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 gaud » Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:37 pm

Can you bros just tell me I'm stupid?

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Re: 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 gaud » Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:38 pm

rad lulz wrote:
gaud wrote:Can you bros just tell me I'm stupid?

youre stupid


Thank you bro

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

Postby TheSpanishMain » Tue Jan 28, 2014 9:30 am

Emory with between 2/3-3/4 off.

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

Postby Dr. Review » Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:02 am

TheSpanishMain wrote:Emory with between 2/3-3/4 off.

With 70% off of tuition, you're still looking at a total COA of about $120k before capitalization and tuition increases. The school-funded and school-hired numbers are a bit high for my taste at that cost. Atlanta biglaw always seems to me to be harder to get into than one might expect at first glance. I'd be more likely to bite on that for <$100k.
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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby presh » Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:06 am

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


Good deal. Concentrate on internships and practical experience and you should be fine.

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

Postby wsparker » Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:11 am

Goal: biglaw or mid-level firm preferably in Atlanta, but am open to moving
Ties: Atlanta

Alabama COA: ~10k or less
OR
UGA COA: ~30K
OR
Chicago at sticker, but loans will be from family with NO interest (I know this thread isn't for T14, but I need to decide if Chicago is worth it)

THANKS!

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

Postby TheSpanishMain » Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:14 am

rad lulz wrote:
TheSpanishMain wrote:Emory with between 2/3-3/4 off.

Base tuition is $48k

So between $160k and $140k debt?

Nah


Should have also mentioned no COL debt, as well, due to working spouse & veterans benefits. Call it more like 35k in debt.
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Re: ITT: Practicing attorneys tell you your top choice is bad

Postby Dr. Review » Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:15 am

wsparker wrote:Goal: biglaw or mid-level firm preferably in Atlanta, but am open to moving
Ties: Atlanta

Alabama COA: ~10k or less
OR
UGA COA: ~30K
OR
Chicago at sticker, but loans will be from family with NO interest (I know this thread isn't for T14, but I need to decide if Chicago is worth it)

THANKS!

Tough one for me. I don't like the odds of Atlanta biglaw from Alabama or UGA, but sticker anywhere is outside my comfort zone.

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

Postby deadpanic » Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:20 am

wsparker wrote:Goal: biglaw or mid-level firm preferably in Atlanta, but am open to moving
Ties: Atlanta

Alabama COA: ~10k or less
OR
UGA COA: ~30K
OR
Chicago at sticker, but loans will be from family with NO interest (I know this thread isn't for T14, but I need to decide if Chicago is worth it)

THANKS!


Did you not get any money at Vandy, Duke, or UVA?

Those would be better options for your goals.

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

Postby wsparker » Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:22 am

deadpanic wrote:
wsparker wrote:Goal: biglaw or mid-level firm preferably in Atlanta, but am open to moving
Ties: Atlanta

Alabama COA: ~10k or less
OR
UGA COA: ~30K
OR
Chicago at sticker, but loans will be from family with NO interest (I know this thread isn't for T14, but I need to decide if Chicago is worth it)

THANKS!


Did you not get any money at Vandy, Duke, or UVA?

Those would be better options for your goals.


Haven't heard about money from Vandy, but am not expecting much.

Waitlisted at Duke and UVA :(

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

Postby rad lulz » Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:56 am

TheSpanishMain wrote:
rad lulz wrote:
TheSpanishMain wrote:Emory with between 2/3-3/4 off.

Base tuition is $48k

So between $160k and $140k debt?

Nah


Should have also mentioned no COL debt, as well, due to working spouse & veterans benefits. Call it more like 35k in debt.

Sounds fine

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

Postby Dr. Review » Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:56 am

TheSpanishMain wrote:
rad lulz wrote:
TheSpanishMain wrote:Emory with between 2/3-3/4 off.

Base tuition is $48k

So between $160k and $140k debt?

Nah


Should have also mentioned no COL debt, as well, due to working spouse & veterans benefits. Call it more like 35k in debt.

Works for me.

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Postby anyriotgirl » Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:14 am

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

Postby Dr. Review » Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:33 am

rad lulz wrote:
anyriotgirl wrote:I haven't heard back from all my schools yet, but does anyone have an opinion on Cardozo for free (no stips) for labor and employment law in the NYC area?

I wouldn't.

I like that approach. Lump it in the "do not attend" bracket?

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

Postby Dr. Review » Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:37 am

rad lulz wrote:
Bedsole wrote:
rad lulz wrote:
anyriotgirl wrote:I haven't heard back from all my schools yet, but does anyone have an opinion on Cardozo for free (no stips) for labor and employment law in the NYC area?

I wouldn't.

I like that approach. Lump it in the "do not attend" bracket?

I don't thjnk there's any reason to attend Cardozo ite

Yeah, with NY COL and bleak job outcomes at the lower rungs of schools vying for NY jobs, I just don't see it being worth attending. I'll toss Brooklyn and NYLS in there for the same reasons.

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

Postby McAvoy » Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:57 am

Goal: Hoard money, retire young and move to Hawaii, or PI.
Connections: Strong in a regional Midwest market, no other ties
Other: COL paid for wherever. Ideally end up in a big city, either during or after LS.

Options (though retaking next week and all other T14 apps are on hold):
- 0-30k off @ Cornell
- SO will not do NU
- ~Half off tuition @ UCLA (Media law is top interest if not PI route)
- ~Half off tuition @ Vandy
- Scholarship prospects unclear @ Texas
- ~Free @ home city state flagship

Thanks!

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

Postby StillCutty » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:21 pm

Goal is to get rich and not die trying.

90K scholarship at Minnesota
105K scholarship at Indiana
30k scholarship at Texas + instate
90k scholarship at WUSTL

Additionally I have about 100k in the bank for this, so sticker anywhere will be whatever number minus that.

Other options include Northwestern and Cornell at sticker + possibly UVA/Duke (haven't heard back but I'm an optimist)

Also, long shot apps at Chicago and NYU (for sure at sticker), we'll see. I know this isn't for T14, but wondering if anyone has a compelling reason to take something like Texas debt free over ~175k debt at a T14.

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

Postby worldtraveler » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:22 pm

Can you guys make it clear whether you're posting total debt numbers or the amount off the total tuition?

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

Postby Dr. Review » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:44 pm

worldtraveler wrote:Can you guys make it clear whether you're posting total debt numbers or the amount off the total tuition?

OP updated with preferred format.

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