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NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby csoloski » Sun Oct 10, 2010 11:17 pm

I am on the fence about GW ed- any help would be much appreciated!!!!

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby dood » Sun Oct 10, 2010 11:18 pm

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby csoloski » Sun Oct 10, 2010 11:21 pm

1. international law/ maybe civil
2. I would
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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby csoloski » Sun Oct 10, 2010 11:23 pm

oh I read that wrong, now I am poorish

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby BruceWayne » Sun Oct 10, 2010 11:23 pm

csoloski wrote:1. international law/ maybe civil
2. I would like to re-join the upper middle class
3. I want to settle in NYC, family in Brooklyn


Based off of one, two and three, the answer is NYU--- and it's not even close.

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby JG Hall » Sun Oct 10, 2010 11:30 pm

csoloski wrote:1. international law/ maybe civil

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby csoloski » Mon Oct 11, 2010 2:46 am

Thank you for the input.

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby Aqualibrium » Mon Oct 11, 2010 2:51 am

I may be wrong, but I was under the impression that the only way to get a full ride at GW is to ed. If that is the case, your choice is pretty much made for you already.

If I am wrong, I'd say NYU. Far more opportunities for you straight out of school.

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby JG Hall » Mon Oct 11, 2010 3:35 am

csoloski wrote:Thank you for the input.

welcome. always down to point out the balderdash.

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby aheisman » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:13 pm

NYU - I think half of my callback interviewers went to NYU, seriously. Not trolling because I don't go there, but I found it odd how I didn't meet grads from any other school located in the state of New York (I don't think I interviewed with any Columbia grads) while interviewing in New York. Makes me think NYU has a really strong alumni base in New York.

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby Patriot1208 » Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:17 am

aheisman wrote:NYU has a really strong alumni base in New York.

OMGZ WHAT?????? THAT"S CRAZY!!!!!

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby aheisman » Thu Oct 14, 2010 11:36 am

Patriot1208 wrote:
aheisman wrote:NYU has a really strong alumni base in New York.

OMGZ WHAT?????? THAT"S CRAZY!!!!!


...Well, one that is much stronger than Cornell's and Columbia's.

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby Renzo » Thu Oct 14, 2010 11:49 am

aheisman wrote:
Patriot1208 wrote:
aheisman wrote:NYU has a really strong alumni base in New York.

OMGZ WHAT?????? THAT"S CRAZY!!!!!


...Well, one that is much stronger than Cornell's and Columbia's.

CLS v.NYU is a wash. Strangely, I have never met one single Cornell lawyer anywhere ever, despite having met plenty of BLS, Fordham, 'Dozo, etc. alums. I don't know where they all go, but it seems not to be private practice in NYC.

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby aheisman » Thu Oct 14, 2010 11:51 am

Renzo wrote:
aheisman wrote:
Patriot1208 wrote:
aheisman wrote:NYU has a really strong alumni base in New York.

OMGZ WHAT?????? THAT"S CRAZY!!!!!


...Well, one that is much stronger than Cornell's and Columbia's.

CLS v.NYU is a wash. Strangely, I have never met one single Cornell lawyer anywhere ever, despite having met plenty of BLS, Fordham, 'Dozo, etc. alums. I don't know where they all go, but it seems not to be private practice in NYC.


I'm drawing from limited experiences, but I was only interviewed by NYU, Harvard, Stanford, Fordham, Mich, and Penn grads in New York. (And I think maybe GW.) Didn't meet a single Cornell student/grad. Maybe they practice in upstate New York?

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby blink » Thu Oct 14, 2010 11:57 am

Renzo wrote:
aheisman wrote:
Patriot1208 wrote:
aheisman wrote:NYU has a really strong alumni base in New York.

OMGZ WHAT?????? THAT"S CRAZY!!!!!


...Well, one that is much stronger than Cornell's and Columbia's.

CLS v.NYU is a wash. Strangely, I have never met one single Cornell lawyer anywhere ever, despite having met plenty of BLS, Fordham, 'Dozo, etc. alums. I don't know where they all go, but it seems not to be private practice in NYC.



This is interesting. Does anyone else have input on this? WHat is the placement ability in places other than NYC for Cornell grads?

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby reasonable_man » Thu Oct 14, 2010 12:07 pm

csoloski wrote:1. international law/ maybe civil
2. I would like to re-join the upper middle class
3. I want to settle in NYC, family in Brooklyn



International law .... NICE!!

