ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby prezidentv8 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:44 pm

Bedsole wrote:
prezidentv8 wrote:This thread looks fun

You tagging in as a practitioner?


Tagging in.

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby Bikeflip » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:00 pm

Bedsole wrote:
Bikeflip wrote:ETA: found it. The law school to law firm break down. It's it not behind a paywall!

I am getting a message that I need to subscribe for access. Might just be me. Otherwise I can stick it in the OP.



I'm not seeing a paywall. The site looks like this:

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important stuff:
Our rankings are based on survey responses from 190 of the largest 250 firms in the country by headcount, as well as additional data gathered from law firm websites. The full methodology is available here. Data was updated on Feb. 27.


Also, if we're adding useful stuff to the OP, add this: A loan repayment calculator

Maybe this, too: Zillow's real estate market In other words, what does a mortgage payment look like when compared to a student loan payment?

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby Dr. Review » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:07 pm

What I am seeing: Image

I'll get the other stuff in the OP soon.

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby sublime » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:25 pm

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby FluffMonster » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:31 pm

Didn't see it on the first page, but full ride at Wake Forest?

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby Dr. Review » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:32 pm

Jules239 wrote:Didn't see it on the first page, but full ride at Wake Forest?

Worth it if you have good ties to NC.

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby Bikeflip » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:34 pm

Bedsole wrote:What I am seeing: Image

I'll get the other stuff in the OP soon.



huh. well what the fuck?

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby sublime » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:35 pm

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby Giddy-Up » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:36 pm

rad lulz wrote:
Giddy-Up wrote:Chicago-Kent, full scholarship, part time.

http://www.lstscorereports.com/?school=chicago-kent

You'll be debt free but your chances of being a lawyer aren't great

(Unless your current company will keep you on)



I think this is pretty much right on. My choice was GT at sticker or Kent. Ended up Kent was the right choice, also entered in 2007 before things went to shit!

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby chargers » Mon Jan 27, 2014 8:15 pm

What about University of Kentucky with in-state tuition and 50% scholly?

I am from Lexington, have pretty good local connections, and am fine with living in the state after graduation.

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby Bikeflip » Mon Jan 27, 2014 8:27 pm

chargers wrote:What about University of Kentucky with in-state tuition and 50% scholly?

I am from Lexington, have pretty good local connections, and am fine with living in the state after graduation.



So tuition would be $9,000/yr? The school has about a 75% job placement on LST. If you could have your total debt under $45,000, it'd probably be a decent bet. But I dunno the Kentucky market.

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby timbs4339 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 9:00 pm

chargers wrote:What about University of Kentucky with in-state tuition and 50% scholly?

I am from Lexington, have pretty good local connections, and am fine with living in the state after graduation.


Go ahead then. No stip right?

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby chargers » Mon Jan 27, 2014 9:12 pm

timbs4339 wrote:
chargers wrote:What about University of Kentucky with in-state tuition and 50% scholly?

I am from Lexington, have pretty good local connections, and am fine with living in the state after graduation.


Go ahead then. No stip right?


I believe so.

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby presh » Mon Jan 27, 2014 9:13 pm

Practicing attorney willing to get in on the fun.

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby beach_terror » Mon Jan 27, 2014 9:46 pm

rad lulz wrote:
timbs4339 wrote:Checking in as a practicing attorney, ready to pounce.

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby ArundelSt » Mon Jan 27, 2014 9:54 pm

Vandy at 100K debt or a 10-14 at sticker or close to it. Ties to the South (FL, NC) and to NYC. Aiming Big Law (hopefully back to the south at some point)

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby cron1834 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 9:56 pm

Back to the lecture at hand:

UCLA @ a $90k discount? I have never lived in CA, but my brother recently moved to LA and I don't have much family, so it's tempting. Alternatives are lower T14s at sticker or $30-40k shy of sticker.

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby reasonable_man » Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:51 pm

Whoa Bedsole - you left me out brother - you know I'm always up for this! :lol:

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby BlueLotus » Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:00 pm

BC for free for someone who wants PD/Legal Aid in the northeast (particularly Philly/NYC/Boston)

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby prezidentv8 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:04 pm

ArundelSt wrote:Vandy at 100K debt or a 10-14 at sticker or close to it. Ties to the South (FL, NC) and to NYC. Aiming Big Law (hopefully back to the south at some point)


Run away, I say!

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby prezidentv8 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:04 pm

BlueLotus wrote:BC for free for someone who wants PD/Legal Aid in the northeast (particularly Philly/NYC/Boston)


Delicious.

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby BlueLotus » Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:05 pm

prezidentv8 wrote:
BlueLotus wrote:BC for free for someone who wants PD/Legal Aid in the northeast (particularly Philly/NYC/Boston)


Delicious.


Thanks! Glad to know I did not make a mistake, lol.

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby timbs4339 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:19 pm

BlueLotus wrote:
prezidentv8 wrote:
BlueLotus wrote:BC for free for someone who wants PD/Legal Aid in the northeast (particularly Philly/NYC/Boston)


Delicious.


Thanks! Glad to know I did not make a mistake, lol.


Seems good. No debt and urban location will help you focus on getting some experience with internships while in school.

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby rad lulz » Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:22 pm

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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby Bikeflip » Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:36 pm

timbs4339 wrote:
BlueLotus wrote:
prezidentv8 wrote:
BlueLotus wrote:BC for free for someone who wants PD/Legal Aid in the northeast (particularly Philly/NYC/Boston)


Delicious.


Thanks! Glad to know I did not make a mistake, lol.


Seems good. No debt and urban location will help you focus on getting some experience with internships while in school.



Esp since you can get §303 certified and do it 2 & 3L yr if you so choose.




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