What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby northwood » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:14 pm

what about pa and western NY, eastern OH? too much competition for penn state??

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby Gemini » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:14 pm

Veyron wrote:
I'll use NY as an example. You think people in Manhattan would give a shit if I said any of this to them? Its par for the course there.


Hi, I'm from NYC. And the people who have manners do give a shit. The ones who wouldn't give a shit are those in one certain neighborhood.

I don't think I'll ever understand why everyone has this obcessive need to critique other peoples' manner of speaking. Don't you get enough conformity in your tiny pink lives?


It's called being polite. Since when does having manners become a "tiny pink life"?? It's not about what you said, it's how you said it.

You think you are so smart, and that intelligence somehow gives you the right to be a douche. To patronize others. But I feel that people with a certain intelligence and a certain attitude think they know everything. Then one day, real life comes and kicks them in the ass. Have some humble pie. :roll:
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Postby HeavenWood » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:15 pm

northwood wrote:what about pa and western NY, eastern OH? too much competition for penn state??


Western NY would give more credence to Buffalo, Albany, and Syracuse grads. Eastern Ohio is dominated by Case, OSU, Cleveland, Akron, etc.

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby northwood » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:18 pm

thats what i thought.... its kind of shitty that i have to figure out( or have a good idea of) where i want to practice 3 and half years from now, while finishing applications

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby Veyron » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:20 pm

I don't think I'll ever understand why everyone has this obcessive need to critique other peoples' manner of speaking. Don't you get enough conformity in your tiny pink lives?


It's called being polite. Since when does having manners become a "tiny pink life"?? It's not about what you said, it's how you said it.

You think you are so smart, and that intelligence somehow gives you the right to be a douche. To patronize others. But I feel that people with a certain intelligence and a certain attitude think they know everything. Then one day, real life comes and kicks them in the ass. Have some humble pie. :roll:[/quote]

This is my point, I like dirrectness. It cuts out the bullshit and promotes honesty and clarity. If that comes at the price of tact, well, I'll save tact for my mother.

Oh, and I am humble. Its just that I reserve my humilility for people who are smarter and more accomplished than me (like many of my classmates). If I was humble all the time, it would be insincere.
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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby Gemini » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:25 pm

northwood wrote:thats what i thought.... its kind of shitty that i have to figure out( or have a good idea of) where i want to practice 3 and half years from now, while finishing applications


+1

I'm just gonna ignore the poster above me who thinks s/he is smarter than me just because s/he scored higher on the LSAT. If only measuring intelligence was that simple.
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Postby HeavenWood » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:26 pm

northwood wrote:thats what i thought.... its kind of shitty that i have to figure out( or have a good idea of) where i want to practice 3 and half years from now, while finishing applications


If you're that worried, you may want to hold off and retake so that you can get into a more national school.

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby r6_philly » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:45 pm

Veyron wrote:
r6_philly wrote:
Veyron wrote:
The only reason that you get dirty looks is because you are at Fells.

I don't think I'll ever understand why everyone has this obcessive need to critique other peoples' manner of speaking. Don't you get enough conformity in your tiny pink lives?


I said "you" I never mention "I". The "you" is a general term referring to anyone who speak a certain way. No need to insult me, just words :)


Just because I'm insulting doens't mean you have to take everything I say as an insult.

You are at Fells. Fells is less elitist than most of Penn. Therefore, Fells is one of the few places at Penn where you (or I or anyone) would even get dirty looks for being a douche. There, better?


You totally misunderstood me then. I mean Penn is a collegial place where ALL you can get for being a douche is a dirty look. Which means you will not get your jaw broken or get shot at. This is not Penn State BTW. Since we misunderstood each other, I apologize.

Fels is a very non-elitist place. I really enjoy it. People are more focused on how to contribute to society than what they can benefit from it. If anyone wants to go to Penn Law and aim for PI, def. do the joint degree.

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby whymeohgodno » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:47 pm

Veyron wrote:
I don't think I'll ever understand why everyone has this obcessive need to critique other peoples' manner of speaking. Don't you get enough conformity in your tiny pink lives?


It's called being polite. Since when does having manners become a "tiny pink life"?? It's not about what you said, it's how you said it.

You think you are so smart, and that intelligence somehow gives you the right to be a douche. To patronize others. But I feel that people with a certain intelligence and a certain attitude think they know everything. Then one day, real life comes and kicks them in the ass. Have some humble pie. :roll:


This is my point, I like dirrectness. It cuts out the bullshit and promotes honesty and clarity. If that comes at the price of tact, well, I'll save tact for my mother.

Oh, and I am humble. Its just that I reserve my humilility for people who are smarter and more accomplished than me (like many of my classmates). If I was humble all the time, it would be insincere.[/quote]

Thinking that you can tell who is smarter than you or dumber than you with great accuracy itself shows that you aren't smart at all or that you are strikingly arrogant.

Unless you think grades=smarter. Which could indeed be true. But if so you might as well say that you just defer to people who get better grades than you.

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby r6_philly » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:47 pm

northwood wrote:thats what i thought.... its kind of shitty that i have to figure out( or have a good idea of) where i want to practice 3 and half years from now, while finishing applications


I actually think undergrad is even worse because you are forced to declare a major to prepare you for a career before most of you know anything about the careers you an choosing. At least you are somewhat informed about what you want as 20 somethings.

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby Gemini » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:49 pm

What is this Fels everyone is talking about?

