Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby vanwinkle » Mon Mar 29, 2010 12:18 am

romothesavior wrote:I am not even going to try to put WUSTL and UVA on the same page, because clearly T10 is a whole different ball game. But still, you make it sound like WUSTL is struggling ITE. The careers guy said they have brought in over 50 new firms to OCI this year and almost every 2L and 3L I talked to had stuff lined up. Are they hurting more than a few years ago? Sure. But don't make it sound like the decision is UVA vs. TTT. ITs UVA vs. a very good tier 1 school.

Dude, even UVA is struggling ITE. Don't you dare try to tell me WUSTL isn't.

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Postby sibley » Mon Mar 29, 2010 12:18 am

Tomato Stevens wrote:
sibley wrote:
Tomato Stevens wrote:My problem is that I always fall in love with mean girls like this one. Speaking about the wrong subject of one's love.

aw. some of us are nice. ...as long as the boys are nice to us, anyway. I did my bf's laundry for him this weekend =) I sometimes do. it means I get to spend more time with him bc he's not busy with that!

See? I am already attracted to you less than to the mean Cali blonde.


lol. you should chalk it up to me being unavailable, her being available (mean ones usually are!) and you being a masochist.

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby nyyankees » Mon Mar 29, 2010 12:24 am

vanwinkle wrote:
romothesavior wrote:I am not even going to try to put WUSTL and UVA on the same page, because clearly T10 is a whole different ball game. But still, you make it sound like WUSTL is struggling ITE. The careers guy said they have brought in over 50 new firms to OCI this year and almost every 2L and 3L I talked to had stuff lined up. Are they hurting more than a few years ago? Sure. But don't make it sound like the decision is UVA vs. TTT. ITs UVA vs. a very good tier 1 school.

Dude, even UVA is struggling ITE. Don't you dare try to tell me WUSTL isn't.


by posting in this thread, donna thinks you two are hitting on her.

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby romothesavior » Mon Mar 29, 2010 12:26 am

vanwinkle wrote:
romothesavior wrote:I am not even going to try to put WUSTL and UVA on the same page, because clearly T10 is a whole different ball game. But still, you make it sound like WUSTL is struggling ITE. The careers guy said they have brought in over 50 new firms to OCI this year and almost every 2L and 3L I talked to had stuff lined up. Are they hurting more than a few years ago? Sure. But don't make it sound like the decision is UVA vs. TTT. ITs UVA vs. a very good tier 1 school.

Dude, even UVA is struggling ITE. Don't you dare try to tell me WUSTL isn't.


That was poor phrasing on my part, I agree. But my point was simply that for some people, the increased job opportunities from UVA may not be so staggering that it is worth the extra debt.

And even though UVA is a national school with great portability, I think if someone wants to practice in the midwest, WUSTL with lots of $$$ may be a better option. Just depends on personal preference I suppose.

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby Tomato Stevens » Mon Mar 29, 2010 12:27 am

Donna, I PM'ed you.

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby Herb Watchfell » Mon Mar 29, 2010 12:40 am

what does "ITE" mean?

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby Leeroy Jenkins » Mon Mar 29, 2010 12:41 am

nyyankees wrote:So by popular blond chick that all the law students were hitting on do you mean balding asian guy?

asians don't bald, i declare shenanigans

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Postby Leeroy Jenkins » Mon Mar 29, 2010 12:41 am

Herb Watchfell wrote:what does "ITE" mean?

in this existence

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby Herb Watchfell » Mon Mar 29, 2010 12:43 am

Leeroy Jenkins wrote:
Herb Watchfell wrote:what does "ITE" mean?

in this existence


nothing exists, i declare shenanigans

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby firebreathingliberal » Mon Mar 29, 2010 1:14 am

Herb Watchfell wrote:
Leeroy Jenkins wrote:
Herb Watchfell wrote:what does "ITE" mean?

in this existence


nothing exists, i declare shenanigans


In This Economy...

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby AttractiveNuisance » Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:30 am

donnamartin wrote:
nyyankees wrote:are you that asian guy who kept asking about LA placement?

No, I am Donna Martin. And in all seriousness, I was the popular blond chick.


Lol. Being hit on by law school students who are drinking is nothing I would write on a resume. I love WUSTL and I don't think there is a better law school experience. That being said, you come off like a bitch and I would tone it down before you come, if you do. Law school is small enough that if you annoy enough people you will find you have no friends... it does happen.

Side note: I kind of think this thread is a joke being played by one of the ASD people or something like that. Plus, I asked a couple of my friends who were at the happy hour about the ASD talent and they said their was nothing to write home about. Plus, no one seems to know who the "popular blond chick" is.

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Postby romothesavior » Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:34 am

AttractiveNuisance wrote:
donnamartin wrote:
nyyankees wrote:are you that asian guy who kept asking about LA placement?

No, I am Donna Martin. And in all seriousness, I was the popular blond chick.


