UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

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Lekal
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UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

Postby Lekal » Sat Apr 21, 2012 2:52 am

Just got in off the waitlist at Chicago, so I haven't heard about money, but I'm not hopeful. I want to practice in the Midwest, but I'm not particular about the state, so either will do on that front. I'm interested in litigation work, maybe IP, not sold on big law. I visited Minnesota and enjoyed it- I can see myself being happy there. I haven't had a chance to visit UChicago yet. Your input is appreciated!

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Re: UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

Postby ajr » Sat Apr 21, 2012 3:09 am

Go to Chicago.

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Re: UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

Postby 09042014 » Sat Apr 21, 2012 3:16 am

Is 35K per year? If it's total scholarhip then definitely U of C.

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Re: UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

Postby rayiner » Sat Apr 21, 2012 3:28 am

Minnesota has done very poorly in the recession: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=181723&p=5370502#p5370502 (scroll down to Minnesota).

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Re: UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

Postby Lekal » Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:06 am

It's 35k per year, yeah

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Re: UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

Postby minnbills » Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:09 am

Chicago. Are there any T14 options w/ $$ in between?

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Re: UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

Postby booboo » Sat Apr 21, 2012 9:12 am

If you're really committed to the Midwest, it's Yale, Harvard, and Chicago. I doubt that the ordering I mentioned it in is valid, Chicago is an extremely valuable degree. Minnesota's degree will be harder to carry to other Midwest states, though it is possible. I would pick Chicago, assuming that 35K/year is not enough to cover full tuition. Also consider extraneous costs to tuition as well, and then compare it to Cost of Attendance to Chicago.

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Re: UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

Postby Bildungsroman » Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:34 am

Chicago. The recession has totally pwned UMN and Chicago kicks ass.

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Re: UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

Postby Doorkeeper » Sat Apr 21, 2012 12:11 pm

Agreed with everyone. Chicago.

This being said, I'm surprised you don't have Duke, Michigan, or Northwestern with money.

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Re: UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

Postby Lekal » Sat Apr 21, 2012 12:40 pm

Yeah, no t14s other than Chicago. I wasn't the smartest in how I chose where to apply.

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Re: UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

Postby top30man » Sat Apr 21, 2012 12:48 pm

Lekal wrote:Yeah, no t14s other than Chicago. I wasn't the smartest in how I chose where to apply.

Then go to Chicago. It's an incredible option. I would very much regret going to Minnesota if I had the option of uchi.

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Re: UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

Postby JamMasterJ » Sat Apr 21, 2012 12:49 pm

I vote UMN, but only so that some seats open up at Chi.

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Re: UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

Postby lsdream » Sat Apr 21, 2012 12:52 pm

Chicago!!!

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Re: UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

Postby Tadatsune » Sat Apr 21, 2012 1:42 pm

UChi

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Re: UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

Postby TaipeiMort » Sat Apr 21, 2012 2:25 pm

Minnesota could leave you jobless. Chicago will get you Minnesota with ties, and any other midlaw Midwest city regardless of grades if you interview okay

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Re: UMinn (35k) vs UChicago (sticker)

Postby wiscohopeful » Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:09 pm

Chicago has no problem getting grads to MN when they want to go. MN has trouble getting people to Chicago. Might regret being jobless from MN even relatively debt free.




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