Day: July 3, 2012

Law for America?

Last week we discussed results from a recent Kaplan Test Prep survey which suggests that bleak employment statistics haven’t deterred prospective law students from pursuing law degrees. The same survey found that 38 percent of entering law students hope to work in “Big Law” while only 10 percent of graduates actually enter those jobs upon graduation.  These results echo the NALP Employment Report and Salary Survey for the Class of 2011, which found the overall employment rate for the class of 2011 to be 85.6 percent.  For students who do ultimately work at large firms, we know that pro bono

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