Last week, we told you about some law students who were holding tryouts — and charging a $20 application fee — to fill the final two spots in their study group. The students in the group were roundly mocked. But students at the Georgia State University College of Law didn’t feel the need to defend their school or the silly students in the study group. Instead, they chose to have a bit of fun with it. Confidence and a sense of humor are beautiful things….
Thanks to what is happening at one state school, the whole sad experience of getting a legal education in America suddenly has a new mascot. Today, we have a flyer from a group of three 1Ls who want to hold “tryouts” for the other two members of their study group. What’s worse, they want to charge people $20 for the opportunity to try out….
I became a lawyer without really understanding that the job cuts time off of your life. My work hours are long, I can’t see my family or friends, and I am constantly at the mercy of the partner or the client. On top of everything, at one point, I was paying 7% on my law school loans. […]