2.75 Law School Grad what are my chances of a job period.

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2.75 Law School Grad what are my chances of a job period.

Postby EllieStein » Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:46 pm

I have a ton of debt and a 2.75 GPA. What are my chances at success? I graduate in Jan and take the Feb. IL. Bar. I am planning my wedding (well my fiancee is, she's a trooper), for May (it is either going to be the best summer ever or I will be crying on my wedding day because I failed the BAR exam.) Anyway. Any ideas? Is there any hope for me? Should I try to go government? Or strike out on my own (God, I don't want to do that.)

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Re: 2.75 Law School Grad what are my chances of a job period.

Postby zot1 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:14 pm

Apply to everything and anything and hope for the best.

Note: government jobs are more selective than that.

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Re: 2.75 Law School Grad what are my chances of a job period.

Postby EllieStein » Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:47 pm

zot1 wrote:Apply to everything and anything and hope for the best.

Note: government jobs are more selective than that.


Crap, I was afraid of that, thanks.

I have been on a few interviews, thanks to some people I knew who graduated this year and passed the bar, but nothing concrete has come through. I have also applied to some HR jobs, because I have taken a ton of employment law classes, but they all want MHRM's. Anybody have any experience in HR?

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Re: 2.75 Law School Grad what are my chances of a job period.

Postby zot1 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:53 pm

At this point networking matters most. Go to bar events. Tap your network if any. Meet with alumni, etc. etc.

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Re: 2.75 Law School Grad what are my chances of a job period.

Postby Guyver » Fri Dec 30, 2016 10:22 pm

Which school did you graduate from ? Find some of your classmates and plan to open your own firm. That would be a good route but networking is the best way finding a job. Check with your school's career service office.



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