Even in a digital era, location still counts for plenty in professional success. So, in many ways, law students and lawyers in the Big Apple have an edge. Good things can happen quicker because they are there. And being there is often a key component in opportunity coming one's way.
But being there in Manhattan isn't all sweetness and light. A poll by Siena College, reports THE NEW YORK POST, found that 47% of those surveyed in New York thought they were worse off than they were 4 years ago.
Considering the 10% increase in rents and the higher cost of getting across the bridges and out of Manhattan to stress-down, they could be poorer. After all, it takes a lot of money to even just make it in Manhattan.