BP decides where you go to law school

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby existenz » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:17 pm

Joan Hollaway wrote:haha that offer was for waterman but come to think of it you and i could save a lot of money if we share a room :lol:

Yeah, I'm sure your bf wouldn't mind. :D

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:18 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:
LieutKaffee wrote:Northwestern
USC



USC


That's the way I was leaning. Just needed a push.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby Nom Sawyer » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:18 pm

LieutKaffee wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:
LieutKaffee wrote:Northwestern
USC



USC


That's the way I was leaning. Just needed a push.


I take it you want to end up in Cali then? If so then yep USC

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby Sean Bateman » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:19 pm

Nightrunner wrote:
Sean Bateman wrote:Kentucky (12k/year)
Florida State (12k/year, in state tuition)
Northeastern (8.5k/year)
Tennessee (5k/year)
Drexel (30k/year)
Florida (sticker, in state)
Wake Forest (Sticker)
Ole Miss (Sticker: lmao)

On a bunch of waitlists too including: W&L, W&M, Wisconsin, Tulane...

goals?


I am open to living just about anywhere. I want to make a comfortable living. I'm interested in business/corporate law, environmental law, entertainment law, IP. I'm sure I'll have a better idea once I actually start LS

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby webbylu87 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:19 pm

Nightrunner wrote:
webbylu87 wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
webbylu87 wrote:Iowa (in-state tuition)
Illinois ($30k with OOS tuition)

Don't mind the Midwest as long as it's a larger city.
Not committed to the Chicago market specifically but not against it either if that's how it ends up.
Thinking St. Louis after graduation; open to change
Interested in PI/gov't work; open to change


If you want St Louis, what happened to WUSTL?

If you want Chicago, UIUC,.


WUSTL = rejected. Predictable but still sucks.
Chicago isn't necessary but not wholly undesirable.

Honestly, at that point it comes down to where you feel more comfortable and which city will provide the quality of life that will lead you to a greater chance of success.


Ignore the $30k difference in debt?

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby D. H2Oman » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:20 pm

Sean Bateman wrote:
Nightrunner wrote:
Sean Bateman wrote:Kentucky (12k/year)
Florida State (12k/year, in state tuition)
Northeastern (8.5k/year)
Tennessee (5k/year)
Drexel (30k/year)
Florida (sticker, in state)
Wake Forest (Sticker)
Ole Miss (Sticker: lmao)

On a bunch of waitlists too including: W&L, W&M, Wisconsin, Tulane...

goals?


I am open to living just about anywhere. I want to make a comfortable living. I'm interested in business/corporate law, environmental law, entertainment law, IP. I'm sure I'll have a better idea once I actually start LS



In that case, retake.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby night06 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:20 pm

I posted this in my thread, but I'll post it here for some more input (even though I know some people here have an anti-GULC bias)...

Vanderbilt w/ $$

Cornell w/ $$

There's also Georgetown (probably at sticker, but with awesome LRAP for my government focus), but that one's not due until May. I'm trying to focus on the Cornell vs. Vandy question for now, and it's mostly coming down to intangibles. They're such completely different environments.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby Nom Sawyer » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:20 pm

webbylu87 wrote:
Ignore the $30k difference in debt?


Yeah, $30K isn't worth the happiness/ ability to do well that is more important.
If your ambivalent between the two schools, then consider the $30k difference more.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby DerrickRose » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:21 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:
Sean Bateman wrote:
Nightrunner wrote:
Sean Bateman wrote:Kentucky (12k/year)
Florida State (12k/year, in state tuition)
Northeastern (8.5k/year)
Tennessee (5k/year)
Drexel (30k/year)
Florida (sticker, in state)
Wake Forest (Sticker)
Ole Miss (Sticker: lmao)

On a bunch of waitlists too including: W&L, W&M, Wisconsin, Tulane...

goals?


I am open to living just about anywhere. I want to make a comfortable living. I'm interested in business/corporate law, environmental law, entertainment law, IP. I'm sure I'll have a better idea once I actually start LS



In that case, retake.


