Brooklyn or Cardozo?

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Brooklyn or Cardozo? In parentheses total cost

Brooklyn ($0)
35
85%
Cardozo ($55k)
6
15%
 
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patienunderstanding
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Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby patienunderstanding » Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:03 pm

In parentheses TOTAL debt (COA plus COL). Which should I choose? I will be happy with any job post graduation (legal job). Can't retake. Thanks

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby timbs4339 » Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:12 pm

Brooklyn

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby sinfiery » Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:28 pm

Brooklyn! Great option when debt free. Hopefully you aren't using significant savings tho (60k+)

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby patienunderstanding » Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:38 pm

sinfiery wrote:Brooklyn! Great option when debt free. Hopefully you aren't using significant savings tho (60k+)

Almost no savings, just a few bucks.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby sinfiery » Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:45 pm

Nice. You seem to understand what you're getting into as far as the legal market and for zero debt, that's a great route for your goals.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby PRgradBYU » Fri Jun 21, 2013 10:31 pm

patienunderstanding wrote:In parentheses TOTAL debt (COA plus COL). Which should I choose? I will be happy with any job post graduation (legal job). Can't retake. Thanks


I was about to post this link, but it looks like your choice is easy. Brooklyn Law for free isn't a bad deal, thought I'm not particularly crazy about its sub-50% employment score.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby rickgrimes69 » Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:52 pm

They are equivalent options, and one is $50k cheaper. Go to that one.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby patienunderstanding » Sat Jun 22, 2013 6:33 am

ajax adonis wrote:No crazy stips right?

Top 80%

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby romothesavior » Sat Jun 22, 2013 9:14 am

Brooklyn for free isn't the worst thing in the world. Like someone else said, if you're dropping big savings to stay debt free, then you're making a big mistake. Heck, even for free, this could be a big mistake (~50% of their graduates can't secure even the most low-end full-time legal jobs). But there's really no reason to take on 50k in debt for virtually the same prospects at Cardozo, so Brooklyn wins here hands down.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby froglee » Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:42 pm

Cardozo is the much better choice. In fact, many people I know ditched NYU, Fordham, Cornell for Cardozo.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby stillwater » Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:44 pm

froglee wrote:Cardozo is the much better choice. In fact, many people I know ditched NYU, Fordham, Cornell for Cardozo.


friends dont let friends go to 'bozo.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby romothesavior » Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:07 pm

froglee wrote:Cardozo is the much better choice. In fact, many people I know ditched NYU, Fordham, Cornell for Cardozo.

Anyone who ditches NYU for Dozo is a bozo.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby Monochromatic Oeuvre » Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:19 pm

froglee wrote:Cardozo is the much better choice. In fact, many people I know ditched NYU, Fordham, Cornell for Cardozo.


Go to Cardozo. Every partner I spoke to said they will hire from this school.


Cardozo is a great school that can offer OP a lot of career options....too bad you can't handle this fact.


Cardozo is the obvious choice. Full scholarship and powerful alumni network.


Obvious Cardozo troll is obvious.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby locthebloke » Tue Jun 25, 2013 4:22 am

Go to Crooklyn if you must. Absolutely 0 debt is obviously great, but you still pay the price in time and effort--3 years of your life doing dull, turgid, tedious law school work--for a degree that won't get you a sniff of a decent legal job in the New York market unless you're connected. Still have to ask yourself if it's worth it.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby jbagelboy » Tue Jun 25, 2013 5:05 am

froglee wrote:Cardozo is the much better choice. In fact, many people I know ditched NYU, Fordham, Cornell for Cardozo.


Gtfo

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby BigZuck » Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:42 am

Retake (but only if you want a good shot at a legal job)

Eta: I do believe there is about a 60K difference in the COA for both schools but I don't believe anything else the OP is saying. I think he's trying to trick the hivemind. Just my opinion.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby timbs4339 » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:18 am

BigZuck wrote:Retake (but only if you want a good shot at a legal job)

Eta: I do believe there is about a 60K difference in the COA for both schools but I don't believe anything else the OP is saying. I think he's trying to trick the hivemind. Just my opinion.


It's possible that OP got a full from Brooklyn but only 35K or whatever from Dozo. I don't know exactly what would possess someone to lie about their schollys in order to get advice from posters when they obviously place no weight on the advice those posters would give if the numbers were right.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby BigZuck » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:21 am

timbs4339 wrote:
BigZuck wrote:Retake (but only if you want a good shot at a legal job)

Eta: I do believe there is about a 60K difference in the COA for both schools but I don't believe anything else the OP is saying. I think he's trying to trick the hivemind. Just my opinion.


It's possible that OP got a full from Brooklyn but only 35K or whatever from Dozo. I don't know exactly what would possess someone to lie about their schollys in order to get advice from posters when they obviously place no weight on the advice those posters would give if the numbers were right.


