The Cravath scale drives Biglaw salaries, and the Cravath System drives Biglaw hiring. The criteria that Cravath used nearly a century ago to find entry-level associates with the right “raw materials” are used in interviews for Biglaw firms and other elite institutions today. Here’s a guide to how the system works and how you can make it work for you.
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