+1

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby IAFG » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:21 pm

Sean Bateman wrote:Kentucky (12k/year)
Florida State (12k/year, in state tuition)
Northeastern (8.5k/year)
Tennessee (5k/year)
Drexel (30k/year)
Florida (sticker, in state)
Wake Forest (Sticker)
Ole Miss (Sticker: lmao)

On a bunch of waitlists too including: W&L, W&M, Wisconsin, Tulane...

don't go

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby legalease9 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:21 pm

night06 wrote:I posted this in my thread, but I'll post it here for some more input (even though I know some people here have an anti-GULC bias)...

Vanderbilt w/ $$

Cornell w/ $$

There's also Georgetown (probably at sticker, but with awesome LRAP for my government focus), but that one's not due until May. I'm trying to focus on the Cornell vs. Vandy question for now, and it's mostly coming down to intangibles. They're such completely different environments.


Where do you want to practice?

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Postby 09042014 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:21 pm

night06 wrote:I posted this in my thread, but I'll post it here for some more input (even though I know some people here have an anti-GULC bias)...

Vanderbilt w/ $$

Cornell w/ $$

There's also Georgetown (probably at sticker, but with awesome LRAP for my government focus), but that one's not due until May. I'm trying to focus on the Cornell vs. Vandy question for now, and it's mostly coming down to intangibles. They're such completely different environments.


Cornell, unless you want to the south.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby Sean Bateman » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:22 pm

I appreciate the advice but I'm not sure why retaking would be entirely beneficial for me. I'm in the 92nd percentile and pretty happy with my options. was just looking to see what others thought. I can't imagine waiting another year to start either

D. H2Oman wrote:
Sean Bateman wrote:
Nightrunner wrote:
Sean Bateman wrote:Kentucky (12k/year)
Florida State (12k/year, in state tuition)
Northeastern (8.5k/year)
Tennessee (5k/year)
Drexel (30k/year)
Florida (sticker, in state)
Wake Forest (Sticker)
Ole Miss (Sticker: lmao)

On a bunch of waitlists too including: W&L, W&M, Wisconsin, Tulane...

goals?


I am open to living just about anywhere. I want to make a comfortable living. I'm interested in business/corporate law, environmental law, entertainment law, IP. I'm sure I'll have a better idea once I actually start LS



In that case, retake.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby 98234872348 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:22 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:
Sean Bateman wrote:
Nightrunner wrote:
Sean Bateman wrote:Kentucky (12k/year)
Florida State (12k/year, in state tuition)
Northeastern (8.5k/year)
Tennessee (5k/year)
Drexel (30k/year)
Florida (sticker, in state)
Wake Forest (Sticker)
Ole Miss (Sticker: lmao)

On a bunch of waitlists too including: W&L, W&M, Wisconsin, Tulane...

goals?


I am open to living just about anywhere. I want to make a comfortable living. I'm interested in business/corporate law, environmental law, entertainment law, IP. I'm sure I'll have a better idea once I actually start LS



In that case,[strike]retake[/strike] /killself.

Fixed.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby night06 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:23 pm

Nightrunner wrote:
night06 wrote:I posted this in my thread, but I'll post it here for some more input (even though I know some people here have an anti-GULC bias)...

Vanderbilt w/ $$

Cornell w/ $$

There's also Georgetown (probably at sticker, but with awesome LRAP for my government focus), but that one's not due until May. I'm trying to focus on the Cornell vs. Vandy question for now, and it's mostly coming down to intangibles. They're such completely different environments.


What are your goals?


Government, most likely.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby macunaima » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:23 pm

Texas - $65k
Duke - no $
Columbia - no $

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby 98234872348 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:23 pm

night06 wrote:I posted this in my thread, but I'll post it here for some more input (even though I know some people here have an anti-GULC bias)...

Vanderbilt w/ $$

Cornell w/ $$

There's also Georgetown (probably at sticker, but with awesome LRAP for my government focus), but that one's not due until May. I'm trying to focus on the Cornell vs. Vandy question for now, and it's mostly coming down to intangibles. They're such completely different environments.

