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The Careerist: The 10 Law Schools with the Most Applicants

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Find out which law schools are the most sought-after in the land.

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  • Bubba McBubba

    Sick of anti-elitism

    It is true that many from the cream of the crap (or is it ‘crème de la merde?), go on to great success. I‘ve known and rely upon several from the crap list. This focus on outliers ignores the general. The question is whether one can make *reasonable,* snap judgments about a person‘s intellectual and legal abilities based upon where they went to school. I suggest you can *if that is all you know.* Trying to decide between a 25 year old Stanford lawyer fresh out of rehab or a 45 year old Suffolk grad with a string of reported victories isn‘t hard. But between random Stanford and random Suffolk grad? Oh please... Is there any reason but egalitarian naivete to pretend that the *average* lawyer out of the crap schools are intellectually strained by any argument that includes the word ‘distinguishable.‘ LSATs, college GPA‘s and school reputations may not be everything, but only a fool pretends they‘re nothing.

  • Elisa Brown

    Elitest Snobs.

    Let‘s not forget all those individuals that have attended these elite university and have found themself in the center of a world wind corruption, a production of white collard criminals. Thank God they went to an elite university! Perhaps you are one of those students and recieving a kind donation for your comments and promotion of the above university. Crapy Student.

  • Sick of elitest snobs

    "Creme of the Crap" list? Wow, what a foolish and ignorant statement to make. (And I‘m a cream of the crop, not crap, grad so this defense is not self-serving on my part). I can tell you from first-hand experience that many "creme of the crap" grads go on to great financial success in areas like family law and personal injury that elites like you are too good to touch. And I‘ve seen more than a few top tier grads embarrassed in practice by these so-called creme of the crap grads. Yes you can get screwed going to creme of the crap school if you don‘t work your butt off or have connections. But guess what? Same is true for the elite schools in the top 14. Where you are accepted in law school will have little bearing on what you are able to accomplish as a lawyer after you graduate and pass the bar.

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