Transferring after 1L

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RainMan
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Transferring after 1L

Postby RainMan » Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:18 am

Is it realistic for me to think that transferring to a better law school will be a possibility once I am admitted to a laser tier school. I assume that I will do well the first year, but I have heard that it is not the same as undergraduate and transferring from law school to law school is actually quite difficult. Does anyone know anything about this form personal experience or other?

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby heeloftar » Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:20 am

RainMan wrote:Is it realistic for me to think that transferring to a better law school will be a possibility once I am admitted to a laser tier school. I assume that I will do well the first year, but I have heard that it is not the same as undergraduate and transferring from law school to law school is actually quite difficult. Does anyone know anything about this form personal experience or other?


Don't attend a law school planning to transfer.

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby Nova » Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:24 am

RainMan wrote:I assume that I will do well the first year, but I have heard that it is not the same as undergraduate and transferring from law school to law school is actually quite difficult.



You cant assume that.

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby Ludo! » Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:25 am

I don't know if law school is different in the laser tier but among the rest of the schools there is no way to just assume you'll get good grades

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby FlanSolo » Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:34 am

Obvious troll is obvious?

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby fatduck » Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:38 am

FlanSolo wrote:Obvious troll is obvious?

stfu, i want to hear more about the "laser tier"

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby neeko » Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:44 am

fatduck wrote:
FlanSolo wrote:Obvious troll is obvious?

stfu, i want to hear more about the "laser tier"


+1

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby RainMan » Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:48 am

fatduck wrote:
FlanSolo wrote:Obvious troll is obvious?

stfu, i want to hear more about the "laser tier"


laser tiers are above tier 1

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby RainMan » Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:49 am

Ludovico Technique wrote:I don't know if law school is different in the laser tier but among the rest of the schools there is no way to just assume you'll get good grades


your probably right, just trying to make a point. I heard that the higher you are in your class the better chance you have at transferring successfully.

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby RainMan » Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:49 am

Nova wrote:
RainMan wrote:I assume that I will do well the first year, but I have heard that it is not the same as undergraduate and transferring from law school to law school is actually quite difficult.



You cant assume that.


I did :shock:

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby fatduck » Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:51 am

well this was a disappointment

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Re: Transferring after 1L

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby RainMan » Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:53 am

Nova wrote:http://top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=82937


thanks

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby rickgrimes69 » Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:37 am

RainMan wrote:
fatduck wrote:stfu, i want to hear more about the "laser tier"


laser tiers are above tier 1


Laser tiers are above tier 1


Laser tiers

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby DaftAndDirect » Thu Jun 28, 2012 11:09 am

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby Teflon_Jeff » Thu Jun 28, 2012 12:19 pm

There is now a new UNS ranking: Laser level. It's like platinum, only deadlier.

srsly, LASER!

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby TLSwag » Thu Jun 28, 2012 2:11 pm

RainMan wrote:Is it realistic for me to think that transferring to a better law school will be a possibility once I am admitted to a laser tier school. I assume that I will do well the first year, but I have heard that it is not the same as undergraduate and transferring from law school to law school is actually quite difficult. Does anyone know anything about this form personal experience or other?


bro, that is not realistic at all. its just plain stupid. u need to finish top 10-15% at the fucking least to crack a t14 (prob better assuming ur options which prob arent even T1). what is a lot easier then that is mastering the LSAT. and clearly, ur not happy with ur options... just retake

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby TLSwag » Thu Jun 28, 2012 2:16 pm

RainMan wrote:I graduated in last may in 2011 with a 2.25 GPA for reasons that I would not be able to fully explain in an addendum (I changed majors and tried to transfer). I currently a Media and Communications graduate student with a 3.5 GPA and will graduate in December. I scored a 170 on the LSAT. I really want to go to law school in New York but I think my GPA will prevent me. I have letters of recommendation from a U Chicago teaching graduate and a New York judge ( I am pursuing a third). I also have done volunteer work for a hospice. Any personal statement recommendations? Thank you for any help in advance...

Schools I am looking at:
Touro
Syracuse
New York Law
St. John's (Legacy)
Hofstra

8)


Eek, just noticed ur options (& horrendous GPA)... i'm no NU expert here (so someone that is, feel free to correct me), but i think even if u retake for 173+ ur prob fucked cuz of ur UGPA. maybe u should reconsider the lawl school thing or potentially retake for 173+ and aim for super splitter friendly schools like NU, WUSTL (only if $$)

AND WTF, didn't u learn anything the first time about transferring. lol some people just don't learn

Edit: ull need WE for NU as well. best of luck though man i really hope u make it work...
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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby fatduck » Thu Jun 28, 2012 2:17 pm

why are you replying to this thread? dude isn't even trying. and "laser tier" had so much potential...

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby TLSwag » Thu Jun 28, 2012 2:18 pm

fatduck wrote:why are you replying to this thread? dude isn't even trying. and "laser tier" had so much potential...


fuck, i just fell for the flame didnt i

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby Teflon_Jeff » Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:10 pm

Kaboom, we've been Lasered.

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby Dr. Review » Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:15 pm

RainMan wrote:I graduated in last may in 2011 with a 2.25 GPA for reasons that I would not be able to fully explain in an addendum


Do these reasons involve a cross country road trip with your brother which included a stop off in Vegas?

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby noleknight16 » Fri Jun 29, 2012 2:02 am

How about going into 1L with the hopes of transferring, but being perfectly content at your 1L school if you have to stay all 3 years?

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby ben4847 » Fri Jun 29, 2012 2:13 am

RainMan wrote: I assume that I will do well the first year


Me too!

(Seriously though dude, that's not how law school works. Everyone assumes they will do well, but in fact, only 10% are top 10%.)

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Re: Transferring after 1L

Postby kwais » Fri Jun 29, 2012 2:30 am

I was going to give OP a nickname, but now I'm not going to tell him what it was




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