U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

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U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby thewaves » Sun May 12, 2013 7:55 pm

Forgive me, I'm completely new here, so I don't know where this post should go. Anyways, I was wondering if any one had any information or thoughts on what will happen to U Chicago now that the Rubenstein is disappearing? An admitted student said she heard the school is asking Rubenstein for more money to continue the program, but of course that's just a rumor. Do you think the program accomplished its goals? Thanks!

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby Bronck » Sun May 12, 2013 7:57 pm

Nothing will happen. They'll still be a great school.

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby thewaves » Sun May 12, 2013 8:01 pm

Sure, I just think they should keep up the full-scholarship programs to remain competitive with Columbia and NYU--unless they have other fullride merit offers aside from Rubenstein I haven't heard of.

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby Bronck » Sun May 12, 2013 8:03 pm

They didn't have the Ruby before and they were still competitive with CN.

This thread is dumb.

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Postby Stinson » Sun May 12, 2013 8:06 pm

Fear not, RIGOR will remain.

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby JamMasterJ » Sun May 12, 2013 8:15 pm

they reject plenty of splitters to keep their medians up

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby Micdiddy » Sun May 12, 2013 8:36 pm

Cafaro will step it up.

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby Mal Reynolds » Sun May 12, 2013 8:38 pm

Employers leaving UChi IN DROVES.

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby Doorkeeper » Sun May 12, 2013 10:35 pm

CNP in the making right here.

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby bearsfan23 » Sun May 12, 2013 10:51 pm

I'm guessing The Law School will cease to exist within a few years. I mean, is Chicago even worth it without a full scholarship + 30k? I doubt any potential applicants will think so. Hope I get my degree before they have to close it down

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Postby rad lulz » Sun May 12, 2013 11:22 pm

Mal Reynolds wrote:Employers leaving UChi IN DROVES.

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby 2014 » Sun May 12, 2013 11:35 pm

So next years class, the last of the rubys, will be the last to be employed right?


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Postby star fox » Sun May 12, 2013 11:54 pm



Isn't most anyone in "need" to attend Law School? I'd guess it's a pretty damn small percentage of law students who have somebody else footing the bill.

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby cinephile » Mon May 13, 2013 12:55 am

john7234797 wrote:


Isn't most anyone in "need" to attend Law School? I'd guess it's a pretty damn small percentage of law students who have somebody else footing the bill.


Depends on the school. At mine, around 50% have parents paying for it.

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Postby Ti Malice » Mon May 13, 2013 1:10 pm

bearsfan23 wrote:I'm guessing The Law School will cease to exist within a few years. I mean, is Chicago even worth it without a full scholarship + 30k? I doubt any potential applicants will think so. Hope I get my degree before they have to close it down


Shitlaw looms.

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby jbagelboy » Mon May 13, 2013 1:31 pm

All the snarking aside, I think the Rubenstein did accomplish its goals. UChi not only powered ahead of NYU in USNWR after a decade of relative stalemate, they snatched up enough top quality students to tie up with CLS for the first time in.. forever? Even if they return to 5th in the coming years its still a success, not to mention on the human level the opportunities it provided for the selected students themselves. When the program drops off there may be a tiny margin of 15-20 students who they will lose to HYS/Hamilton that otherwise would have come with a ruby, but this won't have a major impact on the university reputation or placement.

fyi the cafaro is not a substantive replacement for the ruby since it draws most heavily on need (i.e. you gotta be a broke ass bitch for this one). it will not attract high-scoring students from middle income backgrounds the way the ruby could.

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby 2014 » Mon May 13, 2013 3:19 pm

john7234797 wrote:


Isn't most anyone in "need" to attend Law School? I'd guess it's a pretty damn small percentage of law students who have somebody else footing the bill.

In my experience this is false. Law students at good schools come disproportionately from well off families. Whether that means they are 100% footing the bill, contributing living expenses, or serving as an "Oh shit i ran out of money" phone call, a ton of people here seem to receive some form of family support.

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby ManOfTheMinute » Mon May 13, 2013 3:31 pm

2014 wrote:
john7234797 wrote:


Isn't most anyone in "need" to attend Law School? I'd guess it's a pretty damn small percentage of law students who have somebody else footing the bill.

In my experience this is false. Law students at good schools come disproportionately from well off families. Whether that means they are 100% footing the bill, contributing living expenses, or serving as an "Oh shit i ran out of money" phone call, a ton of people here seem to receive some form of family support.


