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Should I go to law school?

Medicine. Law. Engineering. It’s basically the holy trifecta of degrees one is told to pursue to ‘make it.’ It’s not a crazy take. Whilst each industry has a plethora of specialities and a wide array of employers, salaries are, indisputably high across the US.

However, as with everything, one needs to configure what it takes to get to these salaries. As the title of this post already indicates, this will revolve on law school. Does it make sense to go to law school?

For the vast majority of people, the answer is simply: no. But perhaps you are one of the (un)lucky few, for whom this is a resounding (or tepid) yes. Let’s examine the decision at the hand of three categories, namely your interest in the field of law, the costs associates with studying and working in law, and finally, your return of investment after having made the brunt of these costs.






“Medicine, law, business, engineering, these are all noble pursuits, and necessary to sustain life.”



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