Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

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Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby rejectmaster » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:43 pm

I assume (and this is a big assumption) that the schools ranked 1-19 self select into NYC, the West Coast, DC, and their primary markets. As far as schools out of the T-14, I assume that UCLA and USC places mostly in SoCal, and I'm willing to bet that >75% of UT-Austin grads choose to stay in TX. I don't really know much about Vanderbilt and WUSTL.

That said, within DC, is Georgetown the undisputed top dog (other higher ranked schools not-withstanding) or are GULC and GW viewed as pretty much peer schools with regard to placement in DC (analogous to whatever difference there is between NYU and Columbia). I'm sure there is a large UVa contingent in DC as well, but UVa carries far further into the South and into NYC than I've heard GULC does.

Any input?

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby megaTTTron » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:43 pm

Put up a poll.

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby paz » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:44 pm

yes.

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby Veyron » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:44 pm

Yes, they are in a different league. More akin to Columbia/NYU undergrad.

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby aPosseAdEsse » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:45 pm

I've been curious about this to.

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby rejectmaster » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:46 pm

megaTTTron wrote:Put up a poll.


I would, but the answer doesn't matter as much as the rationale.

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby rejectmaster » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:47 pm

Another twist - is GULC 20k/yr scholarship better than GW?

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby Pearalegal » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:48 pm

UVA is huge in DC. HUGE.

GW certainly does well placing into DC, but its not on par with Georgetown. So....yes, it is.


rejectmaster wrote:Another twist - is GULC 20k/yr scholarship better than GW?


did I just fall for a flame?

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby KMaine » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:49 pm

rejectmaster wrote:Another twist - is GULC 20k/yr scholarship better than GW?


Yeah, the much better school with the scholarship is better than the other one without.

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby Veyron » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:49 pm

Pearalegal wrote:UVA is huge in DC. HUGE.

GW certainly does well placing into DC, but its not on par with Georgetown. So....yes, it is.


rejectmaster wrote:Another twist - is GULC 20k/yr scholarship better than GW?


did I just fall for a flame?


Yep

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby rejectmaster » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:50 pm

Pearalegal wrote:UVA is huge in DC. HUGE.

GW certainly does well placing into DC, but its not on par with Georgetown. So....yes, it is.


rejectmaster wrote:Another twist - is GULC 20k/yr scholarship better than GW?


did I just fall for a flame?


I worded that improperly. I meant to say -

Is GULC worth forgoing a 20k/yr scholarship at GW?

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby ggocat » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:51 pm

GULC is favored, no doubt about it. Nearly twice the percentage of the class got biglaw (at least prior to this economy. 45% vs. 25%).

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby rejectmaster » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:52 pm

ggocat wrote:GULC is favored, no doubt about it. Nearly twice the percentage of the class got biglaw (at least prior to this economy. 45% vs. 25%).


BigLaw in what city? I don't care about anything but DC.

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby Pearalegal » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:54 pm

rejectmaster wrote:
Pearalegal wrote:did I just fall for a flame?


I worded that improperly. I meant to say -

Is GULC worth forgoing a 20k/yr scholarship at GW?


Blah, ok. Remember at 20k/yr at GW you're still paying just under 50,000 a year. So...not as big of a difference as one might think.

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby Cupidity » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:54 pm

GULC>>>>>>>>GWU / Thread

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby rejectmaster » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:58 pm

Pearalegal wrote:
rejectmaster wrote:
Pearalegal wrote:did I just fall for a flame?


I worded that improperly. I meant to say -

Is GULC worth forgoing a 20k/yr scholarship at GW?


Blah, ok. Remember at 20k/yr at GW you're still paying just under 50,000 a year. So...not as big of a difference as one might think.


Truth. I guess its pretty much the same as getting a year free, though.

In any event, I'm just going to rosily assume that the top 15% at GW find some kind of job, while accepting that UVa and GULC pwn it.

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby megaTTTron » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:59 pm

rejectmaster wrote:
megaTTTron wrote:Put up a poll.


I would, but the answer doesn't matter as much as the rationale.


Laaaaaaaaaaaame.

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby philosoraptor » Sat Jun 26, 2010 10:02 pm

rejectmaster wrote:I'm willing to bet that >75% of UT-Austin grads choose to stay in TX.
More like 60 percent.

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Re: Is Georgetown substantially better than GW?

Postby rejectmaster » Sat Jun 26, 2010 10:04 pm

philosoraptor wrote:
rejectmaster wrote:I'm willing to bet that >75% of UT-Austin grads choose to stay in TX.
More like 60 percent.


still a pretty big number... should be 100% since tx rules




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