Saturday, August 07, 2010

Your Law School or Your Grades: Which Matters More for Success?

It may not have received the media attention that a new Supreme Court justice attracts, but a study was released last week that may be more personally relevant to current law students. According to a post in the Wall Street Journal Law Blog, a new paper, authored by two law professors, challenges the conventional wisdom that to make it big in the legal profession, your grades don't matter as much as the prestige of the law school you attend. Take a look at "The Secret of My Success: How Status, Prestige and School Performance Shape Legal Careers" and judge the authors' conclusions for yourself.
Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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