Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

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Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby calypso4 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:52 pm

Hello All,

I am considering Cornell, UVA, and Vandebrilt to attend next fall. I have a $25,000/year scholarship from both UVA and Vanderbilt. I am waiting on financial aid information from Cornell. I think these are all great schools, but I wanted an outside opinion.

Any Thoughts??

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby joemoviebuff » Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:53 pm

UVA.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby gaud » Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:54 pm

Where do you want to work? Where do you have ties?

NYC - Cornell

DC/South - UVA and Vanderbilt

IMHO, I'd go with UVA

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby t14fanboy » Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:58 pm

UVa unless Cornell matches or gives you more. If more, go Cornell. If match, go based on fit.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby CanadianWolf » Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:59 pm

Virginia.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby Chucky21 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:59 pm

Depends what you want. If you want NYC biglaw then Cornell. UVA for the south but you can also get NYC. Really it will come down to feel between Cornell and UVA. I would go Cornell though due to the fact that they place amazingly well in biglaw.

Also your decision may be easier once you get financial information from Cornell.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby t14fanboy » Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:01 pm

Chucky21 wrote:Depends what you want. If you want NYC biglaw then Cornell. UVA for the south but you can also get NYC. Really it will come down to feel between Cornell and UVA. I would go Cornell though due to the fact that they place amazingly well in biglaw.

Also your decision may be easier once you get financial information from Cornell.


Egregious Cornell trolling.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby mauryballstein » Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:38 pm

t14fanboy wrote:
Chucky21 wrote:Depends what you want. If you want NYC biglaw then Cornell. UVA for the south but you can also get NYC. Really it will come down to feel between Cornell and UVA. I would go Cornell though due to the fact that they place amazingly well in biglaw.

Also your decision may be easier once you get financial information from Cornell.


Egregious Cornell trolling.


Says the man with the UVA photo...

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby bk1 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:55 pm

UVA hands down.

UVA, like every T14, has spectacular NYC placement. No reason to take Cornell over it with 75k+ on the line.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby ThomasMN » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:02 pm

Charlottesville > Ithaca

At some point you may actually want to visit these places. These schools are not "equal" in their job placement, but you are not going to be completely SOL coming out of Vanderbilt either.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby t14fanboy » Sat Mar 17, 2012 2:59 am

mauryballstein wrote:
t14fanboy wrote:
Chucky21 wrote:Depends what you want. If you want NYC biglaw then Cornell. UVA for the south but you can also get NYC. Really it will come down to feel between Cornell and UVA. I would go Cornell though due to the fact that they place amazingly well in biglaw.

Also your decision may be easier once you get financial information from Cornell.


Egregious Cornell trolling.


Says the man with the UVA photo...


And that is relevant how? Read my first post and tell me if I trolled for UVa. 120 brosef.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby Gail » Sat Mar 17, 2012 2:15 pm

If you negotiate with Vandy, think they'll give you full ride? If not, go with UVA.


In fact, probably go with UVA regardless.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby Doorkeeper » Sat Mar 17, 2012 2:41 pm

UVA. No doubt with that $25k/year scholly.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby calypso4 » Sat Mar 24, 2012 7:08 pm

I chose UVA. An amazing environment.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby Lincoln » Sat Mar 24, 2012 7:13 pm

gaud wrote:Where do you want to work? Where do you have ties?

NYC - Cornell

DC/South - UVA
and Vanderbilt


This. Ties don't matter in NYC.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby KMaine » Sat Mar 24, 2012 7:18 pm

Even if you want to go to NYC, Virginia is a good choice. If Cornell beats their offer, then maybe consider coming here. Also, I like Ithaca. VA > Cornell >> Vandy.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby RobotGardener » Sat Mar 24, 2012 7:21 pm

Pick the highest ranked school.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby lsdream » Sat Mar 24, 2012 7:24 pm

UVA - hands down, especially given the financials you shared.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby t14fanboy » Sat Mar 24, 2012 7:25 pm

RobotGardener wrote:Pick the highest ranked school.


That's a retarded way to differentiate between these schools.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby rayiner » Sat Mar 24, 2012 7:25 pm

If you want big law, then Cornell and Virginia are basically equivalent so take the one that gives you more money. No point in taking Vanderbilt with money at UVA.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby Cavalier » Sat Mar 24, 2012 7:30 pm

UVA unless Cornell offers you substantially more money.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby RobotGardener » Sat Mar 24, 2012 7:31 pm

t14fanboy wrote:
RobotGardener wrote:Pick the highest ranked school.


That's a retarded way to differentiate between these schools.


Why? OP gave us no other information.

It is just as valid as any other way of choosing.

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Re: Cornell vs. UVA vs. Vanderbilt

Postby lisjjen » Sat Mar 24, 2012 7:47 pm

I never even thought about going to Cornell. I couldn't stomach the thought of spending 3 years in Ithaca. That is all.




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