Lol. Being hit on by law school students who are drinking is nothing I would write on a resume. I love WUSTL and I don't think there is a better law school experience. That being said, you come off like a bitch and I would tone it down before you come, if you do. Law school is small enough that if you annoy enough people you will find you have no friends... it does happen.

Side note: I kind of think this thread is a joke being played by one of the ASD people or something like that. Plus, I asked a couple of my friends who were at the happy hour about the ASD talent and they said their was nothing to write home about. Plus, no one seems to know who the "popular blond chick" is.


There were a few good looking girls, but I don't recall a hot popular blond chick either. As an aside, how is the talent in the law school? I saw a few cuties but again, nothing to write home about.

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby AttractiveNuisance » Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:38 am

The average is good for law school. There are a number of gorgeous girls but most have boyfriends at the moment, I think. I'm not going to get into specifics because I am sure some of my friends read this forum and I'm not trying to get harassed. Usually the drama and whatnot is within the 1L class anyways (since yall will be around each other sooooooo much), and I can't tell you anything about them since I wasn't at the happy hour this week.

edit: plus you have SLU law and WUSTL undergrad too.

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby donnamartin » Mon Mar 29, 2010 11:57 am

vanwinkle wrote:
PDaddy wrote:
junelsat wrote:The logic behind these decisions is simple - if you intend to chase money after you graduate, you want to go to the top-14 school, because you will be able to get a high-paying job and pay off the debt without worry. If you don't intend to chase money, then take the scholarship, because then you won't be pigeonholed working long hours in the private sector(although you might not even be able to get this job from a lesser school) and will have more financial freedom

This argument assumes, without warrant, that one cannot both save money and chase money after graduation from WUSTL. After all, WUSTL has some great job prospects of its own. We all agree that the WUSTL name isn't as portable, but that may not matter.

The argument assumes, with warrant, that one has a better chance of successfully "chasing money" after graduation at a T14 than at WUSTL. Nobody is denying the possibility that you can be successful coming out of WUSTL, but it is certainly a lot more difficult (especially ITE) to secure those high-paying jobs from a school that low-ranked.

OK I am done playing along with our little joke.

I do want to respond to the above reply though. I think the right question to ask is not "what's better in terms of career prospects: graduating top %50 from [name a Top20 school] or graduating top %50 from [name a T10 school]." I think the same person who'd be top %50 at UVa would probably do better at WUSTL and Vandy. Whether she will be top %20 or %30 I can't say. But I don't think that being an average student at UVa would yield better career prospects than being a top student at one of the other Top20 I am considering. Of course, you can't say that being top %1 at a Tear 4 school is better than being at the median in a T10 school, because once you get out of the T30ish range some top law firms or governmental agencies will simply not consider your application because of the school you went to. But as long as you do well in a highly regarded school, a few spots up the US news ranking that are associated with many spots down your class rank wouldn't translate to better job prospects. That said, with respect to networking a T10 would probably be a better choice. For me networking is not a big consideration (because I will marry the rich and the famous).

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby romothesavior » Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:08 pm

Please, please, please go to UVA. I hate you more with every post.

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby nyyankees » Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:24 pm

i am going to change my vote and say you should go to cornell and killself in the gorge.

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Postby romothesavior » Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:34 pm

dvd wrote:
romothesavior wrote:Please, please, please go to UVA. I hate you more with every post.


+ 1


DVD, what ended up happening with you this weekend? Tried gettin in touch with you.

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby sibley » Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:38 pm

dvd wrote:
romothesavior wrote:
dvd wrote:
romothesavior wrote:Please, please, please go to UVA. I hate you more with every post.


+ 1


DVD, what ended up happening with you this weekend? Tried gettin in touch with you.


sorry, the barbecue and custard of saint louis lured me away.


where should I eat tomorrow? will be visiting wustl

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby romothesavior » Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:40 pm

dvd wrote:
romothesavior wrote:
dvd wrote:
romothesavior wrote:Please, please, please go to UVA. I hate you more with every post.


+ 1


DVD, what ended up happening with you this weekend? Tried gettin in touch with you.


sorry, the barbecue and custard of saint louis lured me away.


Nice, did you go to Ted Drewes? That place is killer. And what did you think of WUSTL? You think you'll be there in the fall?

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby kdw94780 » Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:47 pm

I'm jealous that you got into a t-10 school like UVA; however, I don't have asperations for BIG Law in markets like NYC or DC so really I'm jealous of your bragging power. BUT, the ppl on here need to get over the fact that the you got better vibes from Wustl compared to UVA. I must say I'm biased cuz I can't wait to study law in Anheuser Busch as well :-). I must agree with other posters that I doubt many people who attend WUSTL had offers from t-10, and those who do probably have full schollys. Try to squeeze out more! If the love affair is mutual, they'll gladly cough it up. and Congrats! No matter what...you're going to a good law school that many people could only dream of attending.

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Re: Did I fall in love with the wrong school?

Postby donnamartin » Mon Mar 29, 2010 4:26 pm

romothesavior wrote:Please, please, please go to UVA. I hate you more with every post.

Can you stop pulling my hair bagging for attention? God, what a loser.




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