I’d like to propose a solution to this problem: I am willing to leave law school, without a degree, at the end of this semester. In return, I would like a full refund of the tuition I’ve paid over the last two and a half years. … This will help BC Law go up in the rankings, since you will not have to report my unemployment at graduation to US News.
— a third-year Boston College law student in an open letter to Interim Dean George D. Brown, lamenting that he was facing graduation with a crushing student debt, a newborn son — and no job prospects.
Boston College’s response: No dice.