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Hello! Any tips on entering mid/big law upon graduation. Currently, a 3L at a New York school (not top ranked), 3.17 GPA. I do have great work experience working as a state judicial law intern, member of a hybrid SA program between my school and a big-law firm, and currently as an intern working on Smart Contracts and a legal advisor to the company’s CLM team. However, its been difficult to get my foot in the door and I am worried its because of my grades. Can anyone provide some advice?

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Yeah not happening. I had a 3.3 at a top nyc school and missed out.

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Ehhhh yes and no. But it gives you tangible experience really early on. As long as you don’t stay more than two years, you’re fine. I’ve seen people leave there after a year and get great non ID jobs.

Go to a mid-market firm first, then lateral up every two years till you reach your desired salary level.

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Thank you for the advice, it is greatly appreciated!

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