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

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

Postby JollyGreenGiant » Mon May 03, 2010 12:43 am

lawrookie wrote:yeah cleaning toliets, much better way to live,

JollyGreenGiant wrote:Egh. I'm not gonna force myself to do 3 yrs of law school and come out with a crappy job that doesn't pay much.

I'd go to T14 + UCLA + the two regional schools (Wisco-Marquette) for free. Otherwise I'd have to think twice.

Because clearly everyone with a college degree is cleaning toilets.

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

Postby dresden doll » Mon May 03, 2010 12:44 am

Sans conditions? Def. UCLA, and possibly lower.

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

Postby lawrookie » Mon May 03, 2010 12:44 am

Yes because everyone one with without lawschool applying for JCPenny is going to look SOOOO much better than you on that application that way.

pinkzeppelin wrote:I would go as low as possible as long as the name held some national lay recognition (e.g. NOT cooley, but possibly WVU)

Basically I don't want the name on my resume to inspire a negative affect in my potential employers should I decide to pursue a field other than law.

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

Postby AngryAvocado » Mon May 03, 2010 12:47 am

lawrookie wrote:I don't care how many people masterbate to photos of the T1 schools, if you pass ANY lawschool you can sit the bar, if you fail that its your own damn fault for not studying hard enough in school and bar prep. Hang your own shingle, dont be someones little bitch in a sweatshop, bunch of cowards. :cry:


Ah yes, the ol' "hang your own shingle" myth. Before you go into 6 figure debt so you can "hang your own shingle," check the yellow pages wherever you want to work (or, hell, anywhere with a population of >35 people), and just start to count the number of little law firms you see. Good luck with that.

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

Postby lawrookie » Mon May 03, 2010 12:48 am

So? Did your simple pee brain count the number of non-lawyers to it? Do the math idiot.

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

Postby JollyGreenGiant » Mon May 03, 2010 12:49 am

lawrookie wrote:So? Did your simple pee brain count the number of non-lawyers to it? Do the math idiot.

Holy crap. Why haven't you gotten yourself banned yet?

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

Postby DerrickRose » Mon May 03, 2010 12:51 am

acdisagod wrote:You should start the bible thread and we could all pitch in with further suggestions.


Done.

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

Postby dresden doll » Mon May 03, 2010 12:52 am

lawrookie wrote:Yes because everyone one with without lawschool applying for JCPenny is going to look SOOOO much better than you on that application that way.

pinkzeppelin wrote:I would go as low as possible as long as the name held some national lay recognition (e.g. NOT cooley, but possibly WVU)

Basically I don't want the name on my resume to inspire a negative affect in my potential employers should I decide to pursue a field other than law.


Actually, having law school on a resume sent out to a non-legal employer screams flight risk.

It's good to do research before posting.

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

Postby Kretzy » Mon May 03, 2010 12:53 am

This 'lawrookie' character is spewing a lot of hate, even for TLS. Wowsers...

With a full-ride, I'd attend any of the T17 + CU-Boulder and Denver (obviously, the best of those options that accepted me), since my long-term goal is to practice in Colorado. I'd probably consider UIUC, U. Washington, U. Wisconsin, and Pitt as well (again, on a descending scale), as they feed to markets where I'd be happy to live and work.

DU's something like 67, and Pitt's in the low-70s or so, so I guess that's about as far down as I'd head.

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

Postby lawrookie » Mon May 03, 2010 12:54 am

yeah you scared of the truth? Dont like facts......"but,but, my mom says I'm cool..."

JollyGreenGiant wrote:
lawrookie wrote:So? Did your simple pee brain count the number of non-lawyers to it? Do the math idiot.

Holy crap. Why haven't you gotten yourself banned yet?

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

Postby JollyGreenGiant » Mon May 03, 2010 12:57 am

lawrookie wrote:yeah you scared of the truth? Dont like facts......"but,but, my mom says I'm cool..."

JollyGreenGiant wrote:
lawrookie wrote:So? Did your simple pee brain count the number of non-lawyers to it? Do the math idiot.

Holy crap. Why haven't you gotten yourself banned yet?

I'm not scared of the truth.. only snakes and some spiders.

My mom doesn't think I'm cool. Hell, I'm going to be a lawyer.

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

Postby lawrookie » Mon May 03, 2010 12:58 am

Yeah those cons, they hate the law huh?

JollyGreenGiant wrote:
lawrookie wrote:yeah you scared of the truth? Dont like facts......"but,but, my mom says I'm cool..."

JollyGreenGiant wrote:
lawrookie wrote:So? Did your simple pee brain count the number of non-lawyers to it? Do the math idiot.

