Which non-T14 school would you go for sticker?

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

Postby mz253 » Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:24 pm

MD/JD2B wrote:Hastings, of course; why anywhere else at any price?


but is it true that people at hastings are not nice? i just read it from some review websites. no offense.

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

Postby motiontodismiss » Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:27 pm

Vanderbilt/UT Austin. I wouldn't go to USC/UCLA, not even for a full ride+20.

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

Postby mz253 » Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:30 pm

motiontodismiss wrote:Vanderbilt/UT Austin. I wouldn't go to USC/UCLA, not even for a full ride+20.


why? i thought UCLA and USC have better employment perspectives

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

Postby motiontodismiss » Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:33 pm

mz253 wrote:
motiontodismiss wrote:Vanderbilt/UT Austin. I wouldn't go to USC/UCLA, not even for a full ride+20.


why? i thought UCLA and USC have better employment perspectives


I hate SoCal. Add Wash U to my list, if they get their act together

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

Postby Grizz » Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:36 pm

mz253 wrote:
motiontodismiss wrote:Vanderbilt/UT Austin. I wouldn't go to USC/UCLA, not even for a full ride+20.


why? i thought UCLA and USC have better employment perspectives


By which measure? NLJ250? I know Vanderbilt at least beat out both in the most recent numbers available. With California's economic decline, no reason to see why that would change. No idea about Texas though.

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

Postby RPK34 » Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:47 pm

For me, pretty much YHS/CCN. I used to think MVP, but I'm just too debt aversive.

This is just my belief, but if you're good enough to get sticker at an MVPDNCG, it makes more sense to try to take a large scholarship in the 15-30 range, or even going a bit deeper if it's a strong regional schools or a city you really love. I'd personally enroll in BC/BU/GW/W&M with a large scholarship before I would enroll at MVP at sticker.

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

Postby flyingpanda » Tue Jun 08, 2010 3:31 pm

RPK34 wrote:This is just my belief, but if you're good enough to get sticker at an MVPDNCG, it makes more sense to try to take a large scholarship in the 15-30 range, or even going a bit deeper if it's a strong regional schools or a city you really love.


If you want a shot at big law, then no.

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

Postby mz253 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 12:55 pm

motiontodismiss wrote:Vanderbilt/UT Austin. I wouldn't go to USC/UCLA, not even for a full ride+20.


i don't know that much about vandy. but why they are so highly regard. seems they are famous in nothing else? sorry i'm international and i've only been in new england for the past few years. i feel people in new england think nothing in south is good. NO OFFENSE.

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

Postby motiontodismiss » Wed Jun 09, 2010 12:58 pm

mz253 wrote:
motiontodismiss wrote:Vanderbilt/UT Austin. I wouldn't go to USC/UCLA, not even for a full ride+20.


i don't know that much about vandy. but why they are so highly regard. seems they are famous in nothing else? sorry i'm international and i've only been in new england for the past few years. i feel people in new england think nothing in south is good. NO OFFENSE.


NYers also think everything west of the Hudson is still theoretical. Doesn't bother me one bit. As for why they're so highly regarded, just look at the placement numbers and the medians of the entering class. Vanderbilt belongs in the #15 spot, certainly over UCLA.

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

Postby mz253 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 1:03 pm

motiontodismiss wrote:
mz253 wrote:
motiontodismiss wrote:Vanderbilt/UT Austin. I wouldn't go to USC/UCLA, not even for a full ride+20.


i don't know that much about vandy. but why they are so highly regard. seems they are famous in nothing else? sorry i'm international and i've only been in new england for the past few years. i feel people in new england think nothing in south is good. NO OFFENSE.


NYers also think everything west of the Hudson is still theoretical. Doesn't bother me one bit. As for why they're so highly regarded, just look at the placement numbers and the medians of the entering class. Vanderbilt belongs in the #15 spot, certainly over UCLA.

