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    • Pedigree

    • How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs
    • By: Lauren A. Rivera
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Americans are taught to believe that upward mobility is possible for anyone who is willing to work hard, regardless of their social status. Yet it is often those from affluent backgrounds who land the best jobs. Pedigree takes listeners behind the closed doors of top-tier investment banks, consulting firms, and law firms to reveal the truth about who really gets hired for the nation's highest-paying entry-level jobs, who doesn't, and why.

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    • Great book about cultural capital

    • By wayne on 04-18-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Research: How Subtle Class Cues Can Backfire on Your Resume

    • By: Lauren Rivera, András Tilcsik
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Every fall, tens of thousands of law students compete for a small number of coveted summer associateships at the country’s top law firms. The stakes are high: getting one of these rare internships virtually guarantees full-time employment after law school. The salaries are unbeatable, six-figure sums that catapult young students to the top 5% of household incomes nationally and are often quadruple of those offered in other sectors of legal practice.

    Regular price: $3.95