Should I, a consultant, go to Yale law school?

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Should I, a consultant, go to Yale law school?

Postby fortiesmaster » Sun Feb 21, 2010 1:44 am

Hi all,

Just wanted to solicit some opinion here. I'm cross-posting this, please don't be PO'ed, I just don't know where is most appropriate.

I'm a mid-20s, and successful, consultant in technology and financial services. I make a moderate six-figure salary. I have been quickly promoted, and I stand to enter the management of my firm.

BUT, I'm not sure that my heart's in it. I've always been most animated by international politics and economics, and if I had my druthers, I would enter some kind of policy and politics career.

So, I applied to law school, and I was admitted to Yale, among others. My question now is: is this a good idea? Will law school get me where I want to be? Or pigeonhole me into somewhere I never intended to set foot?

Should I just be happy and stick with my current career? Go to law school and parlay that into a Washington career? Or do something else entirely to get there?

Thanks much for any insight.

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Re: Should I, a consultant, go to Yale law school?

Postby Helmholtz » Sun Feb 21, 2010 1:45 am

Locked for redundancy.

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