People come here to have their crappy choices validated all the time. Doesn't make sense to me either but people do it.

If the OP is being honest and insists on going to one of these schools and is cool with potentially wasting three years of their life with nothing to show for it then I agree, Brooklyn.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby Ti Malice » Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:17 am

timbs4339 wrote:
BigZuck wrote:Retake (but only if you want a good shot at a legal job)

Eta: I do believe there is about a 60K difference in the COA for both schools but I don't believe anything else the OP is saying. I think he's trying to trick the hivemind. Just my opinion.


It's possible that OP got a full from Brooklyn but only 35K or whatever from Dozo. I don't know exactly what would possess someone to lie about their schollys in order to get advice from posters when they obviously place no weight on the advice those posters would give if the numbers were right.


It's not rational, but a number of posters have done this. Like BigZuck said, sometimes the drive for validation overrides any rational considerations about the quality of advice offered on the basis of false data.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby BigZuck » Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:44 am

The whole "ok with any lawyer job" thing coupled with the curt "can't retake. K thanx bai" thing made it sound like a lie to me. I've seen it with a number of other posters before where they are clearly familiar with TLS and how these choosing threads usually go so they basically start their own choosing thread with "I have taken three times already, just tell me whether I should go to Florida Coastal or Cooley you elitist fucks." Or people claim they have some exorbitantly rich benefactor willing to pay for law school and their only stipulation is that it has to be some crap school NOW. Lots of people clearly don't like the whole "Do this first" post where they have to lay out the full cost of attendance and other factors and so they ignore that or come up with ways to get around it. All because they want a bunch of e-strangers to validate major life decisions rather than question them.

I'm also surprised that these are the two choices the OP has. Why not better schools at a higher pricetag? Could be wrong about the OP though, maybe he/she just is really debt conscious and realized that paying sticker at Fordham (or whatever) is too much.

Anyway Brooklyn seems to be the consensus so enjoy.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby timbs4339 » Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:02 pm

BigZuck wrote:The whole "ok with any lawyer job" thing coupled with the curt "can't retake. K thanx bai" thing made it sound like a lie to me. I've seen it with a number of other posters before where they are clearly familiar with TLS and how these choosing threads usually go so they basically start their own choosing thread with "I have taken three times already, just tell me whether I should go to Florida Coastal or Cooley you elitist fucks." Or people claim they have some exorbitantly rich benefactor willing to pay for law school and their only stipulation is that it has to be some crap school NOW. Lots of people clearly don't like the whole "Do this first" post where they have to lay out the full cost of attendance and other factors and so they ignore that or come up with ways to get around it. All because they want a bunch of e-strangers to validate major life decisions rather than question them.

I'm also surprised that these are the two choices the OP has. Why not better schools at a higher pricetag? Could be wrong about the OP though, maybe he/she just is really debt conscious and realized that paying sticker at Fordham (or whatever) is too much.

Anyway Brooklyn seems to be the consensus so enjoy.


Based on OPs post history you might be right.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:41 pm

BigZuck wrote:The whole "ok with any lawyer job" thing coupled with the curt "can't retake. K thanx bai" thing made it sound like a lie to me. I've seen it with a number of other posters before where they are clearly familiar with TLS and how these choosing threads usually go so they basically start their own choosing thread with "I have taken three times already, just tell me whether I should go to Florida Coastal or Cooley you elitist fucks." Or people claim they have some exorbitantly rich benefactor willing to pay for law school and their only stipulation is that it has to be some crap school NOW. Lots of people clearly don't like the whole "Do this first" post where they have to lay out the full cost of attendance and other factors and so they ignore that or come up with ways to get around it. All because they want a bunch of e-strangers to validate major life decisions rather than question them.

I'm also surprised that these are the two choices the OP has. Why not better schools at a higher pricetag? Could be wrong about the OP though, maybe he/she just is really debt conscious and realized that paying sticker at Fordham (or whatever) is too much.

Anyway Brooklyn seems to be the consensus so enjoy.

I guess, but if they want to lie about their circumstances, who cares, really.

NYC options can be weird like that, it's not crazy that someone would get a ton of money at Brooklyn/Cardozo but not get into NYU or CLS. And a full ride at Brooklyn is a hell of a lot better than Fordham with $15,000-$20,000 a year.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby PRgradBYU » Tue Jun 25, 2013 12:46 pm

froglee wrote:Cardozo is the much better choice. In fact, many people I know ditched NYU, Fordham, Cornell for Cardozo.


Obvious troll is obvious.

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Re: Brooklyn or Cardozo?

Postby blsingindisguise » Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:13 pm

A friend of mine was expected to be picked early in the first round of the NBA draft a few years ago, and he was ultimately chosen fourth, by the T-Wolves, but when he got up to the mic he was like "Naw, sorry, Dozo all the way."




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