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Postby Dschinghis Khan » Wed Nov 21, 2007 4:18 am

I'm going to go out on a limb here, but I'd say that graduating from Harvard at the bottom of your class is still probably better from a status and possible job opportunity standpoint than graduating at the top of your class from a lower ranked, less known school.

I hope to God this is true, but sadly I don't think it is.

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Postby nahumya » Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:55 pm

i'm interested

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Re: Harvard Law School

Postby toolfan » Thu Apr 08, 2010 7:53 pm

It isn't far from true. the relationship between class rank and job prospects are nearly inverted when comparing, say, Harvard and UConn, all things being equal (geographic location etc). Lower class ranked - even the lowest class ranked - Harvard grads stand a comparable if not better chance at biglaw than UConn top 15% grads, I'd imagine.

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