Sidebar: None taken.


wow, i just checked their website. it seems that they have a really great placement record. also the class size is small, so they may have less competition for jobs. hmm, interesting. it's a very useful tip. because i was only looking at schools in the east or west. i don't think i'm the type of person that only aims for big law. i would be happy if i can get a job in a middle sized firm.

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

Postby mz253 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 1:04 pm

motiontodismiss wrote:
mz253 wrote:
motiontodismiss wrote:Vanderbilt/UT Austin. I wouldn't go to USC/UCLA, not even for a full ride+20.


i don't know that much about vandy. but why they are so highly regard. seems they are famous in nothing else? sorry i'm international and i've only been in new england for the past few years. i feel people in new england think nothing in south is good. NO OFFENSE.


NYers also think everything west of the Hudson is still theoretical. Doesn't bother me one bit. As for why they're so highly regarded, just look at the placement numbers and the medians of the entering class. Vanderbilt belongs in the #15 spot, certainly over UCLA.

Sidebar: None taken.


btw, any other schools you would recommend in the south or middle of the U.S.?

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

Postby Dr. Strangelove » Wed Jun 09, 2010 1:14 pm

I would actually be wary about going to Cornell or Georgetown sticker myself but if I was willing to consider those two- I would also consider UCLA, Vandy, and UT-Austin for sticker price.
Nothing else though.

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

Postby mz253 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 1:16 pm

Dr. Strangelove wrote:I would actually be wary about going to Cornell or Georgetown sticker myself but if I was willing to consider those two- I would also consider UCLA, Vandy, and UT-Austin for sticker price.
Nothing else though.


why's that? i remember cornell has a very good placement record in biglaw in NYC area (compare to their GPA, LSAT stats). GW is supposed to be very good, isn't it? also since it's in the D.C. area, it would be great to both law firms and government jobs?

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

Postby Grizz » Wed Jun 09, 2010 1:49 pm

mz253 wrote:
Dr. Strangelove wrote:I would actually be wary about going to Cornell or Georgetown sticker myself but if I was willing to consider those two- I would also consider UCLA, Vandy, and UT-Austin for sticker price.
Nothing else though.


why's that? i remember cornell has a very good placement record in biglaw in NYC area (compare to their GPA, LSAT stats). GW is supposed to be very good, isn't it? also since it's in the D.C. area, it would be great to both law firms and government jobs?


GW is good, just not good enough to justify sticker given the amount of people that want DC (GULC especially, but a lot of other T14 + Texas, Vandy.)

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

Postby Hiei » Wed Jun 09, 2010 2:53 pm

Texas in state is probably the best outside of top 14 sticker option.

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

Postby Grizz » Wed Jun 09, 2010 2:55 pm

Hiei wrote:Texas in state is probably the best outside of top 14 sticker option.


Yes, but I think we assume for the purposes of this discussion that in-state =/= sticker.

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

Postby d34d9823 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 2:57 pm

I'd take Texas and Vandy for sure and maybe UCLA. Beyond that, you had better be OK with working for your whole life in the school's location.

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

Postby slax » Tue Jun 29, 2010 2:16 pm

david? wrote:
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.


Aniston FTW! http://thechive.com/2010/02/12/jennifer-aniston-holds-a-special-place-in-my-heart-22-photos/

If you are from the Philadelphia area, or live in PA and plan to practice in Philly, pay sticker for Temple. It's absurdly cheap even for out of state, let alon in state, with relatively great local placement.

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

Postby lmi » Tue Jun 29, 2010 7:35 pm

what about university of washington. i know it's not super cheap, but if you are interested in the NW...? They don't really give merit aid, so I don't think many people going there have a bunch of aid. Plus I believe it is possible to get in state after the first year. It would be much cheaper than, say, Fordham at sticker. Any thoughts on this? (aside from the obvious NY, WA distinction)

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

Postby r6_philly » Wed Jun 30, 2010 1:15 am

Nightrunner wrote:I would only pay sticker for YHS. Seriously.


Second that. Not everyone has that option though, so then the conclusion is most people should not pay sticker anywhere...




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