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New York Law School

Postby zoomzoom88 » Sat Dec 08, 2012 4:28 pm

was accepted. I know its reputation is sub par. Does anyone know if this school is even worth attending. I did get a scholarship but haven't been told the amount yet. i have a 161/3.3 .... I'm from NJ and still waiting on NJ schools to get back to me but I am getting nervous. I know nothing about NYLS as it was a complete safety school.

thank you for any information.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby Danteshek » Sat Dec 08, 2012 4:31 pm

zoomzoom88 wrote:was accepted. I know its reputation is sub par. Does anyone know if this school is even worth attending. I did get a scholarship but haven't been told the amount yet. i have a 161/3.3 .... I'm from NJ and still waiting on NJ schools to get back to me but I am getting nervous. I know nothing about NYLS as it was a complete safety school.

thank you for any information.


That ought to be good enough for Rutgers. I would not consider NYLS under any circumstances if I were you.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby bk1 » Sat Dec 08, 2012 4:40 pm

Moved to correct forum.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby zoomzoom88 » Sat Dec 08, 2012 4:43 pm

sorry about the misplacement... and yes it should but i have a c and f issue that I think might be an issue.. i was caught with a joint on the beach over the summer :/

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Re: New York Law School

Postby JamMasterJ » Sat Dec 08, 2012 5:09 pm

Retake for Cornell. You only need like 8 more points.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby iMisto » Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:16 pm

Do NOT attend NYLS.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby dingbat » Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:41 pm

NYLS is definitely not worth anything close to sticker price - and most will say not worth attending even for free. If you can get into Rutgers it's a far better option. Wait and see how your cycle goes, but be very wary of a school where more grads are unemployed than have real lawyer jobs

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Re: New York Law School

Postby LSTfan » Sun Dec 09, 2012 2:21 am

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Re: New York Law School

Postby BigZuck » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:09 am

Even at Fordham only roughly half the class becomes lawyers. That is terrifying. If you must be in New York it seems to be T14 or bust. Definitely don't go to NYLS if Fordham kids are struggling so bad.

Rutgers at a cheap price is probably an ok option if you want New Jersey.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby BarbellDreams » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:51 am

I call flame, but in case it isn't, I wouldn't go to NYLS for free with no stips.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby dingbat » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:20 am

BigZuck wrote:Even at Fordham only roughly half the class becomes lawyers. That is terrifying. If you must be in New York it seems to be T14 or bust. Definitely don't go to NYLS if Fordham kids are struggling so bad.

Rutgers at a cheap price is probably an ok option if you want New Jersey.

Fordham with some scholly makes sense and an argument can be made for Brooklyn or Dozo with significant money (especially if you get free ride + living expense, as many did last year)

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Re: New York Law School

Postby sadsituationJD » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:30 am

I judged a moot court competition at NYLS a few years ago when I worked in NYC (a co-worker was an adjunct prof there for the night program). It was hilarious because I got pretty boozed at the "Patriot" saloon down the street before showing up there and donning the fake robe and stuff. I was a huge a-hole to the kiddies and afterwards told them all their best bet was to drop out ASAP. My co-worker was livid and pretty much never spoke to me again. The story became sort of legendary at my old shitlaw office.

Even funnier is that she (the adjunct prof) later got a job at Wilson Elser and thought she was biglaw, then got canned few months later for not pushing enough paper, since she also had that NYLS "side job." She was also really nasty at depositions and always wanted to ask my deadbeat clients what their "immigration status" was etc. It's funny when insurance defenders try to pretend they're "real" lawyers and that their work is important and all.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby hume85 » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:41 am

sadsituationJD wrote:I judged a moot court competition at NYLS a few years ago when I worked in NYC (a co-worker was an adjunct prof there for the night program). It was hilarious because I got pretty boozed at the "Patriot" saloon down the street before showing up there and donning the fake robe and stuff. I was a huge a-hole to the kiddies and afterwards told them all their best bet was to drop out ASAP. My co-worker was livid and pretty much never spoke to me again. The story became sort of legendary at my old shitlaw office.

Even funnier is that she (the adjunct prof) later got a job at Wilson Elser and thought she was biglaw, then got canned few months later for not pushing enough paper, since she also had that NYLS "side job." She was also really nasty at depositions and always wanted to ask my deadbeat clients what their "immigration status" was etc. It's funny when insurance defenders try to pretend they're "real" lawyers and that their work is important and all.


Is it clear to anybody else that sadsituationJD is an alt of areyouinsane?

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Re: New York Law School

Postby dingbat » Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:06 pm

hume85 wrote:
sadsituationJD wrote:I judged a moot court competition at NYLS a few years ago when I worked in NYC (a co-worker was an adjunct prof there for the night program). It was hilarious because I got pretty boozed at the "Patriot" saloon down the street before showing up there and donning the fake robe and stuff. I was a huge a-hole to the kiddies and afterwards told them all their best bet was to drop out ASAP. My co-worker was livid and pretty much never spoke to me again. The story became sort of legendary at my old shitlaw office.

Even funnier is that she (the adjunct prof) later got a job at Wilson Elser and thought she was biglaw, then got canned few months later for not pushing enough paper, since she also had that NYLS "side job." She was also really nasty at depositions and always wanted to ask my deadbeat clients what their "immigration status" was etc. It's funny when insurance defenders try to pretend they're "real" lawyers and that their work is important and all.


Is it clear to anybody else that sadsituationJD is an alt of areyouinsane an absolute asshole who deserves the shitty life he frequently complains about?

