Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Wash Your Hands Profusely: First Tier Toilet Washington and Lee University School of Law
Tuition: For the 2013-2014 school year, full-time tuition at Wa$ington and Lee Univer$ity $chool of Law will reach $43,570. Fees - including those for technology, health and SBA – will add another $1,137 to the big-ass tab. Isn’t it great to see that these “educators” are looking out for the students?!?!
Estimated, Total Cost of Attendance: According to this same document, books and supplies will set back students a projected $2,500, for the same academic year. Plus, living expenses are listed as $14,643. Loan fees will run up to $1,300. As such, the school has furnished a total COA of $63,150, for 2013-2014.
Since ABA-accredited diploma mills only count nine-month living expenses – as opposed to the full calendar year – I need to pro-rate living costs. Doing so, we reach an estimate of $19,524. This provides us with a more accurate, total COA of $68,031 for the upcoming year. Who doesn’t have that type of money for one year of “legal education”?!
Ranking: Bob Morse has rated Washington and Lee University Sewer of Law as the 26th best and most spectacular law school in the land. It shares this designation with the University of Iowa Commode of Law. Yes, this is truly exclusive company.
Pathetic Employment Placement Rate: Take a look at the chart documenting the employment data for the Washington and Lee JD Class of 2012. Based on this source, only 95 graduates – out of a total of 130 members - from this cohort were employed within nine months of graduation. This represents a “placement” rate of 73.1 percent!
In fact, the 95 “employed” grads include those who are seeking an advanced degree. According to this chart, there are 6 JDs from this class who are pursuing graduate studies. With this info, the placement rate would drop down to 68.4 percent. Keep the following in mind: (a) this trash pit is ranked as the 26th best law school in the United States; (b) tuition will hit $43,570 next year; and (c) employment counts non-legal work, part-time positions and two posts that were wholly or partially funded by the law school.
Under Employment Types, you will note that only 33 grads reported working in law firms. Yes, what a “prestigious” institution, huh?!?! Furthermore, of the 18 JDs who landed clerkships, fully 12 of them were placed in the state and local systems. Regarding income, head down to the subheading Full-time Salaries of Employed Graduates 9 Months After Graduation. Fully 70 grads responded with their income. The overall mean starting salary is listed as $68,220 – with a $70,000 figure landing one in the 75th percentile.
Average Law Student Indebtedness: US “News” lists the average law student indebtedness - for those members of the Wa$hington and Lee JD Class of 2012 who incurred debt for law school - as $111,825. Hell, 88 percent of this commode’s unfortunate 2012 class took on such toxic debt. Remember, this figure does not include undergraduate debt. It also does not take accrued interest into account.
Administrator and Faculty Salary Info: Let’s head to the 2011 Form 990, for Employer ID No. 54-0505977, i.e. Washington and Lee University. Scroll down to the very last page of this document, if you want to see how well the pigs, cockroaches, economic rapists, and pieces of trash are doing – in relation to their debt-strapped graduates. The following figures represent TOTAL COMPENSATION, for the tax year ending June 30, 2011.
Mark Grunewald, then-dean of the law sewer, received $288,332. The bald-headed rat made $254,654 in reportable compensation, in addition to $33,678 in “estimated amount of other compensation from the organization and related organizations. Timohty Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family “professor of law,” raked in $324,467; David Millon, who has written about corporate social responsibility, “earned” $304,052; James Moliterno, a supposed expert in “international legal ethics” and “legal education” reform, made $289,377; and Scott Sundby, who no longer teaches at the trash pit, received $319,590. You can tell that these “educators” truly put their students first.
Conclusion: These academic parasites do not give one damn about you, the student or recent graduate. To them, you are nothing but a means to an end. The pigs simply need asses in seats, in order to get paid. If the bastards and hags need to inflate their numbers or name brand, in order to increase applications and enrollment, then they will do so. After all, the swine are operating publicly-supported businesses!!
In the end, you will not be served well by incurring an additional $125-170K+ in NON-DISCHARGEABLE debt, for a law degree from the 26th greatest school in the country. The Virginia and DC legal markets are flooded, which is the case with most areas of the U.S. Look at the employment placement rate, for the Class of 2012. If this toilet is only good enough for 64.6% of its most recent graduating class to find work - of any kind - within nine months of graduation, then that should tell you volumes about the nature of this GLUTTED, shrinking “profession.”
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