Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

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Rory1987
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Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby Rory1987 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:33 pm

Or Schools that should be ranked higher and/or lower…
Underrated/Should be ranked higher:
UC Hastings
Fordham
Texas
University of Washington
Temple
GW


Overrated/Should be ranked lower:

GULC
Emory
Iowa
American
Cardozo
W&L

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MC Southstar
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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby MC Southstar » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:37 pm

Cornell is underrated for its hotel management program.

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby Jules Winnfield » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:38 pm

Some of the schools in your "overrated" list should be in your "underrated" list. I'm just sayin'...

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby Kronk » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:38 pm

Overrated:

Columbia (declining TTT, NYU stealing all their professors)
Harvard (degree mill)
GULC (see above)

Underrated:

Cornell (great location)
Boalt (practical hands-on lawyer training in CA as opposed to Stanford's airy-fairy approach)

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby holydonkey » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:39 pm

Somebody set up us the bomb.

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby baboon309 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:39 pm

Rory1987 wrote:Or Schools that should be ranked higher and/or lower…
Underrated/Should be ranked higher:
UC Hastings
Fordham
Texas
University of Washington
Temple
GW


Overrated/Should be ranked lower:

GULC
Emory
Iowa
American
Cardozo
W&L


Underrated/Should be ranked higher:
CHICAGO KENT (beat IUB)
LOYOLA CHICAGO (beat IUB)



Overrated/Should be ranked lower:
IUB
UNC
TTTTTTTTULANE

Check out the new NLJ data!

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby oneforship » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:40 pm

Overrated:

Northwestern Polytech College of Law for Geriatrics

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby MC Southstar » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:40 pm

baboon309 wrote:Underrated/Should be ranked higher:
CHICAGO KENT (beat IUB)
LOYOLA CHICAGO (beat IUB)



Overrated/Should be ranked lower:
IUB
UNC
TTTTTTTTULANE

Check out the new NLJ data!


Those schools are all inherently overrated since they are called law schools.

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby D. H2Oman » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:40 pm

Great thread idea, I was just thinking about this. Here are mine:


Overrated/should be ranked lower:

UC Hastings
Fordham
Texas
University of Washington
Temple
GW



Underrated/Should be ranked higher:

GULC
Emory
Iowa
American
Cardozo
W&L

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby panda » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:41 pm

Kronk and MC have TCR

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby JuTMSY4 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:41 pm

Depending on which rankings you're talking about, Cooley might be overrated

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby oneforship » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:41 pm

oneforship wrote:Overrated:

Northwestern Polytech College of Law for Geriatrics


Underrated:

NU -- Crushed the NLJ250.

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby MC Southstar » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:42 pm

The colts are overrated, they always blow it in the end.

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby D. H2Oman » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:42 pm

Boalt and Cornell are overrated, look at the numbers of their latest entering class

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby Rawlsian » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:43 pm

oneforship wrote:
oneforship wrote:Overrated:

Northwestern Polytech College of Law for Geriatrics


Underrated:

NU -- Crushed the NLJ250.


Along that vein...
underrated:
Vandy

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby D. H2Oman » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:43 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:Boalt and Cornell are overrated, look at the numbers of their latest entering class


No, way idiot. Those schools look beyond the numbers. One or two LSAT points don't really make a difference anyways. Boalt and Cornell look at the whole applicant.

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:44 pm

Overrated:

Stanford (seriously, where is this school? nobody knows, but I think it's in California, who cares)
Berkeley (California, what else do I need to say)
Chicago (because it's a TTT state public school)
Vanderbilt (good luck living in the south the rest of your life, yuck)
Duke (Ann Coulter went there)
Michigan (a half hour drive from Detroit, seriously, who's idea was that?)
UCLA (tuition will be $70k/yr by 2015, I'm calling it)

Underrated:

Yale (they're great, they literally give out diamonds to students)
Harvard (should be tied at #0 with Yale)
NYU (yeah, another public state school, but I like their hustle and Obama used to teach there, so....)
Georgetown (more classmates than you can count, how awesome is that)

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby oneforship » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:45 pm

oneforship wrote:
oneforship wrote:Overrated:

Northwestern Polytech College of Law for Geriatrics


Underrated:

NU -- Crushed the NLJ250.


Dude, seriously? Those %s are out of date already, and seriously skewed. NU is obviously the worst T11.

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby D. H2Oman » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:45 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:Boalt and Cornell are overrated, look at the numbers of their latest entering class


No, way idiot. Those schools look beyond the numbers. One or two LSAT points don't really make a difference anyways. Boalt and Cornell look at the whole applicant.


LOL, GTFO bro. That's all a bullshit way of justifying their sub-par numbers.

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby Rawlsian » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:46 pm

Helmholtz wrote:Overrated:

Stanford (seriously, where is this school? nobody knows, but I think it's in California, who cares)
Berkeley (California, what else do I need to say)
Chicago (because it's a TTT state public school)
Vanderbilt (good luck living in the south the rest of your life, yuck)
Michigan (Ann Coulter went there)
Michigan (a half hour drive from Detroit, seriously, who's idea was that?)
UCLA (tuition will be $70k/yr by 2015, I'm calling it)

Underrated:

Yale (they're great, they literally give out diamonds to students)
Harvard (should be tied at #0 with Yale)
NYU (yeah, another public state school, but I like their hustle and Obama used to teach there, so....)
Georgetown (more classmates than you can count, how awesome is that)


Fixed.

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby MC Southstar » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:46 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:Boalt and Cornell are overrated, look at the numbers of their latest entering class


No, way idiot. Those schools look beyond the numbers. One or two LSAT points don't really make a difference anyways. Boalt and Cornell look at the whole applicant.


LOL, GTFO bro. That's all a bullshit way of justifying their sub-par numbers.


You're creeping me out.

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby panda » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:48 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:Boalt and Cornell are overrated, look at the numbers of their latest entering class


No, way idiot. Those schools look beyond the numbers. One or two LSAT points don't really make a difference anyways. Boalt and Cornell look at the whole applicant.


poasts acknowledged. uhh.. both of them. now you can stop talking to yourself.

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby D. H2Oman » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:48 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:Boalt and Cornell are overrated, look at the numbers of their latest entering class


No, way idiot. Those schools look beyond the numbers. One or two LSAT points don't really make a difference anyways. Boalt and Cornell look at the whole applicant.


LOL, GTFO bro. That's all a bullshit way of justifying their sub-par numbers.


You disgust me. It's people like you that have led to this ridiculous overly number focused process of law school admission. Because Berkeley's LSAT median is a point or two lower, that means they are producing less capable lawyers?????? That's absurd, and racist.

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby ViP » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:50 pm

Overrated: US News

Underrated: Choosing what's best for you

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Re: Overrated and Underrated Schools (In your opinion)

Postby UF Gators » Tue Mar 09, 2010 12:52 pm

D. H2Oman wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:
D. H2Oman wrote:Boalt and Cornell are overrated, look at the numbers of their latest entering class


No, way idiot. Those schools look beyond the numbers. One or two LSAT points don't really make a difference anyways. Boalt and Cornell look at the whole applicant.


LOL, GTFO bro. That's all a bullshit way of justifying their sub-par numbers.

You need help.




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