Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

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Re: Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

Postby CanadianWolf » Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:31 pm

Northwestern University School of Law is the clear choice in my opinion. On another thread I posted the results from the February, 2010 National Law Journal survey of recent hires by the nation's largest 250 law firms. The survey results are:
1) Northwestern Univ. School of Law
2) Columbia Law School
3) Stanford Law School
4) Chicago Law School
5) Virginia Law School
6) Michigan Law School
7) Penn Law School
8) NYU School of Law
9) UCal-Berkeley School of Law
10) Duke Law School

Yale had a high percentage of its law graduates select judicial clerkships so Yale Law School did not finish in the top ten for this survey.
The survey results were released on Feb. 22 or 24, 2010.

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Re: Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

Postby stratocophic » Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:36 pm

ITT: Slowpoke strikes again!
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Re: Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

Postby big_blue79 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:39 pm

Desert Fox wrote:Unless Northwestern raped your children it is TCR.

See you in Chicago.


What if Northwestern raped one child, and left another one a nice box of candy?

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Re: Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

Postby Z3RO » Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:41 pm

Northwestern. There should be a poll; it would be like 75:2

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Re: Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

Postby rapstar » Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:42 pm

how are you smart enought to recieve a full ride from a T10 but not smart enough to choose??

go to berkeley. california needs more people like you. :roll:

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Re: Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

Postby calicocat » Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:42 pm

Desert Fox wrote:Unless Northwestern raped your children it is TCR.

See you in Chicago.

LOL

*continues stalking DF*

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Re: Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

Postby bayvcroberts » Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:43 pm

this one's so easy i'd be blown away if you chose the former. go NU and don't look back. if you were talking about cls, then maybe you'd give it a second thought, but not berkeley...

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Re: Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

Postby elmagic » Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:45 pm

I don't know OP, Northwestern is the clear choice given the circumstances, but have you tried using that money to leverage some money from Berkeley? From what I understand Berkeley has a matching program which I think Northwestern is a part of. Although they probably wont give you 135k they might throw some money at you to make things interesting. Just saying, doesn't hurt to try.

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Re: Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

Postby extempore88 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:53 pm

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Re: Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

Postby elmagic » Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:59 pm

extempore88 wrote:
elmagic wrote:I don't know OP, Northwestern is the clear choice given the circumstances, but have you tried using that money to leverage some money from Berkeley? From what I understand Berkeley has a matching program which I think Northwestern is a part of. Although they probably wont give you 135k they might throw some money at you to make things interesting. Just saying, doesn't hurt to try.


Unfortunately for the OP, Berkeley will only entertain competing offers from the T14-Northwester.

Berkeley Law -- Matching Scholarship wrote: Students admitted to Berkeley Law that have also received a scholarship offer from one of the 12 law schools listed below can apply for a Berkeley Law Matching Scholarship.

Columbia University
Cornell University
Duke University
Georgetown University
Harvard University
New York University
Stanford University
University of Chicago
University of Michigan
University of Pennsylvania
University of Virginia
Yale University


See: http://www.law.berkeley.edu/6957.htm

Go to Northwestern. Congratulations!

Ha! There you go OP, Northwestern it is. Weird that they leave Northwestern off that list though...

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Re: Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

Postby JordynAsh » Thu Mar 25, 2010 5:00 pm

Desert Fox wrote:Unless Northwestern raped your children it is TCR.

See you in Chicago.


Graphic, but oh so true.

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Re: Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

Postby 09042014 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 5:00 pm

big_blue79 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Unless Northwestern raped your children it is TCR.

See you in Chicago.


What if Northwestern raped one child, and left another one a nice box of candy?


Cadbury Creme Eggs?

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Re: Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

Postby JordynAsh » Thu Mar 25, 2010 5:04 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
big_blue79 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:Unless Northwestern raped your children it is TCR.

See you in Chicago.


What if Northwestern raped one child, and left another one a nice box of candy?


Cadbury Creme Eggs?


Reese's eggs or Berkeley, IMO.

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Re: Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

Postby rayiner » Thu Mar 25, 2010 5:41 pm

elmagic wrote:
extempore88 wrote:
elmagic wrote:I don't know OP, Northwestern is the clear choice given the circumstances, but have you tried using that money to leverage some money from Berkeley? From what I understand Berkeley has a matching program which I think Northwestern is a part of. Although they probably wont give you 135k they might throw some money at you to make things interesting. Just saying, doesn't hurt to try.


Unfortunately for the OP, Berkeley will only entertain competing offers from the T14-Northwester.

Berkeley Law -- Matching Scholarship wrote: Students admitted to Berkeley Law that have also received a scholarship offer from one of the 12 law schools listed below can apply for a Berkeley Law Matching Scholarship.

Columbia University
Cornell University
Duke University
Georgetown University
Harvard University
New York University
Stanford University
University of Chicago
University of Michigan
University of Pennsylvania
University of Virginia
Yale University


See: http://www.law.berkeley.edu/6957.htm

Go to Northwestern. Congratulations!

Ha! There you go OP, Northwestern it is. Weird that they leave Northwestern off that list though...


It's epic Cornell trolling.

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Re: Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

Postby Borhas » Thu Mar 25, 2010 6:29 pm

Berkeley, USNWR is going to switch to rankings based on alphabetical order

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Re: Berkeley vs. Northwestern + $135,000??

Postby fortissimo » Thu Mar 25, 2010 6:36 pm

bayvcroberts wrote:this one's so easy i'd be blown away if you chose the former. go NU and don't look back. if you were talking about cls, then maybe you'd give it a second thought, but not berkeley...


...it's a pretty stupid thread, no doubt, but i think it'd be absolutely crazy to take (even) Columbia at sticker over 135k at NU considering median at Columbia is striking out ite. (A CLS 2L posted that you need to be top 1/3 at CLS this past OCI to land NYC biglaw. This sounds similar to schools ranked lower than it so maybe firms would rather pull from the top 1/3 at every high ranked school rather than dig deeper at certain schools.)




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