Which Law schools are worth going for free?

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby jrthor10 » Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:37 pm

Are you related to MTal?

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby CPAn00b » Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:18 pm

jrthor10 wrote:Are you related to MTal?


Who is Mtal? What's that have to do with this topic? :lol:

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby PARTY » Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:23 pm

CPAn00b wrote:
jrthor10 wrote:Are you related to MTal?


Who is Mtal? What's that have to do with this topic? :lol:


you're posting on TLS and you don't know who MTal is?

what is the world coming to?!

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby Gecko of Doom » Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:32 pm

Can't be related to MTal. Too little egregious Hot Topic trolling.

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby hurldes » Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:54 pm

I'll bite.. for NYC Fordham is probably the lowest I would go to for free. Regardless of whether or not it's free, you still need to get a job at the end of it. Decent grades at Fordham could maybe do that. But, accounting has a lot of opportunities outside of law school.

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby Jaeger » Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:11 pm

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bernaldiaz wrote:
That has to be the most pretentious way to say that you have a 3.95+. People know what you meant. You were just being annoying.


No pretentiousness intended good sir. Trying not to put too many specifics out onto the internet.


True, a 3.95 and your username "CPAnoob" will definitely identify you. In fact, I'm Facebooking you now. Add me?

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby CPAn00b » Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:40 pm

Jaeger wrote:
CPAn00b wrote:
bernaldiaz wrote:
That has to be the most pretentious way to say that you have a 3.95+. People know what you meant. You were just being annoying.


No pretentiousness intended good sir. Trying not to put too many specifics out onto the internet.


True, a 3.95 and your username "CPAnoob" will definitely identify you. In fact, I'm Facebooking you now. Add me?


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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby CPAn00b » Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:41 pm

hurldes wrote:I'll bite.. for NYC Fordham is probably the lowest I would go to for free. Regardless of whether or not it's free, you still need to get a job at the end of it. Decent grades at Fordham could maybe do that. But, accounting has a lot of opportunities outside of law school.


True true. I don't hear that many good things about Fordham giving out many full rides though.

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby DaftAndDirect » Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:54 pm

Another case of douchey sounding person asking a semi-interesting question? I'm gonna take a swing at this and rephrase what I think you're actually trying to ask:

What is the lowest ranked school for which you'd turn down T14 at sticker if you received a full ride? I know it will depend on target market so maybe just answer with a clump of schools based on the major markets (NYC, Chicago, Boston, SoCal, NorCal, Texas). Or just answer with the school that's in your target market.

Edit: Let's also assume the T14 isn't HYS...god this is getting complicated.

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby Tom Joad » Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:56 pm

A range between all of them and none of them depending on your opportunity cost.

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby bernaldiaz » Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:58 pm

DaftAndDirect wrote:Another case of douchey sounding person asking a semi-interesting question? I'm gonna take a swing at this and rephrase what I think you're actually trying to ask:

What is the lowest ranked school for which you'd turn down T14 at sticker if you received a full ride? I know it will depend on target market so maybe just answer with a clump of schools based on the major markets (NYC, Chicago, Boston, SoCal, NorCal, Texas). Or just answer with the school that's in your target market.

Edit: Let's also assume the T14 isn't HYS...god this is getting complicated.


Yeah this is complicated. I definitely wouldn't go to anything below BU/BC for free, and even then, I really don't think I would go to either of those schools (but then again that's probably just because I'll have better offers, but for the average candidate BU/BC for free is great I think. See, this is so personal it's complicated!)

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby DaftAndDirect » Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:01 pm

Tom Joad wrote:A range between all of them and none of them depending on your opportunity cost.


Obviously answers are different for everyone.

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby CPAn00b » Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:07 pm

bernaldiaz wrote:
DaftAndDirect wrote:Another case of douchey sounding person asking a semi-interesting question? I'm gonna take a swing at this and rephrase what I think you're actually trying to ask:

What is the lowest ranked school for which you'd turn down T14 at sticker if you received a full ride? I know it will depend on target market so maybe just answer with a clump of schools based on the major markets (NYC, Chicago, Boston, SoCal, NorCal, Texas). Or just answer with the school that's in your target market.

Edit: Let's also assume the T14 isn't HYS...god this is getting complicated.




This. Minus the part of me sounding douchy.

So I would be interested in hearing about schools that give access to the NE region, namely NYC. Pretty much the lowest ranking school one would go with a full ride, worth the opportunity cost of attending three years.

DaftAndDirect wrote:
Tom Joad wrote:A range between all of them and none of them depending on your opportunity cost.


Obviously answers are different for everyone.


Great so let's hear different answers including the thought process behind it.

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby DaftAndDirect » Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:10 pm

I mean really it's all based on numbers and market right? For me it's UIUC. Pretty bad placement but still a feeder to Chicago where I have ties.

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby CPAn00b » Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:12 pm

DaftAndDirect wrote:I mean really it's all based on numbers and market right? For me it's UIUC. Pretty bad placement but still a feeder to Chicago where I have ties.


That's true. With LSAT in the 170s you could reasonably get money at T14, depending on how good your stats are, possibly full ride down to T20.

What kind of schools would give full monies to those in the low 160s? Mid 160s. High 160s?

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby bernaldiaz » Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:13 pm

CPAn00b wrote:Great so let's hear different answers including the thought process behind it.


Well for me, it'd be dumb to go to anything ranked lower than BU/BC (I should mention that I want Boston) because I presumably will have better options. For the average candidate, I think almost any tier one for free that does pretty decent in its own market is a good option. So basically on the USNWR rankings I'd go all the way down to BYU, and then probably a sprinkle more that are lower than that but do well in their market.

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby dingbat » Fri Apr 13, 2012 12:04 am

Why go for free? I'd rather pay sticker at Touro

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby minnbills » Fri Apr 13, 2012 12:10 am

touro touro touro!!

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby rad lulz » Fri Apr 13, 2012 2:49 am

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Re: Which Law schools are worth going for free?

Postby Easy-E » Fri Apr 13, 2012 8:54 am

Mr. Pancakes wrote:
bdole2 wrote: It's not just about making $$$

wait, wut?



Oh man I gotta rewrite my PS if that's true.




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