Seattle U vs. DePaul

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Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby pippolo » Tue Jul 03, 2012 2:48 pm

Hey guys,

I was all set to go to Seattle U, but I recently got off the waitlist for DePaul. I'm from Chicago, so it would be nice to go back to the city, but I didn't have a chance to visit DePaul at all, so I have no idea if it's a good school or not. Anyone have any thoughts about DePaul?

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby abc12345675 » Tue Jul 03, 2012 2:50 pm

pippolo wrote:Hey guys,

I was all set to go to Seattle U, but I recently got off the waitlist for DePaul. I'm from Chicago, so it would be nice to go back to the city, but I didn't have a chance to visit DePaul at all, so I have no idea if it's a good school or not. Anyone have any thoughts about DePaul?


Do not attend these institutions without scholarship

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby ben2587 » Tue Jul 03, 2012 2:53 pm

what abc said...

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby Nova » Tue Jul 03, 2012 2:57 pm

LST; SU wrote:40.3% of graduates were known to be employed in long-term, full-time legal jobs. This figure includes no school-funded jobs..
61% graduates were employed in long-term jobs.
66% graduates were employed in full-time jobs.



LST; DU wrote:40.4% of graduates were known to be employed in long-term, full-time legal jobs. This figure includes an unknown number school-funded jobs.
59.6% graduates were employed in long-term jobs.
57.1% graduates were employed in full-time jobs.


Both suck about the same.

Retake

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby rickgrimes69 » Tue Jul 03, 2012 4:48 pm

Nova wrote:
Both suck about the same.

Retake

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby kenji » Wed Jul 04, 2012 5:46 pm

TLS elitism at its finest :roll:

OP, what do you want to do? I have no clue why you would want to come to Seattle if you're from Chicago.

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby Nova » Wed Jul 04, 2012 6:06 pm

kenji wrote:TLS elitism at its finest :roll:

OP, what do you want to do? I have no clue why you would want to come to Seattle if you're from Chicago.


About 60% of either class will not land FT LT JD reqd employment by 9 months after graduating. That sucks.

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby flem » Wed Jul 04, 2012 6:12 pm

kenji wrote:TLS elitism at its finest :roll:

OP, what do you want to do? I have no clue why you would want to come to Seattle if you're from Chicago.


Yes, elitism = wanting a job. Thank you for your valuable contribution.

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby pippolo » Thu Jul 05, 2012 1:11 pm

kenji wrote:TLS elitism at its finest :roll:

OP, what do you want to do? I have no clue why you would want to come to Seattle if you're from Chicago.


I loved the school and the city when I visited. Not exactly looking forward to the rainy days but that's cake compared to the East Coast swamp-type humidity I'm living in now. I would only consider going back to Chicago because my family still lives there, and it would be a chance for me to be closer to them (especially since we're not on the best of terms at the moment).

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby kenji » Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:24 am

flem wrote:
kenji wrote:TLS elitism at its finest :roll:

OP, what do you want to do? I have no clue why you would want to come to Seattle if you're from Chicago.


Yes, elitism = wanting a job. Thank you for your valuable contribution.


Cool, Sarcasm. Thanks for proving my point :roll:

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby flem » Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:35 am

kenji wrote:Cool, Sarcasm. Thanks for proving my point :roll:


You're a retard if you think saying a school is not good when it places 40% of its graduates in full time, bar required employment is elitist. That is pure shit.

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby rickgrimes69 » Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:06 am

kenji wrote:
flem wrote:
kenji wrote:TLS elitism at its finest :roll:

OP, what do you want to do? I have no clue why you would want to come to Seattle if you're from Chicago.


Yes, elitism = wanting a job. Thank you for your valuable contribution.


Cool, Sarcasm. Thanks for proving my point :roll:


You can use other emoticons, you know.

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby kenji » Fri Jul 06, 2012 4:32 pm

flem wrote:
kenji wrote:Cool, Sarcasm. Thanks for proving my point :roll:


You're a retard if you think saying a school is not good when it places 40% of its graduates in full time, bar required employment is elitist. That is pure shit.


Cool, I'm a retard also. Yeah, pretty elitist. :roll:

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby kenji » Fri Jul 06, 2012 4:33 pm

rickgrimes69 wrote:
kenji wrote:
flem wrote:
kenji wrote:TLS elitism at its finest :roll:

OP, what do you want to do? I have no clue why you would want to come to Seattle if you're from Chicago.


Yes, elitism = wanting a job. Thank you for your valuable contribution.


Cool, Sarcasm. Thanks for proving my point :roll:


You can use other emoticons, you know.


