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NoJob wrote:jamesbond wrote:Loyola Marymount (PT)
Santa Clara (PT)
San Diego (PT)
4+ years working in LA legal as clerk & junior paralegal.
Paralegals at decent firms make more than most lawyers. Stick with this job.
And they make a lot more than unemployed/underemployed lawyers. Plus, you'll get much better benefits than the many lawyers from these schools that are doing temp work/doc review, for instance.
Your GPA will be a tough sell. Your WE will help, and I imagine it will also help you get a job. As a URM, your cycle will be unpredictable, but retaking is the best answer for you. Even if you were to graduate without debt, you'd still be looking at 3 years in opportunity cost and no guarantee at better employment than you have now, especially with those schools.
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Your GPA is going to really hurt you. If you are making decent money now think about staying put since the oppurtunity cost of law school + tuition may outweigh the job prospects of anywhere you can get into on the West Coast with a 2.4; this will likley be true regardless of the male AA bump. But, if you were to retake and could somehow get into USC or UCLA...those could be viable options.
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