URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby blackbirdfly » Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:16 pm

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby JodieLovesChachi » Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:23 pm

mandyjay11 wrote:Also, I'd only pay sticker for H and S, and Yale( if I applied). I would *not* take out crushing debt for anywhere else, ever


True (2chainz voice).

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby EvMont » Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:43 pm

Have you all been reading any books etc. on law school or the law, generally?

A while back someone one here was pushing Don't Go To Law School (Unless). So I'm reading that now. The Lawyer Bubble is next. I figure if these two can't dissuade me from going nothing can.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby AAJD2B » Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:00 am

EvMont wrote:Have you all been reading any books etc. on law school or the law, generally?

A while back someone one here was pushing Don't Go To Law School (Unless). So I'm reading that now. The Lawyer Bubble is next. I figure if these two can't dissuade me from going nothing can.


Getting to Maybe: How to Excel on Law School Exams

Liar's Poker (more to tickle my corp law fancy though)

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby JodieLovesChachi » Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:04 am

EvMont wrote:Have you all been reading any books etc. on law school or the law, generally?

A while back someone one here was pushing Don't Go To Law School (Unless). So I'm reading that now. The Lawyer Bubble is next. I figure if these two can't dissuade me from going nothing can.


I'm sure everyone's already read it, but I read ONE L by Scott Turrow. Great drama.. lol.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby JodieLovesChachi » Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:05 am

Just realized my status checker says "Decision" for UW since 1/15. No decision yet. Jeeze. I think I'm addicted to the anxiety..

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby Brettanomyces » Fri Jan 17, 2014 3:55 am

coolbean2013 wrote:
Brettanomyces wrote:Hey, guys!

I'm back from halfway around the world.

How are our cycles going?


How was your trip??


Insane. On a few levels.
I had a good time.

Now I'm ready to sit around waiting for acceptances/denials.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby Futuregohan14 » Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:29 am

JodieLovesChachi wrote:In at UT-Austin via phone. That awkward moment when they wait to hear your response to their acceptance... Lol.

Sent: 12/29/13
Complete: 1/15/14
Decision: 1/16/14

My applications finally went complete at a lot of places yesterday and today... I guess they know I'm alive now...


wow
such excite
many lonestar
very excellence
JodieLovesLonghorns
wow

coolbean2013 wrote:
Jodie, we are twins! I got the call from Texas today as well :D
Sent: 12/30/13
Complete: 1/15/14
Decision: 1/16/14

Also got accepted to my regional T30 with a fully scholly!


wow
so coincidence
many activity
very options
much choice
Lonestarcoolbeans
wow

JodieLovesChachi wrote:
Thanks! And, please, someone tell me what/where this gif is from. LMAO :lol:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pl7NlHluu5Y

Go to 12:05 for the scene in question

applelover wrote:Out of curiosity, which schools would people be willing to attend at sticker??


Harvard. That is all.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby nabadgelyo » Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:47 am

AAJD2B wrote:
EvMont wrote:Have you all been reading any books etc. on law school or the law, generally?

A while back someone one here was pushing Don't Go To Law School (Unless). So I'm reading that now. The Lawyer Bubble is next. I figure if these two can't dissuade me from going nothing can.


Getting to Maybe: How to Excel on Law School Exams

Liar's Poker (more to tickle my corp law fancy though)



The Laywer Bubble is a pretty good overview of the problems that pervade the law school/Big Law system. Are you reading Liar's Poker to dissuade yourself from Corp Law? Just curious, I'm thinking about reading it and I thought it was pretty negative about the culture of Wall Street.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby sherealcool » Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:54 pm

EvMont wrote:Have you all been reading any books etc. on law school or the law, generally?

A while back someone one here was pushing Don't Go To Law School (Unless). So I'm reading that now. The Lawyer Bubble is next. I figure if these two can't dissuade me from going nothing can.
I'm reading two books atm.

1) "The Happy Lawyer" (2010), which is about that stereotype that lawyers are "unhappy." It provides a pretty solid overview of stats relating to the stereotype and how stats compare in different areas of law (eg. corporate law happiness vs. PI law happiness). Some of it is bullshit speculation like "well...if you like to help people and you're in PI, you must be happy cus you're helping people". But I thought the stats were interesting.

2) "The Stanford Law Chronicles: Doin' Time on the Farm" (2005). The author of this book mostly talks about his experience in law school as a Latino. It's kind of a response to books written from a "white" perspective like "the paper chase" and "One L." Some of it is really dumb, but I think it's a good read for people of color who are trying to mentally "prepare" themselves for microagressions.
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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby JodieLovesChachi » Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:58 pm

Futuregohan14 wrote:
JodieLovesChachi wrote:In at UT-Austin via phone. That awkward moment when they wait to hear your response to their acceptance... Lol.

Sent: 12/29/13
Complete: 1/15/14
Decision: 1/16/14

My applications finally went complete at a lot of places yesterday and today... I guess they know I'm alive now...


wow
such excite
many lonestar
very excellence
JodieLovesLonghorns
wow

coolbean2013 wrote:
Jodie, we are twins! I got the call from Texas today as well :D
Sent: 12/30/13
Complete: 1/15/14
Decision: 1/16/14

Also got accepted to my regional T30 with a fully scholly!


wow
so coincidence
many activity
very options
much choice
Lonestarcoolbeans
wow

JodieLovesChachi wrote:
Thanks! And, please, someone tell me what/where this gif is from. LMAO :lol:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pl7NlHluu5Y

Go to 12:05 for the scene in question

applelover wrote:Out of curiosity, which schools would people be willing to attend at sticker??


