May 15, 2014
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: Tensions Rise at Albany Law School Amidst Faculty Buyouts.
Related: “You Can Do Anything With a Law Degree” — That’s what everyone says. Turns out everyone’s wrong. “It turns out there are better ways of figuring out what you want to do with your life than getting an outrageously expensive degree that detracts from your future employability. While unpaid internships suck, they suck approximately $50,000 a year less than law school. More importantly, internships will give you a better idea of whether a particular career is right for you than learning the rule against perpetuities ever will.”