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Re: Top 10% Missed All Journals at a Top 25 Looking for Advice

Posted: Sat Sep 25, 2010 12:58 am
by Veyron
Other25BeforeYou wrote:
Veyron wrote:Join mock trial. You've got to have either this or a journal though obvi a journal is to be preferred if you want firm work.
A. Moot point.
B. You haven't "got to have" either mock trial or journal if you want firm work. Maybe it helps some people, but it is by no means necessary, especially if one is in the top 10% of his or her class.
A. Yah, at a T-25 brochacho, a good position to be in but hardly home free.
B. No, you don't "got to have" either but firms have a strong preference for hiring someone who does at least one (although they prefer J experience).

Re: Top 10% Missed All Journals at a Top 25 Looking for Advice

Posted: Sat Sep 25, 2010 1:10 am
by St.Remy
Veyron wrote:
Other25BeforeYou wrote:
Veyron wrote:Join mock trial. You've got to have either this or a journal though obvi a journal is to be preferred if you want firm work.
A. Moot point.
B. You haven't "got to have" either mock trial or journal if you want firm work. Maybe it helps some people, but it is by no means necessary, especially if one is in the top 10% of his or her class.
A. Yah, at a T-25 brochacho, a good position to be in but hardly home free.
B. No, you don't "got to have" either but firms have a strong preference for hiring someone who does at least one (although they prefer J experience).
A. The OP has offers, so not being on a journal no longer matters to anyone.
B. You come off as a tool.