URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

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Postby PrezRand » Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:31 pm

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dietcoke1 wrote:any one else really hoping for SEO because its amazing and great experience and everything but also because they really don't want to stay at their job through the summer? I'm ready to move on

100 bro. I want the experience. I have never worked at a law firm before. Also hate my job and would love to have the opportunity to leave early.

You also get a grand a week lol

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby 20171lhopeful » Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:52 pm

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how do people become PILS finalists????? literally my whole app was about PI. also congrats--great options!!!


mine was, too - but with my horrific LSAT I still really can't believe I got in, let alone was invited to interview for PILS. good luck! and thank you!


was there a separate app though, or did you express interest in the scholarship feeler email? I'm sure you'll do awesome--good luck!

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby brinicolec » Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:53 pm

dietcoke1 wrote:any one else really hoping for SEO because its amazing and great experience and everything but also because they really don't want to stay at their job through the summer? I'm ready to move on


+180.

ALSO, the money. lol

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby SybillAnnDorsett » Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:56 pm

me, post-SEO:
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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby Mr_Chukes » Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:56 pm

PrezRand wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
dietcoke1 wrote:any one else really hoping for SEO because its amazing and great experience and everything but also because they really don't want to stay at their job through the summer? I'm ready to move on

100 bro. I want the experience. I have never worked at a law firm before. Also hate my job and would love to have the opportunity to leave early.

You also get a grand a week lol

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No beating that lol.
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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby dietcoke1 » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:05 pm

Mr_Chukes wrote:
PrezRand wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
dietcoke1 wrote:any one else really hoping for SEO because its amazing and great experience and everything but also because they really don't want to stay at their job through the summer? I'm ready to move on

100 bro. I want the experience. I have never worked at a law firm before. Also hate my job and would love to have the opportunity to leave early.

You also get a grand a week lol

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No beating that lol.
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Postby brinicolec » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:06 pm

So I'm currently in Ann Arbor visiting Michigan and if I could like... scoop up the school + the students and plop it somewhere else, I'd probably love it here, but I am really, very, seriously hesitant when it comes to attending law school in yet another college town after not loving being an UNDERGRADUATE in a college town.

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Postby brinicolec » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:08 pm

dietcoke1 wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
PrezRand wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
dietcoke1 wrote:any one else really hoping for SEO because its amazing and great experience and everything but also because they really don't want to stay at their job through the summer? I'm ready to move on

100 bro. I want the experience. I have never worked at a law firm before. Also hate my job and would love to have the opportunity to leave early.

You also get a grand a week lol

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No beating that lol.
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I've been wondering: how much of that do you guys think we'll get to keep after taxes + living expenses during SEO?

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby Mr_Chukes » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:12 pm

brinicolec wrote:
dietcoke1 wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
PrezRand wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
dietcoke1 wrote:any one else really hoping for SEO because its amazing and great experience and everything but also because they really don't want to stay at their job through the summer? I'm ready to move on

100 bro. I want the experience. I have never worked at a law firm before. Also hate my job and would love to have the opportunity to leave early.

You also get a grand a week lol

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No beating that lol.
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RT

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I've been wondering: how much of that do you guys think we'll get to keep after taxes + living expenses during SEO?

I can get a studio in LA for like 900-1300. It said the salary was like 1500, something like that. I can cook, so that will save me money. So i think I would save quite a bit lol.

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby renc56 » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:13 pm

Mr_Chukes wrote:
brinicolec wrote:
dietcoke1 wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
PrezRand wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
dietcoke1 wrote:any one else really hoping for SEO because its amazing and great experience and everything but also because they really don't want to stay at their job through the summer? I'm ready to move on

100 bro. I want the experience. I have never worked at a law firm before. Also hate my job and would love to have the opportunity to leave early.

You also get a grand a week lol

RT


I've been wondering: how much of that do you guys think we'll get to keep after taxes + living expenses during SEO?

