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laying20
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Haiti / Law School

Postby laying20 » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:35 pm

My parents are Haitian immigrants and with this Earthquake that demolished the country, we are trying to do our very best to hand a helping hand in the rebuilding process. I wanted to know what can I do in the relief effort that would stand out to LS admissions? I've donated already but I was curious on what else I could do to help that would impress LS admissions? Thanks in advance.

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby Zapatero » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:37 pm

laying20 wrote:My parents are Haitian immigrants and with this Earthquake that demolished the country, we are trying to do our very best to hand a helping hand in the rebuilding process. I wanted to know what can I do in the relief effort that would stand out to LS admissions? I've donated already but I was curious on what else I could do to help that would impress LS admissions? Thanks in advance.



Wow, how very altruistic of you.

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby ConMan345 » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:38 pm

WOW.

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby agentzer0 » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:39 pm

you ruin my faith in humanity.

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby MC Southstar » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:39 pm

Kill yourself.

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Zapatero
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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby Zapatero » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:39 pm

This thread may be going places.

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby hiromoto45 » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:39 pm

opportunistic?

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby FuturehoyaLawya » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:40 pm

laying20 wrote:My parents are Haitian immigrants and with this Earthquake that demolished the country, we are trying to do our very best to hand a helping hand in the rebuilding process. I wanted to know what can I do in the relief effort that would stand out to LS admissions? I've donated already but I was curious on what else I could do to help that would impress LS admissions? Thanks in advance.


i actually hope this is a joke :(

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby Kiersten1985 » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:40 pm

Are you serious, OP?

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby Borhas » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:40 pm

laying20 wrote:[strike]My parents are Haitian immigrants and with this Earthquake that demolished the country, we are trying to do our very best to hand a helping hand in the rebuilding process. I wanted to know what can I do in the relief effort that would stand out to LS admissions? I've donated already but I was curious on what else I could do to help that would impress LS admissions? Thanks in advance.[/strike]


FTFY

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby Knock » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:41 pm

laying20 wrote:My parents are Haitian immigrants and with this Earthquake that demolished the country, we are trying to do our very best to hand a helping hand in the rebuilding process. I wanted to know what can I do in the relief effort that would stand out to LS admissions? I've donated already but I was curious on what else I could do to help that would impress LS admissions? Thanks in advance.


Helping people who wouldn't otherwise receive help = win
Helping himself out in the process = win

sounds like a win-win situation to me!

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby SAE » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:43 pm

shadowfrost000 wrote:Kill yourself.

titcr

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby holydonkey » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:44 pm

I think you should forward your question as written to adcomms. They should be able to offer some tips and tricks for you. Why guess what they want? Ask them directly!

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby dakatz » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:44 pm

OP, you should be ashamed. Honestly.

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby savesthedayajb » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:46 pm

Knockglock wrote:
laying20 wrote:My parents are Haitian immigrants and with this Earthquake that demolished the country, we are trying to do our very best to hand a helping hand in the rebuilding process. I wanted to know what can I do in the relief effort that would stand out to LS admissions? I've donated already but I was curious on what else I could do to help that would impress LS admissions? Thanks in advance.


Helping people who wouldn't otherwise receive help = win
Helping himself out in the process = win

sounds like a win-win situation to me!


+1 As long are you're doing as much as you can to help them out.

Edit: On second thought, that's something you should probably keep to yourself.

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby SAE » Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:51 pm

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby pinkzeppelin » Mon Jan 25, 2010 5:01 pm

The universally negative response to the OPs inquiry is interesting. He wants to help the Haitian people because, presumably, the adcomms would look favorably upon him if he does. I would argue that this is good. Why are the motives behind good actions so important? Should we evaluate man not on his actions but his intentions?

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby Kiersten1985 » Mon Jan 25, 2010 5:02 pm

pinkzeppelin wrote:The universally negative response to the OPs inquiry is interesting. He wants to help the Haitian people because, presumably, the adcomms would look favorably upon him if he does. I would argue that this is good. Why are the motives behind good actions so important? Should we evaluate man not on his actions but his intentions?


OP is wrong.

/Thread.

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby savesthedayajb » Mon Jan 25, 2010 5:06 pm

I wonder how much charity would be given in this world if there was no self serving motive behind it. Yeah, what the OP is saying and planning is rather shameful, but to a lesser extent I'm sure many charitable people give for similar self serving reasons.

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby The Zeppelin » Mon Jan 25, 2010 5:08 pm

pinkzeppelin wrote:The universally negative response to the OPs inquiry is interesting. He wants to help the Haitian people because, presumably, the adcomms would look favorably upon him if he does. I would argue that this is good. Why are the motives behind good actions so important? Should we evaluate man not on his actions but his intentions?

In law school, you'll learn that one's motive is important.

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby Zapatero » Mon Jan 25, 2010 5:09 pm

pinkzeppelin wrote:The universally negative response to the OPs inquiry is interesting. He wants to help the Haitian people because, presumably, the adcomms would look favorably upon him if he does. I would argue that this is good. Why are the motives behind good actions so important? Should we evaluate man not on his actions but his intentions?


OP wasn't asking how he could help; he was asking what the best way of helping would be for the purposes of personal gain. Of course some good could come of it, but I wouldn't want to be friends with him or anything.

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby kittenmittons » Mon Jan 25, 2010 5:09 pm

ITT: Deontology

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Re: Haiti / Law School

Postby WhiskeyGuy » Mon Jan 25, 2010 5:11 pm

ccs1702 wrote:This thread may be going places.


It has.




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