Darrow v Harvard

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Darrow v Harvard

Michigan CoA: $0
74
84%
Harvard: Sticker
14
16%
 
Total votes: 88

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Re: Darrow v Harvard

Postby jbagelboy » Wed Apr 15, 2015 10:12 pm

So, I'm not a huge fan of michigan, but I'd say the darrow edges out sticker debt. Also Michigan placed 10.51% of its class into clerkships last year and Harvard placed 14.51%, so we're not talking about astronomical divergences here.

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Re: Darrow v Harvard

Postby quiver » Thu Apr 16, 2015 12:03 am

Yeah I'm with others here. For your goals, Harvard is obviously worth more than Michigan. 100k more? I think so. 150k more? Maybe. 250k more? I don't think so. I'd take Michigan in your shoes.

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Re: Darrow v Harvard

Postby Mack.Hambleton » Thu Apr 16, 2015 2:05 am

250k is a pain in the ass to pay off

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Re: Darrow v Harvard

Postby qwertyTLS » Thu Apr 16, 2015 10:35 am

should michigan's lowering employment numbers and poor trends the past few years give pause to someone considering the Darrow?

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Re: Darrow v Harvard

Postby kaiser » Thu Apr 16, 2015 10:40 am

qwertyTLS wrote:should michigan's lowering employment numbers and poor trends the past few years give pause to someone considering the Darrow?


To the extent they have other very low debt options (i.e. full or near-full scholarship from competing school), it may tip the scales to certain other choices. But in the comparison here? Its a drop in the bucket.

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Re: Darrow v Harvard

Postby LSATneurotic » Thu Apr 16, 2015 11:12 am

But you'll always have to wonder, "what if I went to Harvard?" You know that most of SCOTUS are HLS alums...it's something to think about.

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Re: Darrow v Harvard

Postby kaiser » Thu Apr 16, 2015 12:51 pm

LSATneurotic wrote:But you'll always have to wonder, "what if I went to Harvard?" You know that most of SCOTUS are HLS alums...it's something to think about.


Not true at all. You won't always have to wonder that. Sure, he may choose to wonder that, but its not a given. If one is happy with his debt-free life, with a good job and career flexibility, then the only what if is "how much crappier would my life be if I had a quarter million more debt?"

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Re: Darrow v Harvard

Postby LSATneurotic » Thu Apr 16, 2015 1:01 pm

kaiser wrote:
LSATneurotic wrote:But you'll always have to wonder, "what if I went to Harvard?" You know that most of SCOTUS are HLS alums...it's something to think about.


Not true at all. You won't always have to wonder that. Sure, he may choose to wonder that, but its not a given. If one is happy with his debt-free life, with a good job and career flexibility, then the only what if is "how much crappier would my life be if I had a quarter million more debt?"

what about SCOTUS, POTUS, and LOTUS, though? those are all out if he doesn't go to harvard.

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Re: Darrow v Harvard

Postby abl » Thu Apr 16, 2015 1:04 pm

kaiser wrote:
LSATneurotic wrote:But you'll always have to wonder, "what if I went to Harvard?" You know that most of SCOTUS are HLS alums...it's something to think about.


Not true at all. You won't always have to wonder that. Sure, he may choose to wonder that, but its not a given. If one is happy with his debt-free life, with a good job and career flexibility, then the only what if is "how much crappier would my life be if I had a quarter million more debt?"


I think it's pretty obvious that regardless of the OP's choice, (s)he is likely to wonder about the other option. What would it have been like to go to Harvard? What would it have been like to have that extra disposable income over that 10-year period?

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Re: Darrow v Harvard

Postby cron1834 » Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:58 pm

Darrow.

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Re: Darrow v Harvard

Postby dusters » Thu Apr 16, 2015 9:21 pm

Would you rather have $250,000 or an extra 10% chance at a fed clerk?

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Re: Darrow v Harvard

Postby abl » Fri Apr 17, 2015 1:15 pm

dusters wrote:Would you rather have $250,000 or an extra 10% chance at a fed clerk?


Your math is wrong.




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