153 posts categorized "Law Students/Law Schools"

How Law Schools Game the Rankings

U.S. News & World Report's rankings have made fools of all of us. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 12:07 PM on May 5, 2016 in Law Students/Law Schools | Comments (2)

News/Gossip: Slaughter and May's Lady Problem; DLA's Naughty Partner; Bernie's KoolAid

Time for another fun session of news and gossip. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 3:53 PM on April 27, 2016 in Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (1)

Law Schools that Feed Big Law Partnerships

Are Fordham, BC and other not-so-elite law schools beating higher-ranked schools on the partnership front? Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 7:04 PM on April 24, 2016 in Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power | Comments (1)

Best Law Schools for Prestige and Jobs

What the latest rankings by U.S. News & World Reports and National Law Journal mean about where you should go to law school. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 3:57 AM on March 22, 2016 in Advice, Law Students/Law Schools | Comments (0)

Millennials Will Change Big Law. Hah!

Millennials were bred to please. So Dear Big Law partners: Don't Worry! Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 5:00 AM on March 20, 2016 in Home/Work, Law Students/Law Schools, Women | Comments (0)

Columbia Is Big Law's Favorite Law School

Define "Go-To." The National Law Journal comes out with its top 50 law schools. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:21 PM on February 24, 2014 in Law Students/Law Schools | Comments (0)

18 Law Schools See Enrollment Drop by 30% or More

Law school news: If you can't get into law schools now, you never will. Ohio is the new bargain basement. What prospective law students want (but who cares?). Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:24 PM on February 18, 2014 in Law Students/Law Schools, Web Briefs | Comments (3)

Groupons for Law Schools?

The latest on what's happening at law schools and beyond. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:02 PM on January 22, 2014 in Law Students/Law Schools, Web Briefs | Comments (0)

Law Schools Slash Tuition—But Will They Come?

The latest on law schools news—including sales on your legal education. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:00 PM on December 9, 2013 in Law Students/Law Schools, Web Briefs | Comments (3)

Should Firms Look at Economic Diversity in Hiring?

Guest blogger Robin Sparkman argues that it's time to take a broader definition of diversity in hiring associates. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 10:16 AM on December 2, 2013 in Diversity, Law Students/Law Schools | Comments (3)

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