"Legal eagle hopefuls, it's about time everyone stopped lying to you about law school.
Have you ever dreamt of spending long days and nights slaving over the interpretation of near-indecipherable books, only to emerge three years later with an 800-pound gorilla of debt on your back, and absolutely no feasible method in sight to pay it back?
That, my friends, is what graduating with a Juris Doctor (read: law degree) is like in this day and age.
After all, I should know — I have one of those useless pieces of rolled parchment paper, still residing in its place in a trunk at my parents' house, granting me the lofty privilege of practicing law.
As do a staggering number of bushy-tailed fans of American jurisprudence, by the way. And finally, the New York Times had the moxie to call law schools out on their money-swindling ways."