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LawHorn
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Question for current SMU students re: employment stats

Postby LawHorn » Sun Jun 06, 2010 6:52 pm

I was unable to find any employment statistics beyond the class of 2006. Does anyone know where I can find stats for the class of 2008 or 2009? (i.e. salary, geographic distribution, etc.). I figured maybe current students have access to info not posted on the publicly accessible webbsite. I am interested bc I will be applying for transfer this week. Thanks.

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handsum
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Re: Question for current SMU students re: employment stats

Postby handsum » Sun Jun 06, 2010 10:39 pm

I'm not a current student, however, I've been doing similar research. The dean, John Attanasio, provided this pdf on a WSJ Blog (it provides salaries and employment percentages).

PDF --> http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/smuplacementstatistics.pdf

The blog discusses this new program that SMU developed for 2Ls/3Ls, Test Drive. It's pretty interesting. I found it from abovethelaw.com.

BLOG --> http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2010/05/18/test-drive-law-school-paying-firms-to-hire-graduates/

I hope others can share other resources...

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Re: Question for current SMU students re: employment stats

Postby LawHorn » Mon Jun 07, 2010 8:19 pm

handsum wrote:I'm not a current student, however, I've been doing similar research. The dean, John Attanasio, provided this pdf on a WSJ Blog (it provides salaries and employment percentages).

PDF --> http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/smuplacementstatistics.pdf

The blog discusses this new program that SMU developed for 2Ls/3Ls, Test Drive. It's pretty interesting. I found it from abovethelaw.com.

BLOG --> http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2010/05/18/test-drive-law-school-paying-firms-to-hire-graduates/

I hope others can share other resources...


Thanks for the resources. I wish it stated the percentage of graduates that reported their info. I feel like it is a little shady that the school doesn't list the statistics on the website post 2006.

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Re: Question for current SMU students re: employment stats

Postby bass08 » Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:47 pm

This isn't too detailed, but check it out to see if it helps:

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Re: Question for current SMU students re: employment stats

Postby hookem7 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:22 pm

Bumping this thread because, and I may well be internet illiterate or something, but I can't find any info on SMU placement stats

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Re: Question for current SMU students re: employment stats

Postby kalvano » Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:47 pm

What are you looking for, exactly? Employment data as far as....?

Law school transparency has up to 2009 or 2010, I believe.

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Re: Question for current SMU students re: employment stats

Postby hookem7 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:12 pm

Just wondering if that was really representative. Seems like most schools have more employment info on their websites

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Re: Question for current SMU students re: employment stats

Postby kalvano » Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:46 pm

It looks about right.





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