Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby firemed » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:16 pm

Non-Chalant1 wrote:I don't take lectures from anyone who A) isn't my boss or B) has somehow earned my respect for some reason. Some random person telling me to grow up without knowing what it took for me to even get to where I'm at in the world is never going to be on my good side. Furthermore, perhaps I misunderstood tone...but it's not the first time I've been apart of that debate on TLS. Probably won't be the last. It's something my friends in LS had to deal with before too and these guys are at the top of their class. I'm not even mad....look at my username...it's just like that annoying fly that keeps coming back. If I was mad I probably would've made a more personal remark...but you're right, I guess that's the internet. LOL@ you telling me to grow up though when all I did was rationalize the guy's question when you all were joking on him. I never even stated that I personally cared about age.



You are hilarious. Have fun with, you know, everything or whatever.

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby eaglemuncher » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:21 pm

JohnnyUtah
I believe this clip is appropriate for a number of reasons

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVQ6Qp7D ... re=related

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby notanumber » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:21 pm

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby Non-Chalant1 » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:22 pm

Firemed, because (jonny's not worth dealing with). Don't misunderstand, earning my respect can just be on the nature of your experience. What I meant was you could've been a drunkard for 7 years and then just regained some semblance of yourself. That guy isn't at the top of my people to listen to. I know he can tell me just how far one can fall, but...you get the point...you seem like a smart guy/girl. I wasn't on some holier-than-thou. I jeez...if I thought I knew everything I would never ask questions. But lecture sounds like when you tell your son junior why he's fucking up. Would you allow the person you met through e-harmony (I got that right) to be your spirtual guide LOL. It's all good man...I think we misunderstood each other.

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby Non-Chalant1 » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:24 pm

notanumber wrote:--ImageRemoved--

This was hilarous +1.

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby firemed » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:24 pm

notanumber wrote:--ImageRemoved--



BTW, my first name came from the second half of the quote your tar and handle came from. If you want confirmation, or the amusing story, PM.

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby folkitup123 » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:27 pm

eaglemuncher wrote:JohnnyUtah
I believe this clip is appropriate for a number of reasons

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVQ6Qp7D ... re=related


Well played eaglemuncher. I am sorry for igniting this fire. Perhaps my questions are best left for those working behind the desks at admissions offices.

Maybe I'm being a bit too picky with regard to my personal preferences and therefore they'd be better off unsaid.

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby r6_philly » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:29 pm

I am recent college grad, you people are like fossils. :wink:

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby johnnyutah » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:29 pm

Non-Chalant1 wrote:I'm done with this thread.

Live up to your promise, please.
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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby Non-Chalant1 » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:30 pm

r6_philly wrote:I am recent college grad, you people are like fossils. :wink:

Well you're bad@ss so that's an exception LOL.

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby firemed » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:31 pm

Non-Chalant1 wrote:Firemed, because (jonny's not worth dealing with). Don't misunderstand, earning my respect can just be on the nature of your experience. What I meant was you could've been a drunkard for 7 years and then just regained some semblance of yourself. That guy isn't at the top of my people to listen to. I know he can tell me just how far one can fall, but...you get the point...you seem like a smart guy/girl. I wasn't on some holier-than-thou. I jeez...if I thought I knew everything I would never ask questions. But lecture sounds like when you tell your son junior why he's fucking up. Would you allow the person you met through e-harmony (I got that right) to be your spirtual guide LOL. It's all good man...I think we misunderstood each other.


Dude, I have said what I have to say. People either listen or they don't. Maybe it is the nature of my current profession, maybe because I am a father, some combination of the above, whatever... I just say what I think and move on.

Summary: Older people being in class can be an advantage. If you want to go to LS and make friends you are going to LS for the wrong reason. That is all. Done. Not discussing it again.

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby geoduck » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:31 pm

Non-Chalant1 wrote:I don't take lectures from anyone who... has somehow earned my respect for some reason.


Syntax emphasized for humour. GJ buddy.

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby Stringer Bell » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:33 pm

Non-Chalant1 wrote:OP, what range of schools are you applying to? A lot of them specifically break down age demographics on their site. I.E. Harvard, Columbia (both impossible to get into...I'm just saying).


I don't think I'm going out on a limb doubting they have any chance at Harvard or Columbia based on the OP.

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby firemed » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:34 pm

folkitup123 wrote:
Maybe I'm being a bit too picky with regard to my personal preferences and therefore they'd be better off unsaid.


You can have whatever preferences you want. I like redheads, somebody else likes blondes... whatevs. But when you come into a forum and post the equivalent of "where all the blonde hotties gonna be goin'?" Well... you gotta expect all the brunettes and redheads to be like "WTF?!"

Seriously though, you are going to find plenty of people your age. Just avoid Northwestern and move on.

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby Ignatius Reilly » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:35 pm

As a somewhat older student....OP dont make me table drink you and then crush your ass on the curve

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby TheStrand » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:35 pm

johnnyutah wrote:
Non-Chalant1 wrote:Others carry themselves different, but when it's business time they're ready.


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Haha. As soon as I saw "business time" I knew what had to be coming. <3

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby r6_philly » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:36 pm

firemed wrote:
Summary: Older people being in class can be an advantage. If you want to go to LS and make friends you are going to LS for the wrong reason. That is all. Done. Not discussing it again.


