I’m currently considering going back to school to get a physics degree so I can take the patent bar. Any patent attorneys out there willing to share their two cents on this idea?
Anyone hear about the alternatives being considered to the July 2020 bar exam? Thoughts? (Cont’d in comments)
Just took my first ever LSAT practice test, scored a 144 but left a bunch of questions blank due low on time. I haven’t sat in a chair for a test like that since high school. I just bought a prep course but feeling like I got a long way to go for my goal of 165. Any thoughts of suggestions, I’m taking the LSAT in november
Favorite easy Thanksgiving recipes? I was asked to bring a side dish for my family's meal and have this evening only to plan, shop, and cook. Easily-transportable please (no soups). Thanks fam!!
Thoughts on getting second professional degree while at big law? Want one because I’m a lifelong learned, but it would send the wrong message.
Any big law attorneys that have switched to in-house positions? Is the work life balance any better?
Estate planning attorney at small firm dealing with complicated family dynamics. I’m basically a go between for two family members who are equal beneficiaries of a large expectancy. Advice needed.
PEDS- any Adderall/Concerta etc. users? Do you do it to maintain a competitive edge or do you just like it?
After this quarantine I'm really wondering if I'm marrying the right person..... There seems to be too many fundamental differences. Been together 5 years. Is anyone else having these issues.
I have friends in finance with like, dyed hair. What's the furthest you've seen someone go in big law? Shaved sides? Face tat?
Let’s say you’ve applied to two positions, Dream Job and Back-Up Job. If Back-Up Job gives you an offer, and you have yet to hear back at all from Dream Job, what, if any, steps should you take to check in on your application with Dream Job?
Jesus. Anyone know how this might impact US citizens working with the ICC in adjacent roles (ie. in victim support roles, NGOs)? Non-American here - what’s the response in the US legal community?
When is the right time to lateral to if you want to make partner at another firm? Recruiters keep telling me I need to make moves asap to maximize my chances...
Just found out I will be taking two depositions in the near future. These are not key witnesses but I am still nervous. I’ve only been licensed since October of last year and still feel like I have no clue what I’m doing half the time. Any deposition tips?
Got my compensation talks scheduled. Any advice for how to approach this without sounding greedy? Since my salary raise didn't hit my expectation I'm looking at other firms.
Fml sent an email to a ceo and 20+ person distribution list and forgot a “to” in the last line. Proofread it 20 times and only caught it after sending 😭
Any 🐟 currently working at Goldman Sachs? Specifically Controllers division. How is the experience? Pros and cons? Promotional structure?
MBB🐠: You get $200M/90 in a case, acceptable to round to $180M/90? Friend said +/- 10% rounding is acceptable, but that seems pretty bold?
why do people work in FDD? what are the goals you hope to achieve, what are exit opps, etc? i’ve seen common exit opp into FP&A but why not go straight to FP&A? what are some advantages of being in FDD for your career?
Does m7 discriminate against candidates aged 35+? Secondly does MBB discriminate against this age group?
Tomorrow is my last day in public accounting! Bye bye busy season hello big raise and less hours!
Is Alvarez & Marsal comp low? I hear they have big bonuses but am surprised by how low total comp is on Glassdoor. It doesn’t seem to match up.
You know you're full of it when you email your whole team that you're WFH when they all just came in from NJ, CT and Westchester that got 18-24 inches of snow and you live on the upper west side. 🙄
IBMers that exited, what role did you leave for? I feel like I have no hard skills (no financial modeling, no data skills, no coding) whatsoever. Currently In DS&I FSS
Tips for keeping up your TDEE while wfh and social distancing? I can’t stop snacking! I go for walks in the morning and at lunch, but can’t go for runs or do any high impact because of a knee injury😣
Hey Moms! Looking to start a family. Two factors (1) I'm turning 30 next year and (2) I'll be a 2nd year SC up for M in S&O. Any tips on timing? Do you know of anyone who has been pregnant their promotion year?