Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

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Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby purpledrink » Sat May 18, 2013 6:22 pm

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby Icculus » Sat May 18, 2013 6:29 pm

None of these schools are likely to bring you to NYC Biglaw. Also, do you mean $7,500 at northeastern?

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby rad lulz » Sat May 18, 2013 6:29 pm

purpledrink wrote:I want to pursue a job at a top 250 firm, particularly in NYC.

Then you need to retake or don't go.

see lawschooltransparency.com

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby purpledrink » Sat May 18, 2013 6:34 pm

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby untar614 » Sat May 18, 2013 6:39 pm

Davis is the only one which gives you even a 50% chance at getting a lawyer job, and that will be limited area-wise and that's a ton of debt you'd be taking on. None of these options are good.

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby Paul Campos » Sat May 18, 2013 7:08 pm

It's now possible to look up the answer to the question of what the odds are of getting a job with a big law firm out of these schools. They're about one in ten from Hastings and Davis and one in twenty from Northeastern. They also indicate that no more than 16 out of 867 2012 grads got a job of any kind in the state of the New York.

In other words, getting a job with a big NYC law firm is almost impossible out of these schools, and getting a job with any big law firm is very much a long shot. I'm sincerely curious as to whether you've done any research into this, and if you have, why these seem like reasonable odds on which to place a $200K+ bet.

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby californiauser » Sat May 18, 2013 9:24 pm

These schools offer less than a 1% chance of getting a NYC big law job.

Retake.
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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby Ti Malice » Sat May 18, 2013 9:31 pm

Retake or don't go. These are all terrible options.

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby rickgrimes69 » Sat May 18, 2013 10:20 pm

Ditto what everyone else said. None of these schools has any realistic chance at getting you to NYC, to Biglaw, or to NYC Biglaw. Hell, only one of these schools gives you more than a coin flip at becoming a lawyer, period - frankly, NYC Biglaw should be the least of your concerns.

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby hephaestus » Sat May 18, 2013 10:21 pm

You will not get big law of any kind from these schools, NYC or otherwise. Retake or don't go.

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby Clearly » Sat May 18, 2013 10:37 pm

ImNoScar wrote:You will not get big law of any kind from these schools, NYC or otherwise. Retake or don't go.

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby Mick Haller » Sat May 18, 2013 11:04 pm

All three stink

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby jbagelboy » Sun May 19, 2013 1:44 am

To provide some variant of constructive feedback:

1) if you want to become an NYC big firm associate, retake & reapply
2) if you want any job requiring a JD in NYC, retake & reapply
3) if you want to work as an attorney at all and you are satisfied with shitlaw, go to Davis over the other two. This will be in Sacramento most likely
4) if you want to work as an attorney in Boston, retake & reapply
5) if you are okay with a marginal chance at being an attorney in Boston probably doing shitlaw, go to Northeastern over the CA schools
6) retake & reapply

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby rad lulz » Sun May 19, 2013 2:09 am

jbagelboy wrote:To provide some variant of constructive feedback:

1) if you want to become an NYC big firm associate, retake & reapply
2) if you want any job requiring a JD in NYC, retake & reapply
3) if you want to work as an attorney at all and you are satisfied with shitlaw, go to Davis over the other two. This will be in Sacramento most likely
4) if you want to work as an attorney in Boston, retake & reapply
5) if you are okay with a marginal chance at being an attorney in Boston probably doing shitlaw, go to Northeastern over the CA schools
6) retake & reapply

Not even bro

At those prices

All those are terrible options

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby untar614 » Sun May 19, 2013 2:10 am

rad lulz wrote:
jbagelboy wrote:To provide some variant of constructive feedback:

1) if you want to become an NYC big firm associate, retake & reapply
2) if you want any job requiring a JD in NYC, retake & reapply
3) if you want to work as an attorney at all and you are satisfied with shitlaw, go to Davis over the other two. This will be in Sacramento most likely
4) if you want to work as an attorney in Boston, retake & reapply
5) if you are okay with a marginal chance at being an attorney in Boston probably doing shitlaw, go to Northeastern over the CA schools
6) retake & reapply

Not even bro

At those prices

All those are terrible options


Srsly, retaking is way too expensive. Who can afford $160 on crap like that ITE? :P

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby Ti Malice » Sun May 19, 2013 4:57 am

rad lulz wrote:
jbagelboy wrote:To provide some variant of constructive feedback:

1) if you want to become an NYC big firm associate, retake & reapply
2) if you want any job requiring a JD in NYC, retake & reapply
3) if you want to work as an attorney at all and you are satisfied with shitlaw, go to Davis over the other two. This will be in Sacramento most likely
4) if you want to work as an attorney in Boston, retake & reapply
5) if you are okay with a marginal chance at being an attorney in Boston probably doing shitlaw, go to Northeastern over the CA schools
6) retake & reapply

Not even bro

At those prices

All those are terrible options


Exactly. In this situation, anything beyond "retake or don't go" is not "constructive feedback."

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby Dr. Dre » Sun May 19, 2013 7:09 am

don't go to lawl school

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby stuckinthemiddle » Sun May 19, 2013 8:55 am

OP CANNOT be a real poster. I can't believe anyone is that ill-informed.

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby FlowBro » Sun May 19, 2013 9:56 am

Retake... It sucks to suck, which all of these schools do

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Re: Northeastern vs UC Davis vs UC Hastings

Postby Ti Malice » Sun May 19, 2013 1:41 pm

stuckinthemiddle wrote:OP CANNOT be a real poster. I can't believe anyone is that ill-informed.


What's so hard to believe? Tens of thousands of people make awful law school-related decisions every year.




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