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URMdan
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More grammar help

Postby URMdan » Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:30 pm

Which is appropriate:

As a student in xxxx Law School vs As a student at xxxx Law School

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Re: More grammar help

Postby CanadianWolf » Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:32 pm

As a student, Stanford Law School is both exciting and challenging.

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Re: More grammar help

Postby URMdan » Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:33 pm

No

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Re: More grammar help

Postby BlueDiamond » Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:34 pm

as a student attending..

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Re: More grammar help

Postby bk1 » Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:35 pm

"As a student at Harvard Law School..."

"As a student in law school..."

"As a student attending Harvard Law School..."

"As a Harvard Law student..."

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Re: More grammar help

Postby twert » Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:39 pm

bk1 wrote:"As a student at Harvard Law School..."

"As a student in law school..."

"As a student attending Harvard Law School..."

"As a Harvard Law student..."

as a reader, this is the one i prefer

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Re: More grammar help

Postby bk1 » Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:42 pm

twert wrote:
bk1 wrote:"As a student at Harvard Law School..."

"As a student in law school..."

"As a student attending Harvard Law School..."

"As a Harvard Law student..."

as a reader, this is the one i prefer


Same, but I am unsure if it should be "Harvard law student" or "Harvard Law student."

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Re: More grammar help

Postby mpj_3050 » Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:43 pm

I posted about this book a long time ago: The Gregg Reference Manual. I plan on brushing up before heading to school but this thing is phenomenal and was highly recommended by several professors in undergrad because it can answer any conceivable question. It was like $30 with a coupon and really is a great resource.

http://www.amazon.com/Gregg-Reference-Manual-William-Sabin/dp/0072936533/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1292956908&sr=8-3

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Re: More grammar help

Postby WayBryson » Tue Dec 21, 2010 9:16 pm

mpj_3050 wrote:I posted about this book a long time ago: The Gregg Reference Manual. I plan on brushing up before heading to school but this thing is phenomenal and was highly recommended by several professors in undergrad because it can answer any conceivable question. It was like $30 with a coupon and really is a great resource.

http://www.amazon.com/Gregg-Reference-Manual-William-Sabin/dp/0072936533/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1292956908&sr=8-3


Thanks for this. I have been thinking about buying a good desk reference for next year, and this looks like it might just fit the bill :-)




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