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Postby rlt2107 » Tue Jul 12, 2011 2:57 pm

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monarchylover
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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby monarchylover » Tue Jul 12, 2011 2:58 pm

both schools are wannabe T14s I would retake for the real deal.

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby $$$$$$ » Tue Jul 12, 2011 2:59 pm

Vandy and its not even close

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby sambeber » Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:00 pm

$$$$$$ wrote:Vandy and its not even close

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby Stringer6 » Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:00 pm

why is COA for Fordham $190,000?

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby bk1 » Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:02 pm

Well if you're confident in your ability to get top 20-30%...

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby monarchylover » Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:03 pm

if you had to choose one of these horrible options vandy has 4% better NLJ placement but that is probably hick jobs

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby rlt2107 » Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:03 pm

Stringer6 wrote:why is COA for Fordham $190,000?


10k/yr scholly

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby Chippy » Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:15 pm

rlt2107 wrote: I'm confident in my ability to be in the top 20%-30% of the class range..


Do you read tea-leaves as well? How could you possibly know this?

Fordham is crazy expensive. They list COA as 73k a year (-10k in your case).

I won't do either at those costs. Maybe if you are someone interested in government/public service and are confident that the democrats stay in office (in order to IBR).
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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby TheFactor » Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:16 pm

sambeber wrote:
$$$$$$ wrote:Vandy and its not even close

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby Grizz » Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:26 pm

rlt2107 wrote:I'm confident in my ability to be in the top 20%-30% of the class range.

Let me guess. You will work harder than everyone. And you are more intelligent.

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:28 pm

rlt2107 wrote:I'm confident in my ability to be in the top 20%-30% of the class range.


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

It's terrific that you plan to go to law school with an already low opinion of your classmates.

OP, I said the same thing, and I'm probably now in the bottom 20% of my class after 1L. It happens to the best of us.

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby bk1 » Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:29 pm

rad law wrote:
rlt2107 wrote:I'm confident in my ability to be in the top 20%-30% of the class range.

Let me guess. You will work harder than everyone. And you are more intelligent.

OP has been certified by no less than 3 independent agencies as a bona fide genius of the law.

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby Stringer6 » Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:34 pm

Helmholtz wrote:
rlt2107 wrote:I'm confident in my ability to be in the top 20%-30% of the class range.


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

It's terrific that you plan to go to law school with an already low opinion of your classmates.

OP, I said the same thing, and I'm probably now in the bottom 20% of my class after 1L. It happens to the best of us.


lol

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby doc b » Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:41 pm

Vandy placed 22 in NY in 2010 - see their website
Much better chances than Fordham

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby Robespierre » Tue Jul 12, 2011 5:36 pm

monarchylover wrote:if you had to choose one of these horrible options vandy has 4% better NLJ placement but that is probably hick jobs


+1
Fordham for NYC. Vanderbilt for Nashville or Knoxville or wherever the heck it is.

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby Grizz » Tue Jul 12, 2011 7:04 pm

monarchylover wrote:if you had to choose one of these horrible options vandy has 4% better NLJ placement but that is probably hick jobs

Cool one year NLJ250 citation, bro.

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby WSJ_Law » Tue Jul 12, 2011 7:40 pm

Did you expect better from this known troll?

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby TheZoid » Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:12 pm

monarchylover wrote:if you had to choose one of these horrible options vandy has 4% better NLJ placement but that is probably hick jobs


Monarchy why do you enjoy being such a jerk? there is some good input on these forums, but seriously, i'd love to see you in a social setting if all you do is go around berating everyone who is not HYS material. Even if you are HYS, and I doubt it, you won't get very far in life with that attitude. Don't be that dude.

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby Master Tofu » Tue Jul 12, 2011 11:15 pm

How much do the tangibles and intangibles of being in NYC matter to you? Because the cost differential is large. Don't make your self unhappy by going somewhere that you think you will be miserable in. However, to the extent that you expect to be in the library anyways, I think Vandy is the choice here. Do well, sleep in the library and transfer to NYU/Columbia if you want.

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby ndirish2010 » Wed Jul 13, 2011 1:36 am

Wait a second, some people think Fordham is the right choice here? Vandy at 150K debt seems a lot, but it's by far a better option than Fordham.

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby de5igual » Wed Jul 13, 2011 1:42 am

rlt2107 wrote:I'm confident in my ability to be in the top 20%-30% of the class range.


lol

i also lol when people brag about having a full ride based on lsat/gpa, but then getting median-pwn3d

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby Grizz » Wed Jul 13, 2011 2:27 am

ndirish2010 wrote:Wait a second, some people think Fordham is the right choice here? Vandy at 150K debt seems a lot, but it's by far a better option than Fordham.


Agreed. For any big or medium sized firm anywhere, Vandy is the better bet historically. Good grades can get you DC, and ATL is not very insular either. Top third at Fordham will probably give you a good shot at NYC biglaw, but so will Vandy. Plus Vanderbilt is cheaper.

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby WSJ_Law » Wed Jul 13, 2011 8:19 am

Homer


:lol:

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Re: HELP - Fordham ($) vs. Vandy ($$) for Northeast Jobs

Postby Law Sauce » Wed Jul 13, 2011 8:46 am

Vandy by a mile.




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