Rank schools in the order you would go to them

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thegor1987
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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby thegor1987 » Mon Jan 10, 2011 1:44 am

1. Any online school
2. Cooley
3. T4
4. T3
5. Anything else out of the question

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby bdubs » Mon Jan 10, 2011 1:47 am

Stanford
Northwestern JD/MBA
Duke JD/MBA
Penn
Harvard
Yale
Chicago
Columbia
Berkeley
Georgetown
Michigan
NYU
Virginia

Revised based on my love and hatred for various schools
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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby vissidarte27 » Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:06 am

1. UVA
2. Stanford
3. Duke
4. Berkeley
5. Everything else.

Basically, I have no interest in spending three years in any place that is remotely cold, having spent most of life in Chicago with its nasty winters, and I hate big cities. One of those two things basically rules out the rest of the T14.

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby Mustard Blood » Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:21 am

1. Yale
2. Harvard
3. Stanford
4. Columbia
5. NYU
6. Berkeley
7. Penn
8. Chicago
9. Michigan
10. Virginia
11. NW
12. Cornell/Duke
13. Georgetown
14. Texas
15. Emory/USC
16. Not go to law school

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby FlanAl » Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:25 am

Yale
Stanford
Columbia
NYU
UVA
Penn
UT
UCLA
USC
Vandy
Mich
Chi
NW
Hastings (if it was a way better school, SF is really rad)

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby ATR » Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:50 am

curryinaninstant wrote:
whitman wrote:You'd rather kill yourself than go to Vanderbilt?


Live in that area for 3 years? No thanks. I'd rather endure Ithica

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Mon Jan 10, 2011 9:43 am

vissidarte27 wrote:1. UVA
2. Stanford
3. Duke
4. Berkeley
5. Everything else.

Basically, I have no interest in spending three years in any place that is remotely cold, having spent most of life in Chicago with its nasty winters, and I hate big cities. One of those two things basically rules out the rest of the T14.





Did you actually live in Chicago? or just semi-near Chicago? It's just most people I've met on here who claim to be from Chicago and hate city life are actually from Crystal Lake/Highland Park/Oakbrook or some other burb and have never lived in the city.

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby Sentry » Mon Jan 10, 2011 11:21 am

Yale
Harvard
Stanford
Chicago
Columbia
NYU
Michigan
Penn
Berekely
Virginia
Duke
Northwestern
Cornell
GT

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby sundance95 » Mon Jan 10, 2011 11:26 am

SemperLegal wrote:1. Harvard University
2. Yale University
3. Stanford University
4. Columbia University
5. New York University
6. University of Chicago
7. Duke
8. Georgetown
9. University of Virginia
10. University of Pennsylvania
11. Northwestern University
12. University of Michigan
13. Cornell University
14. Fordham (w/$)
15. Get an MBA

I am a lay prestige whore who loves the Northeast and hates the cold weather, in that order.

Then why did you rank Chicago above Duke? No lay prestige, not in the NE, and very cold weather.

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby sundance95 » Mon Jan 10, 2011 11:27 am

FlanAl wrote:Yale
Stanford
Columbia
NYU
UVA
Penn
UT
UCLA
USC
Vandy
Mich
Chi
NW
Hastings (if it was a way better school, SF is really rad)

You love SF and Hastings makes the cut but Boalt doesn't?

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby Other25BeforeYou » Mon Jan 10, 2011 11:29 am

BruceWayne wrote:
Unemployed wrote:
BruceWayne wrote:1. Yale
2. Stanford/Harvard
3. Columbia (because of the awesome LRAP)
4. All of the rest of the top 14 schools with P/F LRW
5. Chicago
6. Duke
7. Really afraid to go to any other law school without a huge scholarship......


I know next to nothing about Columbia's LRAP (as opposed to NYU's), but #4 is super-credited.


Basically it's the LRAP closest to HYS. It's downright gold if you land a government job paying over 60K ( it's the only non HYS LRAP that covers government jobs with good salaries).

Cornell's isn't quite as good as Columbia's number-wise, but it covers government jobs with good salaries.
http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/admiss ... pilipp.cfm

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby vissidarte27 » Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:43 pm

unc0mm0n1 wrote:
vissidarte27 wrote:1. UVA
2. Stanford
3. Duke
4. Berkeley
5. Everything else.

Basically, I have no interest in spending three years in any place that is remotely cold, having spent most of life in Chicago with its nasty winters, and I hate big cities. One of those two things basically rules out the rest of the T14.





Did you actually live in Chicago? or just semi-near Chicago? It's just most people I've met on here who claim to be from Chicago and hate city life are actually from Crystal Lake/Highland Park/Oakbrook or some other burb and have never lived in the city.


