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stintez
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Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby stintez » Thu May 06, 2010 12:08 pm

John Marshall chi town

New York Law

St. Mary's

Samford

Seton Hall

Syracuse

Valparaiso

WVU

Any input is appreciated.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby savesthedayajb » Thu May 06, 2010 12:10 pm

Not worth sticker.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby The Invisible Man » Thu May 06, 2010 12:13 pm

John Marshall-pretty decent if you want to work in Chicago
NY Law-arguably the worst ABA-accredited law schools (USNWR rankings-wise) in a heavily saturated market
St. Marys-no.
Samford-other than it sounding similar to Stanford, no.
Seton Hall-pretty good if you want to work in New Jersey; main competition is both of the Rutgers schools
Syracuse-better undergraduate school than law school. in a heavily saturated market. Joe Biden as an alumnus.
Valparaiso-?
WVU-no too bad if you want West Virginia.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby MC Southstar » Thu May 06, 2010 12:14 pm

Suck.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby amclane » Thu May 06, 2010 12:14 pm

stintez wrote:John Marshall chi town

New York Law

St. Mary's

Samford

Seton Hall

Syracuse

Valparaiso

WVU

Any input is appreciated.


You are going to get a lot of negative responses. Do your own research and come up with your own thoughts, and then maybe narrow down the situation if you want comparisons.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby Rand M. » Thu May 06, 2010 12:20 pm

amclane wrote:
stintez wrote:John Marshall chi town

New York Law

St. Mary's

Samford

Seton Hall

Syracuse

Valparaiso

WVU

Any input is appreciated.


You are going to get a lot of [strike]negative[/strike] responses tempered by reality. Do your own research and come up with your own thoughts, and then maybe narrow down the situation if you want comparisons.


FTFY

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby JTX » Thu May 06, 2010 12:23 pm

st mary's ftw. enjoy San Antonio.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby lawschoollll » Thu May 06, 2010 12:26 pm

In before the word "elitist."

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby BarbellDreams » Thu May 06, 2010 12:27 pm

I would go to any of those schools... if I had a fullride...and wanted to do public service work for the rest of my life.

Otherwise, I will say that WVU is a decent option because of the extremely low in state tuition and being the only law school within the state. Seton Hall and Syracuse are ok, but definitely not at sticker. Everything else I would stay away from.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby JTX » Thu May 06, 2010 12:27 pm

lawschoollll wrote:In before the word "elitist."


you guys are elitists. St Mary's is a good law school for those who want to work inside Loop 1604.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby NayBoer » Thu May 06, 2010 12:42 pm

stintez wrote:Any input is appreciated.
Retake.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby shoop » Thu May 06, 2010 12:49 pm

I do not want to go to there.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby Blindmelon » Thu May 06, 2010 1:57 pm

The Invisible Man wrote:John Marshall-pretty decent if you want to work in Chicago
NY Law-arguably the worst ABA-accredited law schools (USNWR rankings-wise) in a heavily saturated market
St. Marys-no.
Samford-other than it sounding similar to Stanford, no.
Seton Hall-pretty good if you want to work in New Jersey; main competition is both of the Rutgers schools
Syracuse-better undergraduate school than law school. in a heavily saturated market. Joe Biden as an alumnus.
Valparaiso-?
WVU-no too bad if you want West Virginia.


Nope. all of these schools are pretty much the same.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby The Invisible Man » Thu May 06, 2010 1:59 pm

Blindmelon wrote:
The Invisible Man wrote:John Marshall-pretty decent if you want to work in Chicago
NY Law-arguably the worst ABA-accredited law schools (USNWR rankings-wise) in a heavily saturated market
St. Marys-no.
Samford-other than it sounding similar to Stanford, no.
Seton Hall-pretty good if you want to work in New Jersey; main competition is both of the Rutgers schools
Syracuse-better undergraduate school than law school. in a heavily saturated market. Joe Biden as an alumnus.
Valparaiso-?
WVU-no too bad if you want West Virginia.


