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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby D. H2Oman » Thu Apr 15, 2010 6:53 pm

Stephanie13 wrote:Who is KSgator?


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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby 09042014 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 6:53 pm

Stephanie13 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
Stephanie13 wrote:Y'all are hilarious. What does BP stand for?

Also:

WUSTL: 52k- COA
SMU: 43k- COA

Want big city market, grew up and live in Texas but could go anywhere. Biggest concern: paying off debt after graduation!


SMU. Texas will rebound better than the Midwest.

Damn, I've been leaning towards WUSTL.


It's pretty damn close. Before the economy crashed WUSTL was a little bit better. I don't think either choice is clearly better.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby bkenney2 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:03 pm

Case (10,000/year)
Pitt (12,000/year out of state)
Denver (22,000/year)

GO!

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby 98234872348 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:03 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
Stephanie13 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
Stephanie13 wrote:Y'all are hilarious. What does BP stand for?

Also:

WUSTL: 52k- COA
SMU: 43k- COA

Want big city market, grew up and live in Texas but could go anywhere. Biggest concern: paying off debt after graduation!


SMU. Texas will rebound better than the Midwest.

Damn, I've been leaning towards WUSTL.


It's pretty damn close. Before the economy crashed WUSTL was a little bit better. I don't think either choice is clearly better.

I am hesitant to agree with this, but, to be honest, it is a bit of a toss up; I want to say Wash U is probably the better choice, but the midwest legal market was utterly decimated by the economic downturn. SMU places well in Texas but that's about it, as far as I know. If you want Texas SMU is the clear choice, but without geographic preference and all things considered, Wash U MIGHT be a better choice if you're only paying 9K more total, especially in the sense that 52K for a law degree from a semi-prestigious school should really be negligible in the long run.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby cLams » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:04 pm

UofA- 24K
ASU- 10K
Utah- 14K
Davis- sticker (IF I get in)

Would like to clerk, no interest in BigLaw.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby IAFG » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:05 pm

cLams wrote:UofA- 24K
ASU- 10K
Utah- 14K
Davis- sticker (IF I get in)

Would like to clerk, no interest in BigLaw.

what do you want to do then, and where

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby Nom Sawyer » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:06 pm

bkenney2 wrote:Case (10,000/year)
Pitt (12,000/year out of state)
Denver (22,000/year)

GO!


Where do you want to live/ work eventually?

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby 09042014 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:06 pm

mistergoft wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
Stephanie13 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:]Y'all are hilarious. What does BP stand for?

Also:

WUSTL: 52k- COA
SMU: 43k- COA

Want big city market, grew up and live in Texas but could go anywhere. Biggest concern: paying off debt after graduation!


SMU. Texas will rebound better than the Midwest.

Damn, I've been leaning towards WUSTL.


It's pretty damn close. Before the economy crashed WUSTL was a little bit better. I don't think either choice is clearly better.

I am hesitant to agree with this, but, to be honest, it is a bit of a toss up; I want to say Wash U is probably the better choice, but the midwest legal market was utterly decimated by the economic downturn. SMU places well in Texas but that's about it, as far as I know. If you want Texas SMU is the clear choice, but without geographic preference and all things considered, Wash U MIGHT be a better choice if you're only paying 9K more total, especially in the sense that 52K for a law degree from a semi-prestigious school should really be negligible in the long run.[/quote]

Chicago big law firms when from 800 associates per summer to something like 250 last year. Stay away.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby cLams » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:07 pm

IAFG wrote:
cLams wrote:UofA- 24K
ASU- 10K
Utah- 14K
Davis- sticker (IF I get in)

Would like to clerk, no interest in BigLaw.

what do you want to do then, and where


Human Rights law most likely with an emphasis on indigenous affairs (internationally and domestic). Would prefer west coast or D.C.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby Stephanie13 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:07 pm

mistergoft wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
Stephanie13 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
SMU. Texas will rebound better than the Midwest.

Damn, I've been leaning towards WUSTL.


It's pretty damn close. Before the economy crashed WUSTL was a little bit better. I don't think either choice is clearly better.

I am hesitant to agree with this, but, to be honest, it is a bit of a toss up; I want to say Wash U is probably the better choice, but the midwest legal market was utterly decimated by the economic downturn. SMU places well in Texas but that's about it, as far as I know. If you want Texas SMU is the clear choice, but without geographic preference and all things considered, Wash U MIGHT be a better choice if you're only paying 9K more total, especially in the sense that 52K for a law degree from a semi-prestigious school should really be negligible in the long run.

I'm a little sick of Dallas since I've lived here all of my life but if I came back I'd love to be in Austin. Too bad I didn't get into UT! But all this talk of the midwest market in ruins has me worried.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby D. H2Oman » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:08 pm

Steph, go to WUSTL over SMU. You have my approval.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby Nom Sawyer » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:09 pm

Stephanie13 wrote:
mistergoft wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
It's pretty damn close. Before the economy crashed WUSTL was a little bit better. I don't think either choice is clearly better.