I can get a studio in LA for like 900-1300. It said the salary was like 1500, something like that. I can cook, so that will save me money. So i think I would save quite a bit lol.


State taxes are important too.

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Postby brinicolec » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:17 pm

renc56 wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
brinicolec wrote:

I've been wondering: how much of that do you guys think we'll get to keep after taxes + living expenses during SEO?

I can get a studio in LA for like 900-1300. It said the salary was like 1500, something like that. I can cook, so that will save me money. So i think I would save quite a bit lol.


State taxes are important too.


Well most people end up in NYC, so I guess based on that...

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Postby renc56 » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:26 pm

brinicolec wrote:
renc56 wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
brinicolec wrote:

I've been wondering: how much of that do you guys think we'll get to keep after taxes + living expenses during SEO?

I can get a studio in LA for like 900-1300. It said the salary was like 1500, something like that. I can cook, so that will save me money. So i think I would save quite a bit lol.


State taxes are important too.


Well most people end up in NYC, so I guess based on that...


Ah, didn't think of that. For people who will have worked outside of NYC, it'll likely be a headache to figure out filling out their taxes for their home state and NY.

As much as I'd like to go to DC, LA, or somewhere exciting, I'm likely staying local to save as much as possible.

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Re: URM 2016-2017 Cycle Thread

Postby Mr_Chukes » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:32 pm

renc56 wrote:
brinicolec wrote:
renc56 wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
brinicolec wrote:

I've been wondering: how much of that do you guys think we'll get to keep after taxes + living expenses during SEO?

I can get a studio in LA for like 900-1300. It said the salary was like 1500, something like that. I can cook, so that will save me money. So i think I would save quite a bit lol.


State taxes are important too.


Well most people end up in NYC, so I guess based on that...


Ah, didn't think of that. For people who will have worked outside of NYC, it'll likely be a headache to figure out filling out their taxes for their home state and NY.

As much as I'd like to go to DC, LA, or somewhere exciting, I'm likely staying local to save as much as possible.

I'd like to stay local.

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Postby brinicolec » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:40 pm

Mr_Chukes wrote:
renc56 wrote:
brinicolec wrote:
renc56 wrote:
Mr_Chukes wrote:
brinicolec wrote:

I've been wondering: how much of that do you guys think we'll get to keep after taxes + living expenses during SEO?

I can get a studio in LA for like 900-1300. It said the salary was like 1500, something like that. I can cook, so that will save me money. So i think I would save quite a bit lol.


State taxes are important too.


Well most people end up in NYC, so I guess based on that...


Ah, didn't think of that. For people who will have worked outside of NYC, it'll likely be a headache to figure out filling out their taxes for their home state and NY.

As much as I'd like to go to DC, LA, or somewhere exciting, I'm likely staying local to save as much as possible.

I'd like to stay local.


Originally, I was obsessed with NYC lol but I'd honestly never thought about Chicago on a serious level. Now, I think I'd prefer Chicago -- ESPECIALLY if I choose to deposit at NU.

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Postby azaleafire » Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:46 pm

brinicolec wrote:Originally, I was obsessed with NYC lol but I'd honestly never thought about Chicago on a serious level. Now, I think I'd prefer Chicago -- ESPECIALLY if I choose to deposit at NU.


Yeah I think while I would love to live in NYC for the summer if I end up depositing at U of C it makes way more sense to start a lease and get settled for SEO. Of course they have one firm in Chicago, Jones Day, so IDK how many slots there will be.

also I am lazy and just want to be settled for once. and making money.

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Postby brinicolec » Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:07 pm

azaleafire wrote:
brinicolec wrote:Originally, I was obsessed with NYC lol but I'd honestly never thought about Chicago on a serious level. Now, I think I'd prefer Chicago -- ESPECIALLY if I choose to deposit at NU.


