Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby ATOIsp07 » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:43 pm

fuck it, I'll bite...where's the quote from?

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby HopefulLawStud » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:47 pm

ATOIsp07 wrote:
barrinmb wrote:
ATOIsp07 wrote:
reasonabledoubt wrote:You're a ratard.


Retard is spelled with an "e", not an "a", retard!


Pop culture fail.



fair enough...but I haven't seen/heard whatever that is from...either way, the OP is still a retard...WTF kinda question is that?


You are DUMB.

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby reasonabledoubt » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:47 pm

ATOIsp07 wrote:
barrinmb wrote:
ATOIsp07 wrote:
reasonabledoubt wrote:You're a ratard.


Retard is spelled with an "e", not an "a", retard!


Pop culture fail.



fair enough...but I haven't seen/heard whatever that is from...either way, the OP is still a retard...WTF kinda question is that?



You're on the cusp of an epic fail, ratard. Your emotional response to a hypothetical set of specific questions suggests an inability to detach your own perspectives from your answer. Objectivity is somewhat important in the study of law, you know? Get some.
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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby HopefulLawStud » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:47 pm

It is from The Hangover....greatest movie yet.

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby reasonabledoubt » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:48 pm

ATOIsp07 wrote:fuck it, I'll bite...where's the quote from?


Since you're biting now, feel free to eat a dick, ratard. Heard of google? Search "ratard," ratard.

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby HopefulLawStud » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:50 pm

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby tomhobbes » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:51 pm

Any bets on how long this thread is going to be?

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby thorntll » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:52 pm

HopefulLawStud wrote:It is from The Hangover....greatest movie yet.


The way it's spelled doesn't even convey the funniness of it. You have to put the emphasis on the first syllable: "RAH-tard."

Which reminds me of another great quote: "You put the wrong emPHAsis on the wrong sylLABle."

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:52 pm

tomhobbes wrote:Any bets on how long this thread is going to be?


Won't go over two pages.

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby HopefulLawStud » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:52 pm

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby thorntll » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:54 pm

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby Tangerine Gleam » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:55 pm

I never thought getting into a T3 school would be possible for me. Sure enough, I was right. :D I don't think I will ever feel bummed about this...I guess it's all about expectations. When my Harvard rejection came, I didn't blink an eye. My Texas "hold" actually bothered me more, simply because I wasn't expecting it.

I feel sorry for anyone who isn't proud of themselves for getting into a T10 or T14. It's quite a feat, and the super-achiever climate of TLS can really downplay this fact.

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby HopefulLawStud » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:55 pm

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby HopefulLawStud » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:58 pm

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby Oblomov » Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:01 pm

underachiever wrote:No, most at Penn could have been at CCN but decided on P for some reason.



Hmm, I think this lends credence to the OPs point.

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby reasonabledoubt » Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:40 pm

ATOIsp07 wrote:fuck it, I'll bite...where's the quote from?


Listen, I don't know if this happens on TLS often, but I feel bad for calling you a ratard. I didn't mean it. I understand the point of your original response, and although I agree with several of your sentiments, I don't think you fully understood mine. It was a targeted inquiry, relative to both specific group of applicants and possible considerations of the same.

I would personally be thrilled if I get into either Georgetown, IUB or similar. There certainly won't be any "remorse" on my part as I'm working as hard as I can towards the top of my class next year. A year or so of UG ratardness on my part left a considerable scar on my UG record and so I understand the realistic chance of my own reaches into certain schools. That is, however, neither here nor there; I'd just like to apologize for calling you a ratard.

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby Oblomov » Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:53 pm

And now for a rare non-cynical post. . .

There was an article posted either here or on ATL a while backed that discussed associate satisfaction in biglaw. What they found was that the more prestigious school that someone went to the less satisfied they were with their biglaw job. The difference was attributed to a person's expectations and ideas of success (nothing new there); if you went to a t-50 school, getting a gig at a v-100 firm makes you among the elite in your group and probably meets or exceeds the higher end of your expectations. Whereas people at t-10 schools, or worse t-3, have a peer group where that isn't "success" but merely the average result (or YLS failure). They didn't distinguish themselves and, moreover, it is likely that the position they had was their expected one and not the "reach" career, which was probably much more (add prestige placeholder here).

I suspect that a similar mechanism applies to law schools. There is probably a lot more satisfaction in attending 7-14 among the middle-class, decent undergrad demographic than among the upper-middleclass elite undergrad set. Pushed to the extremes, I imagine someone who comes from a line of Yale JDs and Ibankers may well be disappointed going to NYU. Overall, a person's level of satisfaction will correlate well with his expectations.

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby FunkyJD » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:04 pm

ATOIsp07 wrote:
reasonabledoubt wrote:You're a ratard.


Retard is spelled with an "e", not an "a", retard!


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Postby jitsrenzo » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:08 pm

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby rayiner » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:09 pm

jitsrenzo wrote:I am too discontent for my own good, so I feel this way.


Discontent about what?

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby englawyer » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:10 pm

virtually everyone can be envious of those above and scoff at those below.

someone at Georgetown can look down on those "non-T14" folk with a sense of pride, and someone at Yale will envy the person that gets the SCOTUS clerkship they wanted.

it is all relative

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby holydonkey » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:14 pm

englawyer wrote:someone at Georgetown can look down on those "non-T14" folk with a sense of pride


Not sure it's possible for someone to look down on someone else with a sense of pride...

I mean besides republicans.

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby FunkyJD » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:16 pm

holydonkey wrote:
englawyer wrote:someone at Georgetown can look down on those "non-T14" folk with a sense of pride


Not sure it's ever possible to look down on someone with a sense of pride...

I mean besides republicans.


:shock:

You've clearly never lived in a city full of pretentious liberals.

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Re: Do T-6 to t-14's feel like failures for 3 years?

Postby holydonkey » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:18 pm

FunkyJD wrote:
holydonkey wrote:
englawyer wrote:someone at Georgetown can look down on those "non-T14" folk with a sense of pride


Not sure it's ever possible to look down on someone with a sense of pride...

I mean besides republicans.


:shock:

You've clearly never lived in a city full of pretentious liberals.


This is true.




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