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Postby showNprove » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:52 pm

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby beach_terror » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:53 pm

showNprove wrote:Congrats to all the Penn Law folks on Joe Pa's 400th win. The Philadelphia campus must be partying tonight!


LOL... well player sir, well played

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby HeavenWood » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:53 pm

showNprove wrote:Congrats to all the Penn Law folks on Joe Pa's 400th win. The Philadelphia campus must be partying tonight!


Please tell me you didn't actually think that was funny.

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby beach_terror » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:54 pm

HeavenWood wrote:
showNprove wrote:Congrats to all the Penn Law folks on Joe Pa's 400th win. The Philadelphia campus must be partying tonight!


Please tell me you didn't actually think that was funny.


It's funny because 1) a lot of people think that and 2) it irks the hell out of penn kids.

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Postby r6_philly » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:56 pm

Gemini Hopeful wrote:What is this Fels everyone is talking about?


http://www.fels.upenn.edu/

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby HeavenWood » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:56 pm

beach_terror wrote:
HeavenWood wrote:
showNprove wrote:Congrats to all the Penn Law folks on Joe Pa's 400th win. The Philadelphia campus must be partying tonight!


Please tell me you didn't actually think that was funny.


It's funny because 1) a lot of people think that and 2) it irks the hell out of penn kids.


Right, I understand the motives behind the joke, but it's so unoriginal. :mrgreen:

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby r6_philly » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:57 pm

showNprove wrote:Congrats to all the Penn Law folks on Joe Pa's 400th win. The Philadelphia campus must be partying tonight!


The sad thing is no Penn State campuses around Philly really care about the lions.

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby showNprove » Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:57 pm

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby Veyron » Sat Nov 06, 2010 11:06 pm

I don't know, I think of it more as a meme than a joke.

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby keg411 » Sun Nov 07, 2010 11:04 am

Veyron wrote:This is my point, I like dirrectness. It cuts out the bullshit and promotes honesty and clarity. If that comes at the price of tact, well, I'll save tact for my mother.

Oh, and I am humble. Its just that I reserve my humilility for people who are smarter and more accomplished than me (like many of my classmates). If I was humble all the time, it would be insincere.


Odds on Veyron starting next year's "Struck out at OCI" thread?

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby Veyron » Sun Nov 07, 2010 2:17 pm

keg411 wrote:
Veyron wrote:This is my point, I like dirrectness. It cuts out the bullshit and promotes honesty and clarity. If that comes at the price of tact, well, I'll save tact for my mother.

Oh, and I am humble. Its just that I reserve my humilility for people who are smarter and more accomplished than me (like many of my classmates). If I was humble all the time, it would be insincere.


Odds on Veyron starting next year's "Struck out at OCI" thread?


Judging from last years numbers 50/50, or being an optimist based on this years (estimated) numbers 40/60.

However, I though I would like biglaw, I also have some pretty cool non-biglaw leads. If any of those pan out, you won't see me crying. Also, large firms in my hometown don't do OCI at Penn. If I strike out, it just means no NYC biglaw. I can live with that. Now, if I end up funemployed, thats a different story.

And yes, Fels does have a faint whif of socialism about it if thats what you're getting at R8.

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby ajmanyjah » Sun Nov 07, 2010 4:06 pm

Veyron wrote:
Beleive it or not, in my state, most people don't get all pissy about things.

I'll use NY as an example. You think people in Manhattan would give a shit if I said any of this to them? Its par for the course there.

Americans have a very diverse sets of attitudes and, since no one on the internet can actually kick my ass, I adopt the one I like best. If you don't like it, feel free not to read my posts.

IRL, people who don't like the way I speak are free not to associate with me, and plenty don't. The ones that are left are my friends. Those that try to fight me find out that even a nerd who went to school in the bario can take care of himself.


You would get rocked if you actually meant it. Plus it's Brooklyn where most of the shit-talking happens.

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby whymeohgodno » Sun Nov 07, 2010 4:13 pm

ajmanyjah wrote:
Veyron wrote:
Beleive it or not, in my state, most people don't get all pissy about things.

I'll use NY as an example. You think people in Manhattan would give a shit if I said any of this to them? Its par for the course there.

Americans have a very diverse sets of attitudes and, since no one on the internet can actually kick my ass, I adopt the one I like best. If you don't like it, feel free not to read my posts.

IRL, people who don't like the way I speak are free not to associate with me, and plenty don't. The ones that are left are my friends. Those that try to fight me find out that even a nerd who went to school in the bario can take care of himself.


You would get rocked if you actually meant it. Plus it's Brooklyn where most of the shit-talking happens.


Yeah I'm really not kidding when I say if you said some of the stuff you say to people at Brooklyn, you can expect a quick ass whooping.

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Re: What is the best school for practicing law in Pennsylvania?

Postby Veyron » Sun Nov 07, 2010 4:21 pm

whymeohgodno wrote:
ajmanyjah wrote:
Veyron wrote:


Yeah I'm really not kidding when I say if you said some of the stuff you say to people at Brooklyn, you can expect a quick ass whooping.


I'll keep that in mind if I ever decided to go hipster spotting. However, I do say this shit like this and far worse to my friends in Manhattan, its all good. You should hear the kind of stuff they say to me.

In any case why should I care that in some locale, somewhere, I would get my jaw broken for saying what I do? I would get stoned to death in Iran and blown the fuck up in Mogadishu. This is equally irrelevant to my life.




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