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4.0 of 5 stars
professors are competent--you get what you pay for--prestige, etc.
it's mercenary--they are all business and don't care about the students
It's not a warm and fuzzy place; slightly different feel from the undergrad situation there
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5.0 of 5 stars
Well designed courses with freedom of choice.Great choice of seminar courses designed for practical legal practice experience.Dedicated post graduate placements staff.Brand value.Job opportunities.
Location.One of the less vocal Ivy League universities.No specialist LLMs on offer.Financial aid hard to come by.
Great LLM program designed for international students looking to get exposure to US law and international legal market.
Great school name recognition, accomplished and responsive professors! Students are loyal and feel connected to the school.
Career services was unhelpful and mainly focused on placing students in New York City.
Consider your debt to earnings ratio. If you are not certain that you want to go to a large firm, consider going to a less expensive school that has a connection to the community you would like to work in.
The location is gorge-ous, the library is beautiful and quiet, the professors are accessible, and the class sizes are small.
Ithaca is in the middle of nowhere, the winters can be brutally cold and seem to last for an eternity, and everything is on an enormous hill.
If you want to work at a big law firm in NYC, then Cornell is the place for you. Few schools place better in NYC BigLaw than CLS.
The support from the faculty members and staffs is just amazing, and being a small school is definitely a plus in the job market
Not very strong network in non-NY markets such as DC
If you think you are a person who likes to prove yourself through rigorous studying and stellar grades, Cornell is a great place for that with great faculty support and beautiful environment.
Small class sizes, personal attention was available from professors, great job prospects.
Limited access to networking with law firms given the location.
Cornell is a great place to study if you want to go into private practice in New York. However, getting to other markets and career paths can be more challenging there--- their bread and butter is getting people jobs at NYC law firms.
Small SizeParticularly good if you want to work in NYC BigLaw
IsolatedName doesn't carry some weight on the West Coast
Great place, but is somewhat out there in Ithaca. Does take advantage of the resources of the larger university, to make for a pleasant few years.