UM v. BU

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asenka
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UM v. BU

Postby asenka » Fri Mar 12, 2010 11:37 am

Stats: want to do a clerkship after law school and practice in IP/media law primarily, with a final interest in being counsel for a news/media organization. Hopefully end up either in NYC, LA or San Fran. Accepted at UMich and BU, neither with aid (yet), though I think I stand a good chance at getting aid at BU.

How much of a scholarship would make going to BU worth it, and how far would a BU degree travel in the fields I'm interested in?

nycparalegal
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Re: UM v. BU

Postby nycparalegal » Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:43 pm

Unless you get close to a full ride to BU, I'd consider UM.

BigLawyer
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Re: UM v. BU

Postby BigLawyer » Tue Mar 16, 2010 3:44 pm

Regardless of money, I would take Michigan. These two schools are not really comparable in terms of reputation and job prospects. While Michigan is in the midwest, it is a national school with excelent name recognition and a great reputation.




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