U. of Michigan Law School '11

(housing, friendships, future exams, all things 2011)
SWilson
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby SWilson » Mon May 19, 2008 10:23 am

SizeMatters wrote:I'm gonna ask again just so that I don't get overrun by the football question I posed earlier:
SizeMatters wrote:
1) How small is an ECONOMY single? Are these rooms like former janitor's closets or something? Do they even have windows?

2) What in the hell do the letters and numbers mean in the room assignment? How do I know what floor it is on, etc?


PM me if you have the answers to either of these questions.


I heard the economy singles are "tiny tiny" and are "a tough way to save a thousand bucks." She said the windows are like a foot square or something, and most are "tucked away" on the fourth floor. But, unless you're dying to throw a couple of keg parties in your bedroom, I wouldn't sweat it too much..

Ulfrekr
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby Ulfrekr » Mon May 19, 2008 10:40 am

letsplay2-
I believe I sent it in about a week after the ASW, so late March.

gluestick
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby gluestick » Tue May 20, 2008 4:57 pm

I'm confirmed. Fall starter.

letsplay2
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby letsplay2 » Tue May 20, 2008 6:42 pm

ulfrekr,

thanks. i just heard i'm actually on a short waiting list, which is odd since i got an email right after my app was received that a lease was guaranteed...anybody else in this situation?

Alexandria
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby Alexandria » Wed May 21, 2008 1:18 am

Welcome, gluestick!

SizeMatters
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby SizeMatters » Wed May 21, 2008 2:36 pm

Thanks Wilson. I finally just called her and got a person on the phone. Economy singles are about 100sq ft. That's 10 x 10 for those of you who are going into law because you can't do math. Tiny. I'm assuming some of us got them because there weren't enough singles left. Argh!

mildmannered
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby mildmannered » Thu May 22, 2008 9:54 am

wow, 10X10! that is truly small, but good for simplifying your possessions. :)

I am on the last day of my drive to Ann Arbor. I should be unlocking the door to my sublet tonight! eeek!

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Intelligentsia
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby Intelligentsia » Thu May 22, 2008 10:51 am

you guys arent keeping up w/ UVirginia

jr68
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby jr68 » Thu May 22, 2008 2:08 pm

I chose UMich for a lot of the same reasons as previous posters (collegial, student-oriented atmoshphere and interesting classmates, etc.) and I told the adcom that in my "Why Mich" essay. I guess they liked it, cuz they let me in. I can't wait to get out there.

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Lothar
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby Lothar » Thu May 22, 2008 3:38 pm

So summer kids - you got class in a week. How do you all feel?

also...Intelligentsia is right. Collectively, the Mich c/o 2011 posting, as well as "attending" list has slipped. We need to get back on the ball and catch up on UVA :).

-Lothar

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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby mildmannered » Thu May 22, 2008 8:55 pm

as far as how I feel: well, I feel like I've been so busy with goodbye's, moving, etc., that I haven't even had time to think about the nitty-gritty of law school academics. Its all just going to have to fall into place when I get to AA. (which arrival is delayed until tomorrow because my dumb car broke down in St. Louis today!)

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Lothar
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby Lothar » Fri May 23, 2008 1:29 pm

mildmannered wrote:as far as how I feel: well, I feel like I've been so busy with goodbye's, moving, etc., that I haven't even had time to think about the nitty-gritty of law school academics. Its all just going to have to fall into place when I get to AA. (which arrival is delayed until tomorrow because my dumb car broke down in St. Louis today!)


Sorry to hear that mildmannered...did you make it out of St. Louis alright?

-Lothar

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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby Oblomov » Fri May 23, 2008 5:42 pm

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mildmannered
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby mildmannered » Sat May 24, 2008 1:24 pm

yes I made it out. I had to sell my car for salvage, if you can believe it! anyway, I rented a car and pulled into AA last night. My sublet is great! Downtown is full of people and the weather is lovely. So, everything has basically worked out.

Summer starters, we're fucking rich!


why are we rich?

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TheRedDeath
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby TheRedDeath » Sat May 24, 2008 7:22 pm

I moved into my sublet yesterday. I recall some interest in tennis in the earlier pages of this thread. I'd love to play, and especially so before classes start. PM me or see my offer on the Facebook group.

Oblomov
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby Oblomov » Sat May 24, 2008 7:28 pm

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mildmannered
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby mildmannered » Sat May 24, 2008 8:33 pm

Rich in a very relative way. They've made loan refunds already.


ahh yes. me too.

speaking of facebook, I finally got an account just for this purpose. how do I join the class of 2011 group?

fallenfrom
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby fallenfrom » Sat May 24, 2008 11:33 pm

+1 for Fall Attending!! I'm super excited!! :) Now I'm just waiting on my umich email address so I can join the FB group...! (and hello! newbie on the board. I just got so excited that I had to find some fellow soon-to-be Michigan Law students!)

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viv
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby viv » Sun May 25, 2008 11:47 am

Yay, fallenfrom! There are over 100 michigan students-to-be in the facebook group, and it's pretty active, so that will be a proper outlet for your excitement. :lol:

mildmannered, I PMed you about your question. Glad you made it to A2 in one piece.

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Lothar
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby Lothar » Thu May 29, 2008 12:38 pm

Summer starters: Well, how was your first day of class? Let us fall people know what we're missing!

-Lothar

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Lothar
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby Lothar » Tue Jun 03, 2008 12:42 pm

At least one Michigan 2011 person is alive and checking TLS :)

The summer starters are in class.

Other fall starters? DId you all fall off the face of the earth? Or at least the Internet?

-Lothar

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jgolds
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby jgolds » Tue Jun 03, 2008 12:51 pm

I am a fall starter who is still around. Although, this being my first actual TLS post, I dont know if I should say still around.

Ulfrekr
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby Ulfrekr » Tue Jun 03, 2008 3:14 pm

Lothar wrote:At least one Michigan 2011 person is alive and checking TLS :)

The summer starters are in class.

Other fall starters? DId you all fall off the face of the earth? Or at least the Internet?

-Lothar


Ironically, now that I'm unemployed for the summer I find myself spending much less time on TLS...but I'm still around.

Rayster
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby Rayster » Tue Jun 03, 2008 3:17 pm

Lothar wrote:At least one Michigan 2011 person is alive and checking TLS :)

The summer starters are in class.

Other fall starters? DId you all fall off the face of the earth? Or at least the Internet?

-Lothar


The facebook boards are more popular.

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jms263
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Re: U. of Michigan Law School '11

Postby jms263 » Tue Jun 03, 2008 6:25 pm

Rayster wrote:
Lothar wrote:At least one Michigan 2011 person is alive and checking TLS :)

The summer starters are in class.

Other fall starters? DId you all fall off the face of the earth? Or at least the Internet?

-Lothar


The facebook boards are more popular.


This is the truth.




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