Maryland Law

(Rankings, Profiles, Tuition, Student Life, . . . )
niplomo
Posts: 133
Joined: Wed Jul 09, 2014 2:30 pm

Maryland Law

Postby niplomo » Wed Nov 19, 2014 1:40 pm

Would you recommend this school with significant money for government/PI goals? As opposed to T25 or T14 for sticker

User avatar
deadpanic
Posts: 1168
Joined: Sat Oct 03, 2009 5:09 pm

Re: Maryland Law

Postby deadpanic » Wed Nov 19, 2014 2:43 pm

There is really no T25 distinction.

It depends. We need to know more. How much debt total at repayment, including cost of attendance?

I see your location says MD--are you from there and want to work there?

When you say gov't job, do you mean in MD or feds in DC?

User avatar
Kratos
Posts: 6763
Joined: Sat Oct 04, 2014 3:50 pm

Re: Maryland Law

Postby Kratos » Wed Nov 19, 2014 3:47 pm

Edit: I'd probably retake bro.

User avatar
pancakes3
Posts: 3906
Joined: Sun Jul 20, 2014 2:49 pm

Re: Maryland Law

Postby pancakes3 » Wed Nov 19, 2014 5:29 pm

MD is particularly bad when you weigh employment vs "ranking".

re: government, it doesn't place well at all. Just too much competition.

re: PI, Knew a top third MD bro who clerked and said that just as many if not more Baltimore grads end up doing PI. Ended up hanging his own shingle. It's rough for a Maryland Law grad out there. Goes quadruply for American so don't even think of that nonsense.

If you've got the numbers for Maryland with scholly: (3.6ish 163ish ?) you're a retake away from Splitter Friendly$/strong regional$$$$/GW$$$/GULC$.

User avatar
Rigo
Posts: 11947
Joined: Sun Jul 06, 2014 3:19 pm

Re: Maryland Law

Postby Rigo » Wed Nov 19, 2014 8:59 pm

OP's numbers are 166/3.4
I don't know any specifics about Maryland but if I were you, I wouldn't go there. Aim higher. I'm not saying paying sticker for other schools is smart either though. A few more LSAT points can really change your life so definitely consider a retake.

User avatar
DaRascal
Posts: 1854
Joined: Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:27 pm

Re: Maryland Law

Postby DaRascal » Fri Nov 21, 2014 10:49 pm

I applied because they gave me a fee waiver, but I kinda want my report fee back after reading more about it lol.

niplomo
Posts: 133
Joined: Wed Jul 09, 2014 2:30 pm

Re: Maryland Law

Postby niplomo » Sat Nov 22, 2014 11:46 am

MD doesn't release scholarship (merit or need) info until u complete the FAFSA which is available in 2015. But in speaking with different people I'm anticipating some sort of scholarship plus in state so its a lot cheaper than higher ranked schools regardless.

Also retook the LSAT and got lower even with more effective/efficient studying so not really keen on going for round 3. Would much prefer to weigh my options and if I don't get any good options, study hard for the June one instead of trying to balance school and studying for December and then being out of retakes.

Also 3.4ish / 166.

User avatar
mephistopheles
Posts: 1947
Joined: Sun Oct 07, 2012 11:43 am

Re: Maryland Law

Postby mephistopheles » Sat Nov 22, 2014 3:04 pm

umdlaw has been in financial issues so aid is not as plentiful as it once was




Return to “Choosing a Law School”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: southerngent14 and 4 guests