Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby romothesavior » Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:01 am

SoftBoiledLife wrote:My honest answer is either none or UCLA/Texas in-state.

Here's the thing, if you get into a good non-T14 school (let's say for the sake of discussion anything T30), you can pay the sticker price and probably be allright when it all shakes out. But getting into one of those schools means you're probably looking at some $$$ somewhere a little lower on the totem pole. ITE, it is worth compromising on ranking to drastically lower your debt load unless you're absolutely hell-bent on a federal clerkship or a biglaw job right out of the gate.

(Even then it's still probably a better idea to take the money, because there's no guarantee that your grades at a T15-30 will be what they need to be to get that clerkship/biglaw job).


And age-old TLS question that will likely never reach a full consensus. But I agree with you, and that's exactly what I did.

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby Grizz » Mon Jun 07, 2010 10:19 am

rando wrote:
SoftBoiledLife wrote:My honest answer is either none or UCLA/Texas in-state.

Here's the thing, if you get into a good non-T14 school (let's say for the sake of discussion anything T30), you can pay the sticker price and probably be allright when it all shakes out. But getting into one of those schools means you're probably looking at some $$$ somewhere a little lower on the totem pole. ITE, it is worth compromising on ranking to drastically lower your debt load unless you're absolutely hell-bent on a federal clerkship or a biglaw job right out of the gate.

(Even then it's still probably a better idea to take the money, because there's no guarantee that your grades at a T15-30 will be what they need to be to get that clerkship/biglaw job).


Good advice right there. Exactly what I did. Its worked out pretty well thus far.

With a solid LSAT 167+ you can get good $$ at Emory. Though talk to RadLaw, Vandy basically matched Emory for him.


Rando is right. I got basically the same amount of money from Vandy and Emory, which surprised me to say the least. Maybe Emory's endowment was down?

In any case, if you're looking to target the South, like I was, anything over Emory's median LSAT gives you a good shot for money, and for Vandy, anything over both medians gives a good shot for money.

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby youpiiz » Mon Jun 07, 2010 10:21 am

romothesavior wrote:And age-old TLS question that will likely never reach a full consensus.


you mean the question of whether megan fox is hot?

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby romothesavior » Mon Jun 07, 2010 10:32 am

youpiiz wrote:
romothesavior wrote:And age-old TLS question that will likely never reach a full consensus.


you mean the question of whether megan fox is hot?


Hot? Yes. Cute? No. I personally go for the cute ones. Jen Aniston >>>> Megan Fox

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Postby rundoxierun » Mon Jun 07, 2010 12:14 pm

romothesavior wrote:
youpiiz wrote:
romothesavior wrote:And age-old TLS question that will likely never reach a full consensus.


you mean the question of whether megan fox is hot?


Hot? Yes. Cute? No. I personally go for the cute ones. Jen Aniston >>>> Megan Fox


First I would like to note how unbelievable this statement is. Jen Aniston, if she wasn't famous, would be the girl you call at midnite when all your other plans fell through. Megan Fox would def still be a top 3 option.

As far as this thread goes.. realistically I'm not even all that comfortable with sticker at HYS so my answer is none... but if I was forced to pick, I would choose vandy.

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby 09042014 » Mon Jun 07, 2010 12:16 pm

Georgetown.

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Postby Grizz » Mon Jun 07, 2010 12:20 pm

Desert Fox wrote:Georgetown.

lulz

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby romothesavior » Mon Jun 07, 2010 1:02 pm

tkgrrett wrote:
romothesavior wrote:
Hot? Yes. Cute? No. I personally go for the cute ones. Jen Aniston >>>> Megan Fox


First I would like to note how unbelievable this statement is. Jen Aniston, if she wasn't famous, would be the girl [strike]you call at midnite when all your other plans fell through[/strike] I marry and have kids with and live with in a white house on a hill with a white picket fence.. Megan Fox would def still be a top 3 option.


FTFY

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby GermX » Mon Jun 07, 2010 1:44 pm

George Washington, Boston University, UCLA, USC, in fact, every school leading down to I would say #25 is worth paying sticker, based on their biglaw and other statistics.

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Postby Grizz » Mon Jun 07, 2010 1:56 pm

GermX wrote:George Washington, Boston University, UCLA, USC, in fact, every school leading down to I would say #25 is worth paying sticker, based on their biglaw and other statistics.



