Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

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Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby mehh » Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:41 pm

From LA/want to work in LA. . . seriously cannot choose between these three. I would almost paying the same amount at Pepperdine and Davis, and I have no money at ND.

Not having to move out of my current apartment makes Pepperdine sound really good. . . (along with one other factor tying me down to LA).

Help me, please.

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby jbagelboy » Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:43 pm

Don't go to ND or Davis to work in los angeles

I guess pepperdine or retake are your only choices

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby mehh » Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:47 pm

jbagelboy wrote:Don't go to ND or Davis to work in los angeles

I guess pepperdine or retake are your only choices



I cannot retake. . . have already taken it 3 times.

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby dstars823 » Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:49 pm

well pepperdine if you need to stay in the LA area, ND absolutely out cause you wont ever sniff the west coast out of ND....

what exactly do you want to do with law and what are your other options other than law school?

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby untar614 » Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:56 pm

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

less than half of pepperdine grads get legit lawyer jobs. Wouldn't consider going if it's not for free.

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby ManoftheHour » Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:57 pm

mehh wrote:
jbagelboy wrote:Don't go to ND or Davis to work in los angeles

I guess pepperdine or retake are your only choices



I cannot retake. . . have already taken it 3 times.


That sucks. If an alternative career path is not an option, haul ass at Pepperdine.

GL.

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby jbagelboy » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:00 pm

ManoftheHour wrote:
mehh wrote:
jbagelboy wrote:Don't go to ND or Davis to work in los angeles

I guess pepperdine or retake are your only choices



I cannot retake. . . have already taken it 3 times.


That sucks. If an alternative career path is not an option, haul ass at Pepperdine.

GL.


if you are going to pepperdine, you better throw on that JD/MBA or you won't stand a chance at lucrative employment

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby timbs4339 » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:04 pm

How much are you actually paying? What kind of law do you want to practice?

Honestly, don't go sounds like the best option. 100k+ for UCD or Pepp isn't worth it.

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby untar614 » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:05 pm

ManoftheHour wrote:
mehh wrote:
jbagelboy wrote:Don't go to ND or Davis to work in los angeles

I guess pepperdine or retake are your only choices



I cannot retake. . . have already taken it 3 times.


That sucks. If an alternative career path is not an option, haul ass at Pepperdine.

GL.


Why do ppl ask this? How can an alternative career path ever not be an option? If you can take out loans for law school, you can take out loans for a practical JuCo degree for much cheaper. Plenty of other options. Sure, few will be super high paying, but there are those that will pay enough to live decently, and it's not like you'll be making the big bucks coming out of pepperdine anyway.

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby mehh » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:17 pm

Of course another career path is always an option, but that is not a real helpful response hah

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby mehh » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:25 pm

timbs4339 wrote:How much are you actually paying? What kind of law do you want to practice?

Honestly, don't go sounds like the best option. 100k+ for UCD or Pepp isn't worth it.


If I took out loans equal to the total COA. .. Pepperdine $118,000. Davis $126,000.

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby ManoftheHour » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:33 pm

untar614 wrote:
ManoftheHour wrote:
mehh wrote:
jbagelboy wrote:Don't go to ND or Davis to work in los angeles

I guess pepperdine or retake are your only choices



I cannot retake. . . have already taken it 3 times.


That sucks. If an alternative career path is not an option, haul ass at Pepperdine.

GL.


Why do ppl ask this? How can an alternative career path ever not be an option? If you can take out loans for law school, you can take out loans for a practical JuCo degree for much cheaper. Plenty of other options. Sure, few will be super high paying, but there are those that will pay enough to live decently, and it's not like you'll be making the big bucks coming out of pepperdine anyway.


It wasn't a question. I don't see a question mark. All I'm saying is, IF. It's a conditional. C'mon man. I meant it literally. As in, your literally have no other option.

Sorry, I'm bored. Stuck at work.

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby BigZuck » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:37 pm

mehh wrote:
timbs4339 wrote:How much are you actually paying? What kind of law do you want to practice?

Honestly, don't go sounds like the best option. 100k+ for UCD or Pepp isn't worth it.


If I took out loans equal to the total COA. .. Pepperdine $118,000. Davis $126,000.


Don't go to law school if you refuse to retake

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby untar614 » Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:29 pm

ManoftheHour wrote:
untar614 wrote:Why do ppl ask this? How can an alternative career path ever not be an option? If you can take out loans for law school, you can take out loans for a practical JuCo degree for much cheaper. Plenty of other options. Sure, few will be super high paying, but there are those that will pay enough to live decently, and it's not like you'll be making the big bucks coming out of pepperdine anyway.


It wasn't a question. I don't see a question mark. All I'm saying is, IF. It's a conditional. C'mon man. I meant it literally. As in, your literally have no other option.

Sorry, I'm bored. Stuck at work.


Whatever, it doesn't matter if it was actually a question or not. What I mean is, why even suggest it as a possibility? What kind of crazy circumstances would it take to entail a scenario in which law school was the only option? And yeah, I'm bored stuck here at work for at least a bit longer too.

And mehh, yeah, if your law school options are bad enough that they will throw you heavily in debt and give you a poor shot at employment, then working a menial job (unless you can get a better one) instead while figuring something else out is the best advice one could give.

