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NYT: Is Law School a Losing Game?

NYT: Is Law School a Losing Game?

By DAVID SEGAL IF there is ever a class in how to remain calm while trapped beneath $250,000 in loans, Michael Wallerstein ought to teach it. Here he is, sitting one afternoon at a restaurant on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, a tall, sandy-haired, 27-year-old radiating a kind of surfer-dude serenity. His secret, if that’s the right word, is to pretty much ignore all the calls and letters that he receives every day from the dozen or so creditors now hounding him for cash. “And I don’t open the e-mail alerts with my credit score,” he adds. “I can’t…