I?

Postby jackson » Fri Feb 11, 2011 11:53 pm

treeey86 wrote:you are a URM! And one that attends a T20. You will be eligible for minority job fairs that many many biglaw firms recruit from. A 3.0 GPA + from a T20 school + URM status still puts you in a good position for biglaw/ prestigious midlaw.

Improve your grades second semester. You can explain away the C+ in interviews as first semester jitters. Even biglaw lawyers have a C+ every now and then. Just improve your overall GPA and hit up minority job fairs. You will be fine.

You are right. Got offered a summer associate position at a big firm today.

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