Which stats? Self-reported stats, especially from pre-ITE, doesn't mean jack.

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby romothesavior » Mon Jun 07, 2010 2:07 pm

GermX wrote:[strike]George Washington, Boston University, UCLA, USC, in fact, every school leading down to I would say #25 is worth paying sticker, based on their biglaw and other statistics[/strike].


My god you are dumb.

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby david? » Mon Jun 07, 2010 2:11 pm

romothesavior wrote:
tkgrrett wrote:
romothesavior wrote:
Hot? Yes. Cute? No. I personally go for the cute ones. Jen Aniston >>>> Megan Fox


First I would like to note how unbelievable this statement is. Jen Aniston, if she wasn't famous, would be the girl [strike]you call at midnite when all your other plans fell through[/strike] I marry and have kids with and live with in a white house on a hill with a white picket fence.. Megan Fox would def still be a top 3 option.


FTFY


I think i would have to agree with Romo... Megan Fox is hot but some like Jen Aniston would be the good wife kind of a person I would marry. Though Jen is getting a little old, I would look for someone a little younger.

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby NoleinNY » Mon Jun 07, 2010 2:25 pm

UCLA, USC, UT (if I wanted Texas) or Vandy.

Also, ITT: Fools debate the merit of Megan Fox vs Jennifer Aniston despite the point being moot: Christina Hendricks >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Fox & Aniston 8)

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby Richie Tenenbaum » Mon Jun 07, 2010 2:28 pm

rad law wrote:I would only pay sticker for HYSCCN.

^This

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby NayBoer » Mon Jun 07, 2010 2:31 pm

T19

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby Grizz » Mon Jun 07, 2010 2:36 pm

NayBoer wrote:T19


T19 = new T17/18 = new T12 = new T14?

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby NayBoer » Mon Jun 07, 2010 2:42 pm

Partially tongue in cheek. But I was willing to go to WUSTL sticker when I started the cycle, since I'm originally from there.

I'd sooner pay full freight at WUSTL than USC or Texas, but then I don't want to be stuck in LA or Texas.

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby MD/JD2B » Mon Jun 07, 2010 2:47 pm

Hastings, hands down.

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby IAFG » Mon Jun 07, 2010 2:49 pm

Richie Tenenbaum wrote:
rad law wrote:I would only pay sticker for HYSCCN.

^This

so you're saying someone who misses HYSCCN and somehow doesn't get $ at MVP/Duke/NU should just not go to LS?

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby Grizz » Mon Jun 07, 2010 3:00 pm

IAFG wrote:
Richie Tenenbaum wrote:
rad law wrote:I would only pay sticker for HYSCCN.

^This

so you're saying someone who misses HYSCCN and somehow doesn't get $ at MVP/Duke/NU should just not go to LS?


No money at Cornell, GULC, Texas, Vandy, UCLA? Your hypo seems silly.

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby IAFG » Mon Jun 07, 2010 3:00 pm

rad law wrote:
IAFG wrote:
Richie Tenenbaum wrote:
rad law wrote:I would only pay sticker for HYSCCN.

^This

so you're saying someone who misses HYSCCN and somehow doesn't get $ at MVP/Duke/NU should just not go to LS?


No money at Cornell, GULC, Texas, Vandy, UCLA? Your hypo seems silly.

see: LtK

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby GermX » Mon Jun 07, 2010 3:05 pm

I would pay sticker for the T-20, possibly up to the T-25.

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby acrossthelake » Mon Jun 07, 2010 3:18 pm

Richie Tenenbaum wrote:
rad law wrote:I would only pay sticker for HYSCCN.

^This

+1

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby OG Loc » Mon Jun 07, 2010 3:42 pm

Most public T1-T2s are probably fine for residents. Nothing wrong with a Maryland resident paying "sticker" at UMD.

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Re: Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

Postby romothesavior » Mon Jun 07, 2010 3:44 pm

OG Loc wrote:Most public T1-T2s are probably fine for residents. Nothing wrong with a Maryland resident paying "sticker" at UMD.


+1 and I totally agree. My state has two public T3s in my state that are dirt cheap. I'd go there at sticker and rack up 60-70k in debt for a decent shot at a small town prosecution job before I spent 180-200k at a T25.




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