American University Washington College of Law

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Nova
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Re: American University Washington College of Law

Postby Nova » Sun May 05, 2013 4:47 am

65% of grads wont become lawyers. Thats all that really matters.

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Re: American University Washington College of Law

Postby timbs4339 » Sun May 05, 2013 1:48 pm

shintopig wrote:
timbs4339 wrote:Campus- It's probably nice, since thousands of students pay obscene amounts of money to go there. Really not going to help you get a job since no employers come to OCI.
Atmosphere- The same as every other goddamn law school
Student body- The same as every other goddamn student body
Professors- The same as all other goddamn law professors. The best indicator of how little they give a shit about you is that they continue to raise tuition when their placement rate is 35%.
Internships- What you'll be getting when you graduate since they can't place their students into jobs
City culture- DC's probably full of douches, but no more so then NY, SF, Boston.


This guy really sounds like he knows what he's talking about. Doesn't know anything about WCL, but feels free to comment on it as if he really does. Pretty much wrong on all of it.


Hey shitonpig- "this guy" is a practicing lawyer who has been through law school and the hiring process. "This guy" isn't a 0L or a 1L at American desperately trying to distinguish his school from all the others with 35% employment rates.

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Re: American University Washington College of Law

Postby Ti Malice » Sun May 05, 2013 2:03 pm

shintopig wrote:
timbs4339 wrote:Campus- It's probably nice, since thousands of students pay obscene amounts of money to go there. Really not going to help you get a job since no employers come to OCI.
Atmosphere- The same as every other goddamn law school
Student body- The same as every other goddamn student body
Professors- The same as all other goddamn law professors. The best indicator of how little they give a shit about you is that they continue to raise tuition when their placement rate is 35%.
Internships- What you'll be getting when you graduate since they can't place their students into jobs
City culture- DC's probably full of douches, but no more so then NY, SF, Boston.


This guy really sounds like he knows what he's talking about. Doesn't know anything about WCL, but feels free to comment on it as if he really does. Pretty much wrong on all of it.


He's right about the only thing that actually matters: AU is worse than a number of TTTTs in job placement.

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Re: American University Washington College of Law

Postby ExBiglawAssociate » Sun May 05, 2013 2:10 pm

Going to this law school and paying full price is inexcusable. Period. You've been warned. If you do it anyway, you deserve no sympathy from anyone later in life after you've realized you've permanently screwed yourself.

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Re: American University Washington College of Law

Postby romothesavior » Sun May 05, 2013 2:20 pm

Shntopig is a shameless shill. Put the Kool Aid down man.

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Re: American University Washington College of Law

Postby Dr. Dre » Sun May 05, 2013 2:22 pm

Ti Malice wrote:AU is worse than a number of TTTTs in job placement.



http://www.lstscorereports.com/?school=american

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Re: American University Washington College of Law

Postby romothesavior » Sun May 05, 2013 2:48 pm

Dr. Dre wrote:
Ti Malice wrote:AU is worse than a number of TTTTs in job placement.



http://www.lstscorereports.com/?school=american

This is why USNWR isn't just stupid and poorly done, it's downright harmful to applicants. AU is one of the most expensive law schools in the country, and it's probably one of the 30-50 worst schools for jobs. But hundreds of students every year sign up for a dump like AU because they can tell their friends and family they go to a prestigious top 50 law school.

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Re: American University Washington College of Law

Postby rad lulz » Sun May 05, 2013 3:11 pm

romothesavior wrote:
Dr. Dre wrote:
Ti Malice wrote:AU is worse than a number of TTTTs in job placement.



http://www.lstscorereports.com/?school=american

This is why USNWR isn't just stupid and poorly done, it's downright harmful to applicants. AU is one of the most expensive law schools in the country, and it's probably one of the 30-50 worst schools for jobs. But hundreds of students every year sign up for a dump like AU because they can tell their friends and family they go to a prestigious top 50 law school.

But it has a really nice campus

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Re: American University Washington College of Law

Postby Yukos » Sun May 05, 2013 3:14 pm

romothesavior wrote:
Dr. Dre wrote:
Ti Malice wrote:AU is worse than a number of TTTTs in job placement.



http://www.lstscorereports.com/?school=american

This is why USNWR isn't just stupid and poorly done, it's downright harmful to applicants. AU is one of the most expensive law schools in the country, and it's probably one of the 30-50 worst schools for jobs. But hundreds of students every year sign up for a dump like AU because they can tell their friends and family they go to a prestigious top 50 law school.


This is really the fault of students, who apparently are deciding to drop $70k a year based on five minutes of "research" (i.e. looking at USNWR). Should USNWR reflect employment outcomes better? Of course, but people should also be more careful when spending a quarter of a million dollars.

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Re: American University Washington College of Law

Postby stillwater » Sun May 05, 2013 3:43 pm

This is a really good school. You have access to a shitload of diplomats in Foggy Bottom. If you want to be an ambassador, this is the backdoor to BIG diplomacy. You want clinics? You got it here. As long as you don't ask for a dime, people will hire you to go on super extreme coffee runs. Need a fallback career plan? Perfect, you already know how to serve the coffee, you just need to learn how to make it. All for the one-time low price of 50k a year!!!!!!

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Re: American University Washington College of Law

Postby HBBJohnStamos » Sun May 05, 2013 3:46 pm

rad lulz wrote:
romothesavior wrote:
Dr. Dre wrote:
Ti Malice wrote:AU is worse than a number of TTTTs in job placement.



http://www.lstscorereports.com/?school=american

This is why USNWR isn't just stupid and poorly done, it's downright harmful to applicants. AU is one of the most expensive law schools in the country, and it's probably one of the 30-50 worst schools for jobs. But hundreds of students every year sign up for a dump like AU because they can tell their friends and family they go to a prestigious top 50 law school.

But it has a really nice campus


great for networking too bro. DC and all.

eta: scooped by my breh stillwater.

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Dr. Dre
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Re: American University Washington College of Law

Postby Dr. Dre » Sun May 05, 2013 3:50 pm

my friend goes there for undergradz lulz

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Re: American University Washington College of Law

Postby Ti Malice » Sun May 05, 2013 4:22 pm

stillwater wrote:Need a fallback career plan? Perfect, you already know how to serve the coffee, you just need to learn how to make it.


:lol:

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Re: American University Washington College of Law

Postby romothesavior » Mon May 06, 2013 11:27 am

Locking due to duplication.




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