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?
How do you deal with burn out? I’ve been going nonstop since the pandemic (including one month where I worked every single day including weekends) and I’m exhausted. Any tips on how to bounce back?
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?
How do you address getting a character and fitness affidavit when you leave on really bad terms with a prior employer? Let’s assume it’s to the extent that they ignore / refuse to sign it.
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?
First round interview with AWS recruiter for program manager non tech role. What to expect from interview and how to prepare?
Anyone been to the Maldives on points? Found that business class is 140k each way with Cathay. Does this sound abut right?
What % of your savings do you allocate towards short (for down payment on home / car, wedding, travel) vs long term (retirement 401k, IRAs, 529s) savings? Feel like I’m going back and forth as 25yo
Has anyone gone on a vacation by themselves? Where did you go? What did you do? I really want to go on a vacation but don’t have anyone to go with and I’m hesitant to just go alone
How much of Columbia’s class is filled by this time? Anyone applying or just applied before Jan 5? When will you hear about interviews?
This has been a hard year. I landed in the hospital right before covid and was on bedrest for 3 weeks. I’m the typical type A psycho who needs to be perfect at everything (work, grad school, even raising a puppy). I’m in my mid 20s and work with a bunch of old men and take so much shit with a smile all the time. Underneath the surface I have severe anxiety disorder and body dysmorphia that impacts my day to day. Being at home 24/7 is ruining me. I’m just tired of all of it.
@LA creatives: what’s your guess at a CD salary at a small digital/social agency (creative department of about 25 people). I’ll start: $240k?
I had a miscarriage last month, due to other personal circumstances, my husband and I want to be more proactive about trying for pregnancy. Doctor recommended taking letrozole. Contd.
What are the salary tiers (full USD compensation) for all the following level and equivalents for all consulting firms? Sr. Manager: Associate Partner: Partner: Sr. partner:
I've been renting cars every week for months now so I assumed that I'd have enough points for a weekend rental. WRONG. Only $70 off of a $190 rental. 🙃
After working for the B4 for 3 years, I just rejected my first six fig offer. Young me would be so pissed off but life too short to “live to work”.
Think it would be a compliance issue to purchase my own island say in Maine or Washington and secede from the US? I could generate my own electricity use Starlink for internet and with a small population I’m sure we could get by on foreign aid. Basically the US version of Sealand but a little nicer on the eyes.
Recruiter reached out to me about biz dev role at Theranos, anyone know about the culture or comp? WLB?
Any one ever heard of Standish management or know of anyone who worked there? Trying to decided if it’s a good opportunity. Was told by an ex client it was a great boot camp job to get into VC/PE
I realize nobody knows for sure but given the current state of the economy, fiscal policy, housing availability, likelihood of a COVID wave 2, November election, etc. do people think mortgage rates are going to go further down or turn around? Bonus points if anyone has a good model to share. Current rate I’m seeing is 2.85% for 30 yr fixed jumbo in DC