Hmmm.....nah :roll:

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby flem » Fri Jul 06, 2012 4:35 pm

kenji wrote:Cool, I'm a retard also. Yeah, pretty elitist. :roll:


Please, justify your reasoning that these schools are worth going to. Please note that I am assuming that:

1) These schools would be at sticker price, over 200K
2) He is paying himself and debt financing
3) OP does not have a job lined up after graduation

If it was 1) free, or 2) he had a job lined up, preferably a combo, then it would be fine. Otherwise there's a 60% chance that you end up debt-owned and unemployed.

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby igo2northwestern » Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:04 pm

flem wrote:
kenji wrote:Cool, I'm a retard also. Yeah, pretty elitist. :roll:


Please, justify your reasoning that these schools are worth going to. Please note that I am assuming that:

1) These schools would be at sticker price, over 200K
2) He is paying himself and debt financing
3) OP does not have a job lined up after graduation

If it was 1) free, or 2) he had a job lined up, preferably a combo, then it would be fine. Otherwise there's a 60% chance that you end up debt-owned and unemployed.


Reread what you wrote. You sound like a tool.

And there is little that can be gleaned from ops post to allow you to make those assumptions

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby flem » Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:08 pm

igo2northwestern wrote:Reread what you wrote. You sound like a tool.

And there is little that can be gleaned from ops post to allow you to make those assumptions


Dude got waitlisted and accepted at Depaul, people rarely get money off the waitlist. This suggests his numbers are less than stellar. Depaul and Seattle have similar medians, more or less, so I doubt he got money there either.

The other assumptions are indicative of most law student scenario. It's not a stretch to assume that they are independent/debt financing and they don't have a job lined up.

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby Nova » Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:12 pm

igo2northwestern wrote:
Reread what you wrote. You sound like a tool.

And there is little that can be gleaned from ops post to allow you to make those assumptions


Its tough love, really.

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby Teflon_Jeff » Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:23 pm

OP:

Can you give us actual numbers in re: to $$, LSAT/GPA?

fleming: I've gotten off a number of waitlists with significant offers this year, so it's plausible, if unlikely.

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby flem » Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:29 pm

Teflon_Jeff wrote:OP:

Can you give us actual numbers in re: to $$, LSAT/GPA?

fleming: I've gotten off a number of waitlists with significant offers this year, so it's plausible, if unlikely.


Absolutely, but I'm guessing with your numbers they were schools like WUSTL and GW that can afford to do so.

Also Seattle has a (lol) top 25% stip on scholarships

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby attractive_NUisance » Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:31 pm

OP better get used to people judging his law school. Will happen a lot over the course of his legal career. Certainly lame, but it happens and people on here will at least be more up front about it than the average person making a hiring decision.

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby top30man » Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:37 pm

kenji wrote:
flem wrote:
kenji wrote:TLS elitism at its finest :roll:

OP, what do you want to do? I have no clue why you would want to come to Seattle if you're from Chicago.


Yes, elitism = wanting a job. Thank you for your valuable contribution.


Cool, Sarcasm. Thanks for proving my point :roll:

It's called professional school because it is supposed to place you in a profession. It's not elitist to expect your 200k in student loans to lead to a profession.

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby Teflon_Jeff » Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:50 pm

flem wrote:
Teflon_Jeff wrote:OP:

Can you give us actual numbers in re: to $$, LSAT/GPA?

fleming: I've gotten off a number of waitlists with significant offers this year, so it's plausible, if unlikely.


Absolutely, but I'm guessing with your numbers they were schools like WUSTL and GW that can afford to do so.

Also Seattle has a (lol) top 25% stip on scholarships


Off the top of my head, 'Nova, UNLV, and Dozo. But yeah, it's less likely for the OP. However, given the weirdness of this cycle, no unreasonable.

lol at top 25%, That's turrble. Full-on, Charles-Barkley, Spelled-with-a-U, Turrble!

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby BarbellDreams » Sat Jul 07, 2012 12:23 am

You should not attend either of these schools anywhere close to sticker. This isn't TLS elitism, this is reality from a current law student. The market out there for permanent legal employment is way worse than anything any 0L can imagine.


If I had a gun to my head I'd go to Seattle. Chicago is beyond saturated and my friends at DePaul are crying themselves to sleep as basically 19 other schools outplace them for jobs.

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Re: Seattle U vs. DePaul

Postby No13baby » Sat Jul 07, 2012 11:47 am

BarbellDreams wrote:If I had a gun to my head I'd go to Seattle. Chicago is beyond saturated and my friends at DePaul are crying themselves to sleep as basically 19 other schools outplace them for jobs.


Seattle is no better. If you're not top 25% at UW or T14 with ties you're doomed here.

OP, please retake.




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