Anyone a Criminal Justice major?

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yo!
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Re: Anyone a Criminal Justice major?

Postby yo! » Sun May 02, 2010 1:36 am

I have an associates degree in Criminal Justice, but I switched majors when I realized that I didn't want to be a police officer. I spent two years interning at my local PD, which I think actually helped me. I did all sorts of interesting things for the department. This included writing reports for officers, some drug awareness stuff at local schools, and even testifying in court a few times. I definitely think that this helped my cycle a bit. The CJ classes, not so much.

awesomepossum
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Re: Anyone a Criminal Justice major?

Postby awesomepossum » Sun May 02, 2010 1:40 am

Criminal Justice majors just make me think of those ITT-Tech commercials.

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Re: Anyone a Criminal Justice major?

Postby r6_philly » Sun May 02, 2010 2:20 am

awesomepossum wrote:Criminal Justice majors just make me think of those ITT-Tech commercials.


Ha, there are 3 T's in ITT-Tech. Maybe I shouldn't apply to teach there?

Denndy
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Re: Anyone a Criminal Justice major?

Postby Denndy » Fri May 21, 2010 10:53 pm

cartercl wrote:
nealric wrote:
He did well for being brain dead.


I'm not so sure about that. Won't random guessing get you to a 130 or so?


I think most of the problem with CJ majors and the LSAT is that most higher-end schools don't offer CJ as a major. My guess is that people taking the LSAT with the CJ major are disproportionately from schools with lower SAT averages, and are less likely to be good standardized test takers.

however, everyone should take symbolic logic, regardless of what your major is


Philosophy FTW!


Well, I actually got a scholarship as a freshman based on my ACT score and was initially a biology major. After making a string of Bs in my core classes however, I gave up on being a doctor and talked to the pre-law adviser at my university about the best major for law. She mistakenly told me CJ because "it has everything to do with the law." If I knew then what I know now, I would've told that lady (in the words of the old school Degeneration X) to "suck it!"

I think he was talking about the guy you felt sorry for man




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