Nope. all of these schools are pretty much the same.



Ummm, no they're not.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby blue5385 » Thu May 06, 2010 2:00 pm

The Invisible Man wrote:John Marshall-pretty decent if you want to work in Chicago
NY Law-arguably the worst ABA-accredited law schools (USNWR rankings-wise) in a heavily saturated market
St. Marys-no.
Samford-other than it sounding similar to Stanford, no.
Seton Hall-pretty good if you want to work in New Jersey; main competition is both of the Rutgers schools
Syracuse-better undergraduate school than law school. in a heavily saturated market. Joe Biden as an alumnus.
Valparaiso-?
WVU-no too bad if you want West Virginia.


JM being decent for Chicago is contingent on what you want to do. ITE, not even the top 1% of students at JM will get a biglaw SA position (source: Chicago biglaw associates).

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby The Invisible Man » Thu May 06, 2010 2:02 pm

blue5385 wrote:
The Invisible Man wrote:John Marshall-pretty decent if you want to work in Chicago
NY Law-arguably the worst ABA-accredited law schools (USNWR rankings-wise) in a heavily saturated market
St. Marys-no.
Samford-other than it sounding similar to Stanford, no.
Seton Hall-pretty good if you want to work in New Jersey; main competition is both of the Rutgers schools
Syracuse-better undergraduate school than law school. in a heavily saturated market. Joe Biden as an alumnus.
Valparaiso-?
WVU-no too bad if you want West Virginia.


JM being decent for Chicago is contingent on what you want to do. ITE, not even the top 1% of students at JM will get a biglaw SA position (source: Chicago biglaw associates).



According to your fallacious logic, no biglaw=no legal positions. Logical FAIL.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby blue5385 » Thu May 06, 2010 2:03 pm

The Invisible Man wrote:
blue5385 wrote:
The Invisible Man wrote:John Marshall-pretty decent if you want to work in Chicago
NY Law-arguably the worst ABA-accredited law schools (USNWR rankings-wise) in a heavily saturated market
St. Marys-no.
Samford-other than it sounding similar to Stanford, no.
Seton Hall-pretty good if you want to work in New Jersey; main competition is both of the Rutgers schools
Syracuse-better undergraduate school than law school. in a heavily saturated market. Joe Biden as an alumnus.
Valparaiso-?
WVU-no too bad if you want West Virginia.


JM being decent for Chicago is contingent on what you want to do. ITE, not even the top 1% of students at JM will get a biglaw SA position (source: Chicago biglaw associates).



According to your fallacious logic, no biglaw=no legal positions. Logical FAIL.


Sorry you missed the part of my post where I stated that JM being decent for Chicago is contingent on what you want to do. If you don't want to do biglaw, maybe it's not a terrible bet. RC FAIL.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby The Invisible Man » Thu May 06, 2010 2:03 pm

Nightrunner wrote:
The Invisible Man wrote:
blue5385 wrote:
The Invisible Man wrote:John Marshall-pretty decent if you want to work in Chicago
NY Law-arguably the worst ABA-accredited law schools (USNWR rankings-wise) in a heavily saturated market
St. Marys-no.
Samford-other than it sounding similar to Stanford, no.
Seton Hall-pretty good if you want to work in New Jersey; main competition is both of the Rutgers schools
Syracuse-better undergraduate school than law school. in a heavily saturated market. Joe Biden as an alumnus.
Valparaiso-?
WVU-no too bad if you want West Virginia.


JM being decent for Chicago is contingent on what you want to do. ITE, not even the top 1% of students at JM will get a biglaw SA position (source: Chicago biglaw associates).



According to your fallacious logic, no biglaw=no legal positions. Logical FAIL.


I bolded to show where you made your mistake.


