BC or Rutgers

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yaleber
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BC or Rutgers

Postby yaleber » Mon Aug 19, 2013 6:50 pm

It's late. I get that. I have 4 days until orientation at BC and I've moved in and actually bought text books. Only I'm having second thoughts about attending considering I'd like to eventually practice in NJ. My concern is that NJ is really underrepresented in terms of 2012 graduate job placements. I got into RU Newark but decided against it largely because of the reputation differences. I also thought BC would provide a higher degree of quality in instruction. Is RU worth it for the alumni networking over BC's advantages? I'm trying to think through my options here. Again I know it's late, but I just want to make sure I'm doing the right thing here. I would really appreciate any insight you guys might have!

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Re: BC or Rutgers

Postby Gunnar Stahl » Mon Aug 19, 2013 6:58 pm

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Re: BC or Rutgers

Postby californiauser » Mon Aug 19, 2013 6:58 pm

COA for each?

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Re: BC or Rutgers

Postby timbs4339 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 7:39 pm

If all you want to do is work smallaw or local/state government in Jersey, then you screwed up, especially if you are paying sticker.

"thought BC would provide a higher degree of quality in instruction"

God damnit. Look, the difference between the profs at Rutgers and at BC is that the profs at Rutgers clerked for a flyover COA instead of 2/7/9/DC, or that they publish in slightly higher ranked law reviews. That has nothing to do with the quality of teaching, which is probably exactly the same.

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Re: BC or Rutgers

Postby Informative » Tue Aug 20, 2013 8:11 am

BC places decently in NY/NJ/PA, and significantly better in biglaw in the northeast generally. I don't believe Rutgers has much of a track record in biglaw, at least not through OCI.

Comparing BC to Rutgers is comparing apples to oranges. The differences are significant enough.
http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNL ... ctive=true

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Re: BC or Rutgers

Postby hephaestus » Tue Aug 20, 2013 8:25 am

Informative wrote:BC places decently in NY/NJ/PA, and significantly better in biglaw in the northeast generally. I don't believe Rutgers has much of a track record in biglaw, at least not through OCI.

Comparing BC to Rutgers is comparing apples to oranges. The differences are significant enough.
http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNL ... ctive=true

None of this makes BC worth sticker or close to it. We still don't know COA but Rutgers is probably the better choice unless OP got huge money to BC.

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Re: BC or Rutgers

Postby Informative » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:49 am

No one said it did, bud.




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