Are you a law student attending a hard-to-get-into law school (notice that I did not use the descriptive words “good” or “best” or “tier x”)?If yes, here’s a research project for you.
What percentage of the Class of 2006 graduates took positions right out of law school in BigLaw or did so after a judicial clerkship?
What percentage of the Class of 2006 dreamed of such positions when surveyed during their first year of law school?
What percentage of the Class of 2006 dreamed of such positions when surveyed during their second year of law school?
Is there a significant disparity between the percentages of the surveys in law school and the positions taken after graduation?
If so, what steps has your law school taken to remedy this?
How many times has the law school surveyed your class to determine what you and your classmates hope to do with your legal degree – what setting interests you? who you want to represent? in what areas of practice?
What does it mean if no surveys have been taken?