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby nealric » Thu Oct 14, 2010 12:10 pm

CLS v.NYU is a wash. Strangely, I have never met one single Cornell lawyer anywhere ever, despite having met plenty of BLS, Fordham, 'Dozo, etc. alums. I don't know where they all go, but it seems not to be private practice in NYC.


I've met plenty of Cornell types in NYC biglaw. They have a pretty small class size, so it's less likely you will run into them.

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby Patriot1208 » Thu Oct 14, 2010 1:41 pm

aheisman wrote:
Renzo wrote:
aheisman wrote:
Patriot1208 wrote:OMGZ WHAT?????? THAT"S CRAZY!!!!!


...Well, one that is much stronger than Cornell's and Columbia's.

CLS v.NYU is a wash. Strangely, I have never met one single Cornell lawyer anywhere ever, despite having met plenty of BLS, Fordham, 'Dozo, etc. alums. I don't know where they all go, but it seems not to be private practice in NYC.


I'm drawing from limited experiences, but I was only interviewed by NYU, Harvard, Stanford, Fordham, Mich, and Penn grads in New York. (And I think maybe GW.) Didn't meet a single Cornell student/grad. Maybe they practice in upstate New York?


I know for me personally, I would attend Columbia over all the other schools below it, but I want DC.

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby Other25BeforeYou » Sat Oct 16, 2010 10:18 am

nealric wrote:
CLS v.NYU is a wash. Strangely, I have never met one single Cornell lawyer anywhere ever, despite having met plenty of BLS, Fordham, 'Dozo, etc. alums. I don't know where they all go, but it seems not to be private practice in NYC.


I've met plenty of Cornell types in NYC biglaw. They have a pretty small class size, so it's less likely you will run into them.

Ayup. Brooklyn, Cardozo and Fordham are all roughly twice the size of Cornell. Also, their graduates are probably more likely to stay in the city. Only 60%ish of Cornell students stay in New York State, and some of them stay Upstate. So probably 100 or so grads entering the NYC market every year from Cornell, as opposed to about 400 from Fordham (assuming 80% of Fordham grads stay in the city).

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby irishman86 » Sat Oct 16, 2010 8:03 pm

NYU. Then Cornell. I wouldn't attend GW, even on a full ride because it's really hard getting top 10% to get the kind of jobs you want.

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby LawyerBlog » Sun Oct 17, 2010 10:16 pm

It looks like I'm in the minority, and in a normal economy, I would say attend the best law school you get into. But these days even NYU students aren't guaranteed a job and being in a position of no debt when you're job hunting is literally priceless. Maybe you can even do 1 year for free at GW and transfer to NYU later.

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby motiontodismiss » Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:06 am

aheisman wrote:I'm drawing from limited experiences, but I was only interviewed by NYU, Harvard, Stanford, Fordham, Mich, and Penn grads in New York. (And I think maybe GW.) Didn't meet a single Cornell student/grad. Maybe they practice in upstate New York?


Think it's got something to do with their tiny class size? It did look like Cornell got its ass kicked in NLJ placement ITE though.

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby Patriot1208 » Tue Oct 26, 2010 8:53 am

motiontodismiss wrote:
aheisman wrote:I'm drawing from limited experiences, but I was only interviewed by NYU, Harvard, Stanford, Fordham, Mich, and Penn grads in New York. (And I think maybe GW.) Didn't meet a single Cornell student/grad. Maybe they practice in upstate New York?


Think it's got something to do with their tiny class size? It did look like Cornell got its ass kicked in NLJ placement ITE though.


I love how people throw these types of statements around with absolutely no way of knowing if what they are saying is factual.

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Re: NYU or Cornell vs. GW full ride

Postby motiontodismiss » Tue Oct 26, 2010 10:34 am

Patriot1208 wrote:
motiontodismiss wrote:
aheisman wrote:I'm drawing from limited experiences, but I was only interviewed by NYU, Harvard, Stanford, Fordham, Mich, and Penn grads in New York. (And I think maybe GW.) Didn't meet a single Cornell student/grad. Maybe they practice in upstate New York?


Think it's got something to do with their tiny class size? It did look like Cornell got its ass kicked in NLJ placement ITE though.


I love how people throw these types of statements around with absolutely no way of knowing if what they are saying is factual.


Never claimed it was.

Besides, 123 placed -> 86 placed, with no corresponding decrease in class size, sounds like an ass-kicking to me, especially for the most expensive school in the T14.




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