With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

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With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby dvd » Sun May 02, 2010 4:29 pm

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Re: With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby A'nold » Sun May 02, 2010 4:32 pm

Depends on your goals.

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Re: With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby Tanicius » Sun May 02, 2010 4:34 pm

If I didn't have the numbers for the T-20 I would very easily choose T4 at full ride in my hometown region.

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Postby vanwinkle » Sun May 02, 2010 4:53 pm

A'nold wrote:Depends on your goals.

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Re: With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby Helmholtz » Sun May 02, 2010 4:56 pm

With the numbers i have now and the schools / scholarship money I've received, Georgetown would have been as low as I could see myself going with a full scholarship.

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Postby 09042014 » Sun May 02, 2010 5:02 pm

Loyola Chicago.

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Re: With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby thickfreakness » Sun May 02, 2010 5:08 pm

Vanderbilt? I passed on a full ride from a T1 school in my region to attend Duke with a half scholarship, so I guess that's the line for me.

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Re: With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby fwaam » Sun May 02, 2010 5:21 pm

dvd wrote:
thickfreakness wrote:Vanderbilt? I passed on a full ride from a T1 school in my region to attend Duke with a half scholarship, so I guess that's the line for me.


Well, that wasn't really the question. I don't want you to consider other offers. I mean, at what point would you not go to law school at all, versus going to a school with a full ride. I.e., would you go to Cooley with a full ride?


If the choice is between full ride or not attending law school at all? Yeah, I'd go to a T4. I mean, with my numbers I wouldn't, but if we're talking theoretically, yeah. I want to be a lawyer and I know at least one person who would hire me no matter where I went to school.

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Re: With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby vanwinkle » Sun May 02, 2010 5:24 pm

I think it would depend on where the school was. I might take a full ride at a T3 if it were one of only a few schools in that state/market. I would most certainly not take a full ride at, say, John Marshall Law School ITE. There are way too many other schools sending kids into the same market and gobbling up all the jobs.

IOW, I would want a realistic hope of finding work when I graduated.

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Re: With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby dspit » Sun May 02, 2010 5:29 pm

Yale…………………..It really depends on the region.

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Re: With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby Stanford4Me » Sun May 02, 2010 5:31 pm

T20

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Postby heyguys » Sun May 02, 2010 5:32 pm

In retrospect, I would have gone to any school for free in the state where I want to end up over sticker at any T14.

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Postby keg411 » Sun May 02, 2010 5:53 pm

The school I'm attending (not on a full scholarship). In fact, there are some technically higher ranked schools that I would turn down even with a full ride. But TBF, I decided to go to my state school. I would never go to a T3/T4 and there aren't any in my state anyway. It really depends on where you want to live/work.
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Re: With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby mrm2083 » Sun May 02, 2010 5:54 pm

Georgetown

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Re: With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby acdisagod » Sun May 02, 2010 6:20 pm

I would say tier two unless it is a lower tier school that dominates its market. I really want to be a lawyer but going to a tier four school doesn't guarantee you will even be able to practice law when you graduate let alone find a law job that would be interesting or fufilling.

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Re: With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby snowpeach06 » Sun May 02, 2010 6:24 pm

Probably top 75ish. No lower than T1, unless there was a T3 school that was really well respected in the region I wanted to work in and I felt like it was a good fit.

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Re: With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby thickfreakness » Sun May 02, 2010 6:32 pm

dvd wrote:
thickfreakness wrote:Vanderbilt? I passed on a full ride from a T1 school in my region to attend Duke with a half scholarship, so I guess that's the line for me.


Well, that wasn't really the question. I don't want you to consider other offers. I mean, at what point would you not go to law school at all, versus going to a school with a full ride. I.e., would you go to Cooley with a full ride?



Well the question sucks then. There's absolutely no way to tell without considering geographic preferences and your other options.

I guess if we're doing this hypo for Alabama/the south (since that's where I live) I'd say I would probably take a full ride at Cumberland, but not really since if I had a full ride there I'd probably have an acceptance from Alabama.

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Re: With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby fwaam » Sun May 02, 2010 6:40 pm

Really, there are people on here who just wouldn't go to law school if somehow their only acceptances were at schools ranked 20-30, even if those schools offered full rides?

If you have that little interest in being a lawyer, why go to law school at all?

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Re: With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby BigA » Sun May 02, 2010 6:42 pm

I don't get it... like most the people in this thread wouldn't even take a full ride below T14 ot T20 even if they had no better offers? Come on...

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Re: With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby BigA » Sun May 02, 2010 6:43 pm

fwaam wrote:Really, there are people on here who just wouldn't go to law school if somehow their only acceptances were at schools ranked 20-30, even if those schools offered full rides?

If you have that little interest in being a lawyer, why go to law school at all?


lol beat me to it

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Re: With a full scholarship - how far down USNWR would you go?

Postby DerrickRose » Sun May 02, 2010 6:45 pm

My view on this question is changing, as it now seems like a lot of T2's are 50/50 propositions of getting ANY job.

Maybe UNLV?

You could make an argument that it's Hastings. Hell, you could make an argument that its BC.




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