Maryland v Houston

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Maryland v Houston

Postby ilovetonyromo » Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:18 pm

Does it basically come down to where I wanna live or does one offer better job prospects than the other. The cost would be about the same however that is not an issue so commenting on it would not help.

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Re: Maryland v Houston

Postby kaiser » Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:21 pm

ilovetonyromo wrote:Does it basically come down to where I wanna live or does one offer better job prospects than the other. The cost would be about the same however that is not an issue so commenting on it would not help.


Its all about where you would be comfortable working, Houston or Baltimore.

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Re: Maryland v Houston

Postby rad lulz » Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:24 pm

Where are you from.

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Re: Maryland v Houston

Postby ilovetonyromo » Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:27 pm

the south, but i'd be oos at both

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Re: Maryland v Houston

Postby rad lulz » Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:44 pm

ilovetonyromo wrote:the south, but i'd be oos at both

Honestly, probably neither, since you're from neither place. But if someone else is paying, I guess Houston, because at least the legal market there is larger/doing better.

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Re: Maryland v Houston

Postby kaiser » Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:47 pm

I know I personally would never wanna be stuck in Baltimore. Houston seems like a relatively cool place though.

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Re: Maryland v Houston

Postby romothesavior » Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:00 am

If no ties, then neither.

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Re: Maryland v Houston

Postby patrickd139 » Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:42 am

romothesavior wrote:If no ties, then neither.

This. So much this. For all of its sprawling filth, Houston is still somewhat of a ties-centric legal market for some reason. UMD is just a mediocre law school that's only (arguably) the 5th best LS in its market.

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Re: Maryland v Houston

Postby ilovetonyromo » Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:43 am

would being from arkansas or louisiana be enough of a tie

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Re: Maryland v Houston

Postby ilovetonyromo » Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:38 pm

+1

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Re: Maryland v Houston

Postby patrickd139 » Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:16 am

ilovetonyromo wrote:would being from arkansas or louisiana be enough of a tie

Only if you were choosing between UA, UALR, LSU and Tulane.

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Re: Maryland v Houston

Postby NoJob » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:02 pm

ilovetonyromo wrote:Does it basically come down to where I wanna live or does one offer better job prospects than the other. The cost would be about the same however that is not an issue so commenting on it would not help.


Neither. They are both TTT that will lead to unemployment in the future.

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Re: Maryland v Houston

Postby patrickd139 » Fri Mar 02, 2012 2:29 pm

NoJob wrote:
ilovetonyromo wrote:Does it basically come down to where I wanna live or does one offer better job prospects than the other. The cost would be about the same however that is not an issue so commenting on it would not help.


Neither. They are both TTT that will lead to unemployment in the future.

Pessimistic much?

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Re: Maryland v Houston

Postby kalvano » Fri Mar 02, 2012 11:29 pm

I feel like you're equally as likely to be mugged and shot in Houston as you are in Baltimore.

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Re: Maryland v Houston

Postby stefanpdt » Fri Mar 02, 2012 11:34 pm

NoJob wrote:
ilovetonyromo wrote:Does it basically come down to where I wanna live or does one offer better job prospects than the other. The cost would be about the same however that is not an issue so commenting on it would not help.


Neither. They are both TTT that will lead to unemployment in the future.


UH places in the Houston market...NoJob needs to leave.

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Re: Maryland v Houston

Postby apeopleshistory » Sat Mar 03, 2012 10:30 am

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Re: Maryland v Houston

Postby z0rk » Sun Mar 04, 2012 6:01 pm

I live in Baltimore and I urge you to ignore all the "you're going to get shot, you will live in the wire" talk.

I won't lie: Baltimore is not glamorous. Public transportation is not great. However, there are a lot of nice, fun, safe neighborhoods. UMD Law is an amazing school, and its on the rise in rankings. They have some wonderful programs and professors. The school is particularly strong in health and environmental law (two big industries in MD). It also has pull in DC, so don't take your commiting to MD as committing to Baltimore City itself.

I'd be happy to offer more details on my take regarding Baltimore via PM.




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