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NU: 3yr JD (sticker) vs. AJD (75K)

3yr JD (Sticker)
5
25%
AJD (75K)
15
75%
 
Total votes: 20

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eliekedourie
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NU: 3yr JD (sticker) vs. AJD (75K)

Postby eliekedourie » Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:23 pm

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Re: NU: 3yr JD (sticker) vs. AJD (75K)

Postby buckilaw » Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:30 pm

Less debt for the same degree should = win.

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Re: NU: 3yr JD (sticker) vs. AJD (75K)

Postby arthur » Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:32 pm

i think i read it somewhere on TLS forum threads that AJD isn't as appealing to law firms as a regular JD. so not sure how true that is but just sharing what i've read before.

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Re: NU: 3yr JD (sticker) vs. AJD (75K)

Postby FuManChusco » Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:37 pm

arthur wrote:i think i read it somewhere on TLS forum threads that AJD isn't as appealing to law firms as a regular JD. so not sure how true that is but just sharing what i've read before.


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Re: NU: 3yr JD (sticker) vs. AJD (75K)

Postby SMA22 » Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:40 pm

I'd personally rather pay sticker than take the ADJ scholly for the exact reasons you cited. Part of the law school experience isn't just "I got a degree," but getting those employment connections while in school and being able to participate in extracurriculars. Yeah, it's 75k, but if you come out of school struggling to find work, are you really saving money?

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Re: NU: 3yr JD (sticker) vs. AJD (75K)

Postby 09042014 » Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:44 pm

I picked the 3 year over the AJD last year but I was offered no money.

Not only will you have 75K but you'll save a year of living expenses. So we are talking about 100K less for the same degree. That's half off sticker price.

I wouldn't worry about not getting an extra summer to work, 1L work isn't always that great anyway. I would worry a little about criminal vs big law litigation. But during 1L you don't really get a good idea what work would be like anyway.

The rumors about job placement vary. Some claim they do worse, some claim they are the same. They certainly aren't shunned by all or even most firms. Though I'd imagine there are probably some firms who care. I bet careers services can figure out which ones they are by now. Even if your job prospects are slightly worse, you get 100K less debt.

You can get on journal if you want.

I'd take the money. You are getting a half ride to a t14. I wouldn't turn that down unless you have significant money at another t14.

If you do take the AJD your profs will be:

Redish: Civ Pro
Tiller: Contracts
Dana: Property
Mullaney: Torts

I'd take it.

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Re: NU: 3yr JD (sticker) vs. AJD (75K)

Postby eliekedourie » Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:54 pm

I should note, that I applied ED. I'm going to NU no matter what.

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Re: NU: 3yr JD (sticker) vs. AJD (75K)

Postby 09042014 » Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:56 pm

eliekedourie wrote:I should note, that I applied ED. I'm going to NU no matter what.


Damn, I was ED too but they didn't offer me shit to switch to AJD. I would have done it for 75K.

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Re: NU: 3yr JD (sticker) vs. AJD (75K)

Postby Sandro » Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:57 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
eliekedourie wrote:I should note, that I applied ED. I'm going to NU no matter what.


Damn, I was ED too but they didn't offer me shit to switch to AJD. I would have done it for 75K.


Retake? :roll:

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Re: NU: 3yr JD (sticker) vs. AJD (75K)

Postby 09042014 » Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:12 pm

Sandro wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
eliekedourie wrote:I should note, that I applied ED. I'm going to NU no matter what.


Damn, I was ED too but they didn't offer me shit to switch to AJD. I would have done it for 75K.


Retake? :roll:


Retake college is TCR. My 176 got in me in, the 2.8g got me LOL PAY STICKER YOU IDIOT.

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Re: NU: 3yr JD (sticker) vs. AJD (75K)

Postby attractive_NUisance » Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:55 pm

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Re: NU: 3yr JD (sticker) vs. AJD (75K)

Postby CanadianWolf » Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:06 pm

Two calendar years of law school should be sufficient--especially with mandatory continuing education requirements for state bar membership.

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Re: NU: 3yr JD (sticker) vs. AJD (75K)

Postby 09042014 » Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:30 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:Two calendar years of law school should be sufficient--especially with mandatory continuing education requirements for state bar membership.


Law school should only be two years. Hell it could be one with little consequence.

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Re: NU: 3yr JD (sticker) vs. AJD (75K)

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Mar 23, 2011 7:26 pm

Is it a 75K scholly plus the fact that the AJD is a lot cheaper to boot?

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Re: NU: 3yr JD (sticker) vs. AJD (75K)

Postby 09042014 » Wed Mar 23, 2011 7:26 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:Is it a 75K scholly plus the fact that the AJD is a lot cheaper to boot?


They charge three years tuition over two years.




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