No, I live in Chicago. Went to grade school in Uptown, moved to the burbs for high school, and then moved back to the city when I started college. Lived in the Loop for three years, Old Irving Park for a year, and am currently in Rogers Park.

Am I allowed to hate city life now?

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby FlanAl » Mon Jan 10, 2011 3:05 pm

sundance95 wrote:
FlanAl wrote:Yale
Stanford
Columbia
NYU
UVA
Penn
UT
UCLA
USC
Vandy
Boalt
Mich
Chi
NW
Hastings (if it was a way better school, SF is really rad)

You love SF and Hastings makes the cut but Boalt doesn't?

fixed could've sworn i threw it in there somewhere

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby dabomb75 » Mon Jan 10, 2011 3:44 pm

Harvard
Stanford
Yale
Columbia
NYU
Chicago
Penn
Michigan
Virginia
Boalt
Duke
Northwestern
Cornell
GeorgeTTTown

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby Curry » Mon Jan 10, 2011 3:51 pm

atresia wrote:
curryinaninstant wrote:
whitman wrote:You'd rather kill yourself than go to Vanderbilt?


Live in that area for 3 years? No thanks. I'd rather endure Ithica

Nashville is an amazing city that's nothing like the country, uneducated stereotype you might attribute to it. HTH.


Thanks. I'm pretty sure I know what Nashville is like, seeing as I've visited many times. I have other reasons to not want to live there...

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby 09042014 » Mon Jan 10, 2011 3:52 pm

Y
S
H
UChi
Col
Northwestern*
Nyu/Michigan
Penn
Boalt
Duke
UVa
Cornell
Gtown
UCLA
UIUC
Wustl
Wisco
Minn
GWU


Not trolling, just really want to do Chicago big law.

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby WVUCelticFan » Mon Jan 10, 2011 3:55 pm

1.Yale
2.Harvard
3.Columbia
3.Chicago
5.Stanford (not a west coast guy)
5.YU
7.UVA
8.Boalt
9.Penn
9.Michigan
11.Northwestern
12.Georgetown
12.Cornell
12.Duke
15.UCLA
16.Vandy
17.Texas
18.GW
19.USC
19.Wash

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby r6_philly » Mon Jan 10, 2011 3:56 pm

Stanford/Yale
Harvard
Berkeley/Penn
other places with $$$

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby CanadianWolf » Mon Jan 10, 2011 4:04 pm

Stanford
Yale
Chicago
Harvard
Columbia
Northwestern
UCal-Berkeley
Michigan
Texas
UCLA

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby whitman » Mon Jan 10, 2011 4:13 pm

Yale
Stanford
Harvard
Berkeley
NYU
Columbia
Chicago
Michigan
UVA
Duke
Penn
Northwestern
GULC
Vandy
Texas
UCLA
Cornell
USC
UWashington
Boston College

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby law_monkey » Mon Jan 10, 2011 7:08 pm

Penn
Duke (visited and loved it!!!)/NYU
Harvard
Columbia
Georgetown
Cornell

I know my list is super random and scattered, but those are the T14 schools I applied to so the only ones I listed. I feel like the prestige of any T14 is enough for me, so I'm just going with how the programs fit my career interests.

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby StateSchoolSplitter » Mon Jan 10, 2011 7:12 pm

Yale
Harvard
Stanford
Northwestern
Virginia
Chicago
NYU
Duke
Michigan
Columbia
Penn
GULC
Texas
Berkeley
Cornell
Vanderbilt
Wash U.
USC
GWU
BU
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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby SemperLegal » Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:18 pm

sundance95 wrote:
SemperLegal wrote:1. Harvard University
2. Yale University
3. Stanford University
4. Columbia University
5. New York University
6. University of Chicago
7. Duke
8. Georgetown
9. University of Virginia
10. University of Pennsylvania
11. Northwestern University
12. University of Michigan
13. Cornell University
14. Fordham (w/$)
15. Get an MBA

I am a lay prestige whore who loves the Northeast and hates the cold weather, in that order.

Then why did you rank Chicago above Duke? No lay prestige, not in the NE, and very cold weather.


I would suck it up for their Biglaw numbers, but I didnt actually apply there, apparently, so its a moot point

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby T6Hopeful » Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:37 am

1. YHS (in that order, although I didn't apply to any of them)
4a. Columbia
4b. Chicago
6. Michigan, Duke, UVA (not necessarily in that order)
9. Penn
10. Cornell
11. Georgetown
12. Vanderbilt

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Re: Rank schools in the order you would go to them

Postby ATR » Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:42 am

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