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justadude55
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New Rankings

Postby justadude55 » Fri Mar 04, 2011 1:36 pm

When the news rankings are released next week, should that be the basis of selecting a law school, all other things being equal? I'd imagine last year's rankings would become obsolete, no?

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Re: New Rankings

Postby FeelTheHeat » Fri Mar 04, 2011 1:39 pm

No, no, no, and no.

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Re: New Rankings

Postby Justathought » Fri Mar 04, 2011 1:41 pm

No, USWR rankings are quite far down on the list on things that will influence my decision. T14 is always the same schools, they just swap positions a little, and after that its mostly a regional game weighted against scholarship opportunities.

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Re: New Rankings

Postby Fred_McGriff » Fri Mar 04, 2011 1:42 pm

You want to find a school that jumped from a low number to a high number, and hitch yourself to a new rising star. 95th to 78th will be Tier 1 by the time you graduate, T30 by the time you pass the bar, and should be poised to kick GULC out of the T14 by the time you're done with Biglaw.

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Re: New Rankings

Postby Justathought » Fri Mar 04, 2011 1:43 pm

Fred_McGriff wrote:You want to find a school that jumped from a low number to a high number, and hitch yourself to a new rising star. 95th to 78th will be Tier 1 by the time you graduate, T30 by the time you pass the bar, and should be poised to kick GULC out of the T14 by the time you're done with Biglaw.


You're quickly becoming one of my favorite posters.

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Re: New Rankings

Postby General Tso » Fri Mar 04, 2011 1:44 pm

Fred_McGriff wrote:You want to find a school that jumped from a low number to a high number, and hitch yourself to a new rising star. 95th to 78th will be Tier 1 by the time you graduate, T30 by the time you pass the bar, and should be poised to kick GULC out of the T14 by the time you're done with Biglaw.


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Re: New Rankings

Postby justadude55 » Fri Mar 04, 2011 2:05 pm

LOL I meant like if IU: B overtook ND or UGA overtook Emory kind of thing.

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Re: New Rankings

Postby bk1 » Fri Mar 04, 2011 2:06 pm

justadude55 wrote:LOL I meant like if IU: B overtook ND or UGA overtook Emory kind of thing.


This would be beyond meaningless.

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Re: New Rankings

Postby Alex-Trof » Fri Mar 04, 2011 2:09 pm

Bad choice of name for this thread. I thought new rankings came out early this year. :(

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Re: New Rankings

Postby Justathought » Fri Mar 04, 2011 2:14 pm

Alex-Trof wrote:Bad choice of name for this thread. I thought new rankings came out early this year. :(


I didn't, but of course I had to check. Just to be safe. :wink:

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Re: New Rankings

Postby ndirish2010 » Fri Mar 04, 2011 3:23 pm

bk1 wrote:
justadude55 wrote:LOL I meant like if IU: B overtook ND or UGA overtook Emory kind of thing.


This would be beyond meaningless.


It would have to remain that way for 10 years, and even then...ND>IU...Emory>UGA.

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Re: New Rankings

Postby RockyIII » Sat Mar 05, 2011 3:32 pm

Don't feed the troll kids

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Re: New Rankings

Postby kk19131 » Sat Mar 05, 2011 3:37 pm

US News rankings are the most important factor in choosing many things: high schools, hospitals, lawyers, colleges, grad schools, cancer doctors.

I live and die by their rankings. 8)

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Re: New Rankings

Postby crossingforHYS » Sat Mar 05, 2011 9:02 pm

Justathought wrote:No, USWR rankings are quite far down on the list on things that will influence my decision. T14 is always the same schools, they just swap positions a little, and after that its mostly a regional game weighted against scholarship opportunities.


I disagree I think UCLA/Vandy/UT should be out in a cathg. that is not only regional. They are not as highly presit. but they have stayed in the same spots for some time. (yes I am hating on USC)

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Re: New Rankings

Postby tea_drinker » Sun Mar 06, 2011 12:06 am

man, I thought the new ranking is leaked ITT. :|

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Re: New Rankings

Postby androstan » Sun Mar 06, 2011 8:36 am

kk19131 wrote:US News rankings are the most important factor in choosing many things: high schools, hospitals, lawyers, colleges, grad schools, cancer doctors.

I live and die by their rankings. 8)


When are they going to rank eligible bachelors/bachelorettes? Else how will I know whom to marry?




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