This is absolutely true, as well. Another example of "its not what you know, its who you know." I do realize that success in law school is largely a gamble. There are no guarantees, but I feel as though the better schools give me the best chances.
I should also say that Yale is my dream school. Not simply because it is the #1 ranked law school, but because they do not have class rankings, nor do they utilize traditional grading scales (A, B, C...). I've heard horror stories about some top law schools, in the sense that some students are very, very cliquey about who they study with and some students even go as far as to hide resources from other students to ensure they get better grades (upping their class rankings). As I'm typing this paragraph, I'm truly wondering what the hell I'm doing pursuing this course of education, haha.