I am hesitant to agree with this, but, to be honest, it is a bit of a toss up; I want to say Wash U is probably the better choice, but the midwest legal market was utterly decimated by the economic downturn. SMU places well in Texas but that's about it, as far as I know. If you want Texas SMU is the clear choice, but without geographic preference and all things considered, Wash U MIGHT be a better choice if you're only paying 9K more total, especially in the sense that 52K for a law degree from a semi-prestigious school should really be negligible in the long run.

I'm a little sick of Dallas since I've lived here all of my life but if I came back I'd love to be in Austin. Too bad I didn't get into UT! But all this talk of the midwest market in ruins has me worried.


If you don't mind working in the South WUSTL is still a good choice. Definitely suffered some hits ITE, but still is fine for most of the region, name definitely helps some to. Honestly not a definite choice between the two.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:10 pm

DF isn't Chicago part of the midwest?

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby D. H2Oman » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:11 pm

cLams wrote:
IAFG wrote:
cLams wrote:UofA- 24K
ASU- 10K
Utah- 14K
Davis- sticker (IF I get in)

Would like to clerk, no interest in BigLaw.

what do you want to do then, and where


Human Rights law most likely with an emphasis on indigenous affairs (internationally and domestic). Would prefer west coast or D.C.


Retake

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby itsirtou » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:12 pm

UCLA 100k
UVa sticker

Want to clerk and then work in DC doing civil rights work...whether this necessitates public interest or if there's private biglaw firms that do civil rights legislation, I have no idea.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby Stephanie13 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:12 pm

Haha thanks D.H20man! Also, are we talking South like Texas, b/c I'm alright with that. But if we're talking Atlanta.. I dunno, never been and have no real desire to go.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby Nom Sawyer » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:13 pm

itsirtou wrote:UCLA 100k
UVa sticker

Want to clerk and then work in DC doing civil rights work...whether this necessitates public interest or if there's private biglaw firms that do civil rights legislation, I have no idea.


If you want DC then definitely UVA... UCLA is just not going to get u there, while UVA has among the best placement for DC

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby APimpNamedSlickback » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:13 pm

on behalf of an anonymous poster:

duke - 75k
uva- 90k
chicago law school, recently renamed "top 5, lawls @ epstein" - 90k
boalttt- sticker

on a scale of 1 - anna nicole smith, how crazy would it be to pick boalttt?
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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby 98234872348 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:13 pm

itsirtou wrote:UCLA 100k
UVa sticker

Want to clerk and then work in DC doing civil rights work...whether this necessitates public interest or if there's private biglaw firms that do civil rights legislation, I have no idea.

Bro, if you want DC don't even consider UCLA.

Also, if you're doing PI you should be focusing on LRAP.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:13 pm

itsirtou wrote:UCLA 100k
UVa sticker

Want to clerk and then work in DC doing civil rights work...whether this necessitates public interest or if there's private biglaw firms that do civil rights legislation, I have no idea.


UVA

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby 09042014 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:14 pm

LieutKaffee wrote:DF isn't Chicago part of the midwest?


Yes. Chicago firms got hit hard. Many firms only went to harvard, Uchi, NU, and Michigan for OCI. WUSTL, ND, and Illinois OCI's were bloodbaths last year. Median at NU was iffy, below at Chicago.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby D. H2Oman » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:15 pm

APimpNamedSlickback wrote:on behalf of an anonymous poster:

duke - 75k
uva- 90k
chicago law school, recently renamed "top 5, lawls @ epstein" - 90k
boalttt- sticker

on a scale of 1 - anna nicole smith, how crazy would it be to pick boalttt?



Dude, he's in the hospital right now. Have you no shame?!?!?! lol

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby cLams » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:16 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:
cLams wrote:
IAFG wrote:
cLams wrote:UofA- 24K
ASU- 10K
Utah- 14K
Davis- sticker (IF I get in)

Would like to clerk, no interest in BigLaw.

what do you want to do then, and where


Human Rights law most likely with an emphasis on indigenous affairs (internationally and domestic). Would prefer west coast or D.C.


Retake


What if retake isn't an option?

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby APimpNamedSlickback » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:16 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:
APimpNamedSlickback wrote:on behalf of an anonymous poster:

duke - 75k
uva- 90k
chicago law school, recently renamed "top 5, lawls @ epstein" - 90k
boalttt- sticker

on a scale of 1 - anna nicole smith, how crazy would it be to pick boalttt?



Dude, he's in the hospital right now. Have you no shame?!?!?! lol


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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby D. H2Oman » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:18 pm

cLams wrote:What if retake isn't an option?



How many times have you taken the test?




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