Credited. overlooked that at a quick glance. shiiiit.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby reverendt » Thu May 06, 2010 2:04 pm

The Invisible Man wrote:John Marshall-pretty decent if you want to work in Chicago
NY Law-arguably the worst ABA-accredited law schools (USNWR rankings-wise) in a heavily saturated market
St. Marys-no.
Samford-other than it sounding similar to Stanford, no.
Seton Hall-pretty good if you want to work in New Jersey; main competition is both of the Rutgers schools
Syracuse-better undergraduate school than law school. in a heavily saturated market. Joe Biden as an alumnus.
Valparaiso-?
WVU-no too bad if you want West Virginia.

I think this is about right.
Seton Hall and 'Cuse are the only two I would consider (and I did) but I'd only go if I had a substantial scholarship.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby blue5385 » Thu May 06, 2010 2:06 pm

The Invisible Man wrote:
Nightrunner wrote:I bolded to show where you made your mistake.


Credited. overlooked that at a quick glance. shiiiit.


:roll:

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby KibblesAndVick » Thu May 06, 2010 2:16 pm

Morgantown is a mecca of drunken undergrads who are dtf. Most of their students are idiots, many of the girls are extremely good looking, and most of the girls are sluts. It takes little effort to sleep with someone 2 points higher than you on a 10 point scale (admitting I'm less than an 8 ). They have a tremendous game day atmosphere for basketball and football.

It's one of the last places on Earth I'd want to study law. Not because I wouldn't enjoy it, but because I wouldn't learn a thing. I've spent a good amount of time in Morgantown and approximately 0% of it registered with me.

I don't know very much about any of the other schools. Categorically, their job prospects are not desirable.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby NU_Jet55 » Thu May 06, 2010 2:23 pm

KibblesAndVick wrote:Morgantown is a mecca of drunken undergrads who are dtf. Most of their students are idiots, many of the girls are extremely good looking, and most of the girls are sluts. It takes little effort to sleep with someone 2 points higher than you on a 10 point scale (admitting I'm less than an 8 ).


Soooo.....has WV's deadline passed yet? I may be rethinking wustl...

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby KibblesAndVick » Thu May 06, 2010 2:33 pm

NU_Jet55 wrote:
KibblesAndVick wrote:Morgantown is a mecca of drunken undergrads who are dtf. Most of their students are idiots, many of the girls are extremely good looking, and most of the girls are sluts. It takes little effort to sleep with someone 2 points higher than you on a 10 point scale (admitting I'm less than an 8 ).


Soooo.....has WV's deadline passed yet? I may be rethinking wustl...


There are important things you would be missing out on. Like having a job after graduation or being around people with a mean IQ over 100, to name just two. However, WVU is like no where else.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby Blindmelon » Thu May 06, 2010 2:50 pm

The Invisible Man wrote:
Blindmelon wrote:
The Invisible Man wrote:John Marshall-pretty decent if you want to work in Chicago
NY Law-arguably the worst ABA-accredited law schools (USNWR rankings-wise) in a heavily saturated market
St. Marys-no.
Samford-other than it sounding similar to Stanford, no.
Seton Hall-pretty good if you want to work in New Jersey; main competition is both of the Rutgers schools
Syracuse-better undergraduate school than law school. in a heavily saturated market. Joe Biden as an alumnus.
Valparaiso-?
WVU-no too bad if you want West Virginia.


Nope. all of these schools are pretty much the same.



Ummm, no they're not.


Which ones are better? Seton Hall is in NJ where it competes with every NYC school + RUs and cost a zillion dollars, Syracuse also costs an insane amount and doesn't have much of a home market (I guess upstate NY has some jobs?)

I guess I'll give that WVU is a cut above the rest. At least WVA doesn't have any competition really at all.

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Re: Peoples thoughts on the following schools

Postby romothesavior » Thu May 06, 2010 2:58 pm

The only school worth going to at a price other than free on this list is WVU, and only if you want West Virginia.

Also, do not go to John Marshall. There are many, many better options in Illinois. Northern Illinois and Southern Illinois are equally easy to get into and they offer the same job opportunities for 1/3 of the price.




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