1st-Years' Salary Dreams Need Reality Check: Report

Law360, New York (April 15, 2010, 6:15 PM EDT) -- Aspiring law students may have to revise their expectations of earning top dollar after law school, a new report warns, noting that starting salaries at private law firms have been reduced across the board, with associates at some of the smallest firms expected to make as little as $49,750 this year.

In an article posted Wednesday, U.S. News and World Report warned would-be students to “reality check” their dreams of earning big paychecks after law school, particularly when they're expecting to quickly pay down large student...
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