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    (Original post by *Stefan*)
    There's a difference between hating it and going around bashing it and persuading others not to do it because you failed (referring to him of course).

    But yeah, exactly that! If you don't like something, that's fine, even talk about it constructively. Going around saying crap about it is pathetic.

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    They are entitled to their opinion, just like everyone else is entitled to theirs.
    They dont speak for all students.
    Not everyone will study it for money, although career options is one of the biggest factors.
    Its not wrong to say a subject is crap , hard work and boring, because thats the same for everyones subject. Certain subjects within law are very tedious and boring for some whereas they may be enjoyable to others.

    Studying is not the same as practising, so what you enjoy at Uni may be different from what you might enjoy to do for a living.
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    They are entitled to their opinion, just like everyone else is entitled to theirs.
    They dont speak for all students.
    Not everyone will study it for money, although career options is one of the biggest factors.
    Its not wrong to say a subject is crap , hard work and boring, because thats the same for everyones subject. Certain subjects within law are very tedious and boring for some whereas they may be enjoyable to others.

    Studying is not the same as practising, so what you enjoy at Uni may be different from what you might enjoy to do for a living.
    I think you make a very good point about studying and practicing being different.

    Personally, I'm aiming to practice in personal/private client law. I love working with people and for people. Something like PI I think I'd find very rewarding despite the amount of reading and paperwork involved. But even that doesn't bother me, I'm an organisation and stationary fiend
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    I think you make a very good point about studying and practicing being different.

    Personally, I'm aiming to practice in personal/private client law. I love working with people and for people. Something like PI I think I'd find very rewarding despite the amount of reading and paperwork involved. But even that doesn't bother me, I'm an organisation and stationary fiend
    I wasnt aiming it at you in particular. I find the other persons approach of not being able to accept that people can have a different opinion about studying law to be quite startling.

    Law is a service indystry. You will normally have a client Its like anything it has its moments, but for others the appeal can fade or it can be love/hate. Keep an open mind.
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    I wasnt aiming it at you in particular. I find the other persons approach of not being able to accept that people can have a different opinion about studying law to be quite startling.

    Law is a service indystry. You will normally have a client Its like anything it has its moments, but for others the appeal can fade or it can be love/hate. Keep an open mind.
    Oh I know, I just meant the...shall we call it discussion on this thread was more about the study of the subject but you make a very good point about the difference between study and practice.

    I've definitely got an open mind, PI is just one example of an area I think I'd enjoy working in because of the client contact and varied nature of the work. My only decision to career so far is that the commercial/corporate world is not for me
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    Oh I know, I just meant the...shall we call it discussion on this thread was more about the study of the subject but you make a very good point about the difference between study and practice.

    I've definitely got an open mind, PI is just one example of an area I think I'd enjoy working in because of the client contact and varied nature of the work. My only decision to career so far is that the commercial/corporate world is not for me
    Well keep an open mind even about that. Try and aim for a practice that does both imo to keep your options open. It will also give you something to compare against.
    You might also wnat to get soem experience in private client or something similar.
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    Well keep an open mind even about that. Try and aim for a practice that does both imo to keep your options open. It will also give you something to compare against.
    You might also wnat to get soem experience in private client or something similar.
    Dont worry, I have plenty of work experience
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    They are entitled to their opinion, just like everyone else is entitled to theirs.
    They dont speak for all students.
    Not everyone will study it for money, although career options is one of the biggest factors.
    Its not wrong to say a subject is crap , hard work and boring, because thats the same for everyones subject. Certain subjects within law are very tedious and boring for some whereas they may be enjoyable to others.

    Studying is not the same as practising, so what you enjoy at Uni may be different from what you might enjoy to do for a living.
    Bashing a subject is not an opinion. Saying 'it's crap, you'll hate it' and whatnot is not an opinion - it's literally just bashing it. He doesn't say why he thinks it's bad, he just assumes that everyone does it for money and will thereby hate it (which is grossly incorrect and does actually imply he's talking for everybody).

    You're actually assuming what he does. Yes, many people will choose it for their careers. So what? How does that make the subject bad on its own?

    And in the grand scheme if things, just as he is entitled to say this, I'm just as entitled to call it crap.

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    Bashing a subject is not an opinion. Saying 'it's crap, you'll hate it' and whatnot is not an opinion - it's literally just bashing it. He doesn't say why he thinks it's bad, he just assumes that everyone does it for money and will thereby hate it (which is grossly incorrect and does actually imply he's talking for everybody).

    You're actually assuming what he does. Yes, many people will choose it for their careers. So what? How does that make the subject bad on its own?

    And in the grand scheme if things, just as he is entitled to say this, I'm just as entitled to call it crap.

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    opinionəˈpɪnjən/nounnoun: opinion; plural noun: opinions
    1. 1. a view or judgement formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge.
    Yes I think it qualified as their opinion. They stated they had studied it and didnt enjoy it. I might not agree with them, but I'm open minded enough to accpet they can have their opinion about it. Some people are just motivated by money.

    No idea why you are even making your posts as I didnt say anything contrary to it at all.? Fill your boots though.
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    no need to quickly make the assumption that someone is doing a career for the money, they may genuinely enjoy law.. everyone is different something you find boring others may not

    But I also share a similar opinion with you the idea of working in a career which requires a lot of reading does not sound appealing to me
    okay well that's your opinion - my opinion is based on my experience
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    opinionəˈpɪnjən/nounnoun: opinion; plural noun: opinions
    1. 1. a view or judgement formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge.
    Yes I think it qualified as their opinion. They stated they had studied it and didnt enjoy it. I might not agree with them, but I'm open minded enough to accpet they can have their opinion about it. Some people are just motivated by money.

    No idea why you are even making your posts as I didnt say anything contrary to it at all.? Fill your boots though.
    I'd prefer the Merriam Webster definition: a belief, judgment, or way of thinking about something : what someone thinks about a particular thing. But even taking your definition, the fact that it doesn't have to be based on fact or knowledge doesn't mean it qualifies bashing. Lol.

    I don't get you really. I said, just as he is entitled to say what he thinks, so am I. You're literally doing what you're telling me not to do. He said it's crap, I say that what he says is crap. Opinions, after all.

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    Let's all just agree to disagree and us law students can go back to being glum and hating our course, deal?
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    Just stupid. they had an opinion and they posted it.
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    okay well that's your opinion - my opinion is based on my experience
    Yeah I also did work experience, done it at a MC firm and was offered an interview for the vacation scheme after - didn't do it in the end due to the large amounts of reading involved
 
 
 
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