Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

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superbloom
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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby superbloom » Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:51 pm

It's fucking snow. How is weather even a reasonable consideration? So there's bad snow in Upstate New York? I guess that means 5% of the year you might need to worry about getting snow in your shoes.

I'd go to school in the arctic circle if it meant being more sure of financial security post-graduation.

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby bernaldiaz » Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:56 pm

superbloom wrote:It's fucking snow. How is weather even a reasonable consideration? So there's bad snow in Upstate New York? I guess that means 5% of the year you might need to worry about getting snow in your shoes.

I'd go to school in the arctic circle if it meant being more sure of financial security post-graduation.


QF lack of understanding about upstate New York

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby cdbanana » Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:08 pm

ChampagnePapi wrote:
justonemoregame wrote:Ann Arbor??? Charlottesville??????


Both have better reps than Ithaca as college towns, especially Ann Arbor (though undeservedly, IMO, and I've visited all three). Both considered "fun" places whereas Ithaca is where fun goes to die. And the weather is not comparable.


omg Ithaca is NOT that bad... I actually love it here (and yes, I've been through two Ithaca winters and am from Cali). I honestly think Cornell just looks at other things on applications more so than other schools.

Don't you think it's a bit ridiculous to say oh they have a 167 median now? IT MUST BE THE WEATHER.

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby top30man » Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:11 pm

bernaldiaz wrote:
superbloom wrote:It's fucking snow. How is weather even a reasonable consideration? So there's bad snow in Upstate New York? I guess that means 5% of the year you might need to worry about getting snow in your shoes.

I'd go to school in the arctic circle if it meant being more sure of financial security post-graduation.


QF lack of understanding about upstate New York

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby Tom Joad » Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:15 pm


That was probably the least dramatic snowstorm video ever created. After seeing this Minnesotabros would flock there to winter.

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby rickgrimes69 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:18 am

Tom Joad wrote:

That was probably the least dramatic snowstorm video ever created. After seeing this Minnesotabros would flock there to winter.


Agreed, that wasn't that bad.
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Postby emkay625 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:25 am

Texas did not announce medians at orientation. The whole staff is very friendly and open though. I feel like they'd tell us if someone asked.

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby emkay625 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:31 am

VasaVasori wrote:
emkay625 wrote:Texas did not announce medians at orientation. The whole staff is very friendly and open though. I feel like they'd tell us if someone asked.

Soooo... you wanna ask? :D


Bahahahahahahha no.

I might try to convince someone else to though.

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby DoctorShawHi » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:39 am

i'm anxious to see the rest of the medians.

dont understand why they wouldn't just tell their students at orientation. they're going to need to report them at some point.

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Postby Tom Joad » Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:23 am

DoctorShawHi wrote:i'm anxious to see the rest of the medians.

dont understand why they wouldn't just tell their students at orientation. they're going to need to report them at some point.

I don't think most current students care. I would assume most wouldn't even know what the previous year's LSAT median was.

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby WanderingPondering » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:37 am

superbloom wrote:So there's bad snow in Upstate New York? I guess that means 5% of the year you might need to worry about getting snow in your shoes.



So you are commenting about something in which you obviously have absolutely no experience or knowledge. Ithaca is not in Upstate NewYork. It is in Central New York, which is a whole different ballgame than Albany/Poughkeepsie. In central NY there is snow on the ground from November-April. Do you like waking up every morning and shoveling snow off the ground and scraping ice off your windshield? Do you like walking down the steps of the library at night and slipping on black ice? Do you like your hair freezing between parking the car and walking inside? Do you like not seeing the sun for weeks at a time? Do you like the sun setting at 4:00 PM? Do you like trying to fly home for Christmas but not being able to get out of the Syracuse airport for 3 days because of a blizzard?

Come back after actually spending some time there.

Source: I lived in Central NY for years, and I loved it. The summers are beautiful. It's rural. The winters can be rough. It's clearly not for everyone.

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby lawalum » Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:15 am

Spending 3 years in Ithaca isn't for everyone. After spending 4 undergrad years in very similar weather and a similarly rural environment (and not minding the weather and enjoying the location along the way), I intentionally left Cornell off my list of law schools. It's an excellent school, but I did not want to be in Ithaca for grad school.

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby HarlandBassett » Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:20 am

WanderingPondering wrote:Ithaca is not in Upstate NewYork. It is in Central New York, which is a whole different ballgame than Albany/Poughkeepsie.

If you're from NYC like I am, Cornell is upstate. I went to Binghamton for undergrad, and I consider both Bing and Cornell as upstate.....but that's me.

