BC/UNC debate

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NJYankee6
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BC/UNC debate

Postby NJYankee6 » Thu Jan 20, 2011 1:53 pm

I know they are total opposites (COL/Regional prospects/JesuitvsState), but would you rather apply to become a tarheel or a golden eagle?

I want to have one more reach school on my list. I have attended a Jesuit high school/university, but doubt that would factor in much at BC, save for me having an idea of environment at BC.

Thanks everyone!

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby jwrash » Thu Jan 20, 2011 3:10 pm

numbers?

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby pokerlaw » Thu Jan 20, 2011 5:05 pm

Do you want to practice in the Northeast or South?

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby Informative » Thu Jan 20, 2011 7:31 pm

Do you want biglaw or a southern firm?

If you want biglaw, go with BC.
If you want lower debt but slightly smaller firm, go with UNC.

Another way to look at it:
if you want the north east, go with BC.
If you want the south east (maybe entire south), go with UNC.

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby NJYankee6 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 1:21 pm

jwrash wrote:numbers?


159/3.54. Hence, the "hail mary" safety school, shot in the dark.

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby NJYankee6 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 1:23 pm

pokerlaw wrote:Do you want to practice in the Northeast or South?



Would prefer the Northeast. But I have family in the south (southeast Georgia/N.Florida) that doesn't rule out the SE.

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby NJYankee6 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 1:24 pm

Informative wrote:Do you want biglaw or a southern firm?

If you want biglaw, go with BC.
If you want lower debt but slightly smaller firm, go with UNC.

Another way to look at it:
if you want the north east, go with BC.
If you want the south east (maybe entire south), go with UNC.


Okay. That sounds like the best way to approach it. Thanks!

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby NJYankee6 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 1:24 pm

Thanks for your input, everyone

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby prezidentv8 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 1:25 pm

If this is a matter of places you're applying to, and you would attend either of them, just apply to both. Throw everything at the wall and see what sticks, ya know?

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby NJYankee6 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 1:30 pm

prezidentv8 wrote:If this is a matter of places you're applying to, and you would attend either of them, just apply to both. Throw everything at the wall and see what sticks, ya know?



Good point.

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby concurrent fork » Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:40 pm

NJYankee6 wrote:
jwrash wrote:numbers?


159/3.54. Hence, the "hail mary" safety school, shot in the dark.

Unless you are URM, BC will not be an option anyway.

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby jwrash » Sat Jan 22, 2011 3:12 pm

NJYankee6 wrote:
jwrash wrote:numbers?


159/3.54. Hence, the "hail mary" safety school, shot in the dark.

no chance at UNC unless you're in-state

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby BarbellDreams » Sat Jan 22, 2011 4:59 pm

Sorry to say but unless you are a URM you won't have to make this choice because you won't get in. I don't have much experience with UNC, but nothing short of a family member on admission will get you into BC unless you are a URM.

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby coddus » Mon Jan 24, 2011 1:29 am

I would def. go to BC. UNC Law is not a real law school.

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby DeeCee » Mon Jan 24, 2011 1:31 am

coddus wrote:I would def. go to BC. UNC Law is not a real law school.


How is it not real?

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby BarbellDreams » Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:16 am

I dont get the comment, but BC is better in every single way except if you get in state tuition at UNC.

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby ClayDavis » Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:18 am

Informative wrote:If you want biglaw, go with BC.

If you want biglaw from either of these schools, you're in for some serious disappointment.

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby CanadianWolf » Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:21 am

As noted above by another poster, if you are not a resident of North Carolina, then your chances of admission with your numbers are not good. UNC only admits about 15% &, I suspect, that the below median admits are in-state & URM--but at least one or the other if not both.
To which other law schools have you applied ?

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Re: BC/UNC debate

Postby Moral_Midgetry » Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:23 am

Retake if you want a shot at either of these schools.




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