Holy crap. Why haven't you gotten yourself banned yet?

I'm not scared of the truth.. only snakes and some spiders.

My mom doesn't think I'm cool. Hell, I'm going to be a lawyer.

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

Postby Cupidity » Mon May 03, 2010 1:03 am

Honestly, ITE I wouldnt drop Below T-30 for any but a handful of schools with specific appeals. Those would be, for example: University of Florida, because it dominates one of my choice markets, or Northeaster, because it has sick public interest programs that I'd be interesting in pursuing if I graduated with no debt.

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

Postby lawrookie » Mon May 03, 2010 1:08 am

why not ave maria?Its in that area.

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

Postby eandy » Mon May 03, 2010 1:09 am

Tier 1 only. None of the tier 2 schools in my region are worth going to, even for free.

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

Postby Cupidity » Mon May 03, 2010 1:09 am

lawrookie wrote:why not ave maria?Its in that area.

blatant anti michigan trolling

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

Postby lawrookie » Mon May 03, 2010 1:11 am

Hey retard. Ave Maria is in Florida, not michigan has been for awhile now, read a book.

Cupidity wrote:
lawrookie wrote:why not ave maria?Its in that area.

blatant anti michigan trolling

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

Postby Cupidity » Mon May 03, 2010 1:13 am

lawrookie wrote:Hey retard. Ave Maria is in Florida, not michigan has been for awhile now, read a book.

Cupidity wrote:
lawrookie wrote:why not ave maria?Its in that area.

blatant anti michigan trolling


wow, law off the yellow and blue dude.

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

Postby Fark-o-vision » Mon May 03, 2010 1:15 am

JollyGreenGiant wrote:
lawrookie wrote:So? Did your simple pee brain count the number of non-lawyers to it? Do the math idiot.

Holy crap. Why haven't you gotten yourself banned yet?


I haven't. However, the question makes me assume two things:

1) Cannot attend a school and pay for it.

2) Will not get a scholarship at any school higher ranked than the lowest one I'm willing to go to.

This being said, I'd attend Cooley for free. As has been pointed out, lost income potential is a major concern for some. For myself, however, I could conceivably continue working the job I have now if placement wasn't a concern. I feel like possessing a J.D. is of the utmost importance.

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

Postby DanInALionsDen » Mon May 03, 2010 1:22 am

I think I'm in the exact situation you're talking about so maybe my perspective will be helpful.

Basically I've got a full ride at GULC, and WLs everywhere else. Before I had the full ride offer at GULC, I had another essentially full ride offer from GW. I was without a doubt going to wait a year and reapply if the GW offer was my best return. However, I will probably accept the GULC offer, so for me 14th with a full ride seems to be the cutoff. But that's not an objective answer.

TBH, if you can get a FULL RIDE to a law school, even in the T3, then I think you should go. It's not putting you in debt, it is giving you an additional degree, and may qualify you to do some fairly high paying paralegal work (I don't mean this as a slight). If you just want a law degree, and the education is free, why not?

In fact, I think it would be better to take a full ride at a T3 then to pay sticker anywhere but the top 30ish. Even then I'm not sure it's a wise trade off.

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

Postby sundevil77 » Mon May 03, 2010 1:31 am

Well, I dropped down to #42 w/full-ride. I had offers to T14s, and probably could've had some full scholly offers from some T30 schools, but it really came down to wanting to practice in AZ.

As a general rule of thumb: I would drop down as far as I could while still setting myself up for the job (location, $$, etc.) I want.

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

Postby eth3n » Mon May 03, 2010 1:47 am

Hastings

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

Postby motiontodismiss » Mon May 03, 2010 1:55 am

T30. Wouldn't touch CA schools except Stanford with a 200 foot pole, no matter how much money they threw at me.

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

Postby Fark-o-vision » Mon May 03, 2010 1:58 am

motiontodismiss wrote:T30. Wouldn't touch CA schools except Stanford with a 200 foot pole, no matter how much money they threw at me.


Really? Wouldn't touch Berkeley, or UCLA, or USC? Really?

Blatant Anti-SoCal trolling.

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

Postby motiontodismiss » Mon May 03, 2010 2:00 am

Fark-o-vision wrote:
motiontodismiss wrote:T30. Wouldn't touch CA schools except Stanford with a 200 foot pole, no matter how much money they threw at me.


Really? Wouldn't touch Berkeley, or UCLA, or USC? Really?

Blatant Anti-SoCal trolling.


It's not like you didn't already know I hate everything about California. The only CA schools I would touch are Stanford and Boalt if I had no better option, in other words schools where OCI firms are willing to put me on the next plane out of the state to work for them.




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