Should I Transfer to a T1 Law School?

Ex-Bitter Columns, Lawyer 6 Comments

QI just finished my first year at T3/T4 law school located in the Northeast. I am currently ranked in the top 3% of my class. I entered the school with a full-tuition scholarship which I don’t imagine losing. My question is whether I should be transferring to a higher ranked school. I’m hesitant about taking on $100,000 worth of loans …

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Bitter Lawyer’s 10 Favorite Law Student Blogs

Bitter Staff Columns, law school, Lawyer 27 Comments

In case you blinked, it’s fall already. And the re-migration of scared-to-death 1Ls, worked-to-death 2Ls and bored-to-death 3Ls back to campuses means a steady stream of back-to-school blogging.  So, in honor of another year of lawyer factories churning out more lawyers than there are legal jobs, Bitter Lawyer is putting the spotlight on some of our favorite blogs / blawgs written …

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Bitter News, 9-21-09

Bitter Newsroom Lawyer, News & Views 1 Comment

Headlines from the Bitter Newsroom that make the 11th biggest lie in history: • Headline reads: “Gritty 80-yr-old is probably city’s oldest law student.” Probably?  The city’s?  Don’t want to step out on a limb and expand the geographic scope of that statement a smidgen?  You’re already using the word “probably.” For the love, he’s so old he couldn’t find …

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Five YouTube Law Students

Bitter Staff Columns, law school, Lawyer 9 Comments

Law school isn’t what it used to be. Thanks to the digital age, students are no longer spending their precious few moments of free time pursuing binge drinking and casual sex. Pity. What they are doing, is tapping into their inner Steven Spielberg, the evidence of which can be found on YouTube. Here are five favorites. And when you’re done, …

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Nick Thompson: Toughest Law Student Ever

Bitter Newsroom Lawyer, News & Views 3 Comments

In the past few weeks, recent law grad Nick Thompson has “eaten ‘chicken, brown rice and spinach to the point of nausea,’…doesn’t see his friends, rarely spends time with his family and never goes out on weekends.” In other words, he’s no different than most students prepping for bar exams taking place around the country this week.  Except for one …

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