I especially value the learning from other classmates now that I am older. I get what non-chalant is saying, I don't want lectures neither, but I don't want to not have them around because I do soak up everyone's knowledge and experience all the time.

edited cuz I can't spell
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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby achilles » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:37 pm

ITT: OP worries that nobody will shotgun a beer with him/her in law school

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby Non-Chalant1 » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:45 pm

r6_philly wrote:
firemed wrote:
Summary: Older people being in class can be an advantage. If you want to go to LS and make friends you are going to LS for the wrong reason. That is all. Done. Not discussing it again.


I especially value the learning from other classmates now that I am older. I get what non-chalant is saying, I don't want lectures neither, but I don't want to now have them around because I do soak up everyone's knowledge and experience all the time.

Sounds exactly like how I feel. For the record, I saw that you finally heard from Duke...what was your UR date? NVM, I'll ask in the Duke thread. I apologize for my part in these shenanigans.

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby Nicholasnickynic » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:48 pm

folkitup123 wrote:
Bumi wrote:
folkitup123 wrote:Precisely, should I be looking for 22-23, 23-24? Also any firsthand knowledge is top-shelf.


My advice is that this shouldn't be your primary criterion. Once you have a diverse (in terms of acceptance difficulty) list of schools that will help you accomplish your career goals, and you have applied to them, and you have gotten into a few, then it makes sense to reject ones where you don't think you'll be comfortable.


This is good advice, I'm going to try to attend as many ASWs as possible and get a feel for the student body/atmosphere. I was more curious about whether y'all had any insight as to particularly or notoriously younger schools.

In addition, for those who seem slightly taken aback, I have no age bias. I guess my concern is that my undergrad classes typically filled up with a few older folks, primarily adults returning to state university - which happens to not be a characteristic I'm looking for in LS.


Thats extremely offensive and ageist.

Thats like saying,

"for those who seem slightly taken aback, I have no race bias. I guess my concern is that my undergrad classes typically filled up with black people- which happens to not be a characteristic I'm looking for in LS."

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby geoduck » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:50 pm

Nicholasnickynic wrote:
Thats extremely offensive and ageist.

Thats like saying,

"for those who seem slightly taken aback, I have no race bias. I guess my concern is that my undergrad classes typically filled up with black people- which happens to not be a characteristic I'm looking for in LS."


So.. he's looking for the University of Idaho?

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby Ignatius Reilly » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:50 pm

Nicholasnickynic wrote:
folkitup123 wrote:
Bumi wrote:
folkitup123 wrote:Precisely, should I be looking for 22-23, 23-24? Also any firsthand knowledge is top-shelf.


My advice is that this shouldn't be your primary criterion. Once you have a diverse (in terms of acceptance difficulty) list of schools that will help you accomplish your career goals, and you have applied to them, and you have gotten into a few, then it makes sense to reject ones where you don't think you'll be comfortable.


This is good advice, I'm going to try to attend as many ASWs as possible and get a feel for the student body/atmosphere. I was more curious about whether y'all had any insight as to particularly or notoriously younger schools.

In addition, for those who seem slightly taken aback, I have no age bias. I guess my concern is that my undergrad classes typically filled up with a few older folks, primarily adults returning to state university - which happens to not be a characteristic I'm looking for in LS.


Thats extremely offensive and ageist.

Thats like saying,

"for those who seem slightly taken aback, I have no race bias. I guess my concern is that my undergrad classes typically filled up with black people- which happens to not be a characteristic I'm looking for in LS."



false analogy, everyone gets old...everyone doesnt become black


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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby Leira7905 » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:54 pm

Nicholasnickynic wrote:
folkitup123 wrote:
Bumi wrote:
folkitup123 wrote:Precisely, should I be looking for 22-23, 23-24? Also any firsthand knowledge is top-shelf.


My advice is that this shouldn't be your primary criterion. Once you have a diverse (in terms of acceptance difficulty) list of schools that will help you accomplish your career goals, and you have applied to them, and you have gotten into a few, then it makes sense to reject ones where you don't think you'll be comfortable.


This is good advice, I'm going to try to attend as many ASWs as possible and get a feel for the student body/atmosphere. I was more curious about whether y'all had any insight as to particularly or notoriously younger schools.

In addition, for those who seem slightly taken aback, I have no age bias. I guess my concern is that my undergrad classes typically filled up with a few older folks, primarily adults returning to state university - which happens to not be a characteristic I'm looking for in LS.


Thats extremely offensive and ageist.

Thats like saying,

"for those who seem slightly taken aback, I have no race bias. I guess my concern is that my undergrad classes typically filled up with black people- which happens to not be a characteristic I'm looking for in LS."


... which is why so many of us "oldies" rode his ass for it. Seriously, by the time a person is applying to LS they should be passed this. What the 22-year-olds need to remember is that it's US, the older folks, not THEM who will be in the minority in LS.... as I believe someone noted above.

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Re: Help! Looking to attend a LS with a 'younger' 1L Class

Postby firemed » Mon Feb 07, 2011 4:01 pm

Ignatius Reilly wrote:

false analogy, everyone gets old...everyone doesnt become black


True... but it was ageist. Age discrimination is a factor for us "old" people.




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