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New MBAs, law school grads optimistic about job prospects

New MBAs, law school grads optimistic about job prospects

The job search is kind of a touchy subject for Garett Bonk and his peers.

The Crown Point, Ind., native nailed down a job with elder-law firm Delaney, Delaney & Voorn earlier this year, but not all of his peers at The John Marshall Law School can say the same. So they just don't talk about it.

It's not that job hunting is particularly rough for this spring's crop of law school grads — it's just ultracompetitive, said Bonk.

The job market for students getting their law degrees and MBAs has steadily improved since it bottomed out during the recession, experts say, but finding work after the intense, expensive years in graduate and professional school is still...

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