I need help making my decision...opinions please?

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katryn
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I need help making my decision...opinions please?

Postby katryn » Tue Apr 13, 2010 11:08 am

Ok here are my choices and estimate debt after 3 years (including COL)

Gonzaga 100,000
Tulsa 40,000
Charleston 100,000+ (possibly a little less)
Ave Maria 50,000
Florida Coastal 90,000
Roger Williams 100,000

I know none of these schools are exactly top schools...but given these options what is the smartest choice in your opinion?

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Re: I need help making my decision...opinions please?

Postby TigerWoods85 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 11:10 am

Where do you want to practice? If you don't care then go to Tulsa b/c it's the cheapest.

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Re: I need help making my decision...opinions please?

Postby Veyron » Tue Apr 13, 2010 11:10 am

Tulsa because cheapest/has captive market.

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Re: I need help making my decision...opinions please?

Postby ggocat » Tue Apr 13, 2010 11:13 am

TigerWoods85 wrote:Where do you want to practice? If you don't care then go to Tulsa b/c it's the cheapest.

+1

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Re: I need help making my decision...opinions please?

Postby NU_Jet55 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 11:15 am

Veyron wrote:Tulsa because cheapest/has captive market.


Tulsa doesn't even do as well as OU in Tulsa, but given your other options as well as tulsa's generally positive reputation in the state of Oklahoma, I would definitely choose Tulsa.

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Re: I need help making my decision...opinions please?

Postby leraa6587 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 11:20 am

Tulsa or gonzaga, my pick is gonzaga if you are a girl though- they are actively trying to make law more approachable for women (guys, you wouldn't understand). Tulsa seems like a rockin' party and all, but I would rather eat sand.

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Re: I need help making my decision...opinions please?

Postby NU_Jet55 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 11:26 am

leraa6587 wrote:Tulsa or gonzaga, my pick is gonzaga if you are a girl though- they are actively trying to make law more approachable for women (guys, you wouldn't understand). Tulsa seems like a rockin' party and all, but I would rather eat sand.


lol...

Also op, for the love of God throw out all the other choices except for Tulsa and gonzaga. That is the real decision.

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Re: I need help making my decision...opinions please?

Postby holydonkey » Tue Apr 13, 2010 11:30 am

retake /thread

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Re: I need help making my decision...opinions please?

Postby leraa6587 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 11:41 am

holydonkey wrote:retake /thread



+1. You sound intelligent, don't do this to yourself. Try private tutoring. Ex: tutoring cost me $3-4k, offered $25k to WFU. I would have been looking at those schools too btw. I just didn't have a clue what the LSAT was.

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Re: I need help making my decision...opinions please?

Postby katryn » Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:59 pm

Thanks everyone... even for painfully honest opinions, I appreciate it because at times I know I am in denial ha....and I actually have no idea where i want to work eventually...


Also, I'm waitlisted at Richmond... if I get in, would it be worth it to pay full price there?

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Postby holydonkey » Tue Apr 13, 2010 7:00 pm

katryn wrote:Thanks everyone... even for painfully honest opinions, I appreciate it because at times I know I am in denial ha....and I actually have no idea where i want to work eventually...


Also, I'm waitlisted at Richmond... if I get in, would it be worth it to pay full price there?
Do you want to work in Richmond?

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Re: I need help making my decision...opinions please?

Postby katryn » Wed Apr 14, 2010 11:07 am

yes....question mark?

Do you really have to work where you go to school ( I mean unless you go to harvard...)?

How do people know where they want to live/work...?

does everyone else really have it that much more together than me!?

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Re: I need help making my decision...opinions please?

Postby ggocat » Wed Apr 14, 2010 2:13 pm

katryn wrote:Do you really have to work where you go to school?

No. But it's often easier to go build relationships with people (i.e., network) in your desired location if you go to school for three years in that location.

katryn wrote:How do people know where they want to live/work...?

I would guess that most people have either visited or lived in the area they want to work.

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Re: I need help making my decision...opinions please?

Postby Luis Gomez » Wed Apr 14, 2010 2:22 pm

This is the first time I vote for Tulsa. Just make sure you are not part of a minority or consider yourself liberal.




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