How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

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How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby NUMB3RFIFTY » Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:01 am

How much alcohol can I drink and still succeed at the following levels?...

1. Just pass
2. Do well (Maybe consistent B's)
3. Very well - 80th percentile
4. Summa Cum Laude - top 2-3 percent.

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby MeTalkPrettyOneDay » Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:03 am

7.35

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby kswiss » Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:06 am

1. Every night to significant excess.
2. Every night to significant excess.
3. Every night to significant excess -1 drink.
4. Every night to significant excess -2 drinks.

Hope that helps.

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby ApexChaser » Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:44 am

Not in school yet, but the rule of thumb I found in undergrad engineering was:

1. Just pass - 4 nights a week
2. Do well (Maybe consistent B's) - 3 nights a week
3. Very well - 80th percentile - 2 nights a week
4. Summa Cum Laude - top 2-3 percent. 1 night a week

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby cardnal124 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:47 am

ApexChaser wrote:Not in school yet, but the rule of thumb I found in undergrad engineering was:

1. Just pass - 4 nights a week
2. Do well (Maybe consistent B's) - 3 nights a week
3. Very well - 80th percentile - 2 nights a week
4. Summa Cum Laude - top 2-3 percent. 1 night a week


Well thats true for grades, however for job prospects out of business school this is what I found:

1. Just get a crappy job - 1 night a week
2. Do well (Maybe small to mid size firm) - 2 nights a week
3. Very well - Respected mid size firm - 3 nights a week
4. BAMF - Large firm making bank. 7 nights a week

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby romothesavior » Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:50 am

I'm not in LS yet, but I can tell you I plan to drink often. Maybe not drink to get shit-faced like I did in UG, but go to the bar with regularity as more of a social thing.

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby Grizz » Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:52 am

romothesavior wrote:I'm not in LS yet, but I can tell you I plan to drink often. Maybe not drink to get shit-faced like I did in UG, but go to the bar with regularity as more of a social thing.


My buddy at Vandy goes out 3 nights a week (never went out in UG) and is over median. This seems like a good sign.

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Postby Grizz » Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:54 am

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1. Buy the above liquor.
2. Drink it while schmoozing with partners
3. ?????
4. Profit

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby solidsnake » Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:55 am

Do you mean go out drinking or do you mean having a glass of wine/beer/scotch before bed to unwind?

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby NUMB3RFIFTY » Thu Mar 25, 2010 2:33 am

romothesavior wrote:I'm not in LS yet, but I can tell you I plan to drink often. Maybe not drink to get shit-faced like I did in UG, but go to the bar with regularity as more of a social thing.


exactly what i was thinking

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby ApexChaser » Thu Mar 25, 2010 5:47 am

cardnal124 wrote:
ApexChaser wrote:Not in school yet, but the rule of thumb I found in undergrad engineering was:

1. Just pass - 4 nights a week
2. Do well (Maybe consistent B's) - 3 nights a week
3. Very well - 80th percentile - 2 nights a week
4. Summa Cum Laude - top 2-3 percent. 1 night a week


Well thats true for grades, however for job prospects out of business school this is what I found:

1. Just get a crappy job - 1 night a week
2. Do well (Maybe small to mid size firm) - 2 nights a week
3. Very well - Respected mid size firm - 3 nights a week
4. BAMF - Large firm making bank. 7 nights a week


TITCBusinessR A few of the BAMF kids at my school moonlighted as club promoters in addition to drinking. Their grades were TTT, but they still make bank.

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby Apple Tree » Thu Mar 25, 2010 9:28 am

The two guys that had the best grades in my UG classes (business) were also the people who drank the most often. Hope this helps. :D

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby jlnoa0915 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 9:32 am

rad law wrote:--ImageRemoved--

1. Buy the above liquor.
2. Drink it while schmoozing with partners
3. ?????
4. Profit


TITCR; Though I would class it up to a single malt:
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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby Puffy » Thu Mar 25, 2010 11:40 am

The more you drink, the more successful you will be.

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby holybartender » Thu Mar 25, 2010 2:25 pm

I was unreasonably upset by being beaten by MeTalkPrettyOneDay with the response of '7'.

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby tikiman6 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:20 pm

Lawyers = biggest alcoholics around. You can drink A LOT.

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby webbylu87 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:22 pm

not enough.

tikiman6: legends of the hidden temple FTW.

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby MF248 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:23 pm

rad law wrote:--ImageRemoved--

1. Buy the above liquor.
[strike]2. Drink it while schmoozing with partners[/strike]
3. ?????
4. Profit


Sorry, your reasoning was a bit off. Hope this helps.

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby S de Garmeaux » Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:26 pm

This Much: |--------------------------------------------|

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby calicocat » Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:32 pm

It's dumbs day on tls imo

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby 09042014 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:33 pm

calicocat wrote:It's dumbs day on tls imo


Your return to TLS day?

Sorry I had too.

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby stratocophic » Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:43 pm

calicocat wrote:It's dumbs day on tls imo
That could describe pretty much any day this month. People getting decisions has been bad for entertainment value.

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby romothesavior » Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:45 pm

rad law wrote:
romothesavior wrote:I'm not in LS yet, but I can tell you I plan to drink often. Maybe not drink to get shit-faced like I did in UG, but go to the bar with regularity as more of a social thing.


My buddy at Vandy goes out 3 nights a week (never went out in UG) and is over median. This seems like a good sign.


It seemed like every 10th word in the Obiter Dictum was a reference to drinking. (And I think I counted 4 Pabst Blue Ribbon references.) Vandy sounds like a fun place to be.

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby calicocat » Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:49 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
calicocat wrote:It's dumbs day on tls imo


Your return to TLS day?

Sorry I had too.

This was planned. To remind me why I left.

I miss you so much DF

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Re: How much alcohol can I drink & still succeed in Law School?

Postby annapavlova » Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:52 pm

It all depends on how smart you are. Just because you are a goody two-shoes doesn't mean you'll do well. Just because you're a lush doesn't mean you won't do well. I have seen many examples of this




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