GW v Emory

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Which should I choose?

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GW v Emory

Postby mlblaw » Tue May 08, 2012 5:08 pm

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Re: GW v Emory

Postby flem » Tue May 08, 2012 5:10 pm

mlblaw wrote: I know the TLS conventional wisdom is that neither are great for biglaw but I do not intend to retake and will be attending one of the two in the fall. Thoughts? Advice?

My thought is you should retake because GW at sticker will leave you 250K in the hole with interest and Emory 150-175K. They don't place well enough to justify sticker price.

Why so averse to a retake?

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Re: GW v Emory

Postby cts2012 » Tue May 08, 2012 5:21 pm

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Re: GW v Emory

Postby ze2151 » Tue May 08, 2012 5:23 pm

couple things.

1. work during 1L and defray COL.
2. find a spouse or significant other with a job.

this way you won't need the extra 60k in COL loans. this is tremendous.

if you do 1 and 2, emory is a seriously live option. gw still isn't.

if you intend to take out greater than 100k in loans, then law school isn't for you. do something else. honestly? if i were left with those options, i'd bag law school, contact the IBEW, and figure out how to become an electrician where i want to live. before you think i'm being insulting to you, i have family in this line of work and have the utmost respect for the trade.

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