BTW, what are the actual scholarships you're using to calculate those COAs? Are you living with your parents? And are you using any savings to contribute to that?

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby Presidentjlh » Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:32 pm

BigZuck wrote:
mehh wrote:
timbs4339 wrote:How much are you actually paying? What kind of law do you want to practice?

Honestly, don't go sounds like the best option. 100k+ for UCD or Pepp isn't worth it.


If I took out loans equal to the total COA. .. Pepperdine $118,000. Davis $126,000.


Don't go to law school if you refuse to retake


OP said they already took it thrice.

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby Ti Malice » Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:45 pm

Presidentjlh wrote:
BigZuck wrote:
mehh wrote:
timbs4339 wrote:How much are you actually paying? What kind of law do you want to practice?

Honestly, don't go sounds like the best option. 100k+ for UCD or Pepp isn't worth it.


If I took out loans equal to the total COA. .. Pepperdine $118,000. Davis $126,000.


Don't go to law school if you refuse to retake


OP said they already took it thrice.


And? That's not a permanent bar on retaking.

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby ManoftheHour » Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:47 pm

untar614 wrote:
ManoftheHour wrote:
untar614 wrote:Why do ppl ask this? How can an alternative career path ever not be an option? If you can take out loans for law school, you can take out loans for a practical JuCo degree for much cheaper. Plenty of other options. Sure, few will be super high paying, but there are those that will pay enough to live decently, and it's not like you'll be making the big bucks coming out of pepperdine anyway.


It wasn't a question. I don't see a question mark. All I'm saying is, IF. It's a conditional. C'mon man. I meant it literally. As in, your literally have no other option.

Sorry, I'm bored. Stuck at work.


Whatever, it doesn't matter if it was actually a question or not. What I mean is, why even suggest it as a possibility? What kind of crazy circumstances would it take to entail a scenario in which law school was the only option? And yeah, I'm bored stuck here at work for at least a bit longer too.

And mehh, yeah, if your law school options are bad enough that they will throw you heavily in debt and give you a poor shot at employment, then working a menial job (unless you can get a better one) instead while figuring something else out is the best advice one could give.

BTW, what are the actual scholarships you're using to calculate those COAs? Are you living with your parents? And are you using any savings to contribute to that?


If he's not living with parents and can't eliminate COL, it's definitely a no go...for me. That's way too much debt for my taste. I would work a few years and study for the LSAT. Maybe give it a 4th and 5th time.

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby ManoftheHour » Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:47 pm

Presidentjlh wrote:
BigZuck wrote:
mehh wrote:
timbs4339 wrote:How much are you actually paying? What kind of law do you want to practice?

Honestly, don't go sounds like the best option. 100k+ for UCD or Pepp isn't worth it.


If I took out loans equal to the total COA. .. Pepperdine $118,000. Davis $126,000.


Don't go to law school if you refuse to retake


OP said they already took it thrice.


I'm taking it a 4th time. My first take was October 2011. I can take a 4th one on October 2013.

OP, how much are you getting at Pepperdine anyway? And are you going to be covering COL?

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby jbagelboy » Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:52 pm

I take back what I said before about pepperdine or retake being your only options. I hadn't checked pepperdine's numbers in a while. They are shockingly bad. Like out of this world. only go for free

retake or don't go are the new options

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby Presidentjlh » Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:55 pm

Ti Malice wrote:And? That's not a permanent bar on retaking.


Oh I understand. I just meant to point out that it's not like OP has taken it once and refuses to retake.

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby PRgradBYU » Wed Jun 19, 2013 6:05 pm

mehh wrote:
timbs4339 wrote:How much are you actually paying? What kind of law do you want to practice?

Honestly, don't go sounds like the best option. 100k+ for UCD or Pepp isn't worth it.


If I took out loans equal to the total COA. .. Pepperdine $118,000. Davis $126,000.


:shock:

Retake or don't go to law school. Those schools aren't worth $100K (or any amount of money, TBH).

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby ManoftheHour » Wed Jun 19, 2013 6:58 pm

PRgradBYU wrote:
mehh wrote:
timbs4339 wrote:How much are you actually paying? What kind of law do you want to practice?

Honestly, don't go sounds like the best option. 100k+ for UCD or Pepp isn't worth it.


If I took out loans equal to the total COA. .. Pepperdine $118,000. Davis $126,000.


:shock:

Retake or don't go to law school. Those schools aren't worth $100K (or any amount of money, TBH).


I think 50k total AFTER interest on the 10 year payment plan is okay, as long as you're gunning for a small firm job and if you don't have much of a backup plan. 118k/126k is going to be like 210k after interest for the standard 10 year payment plan. That's not worth it. Few schools are worth that kind of investment.

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby Big Dog » Wed Jun 19, 2013 8:42 pm

None of the above is the correct answer to the question.

Retake is the correct answer to the issue.

http://blueprintprep.com/lsatblog/lsat- ... -the-lsat/

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Re: Pepperdine($) v. Davis($) v. Notre Dame

Postby ndirish2010 » Thu Jun 20, 2013 1:08 am

Not sure why people constantly say you can't get to the west coast from NDLS, because it's not true. That being said, paying sticker for NDLS is crazy enough to get you committed.

None of the above.




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