Tag Archive: social life

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Social life matters in law school.

Here’s the thing about law school. You’re there to learn and build a solid ethical and knowledgeable foundation that will sustain a decade’s long career. But, if we’re being real, you’re also there to get to know people, to make friends, to schmooze even. The friends you make in law school — whether they are students, professors, or support staff — could have a direct impact on your job prospects after graduation. In law school, it’s both what you know, and who you know.

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Logical Reasonings / 4.30.15

A) The best law schools for social life aka GETTIN’ HAMMERED WOOOOOOO (an unscientific ranking). GraduatePrograms.com

B) President Obama might teach at Columbia Law after the end of his second term. Turns out all you need to bypass the legal job market is eight years of experience as the most powerful man in the world. Above the Law

C) Speaking of jobs… the percentage of law grads who got jobs right out of school increased in 2014, but the actual number of jobs still went down. National Law Journal

D) Bernie Sanders is running for president, and he couldn’t be much more different from the other candidates in just about every single way. Politico

E) When I saw the New York Times headline “Electronic Bidet Toilet Seat Is the Luxury You Won’t Want to Live Without” I knew I had to link to it. Happy reading/pooping, everyone!

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New Law School Rankings! Based on…Social Lives?

At first blush, most of you wouldn’t exactly consider law school and social life being in the same sentence, let alone the same physical space. After all, law school is meant to be the abandonment of all things social, forsaking fun for long evenings spent poring over casebooks and briefs. And yet, GraduatePrograms.com decided it’d