Where should I go? Help me decide

(Rankings, Profiles, Tuition, Student Life, . . . )

Help me choose

Loyola Los Angeles- 18k per/top 50%
2
12%
Cardozo- 30k per- no stips
11
65%
Temple- 10k per- no stips
0
No votes
Chicago-Kent- 25k per- no stips
1
6%
Hastings- sticker
2
12%
Fordham- sticker
1
6%
 
Total votes: 17

bababooeybababooey
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Where should I go? Help me decide

Postby bababooeybababooey » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:18 am

Any suggestions? Not biglaw or bust here, not going to retake, although feel free to tell me to retake :D

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Tim0thy222
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Re: Where should I go? Help me decide

Postby Tim0thy222 » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:21 am

bababooeybababooey wrote:Any suggestions? Not biglaw or bust here, not going to retake, although feel free to tell me to retake :D


Well at least you know where this is headed :)

If you don't want biglaw, what do you want to do? Where do you want to practice?

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Winston1984
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Re: Where should I go? Help me decide

Postby Winston1984 » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:23 am

Tim0thy222 wrote:
bababooeybababooey wrote:Any suggestions? Not biglaw or bust here, not going to retake, although feel free to tell me to retake :D


Well at least you know where this is headed :)

If you don't want biglaw, what do you want to do? Where do you want to practice?

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Bronck
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Re: Where should I go? Help me decide

Postby Bronck » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:31 am

Retake, or have fun swimming in debt with poor job prospects.

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Clearly
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Re: Where should I go? Help me decide

Postby Clearly » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:35 am

If you're not hunting big law, you at least have offers to think about. The most important questions are: Where do you have ties? where do you want to work? And where do you live/could you avoid col staying with family etc.

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RELIC
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Re: Where should I go? Help me decide

Postby RELIC » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:50 am

Retake

Big Dog
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Re: Where should I go? Help me decide

Postby Big Dog » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:51 am

Go home! (But don't go to LS with those options.)

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WokeUpInACar
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Re: Where should I go? Help me decide

Postby WokeUpInACar » Thu Apr 11, 2013 1:45 am

Tell me how you're going to pay off the loans you'd have to take out for these schools without biglaw. I always cringe when I see people go all: OMG TLS NOT EVERYONE WANTS BIGLAW YOU ELITIST ASSHOLES, now tell me which school I should take out 200k in debt to attend please!

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romothesavior
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Re: Where should I go? Help me decide

Postby romothesavior » Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:43 am

Clearlynotstefan wrote:If you're not hunting big law, you at least have offers to think about. The most important questions are: Where do you have ties? where do you want to work? And where do you live/could you avoid col staying with family etc.

No he doesn't. He's looking at big debt from all of these schools. He may claim he doesn't want big law now, but he'll need it in three years when he's six figures in debt.

OP, you already know what the credited move is. Don't take the lazy easy road now at the expense of your long term career and financial health. You wanna be a lawyer? Fine. Then take this seriously and retake the LSAT. Its by far the most important exam you'll ever take and you're really putting your future in jeopardy by rushing into debt at a crappy school without retaking

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magp90
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Re: Where should I go? Help me decide

Postby magp90 » Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:44 am

Where are you claiming residency?

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Re: Where should I go? Help me decide

Postby envisciguy » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:47 pm

bababooeybababooey wrote:Any suggestions? Not biglaw or bust here, not going to retake, although feel free to tell me to retake :D

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Re: Where should I go? Help me decide

Postby DoveBodyWash » Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:05 pm

WokeUpInACar wrote:Tell me how you're going to pay off the loans you'd have to take out for these schools without biglaw. I always cringe when I see people go all: OMG TLS NOT EVERYONE WANTS BIGLAW YOU ELITIST ASSHOLES, now tell me which school I should take out 200k in debt to attend please!

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Gunnar Stahl
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Re: Where should I go? Help me decide

Postby Gunnar Stahl » Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:08 pm

cusenation wrote:
WokeUpInACar wrote:Tell me how you're going to pay off the loans you'd have to take out for these schools without biglaw. I always cringe when I see people go all: OMG TLS NOT EVERYONE WANTS BIGLAW YOU ELITIST ASSHOLES, now tell me which school I should take out 200k in debt to attend please!

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DoveBodyWash
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Re: Where should I go? Help me decide

Postby DoveBodyWash » Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:11 pm

Unless you're going to school with the intent of opting into IBR or PAYE...do not go. Re-take. Re-apply. If you put a gun to my head and told me to pick, then maybe Cardozo just because it's in NYC and there's a chance you could get BigLaw...but even that would be a pretty bad decision.

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patrickd139
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Re: Where should I go? Help me decide

Postby patrickd139 » Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:20 pm

cusenation wrote:Unless you're going to school with the intent of opting into IBR or PAYE...do not go. Re-take. Re-apply. If you put a gun to my head and told me to pick, then maybe Cardozo just because it's in NYC and there's a chance you could get BigLaw...but even that would be a pretty bad decision.

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