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby tothePAIN » Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:27 am

The medians for USC are slightly incorrect. GPA should be 3.73.

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby iMisto » Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:04 pm

WanderingPondering wrote:
Do you like walking down the steps of the library at night and slipping on black ice?


Hahahahahaa!! My coworker broke a rib doing that. :P

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby Real Madrid » Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:58 pm

Looks like Boalt's medians are up on their website.

I think Duke and NU will maintain their medians, but I suspect GULC's will fall as a result of their scholarship stinginess and huge class sizes.

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby bernaldiaz » Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:04 pm

Real Madrid wrote:Looks like Boalt's medians are up on their website.

I think Duke and NU will maintain their medians, but I suspect GULC's will fall as a result of their scholarship stinginess and huge class sizes.


God forbid you just tell us what they are.

http://www.law.berkeley.edu/37.htm

Number of Applicants: 7,033
Number in Class: 265
Median LSAT: 167 (170 = 75th percentile, 164 = 25th percentile)
Median GPA: 3.81 (3.91 = 75th percentile, 3.69 = 25th percentile)

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby Real Madrid » Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:06 pm

bernaldiaz wrote:
Real Madrid wrote:Looks like Boalt's medians are up on their website.

I think Duke and NU will maintain their medians, but I suspect GULC's will fall as a result of their scholarship stinginess and huge class sizes.


God forbid you just tell us what they are.

http://www.law.berkeley.edu/37.htm

Number of Applicants: 7,033
Number in Class: 265
Median LSAT: 167 (170 = 75th percentile, 164 = 25th percentile)
Median GPA: 3.81 (3.91 = 75th percentile, 3.69 = 25th percentile)


I figured you could use a workout.

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby Lord Randolph McDuff » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:23 pm

CU Law:

class size 153, down from 164.
medians 164, 3.67, up from 164, 3.64.

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby romothesavior » Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:29 pm

Lord Randolph McDuff wrote:CU Law:

class size 153, down from 164.
medians 164, 3.67, up from 164, 3.64.

Pretty solid effort by CU.

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby TheThriller » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:08 pm

romothesavior wrote:
Lord Randolph McDuff wrote:CU Law:

class size 153, down from 164.
medians 164, 3.67, up from 164, 3.64.

Pretty solid effort by CU.


WUSTL?

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby westbayguy » Thu Aug 30, 2012 4:00 pm

Yale

Class size 203 (2015) V 205 (2014) (down 2/.97%)

Applications 2943 (2015) v 3173 (2013) (down 230/down 7.24%)

No word on medians/75%/25%

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby Other25BeforeYou » Thu Aug 30, 2012 4:43 pm

WanderingPondering wrote:
superbloom wrote:So there's bad snow in Upstate New York? I guess that means 5% of the year you might need to worry about getting snow in your shoes.



So you are commenting about something in which you obviously have absolutely no experience or knowledge. Ithaca is not in Upstate NewYork. It is in Central New York, which is a whole different ballgame than Albany/Poughkeepsie. In central NY there is snow on the ground from November-April. Do you like waking up every morning and shoveling snow off the ground and scraping ice off your windshield? Do you like walking down the steps of the library at night and slipping on black ice? Do you like your hair freezing between parking the car and walking inside? Do you like not seeing the sun for weeks at a time? Do you like the sun setting at 4:00 PM? Do you like trying to fly home for Christmas but not being able to get out of the Syracuse airport for 3 days because of a blizzard?

Come back after actually spending some time there.

Source: I lived in Central NY for years, and I loved it. The summers are beautiful. It's rural. The winters can be rough. It's clearly not for everyone.

This past winter it was almost certainly less than 5% of the year you had to spend worrying about snow. I drove every day and I think I had to scrape the snow off my car once, maybe twice.

Curious whether or not you lived in Ithaca for those years -- I've lived in Central New York my whole life and Ithaca for the last three years, and Ithaca winters are far milder than Syracuse winters, despite the two cities being only an hour apart.

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Re: Class sizes and medians (c/o 2015)

Postby WanderingPondering » Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:00 pm

Other25BeforeYou wrote:Curious whether or not you lived in Ithaca for those years -- I've lived in Central New York my whole life and Ithaca for the last three years, and Ithaca winters are far milder than Syracuse winters, despite the two cities being only an hour apart.


I lived in Cazenovia (~30 minutes from Syracuse) but have been to Ithaca many times. And you're right, this last winter didn't exist. Unlike any other winter in my lifetime and unlikely to happen again in the near future.

A also agree that Ithaca might be a little warmer...but come on, it's freeeezing :)




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