The "Crazy Rich Asian" star is also glad she skipped practicing law, saying she would have been "pretty miserable" at it.
"Your law degree is invaluable to the business world."
Recently, I addressed the question "What's The Point Of A JD/MBA?" If you're someone who is thinking about pursuing a JD/MBA, it's important to familiarize yourself with what the application process looks like and to understand the different options among the various schools you may end up considering.
When the first Internet law courses were offered only a few years ago, people scoffed at them. Yet as quickly as technology progresses, the supposedly fanciful topic has become complex enough to deserve sub-specialties such as privacy.
Schools are artificially narrowing what counts as a successful outcome of legal education. There is no justification for this restriction and it is inconsistent with deeper statements about what law school is good for.
After networking with people in countless industries, I began to learn that the most successful people -- those who earn satisfaction from their careers -- don't arrive anywhere via plans. There is no entryway to adulthood or happiness or success.
The legal profession isn't the only sector of our society that has focused excessively on the needs of moneyed power, but it can help lead the way to redressing the balance.
Some might say that the crash has been a great equalizer of sorts. I disagree. The crash has removed the ability of "privileged" students to rest on their laurels to obtain high-paying private interest jobs, and stimulated the age of the networker.