Yeah I think while I would love to live in NYC for the summer if I end up depositing at U of C it makes way more sense to start a lease and get settled for SEO. Of course they have one firm in Chicago, Jones Day, so IDK how many slots there will be.

also I am lazy and just want to be settled for once. and making money.



Oh damn. Jones Day is the only one!??!?

That's tragic. And I'm pretty sure it's probably like... a handful (5) MAXIMUM, but I'd bet it's more like 3.

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brinicolec wrote:So I'm currently in Ann Arbor visiting Michigan and if I could like... scoop up the school + the students and plop it somewhere else, I'd probably love it here, but I am really, very, seriously hesitant when it comes to attending law school in yet another college town after not loving being an UNDERGRADUATE in a college town.


Ughhh this is how i am dreading that i will feel! Please tell us more about your visit! Are you between Michigan and Northwestern now?

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Postby azaleafire » Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:30 pm

brinicolec wrote:

Oh damn. Jones Day is the only one!??!?

That's tragic. And I'm pretty sure it's probably like... a handful (5) MAXIMUM, but I'd bet it's more like 3.


Yeah it's really confusing to me because I am 99% sure Jenner & Block is headquartered in Chicago.

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Postby brinicolec » Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:40 pm

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brinicolec wrote:So I'm currently in Ann Arbor visiting Michigan and if I could like... scoop up the school + the students and plop it somewhere else, I'd probably love it here, but I am really, very, seriously hesitant when it comes to attending law school in yet another college town after not loving being an UNDERGRADUATE in a college town.


Ughhh this is how i am dreading that i will feel! Please tell us more about your visit! Are you between Michigan and Northwestern now?


PM for details :)
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Postby playersball » Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:53 pm

brinicolec wrote:.

Thanks for sharing all of that! I am visiting next week for Preview Weekend and have lived on the west coast my whole life so don't really know what to expect haha. That sounds like great news re fin aid and I hope it all works out for you!

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Postby Mr_Chukes » Thu Mar 09, 2017 9:27 pm

playersball wrote:
brinicolec wrote:.

Thanks for sharing all of that! I am visiting next week for Preview Weekend and have lived on the west coast my whole life so don't really know what to expect haha. That sounds like great news re fin aid and I hope it all works out for you!

You should talk to Shavon Taylor. She is on BLSA. She came from the Bay Area.

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Postby renc56 » Thu Mar 09, 2017 9:39 pm

Has anyone heard anything about the Pipeline to Practice Foundation (http://www.pipelinetopractice.org/students/)? It's similar to CLEO's program for incoming students but without the $100+ fee.

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Postby brinicolec » Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:26 pm

playersball wrote:
brinicolec wrote:.

Thanks for sharing all of that! I am visiting next week for Preview Weekend and have lived on the west coast my whole life so don't really know what to expect haha. That sounds like great news re fin aid and I hope it all works out for you!



No problem! I mean, weather-wise: It's pretty cold here right now. In the 30s. Earlier, there was a brief snow shower. I'm not sure what kind of concerns/questions you have in that regard though. Weather is just the first thing that came to mind lol.

And thank you!

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Postby brinicolec » Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:27 pm

renc56 wrote:Has anyone heard anything about the Pipeline to Practice Foundation (http://www.pipelinetopractice.org/students/)? It's similar to CLEO's program for incoming students but without the $100+ fee.


I haven't heard anything about it, but I have seen it on Michigan's website lol.

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Postby renc56 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 10:45 am

brinicolec wrote:
renc56 wrote:Has anyone heard anything about the Pipeline to Practice Foundation (http://www.pipelinetopractice.org/students/)? It's similar to CLEO's program for incoming students but without the $100+ fee.


I haven't heard anything about it, but I have seen it on Michigan's website lol.


Their external scholarships page is amazing. I almost wish I applied there but I knew I wouldn't be able to handle the winters..

Any program that says "free" and providing info about law school classes = win



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