The Right Coast
November 11, 2004
Law School Rankings and Job Prospects
By Mike Rappaport
Over at the Conspiracy, guest blogger Rick Sanders is publishing a series of quite interesting posts on affirmative action. Today's post has more general implications. Here is the bottom line:
Analyses of the data show, quite strikingly, that employers care — and care a lot — about how job-seekers did in law school. Law school prestige is important, but for law graduates as a whole, good grades are a much more powerful predictor of getting a higher-paying job than the eliteness of one's school.