ICYMI: Best of the Week
ICYMI, check out the best of the week from Law Street, including the latest in law school admissions, rape culture in the workplace, and shocking pictures from Egypt’s hospitals.
#1 Are You Sure Now’s a Good Time to Go to Law School?
Beaches, sun, internships, and vacations; these are some of the highlights associated with Summer. That’s not the case though for thousands of 19 and 20 year olds frantically preparing for arguably one of the most overrated exams looming in the second week of June: the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). By now, every college sophomore and junior has probably heard that getting into law school is “easier” than ever due to the decline in the applicant pool. Is it really though? Read full article here.
#2 “Time Macho” is the Rape Culture of the Workplace
People cite it all the time: women make 77 cents to every dollar men make. We use it as a linchpin in arguments about equal pay, feminism, glass ceilings. We offer it up as proof–because mind-bogglingly, we still need to “prove it”–that feminism is a necessary thing. But the whole 77 cent thing? Not actually true. Read full article here.
#3 The Sad State of Egypt’s Hospitals: Shocking Pictures Released
Doctors need the proper resources to be able to treat their patients. But a new viral Facebook page started in Egypt illustrates that doctors and dentists in that country don’t necessarily have access to what they need. The page is shocking to many, as photos of multiple hospitals in Cairo, Egypt have been shared illustrating that they are unequipped and unsanitary for doctors to properly operate in. Read full article here.