Assuming Vandy is more money and less COL, I vote nice weather/less suicides.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby Lieut Kaffee » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:23 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
night06 wrote:I posted this in my thread, but I'll post it here for some more input (even though I know some people here have an anti-GULC bias)...

Vanderbilt w/ $$

Cornell w/ $$

There's also Georgetown (probably at sticker, but with awesome LRAP for my government focus), but that one's not due until May. I'm trying to focus on the Cornell vs. Vandy question for now, and it's mostly coming down to intangibles. They're such completely different environments.


Cornell, unless you want to the south.


I have to believe the happiness quotient is much higher in Nashville.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby D. H2Oman » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:23 pm

Sean Bateman wrote:I appreciate the advice but I'm not sure why retaking would be entirely beneficial for me. I'm in the 92nd percentile and pretty happy with my options. was just looking to see what others thought. I can't imagine waiting another year to start either


What's you lsat/gpa. I'll tell you exactly why retaking is the right move.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby night06 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:23 pm

legalease9 wrote:
night06 wrote:I posted this in my thread, but I'll post it here for some more input (even though I know some people here have an anti-GULC bias)...

Vanderbilt w/ $$

Cornell w/ $$

There's also Georgetown (probably at sticker, but with awesome LRAP for my government focus), but that one's not due until May. I'm trying to focus on the Cornell vs. Vandy question for now, and it's mostly coming down to intangibles. They're such completely different environments.


Where do you want to practice?


If I end up in government, DC. If I end up changing my mind and going into private practice, I have no preference on location.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby IAFG » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:24 pm

macunaima wrote:Texas - $65k
Duke - no $
Columbia - no $

CLS unless TX-bound for career

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Postby 09042014 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:25 pm

Sean Bateman wrote:I appreciate the advice but I'm not sure why retaking would be entirely beneficial for me. I'm in the 92nd percentile and pretty happy with my options. was just looking to see what others thought. I can't imagine waiting another year to start either

D. H2Oman wrote:
Sean Bateman wrote:
Nightrunner wrote:[qKentucky (12k/year)
Florida State (12k/year, in state tuition)
Northeastern (8.5k/year)
Tennessee (5k/year)
Drexel (30k/year)
Florida (sticker, in state)
Wake Forest (Sticker)
Ole Miss (Sticker: lmao)

On a bunch of waitlists too including: W&L, W&M, Wisconsin, Tulane...

goals?


I am open to living just about anywhere. I want to make a comfortable living. I'm interested in business/corporate law, environmental law, entertainment law, IP. I'm sure I'll have a better idea once I actually start LS



In that case, retake.
[/quote]

Because none of those schools give you a good chance of doing the bolded.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby 98234872348 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:25 pm

kittenmittons wrote:
macunaima wrote:Texas - $65k
Duke - no $
Columbia - no $

[strike]Take UT, bro.[/strike] Columbia you idiot.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby Sean Bateman » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:26 pm

Thanks for not advising i kill myself. Oh, this site.

I should also mention i'm very interested in government work. Thinkin Florida State on that front.

Nightrunner wrote:
Sean Bateman wrote:
Nightrunner wrote:
Sean Bateman wrote:Kentucky (12k/year)
Florida State (12k/year, in state tuition)
Northeastern (8.5k/year)
Tennessee (5k/year)
Drexel (30k/year)
Florida (sticker, in state)
Wake Forest (Sticker)
Ole Miss (Sticker: lmao)

On a bunch of waitlists too including: W&L, W&M, Wisconsin, Tulane...

goals?


I am open to living just about anywhere. I want to make a comfortable living. I'm interested in business/corporate law, environmental law, entertainment law, IP. I'm sure I'll have a better idea once I actually start LS


Shoot, that's tough. With the looseness of your goals, I would narrow it down to a small handful of schools on the reputable/debt count, and then choose based on where you feel most comfortable. Off the top of my head, Wake, Florida, and Florida St. all seem like reasonable choices.

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Re: BP decides where you go to law school

Postby 09042014 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:26 pm

macunaima wrote:Texas - $65k
Duke - no $
Columbia - no $


Columbia no matter what.




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