Harvard. That is all.

http://i2.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/new ... 66/157.jpg


Clutch Future Gohan, Clutch.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby mandyjay11 » Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:32 pm

I'm beginning to think some of my apps were thrown straight in the trash upon receipt. :(

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby californiauser » Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:38 pm

mandyjay11 wrote:I'm beginning to think some of my apps were thrown straight in the trash upon receipt. :(


I feel this way about NYU and Cornell...UR1 in October at both and other URMs with lower numbers than me have been what appears to be auto accepted

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby applelover » Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:40 pm

californiauser wrote:
mandyjay11 wrote:I'm beginning to think some of my apps were thrown straight in the trash upon receipt. :(


I feel this way about NYU and Cornell...UR1 in October at both and other URMs with lower numbers than me have been what appears to be auto accepted




Cornell is probably YP because that has happened to a lot of people.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby californiauser » Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:44 pm

applelover wrote:
californiauser wrote:
mandyjay11 wrote:I'm beginning to think some of my apps were thrown straight in the trash upon receipt. :(


I feel this way about NYU and Cornell...UR1 in October at both and other URMs with lower numbers than me have been what appears to be auto accepted




Cornell is probably YP because that has happened to a lot of people.


Damn. My numbers aren't THAT high and Cornell is one of my top choices. Should I send in a LOCI?

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby applelover » Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:46 pm

californiauser wrote:
applelover wrote:
californiauser wrote:
mandyjay11 wrote:I'm beginning to think some of my apps were thrown straight in the trash upon receipt. :(


I feel this way about NYU and Cornell...UR1 in October at both and other URMs with lower numbers than me have been what appears to be auto accepted




Cornell is probably YP because that has happened to a lot of people.


Damn. My numbers aren't THAT high and Cornell is one of my top choices. Should I send in a LOCI?


if you read through the Cornell thread, you'll see that a good number of strong applicants haven't been accepted yet.

Idk about the LOCI...
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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby AAJD2B » Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:47 pm

californiauser wrote:
applelover wrote:
californiauser wrote:
mandyjay11 wrote:I'm beginning to think some of my apps were thrown straight in the trash upon receipt. :(


I feel this way about NYU and Cornell...UR1 in October at both and other URMs with lower numbers than me have been what appears to be auto accepted




Cornell is probably YP because that has happened to a lot of people.


Damn. My numbers aren't THAT high and Cornell is one of my top choices. Should I send in a LOCI?


Not until after they've rendered a decision, held, reserve, waitlisted or otherwise.

Honestly, this is turning out to be a weird cycle for URMs. :?

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby mandyjay11 » Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:47 pm

californiauser wrote:
mandyjay11 wrote:I'm beginning to think some of my apps were thrown straight in the trash upon receipt. :(


I feel this way about NYU and Cornell...UR1 in October at both and other URMs with lower numbers than me have been what appears to be auto accepted


Oh geez, October? You got me beat. I'm on week 6 for Cornell and still verifying. 4 schools haven't even tried to look at my app in 6 weeks. Oh well, ugh

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby AAJD2B » Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:50 pm

mandyjay11 wrote:I'm beginning to think some of my apps were thrown straight in the trash upon receipt. :(


I'm convinced Duke laughed at my app before feeding it to the dogs.

And woah at Harvard rejecting high scoring URMs today. It's cold out in them streets.

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby californiauser » Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:51 pm

mandyjay11 wrote:
californiauser wrote:
mandyjay11 wrote:I'm beginning to think some of my apps were thrown straight in the trash upon receipt. :(


I feel this way about NYU and Cornell...UR1 in October at both and other URMs with lower numbers than me have been what appears to be auto accepted


Oh geez, October? You got me beat. I'm on week 6 for Cornell and still verifying. 4 schools haven't even tried to look at my app in 6 weeks. Oh well, ugh


Actually it's midish November, I was thinking of a different school. Still, I submitted in September...

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby AAJD2B » Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:52 pm

Futuregohan14 wrote:Harvard. That is all.

Image


You're freaking nuts. I love it!!!!

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby californiauser » Fri Jan 17, 2014 5:57 pm

AAJD2B wrote:quote]

Not until after they've rendered a decision, held, reserve, waitlisted or otherwise.

Honestly, this is turning out to be a weird cycle for URMs. :?


Seriously. Before this cycle everyone was telling me that I'd get at least 1 T6 and most likely get all of MVP...waitlisted at VP and not expecting to get a T6 at all at this point

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby jlk411 » Fri Jan 17, 2014 6:03 pm

AAJD2B wrote:
mandyjay11 wrote:
And woah at Harvard rejecting high scoring URMs today. It's cold out in them streets.


+1

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby Mojosodope » Fri Jan 17, 2014 6:25 pm

AAJD2B wrote:
mandyjay11 wrote:I'm beginning to think some of my apps were thrown straight in the trash upon receipt. :(


I'm convinced Duke laughed at my app before feeding it to the dogs.

And woah at Harvard rejecting high scoring URMs today. It's cold out in them streets.


What did I miss? Who got rejected

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Re: URM 2013-2014 Cycle Thread

Postby AAJD2B » Fri Jan 17, 2014 6:30 pm

Mojosodope wrote:
AAJD2B wrote:
mandyjay11 wrote:I'm beginning to think some of my apps were thrown straight in the trash upon receipt. :(


I'm convinced Duke laughed at my app before feeding it to the dogs.

And woah at Harvard rejecting high scoring URMs today. It's cold out in them streets.


What did I miss? Who got rejected


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