Maybe supporting a small portion of the bill, but not many families are well off enough to foot $250K for their kids (especially if they'd already paid for UG, which would seem likely)... or maybe I'm wrong, and should start looking for a future wife in law school

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby Bronck » Mon May 13, 2013 3:32 pm

jbagelboy wrote:All the snarking aside, I think the Rubenstein did accomplish its goals. UChi not only powered ahead of NYU in USNWR after a decade of relative stalemate, they snatched up enough top quality students to tie up with CLS for the first time in.. forever? Even if they return to 5th in the coming years its still a success, not to mention on the human level the opportunities it provided for the selected students themselves. When the program drops off there may be a tiny margin of 15-20 students who they will lose to HYS/Hamilton that otherwise would have come with a ruby, but this won't have a major impact on the university reputation or placement.


i.e., nothing will happen

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby jbagelboy » Mon May 13, 2013 4:25 pm

ManOfTheMinute wrote:
2014 wrote:
john7234797 wrote:


Isn't most anyone in "need" to attend Law School? I'd guess it's a pretty damn small percentage of law students who have somebody else footing the bill.

In my experience this is false. Law students at good schools come disproportionately from well off families. Whether that means they are 100% footing the bill, contributing living expenses, or serving as an "Oh shit i ran out of money" phone call, a ton of people here seem to receive some form of family support.


Maybe supporting a small portion of the bill, but not many families are well off enough to foot $250K for their kids (especially if they'd already paid for UG, which would seem likely)... or maybe I'm wrong, and should start looking for a future wife in law school


This is credited at least in my case. Parents relatively well off, paid $200,000 for my UG, arent contributing 1 cent towards CLS. While there will definitely be rich kids w/ family money at these schools (this one obnoxiously wealthy parental supported girl on the housing tour had this $2700 1BDR to herself across from the cathedral with C&B furnishing and all designer attire) I imagine most law students, even some from upper middle class backgrounds with a social conscience, will be loaning/paying their own way

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby untar614 » Mon May 13, 2013 5:12 pm

jbagelboy wrote:This is credited at least in my case. Parents relatively well off, paid $200,000 for my UG, arent contributing 1 cent towards CLS. While there will definitely be rich kids w/ family money at these schools (this one obnoxiously wealthy parental supported girl on the housing tour had this $2700 1BDR to herself across from the cathedral with C&B furnishing and all designer attire) I imagine most law students, even some from upper middle class backgrounds with a social conscience, will be loaning/paying their own way

Was she single?

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby jbagelboy » Mon May 13, 2013 5:14 pm

untar614 wrote:
jbagelboy wrote:This is credited at least in my case. Parents relatively well off, paid $200,000 for my UG, arent contributing 1 cent towards CLS. While there will definitely be rich kids w/ family money at these schools (this one obnoxiously wealthy parental supported girl on the housing tour had this $2700 1BDR to herself across from the cathedral with C&B furnishing and all designer attire) I imagine most law students, even some from upper middle class backgrounds with a social conscience, will be loaning/paying their own way

Was she single?


edit: so I assumed yes

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby ManOfTheMinute » Mon May 13, 2013 5:30 pm

jbagelboy wrote:
untar614 wrote:
jbagelboy wrote:This is credited at least in my case. Parents relatively well off, paid $200,000 for my UG, arent contributing 1 cent towards CLS. While there will definitely be rich kids w/ family money at these schools (this one obnoxiously wealthy parental supported girl on the housing tour had this $2700 1BDR to herself across from the cathedral with C&B furnishing and all designer attire) I imagine most law students, even some from upper middle class backgrounds with a social conscience, will be loaning/paying their own way

Was she single?


edit: so I assumed yes


Damn, sounds like my dream girl

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Re: U Chicago Rubenstein Disappearing?

Postby jbagelboy » Mon May 13, 2013 5:33 pm

ManOfTheMinute wrote:
jbagelboy wrote:
untar614 wrote:
jbagelboy wrote:This is credited at least in my case. Parents relatively well off, paid $200,000 for my UG, arent contributing 1 cent towards CLS. While there will definitely be rich kids w/ family money at these schools (this one obnoxiously wealthy parental supported girl on the housing tour had this $2700 1BDR to herself across from the cathedral with C&B furnishing and all designer attire) I imagine most law students, even some from upper middle class backgrounds with a social conscience, will be loaning/paying their own way

Was she single?


edit: so I assumed yes


Damn, sounds like my dream girl


what happened to Carbon?




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