Hat tips to Uncle Billy and Felix Salmon:
“1. Explain why you want to attend law school.
“I want to attend law school because I want to make a difference in the world. My desire to attend law school has nothing to do with the fact that I was recently fired from my job as an analyst at an investment bank, where I worked in the mergers and acquisitions group. Since January, I’ve worked on approximately one merger, zero acquisitions, have played Spider Solitaire 434 times and updated my Facebook status, on average, five times a day. …”
(Unfortunately, I suspect it’s about nine months too late — I imagine most analysts at Goldman and Morgan Stanley are quite happy there these days, thank you.)
By James Kwak