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Re: New York Law School

Postby zoomzoom88 » Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:13 pm

thank you everyone! i appreciate all the info--- honestly i'm dying to hear back from rutgers and seton hall.. hopefully one of them will bite. i live in jersey so RU would be especially affordable.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby hume85 » Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:13 pm

dingbat wrote:
hume85 wrote:
sadsituationJD wrote:I judged a moot court competition at NYLS a few years ago when I worked in NYC (a co-worker was an adjunct prof there for the night program). It was hilarious because I got pretty boozed at the "Patriot" saloon down the street before showing up there and donning the fake robe and stuff. I was a huge a-hole to the kiddies and afterwards told them all their best bet was to drop out ASAP. My co-worker was livid and pretty much never spoke to me again. The story became sort of legendary at my old shitlaw office.

Even funnier is that she (the adjunct prof) later got a job at Wilson Elser and thought she was biglaw, then got canned few months later for not pushing enough paper, since she also had that NYLS "side job." She was also really nasty at depositions and always wanted to ask my deadbeat clients what their "immigration status" was etc. It's funny when insurance defenders try to pretend they're "real" lawyers and that their work is important and all.


Is it clear to anybody else that sadsituationJD is an alt of areyouinsane an absolute asshole who deserves the shitty life he frequently complains about?


That too.

ETA: Dude also appears to be pretty ignorant.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby somewhatwayward » Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:41 pm

Don't do NYLS or Seton Hall under any circumstances. Also, I don't know why you are so impatient - it is December, which is pretty early in the cycle.

Do Rutgers only if it is essentially free.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby nealric » Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:43 pm

I enjoy his/her posts.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby zoomzoom88 » Sun Dec 09, 2012 1:03 pm

somewhatwayward wrote:Don't do NYLS or Seton Hall under any circumstances. Also, I don't know why you are so impatient - it is December, which is pretty early in the cycle.

Do Rutgers only if it is essentially free.


i'm always anxious haha its just coming out more now ... why no to seton hall? i've heard ppl with my numbers getting scholarships that bring it down to around 20,000 a year plus I will have minimal living expenses I think I could swing it for a good price.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby rinkrat19 » Sun Dec 09, 2012 1:05 pm

zoomzoom88 wrote:
somewhatwayward wrote:Don't do NYLS or Seton Hall under any circumstances. Also, I don't know why you are so impatient - it is December, which is pretty early in the cycle.

Do Rutgers only if it is essentially free.


i'm always anxious haha its just coming out more now ... why no to seton hall? i've heard ppl with my numbers getting scholarships that bring it down to around 20,000 a year plus I will have minimal living expenses I think I could swing it for a good price.

10% of the class gets a job making more than 60k.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby sadsituationJD » Sun Dec 09, 2012 1:20 pm

With only 1/4 or so of Fordham grads getting proper 160 K ny biglaw, why on Earth would anyone think that a TTT like 'Bozo, Brooklyn, NYLS or Seton Hall would be remotely worth attending? If for some reason you really need a law degree, why not grab one from CUNY which is damn near free? Once you dip below Fordham the other schools are all putrid dilploma mills where 99% of the class has no future.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby hume85 » Sun Dec 09, 2012 1:22 pm

sadsituationJD wrote:With only 1/4 or so of Fordham grads getting proper 160 K ny biglaw, why on Earth would anyone think that a TTT like 'Bozo, Brooklyn, NYLS or Seton Hall would be remotely worth attending? If for some reason you really need a law degree, why not grab one from CUNY which is damn near free? Once you dip below Fordham the other schools are all putrid dilploma mills where 99% of the class has no future.


:lol: :lol: :lol: Okay, this was good.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby I.P. Daly » Sun Dec 09, 2012 1:37 pm

sadsituationJD wrote:I judged a moot court competition at NYLS a few years ago when I worked in NYC (a co-worker was an adjunct prof there for the night program). It was hilarious because I got pretty boozed at the "Patriot" saloon down the street before showing up there and donning the fake robe and stuff. I was a huge a-hole to the kiddies and afterwards told them all their best bet was to drop out ASAP. My co-worker was livid and pretty much never spoke to me again. The story became sort of legendary at my old shitlaw office.


Sounds like a nice little evening.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby zoomzoom88 » Sun Dec 09, 2012 1:44 pm

i guess i don't understand how an almost free degree from rutgers wouldn't be worth it? I am completely open to discussion and not trying to be a troll at all - -this is really my circumstance and it would be insane and irresponsible to not try and see where you are coming from. While I know rutgers and shu both place well in NJ (NOT NY) i think that I can still manage a strong career coming from one of these schools ESPECIALLY if I am looking at around 60,000 in debt for RU.

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Re: New York Law School

Postby somewhatwayward » Sun Dec 09, 2012 1:47 pm

zoomzoom88 wrote:
somewhatwayward wrote:Don't do NYLS or Seton Hall under any circumstances. Also, I don't know why you are so impatient - it is December, which is pretty early in the cycle.

Do Rutgers only if it is essentially free.


i'm always anxious haha its just coming out more now ... why no to seton hall? i've heard ppl with my numbers getting scholarships that bring it down to around 20,000 a year plus I will have minimal living expenses I think I could swing it for a good price.


20K a year plus some living expenses gets to 100K in debt after interest. SH is not worth anywhere near 100K. I just see absolutely no reason to go to SH when, if you can get a SH scholarship, you can probably get some $ at Rutgers. I don't know offhand how much Rutgers costs, but I am guessing less than 20K a year in-state even if you get no $. There is just zero advantage to Seton Hall. It is more expensive. It is bigger so more kids to place. It is still in a bad NJ city. I also think the Rutgers name is more respected or perhaps they are equally regarded. What advantages do you think SH has?




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