Hey 0Ls! Prove to me that law school is a wise investment.

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Re: Hey 0Ls! Prove to me that law school is a wise investment.

Postby dhg5004 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:23 am

romothesavior wrote:
dhg5004 wrote:
A'nold wrote:Ugh. All of my fellow 1L's who I very much respect should not be giving this guy and kudos. I can't believe the nonsense that is spewed on this board, xoxo, and JDUnderground. Law school is a great investment for many people and is MUCH more than just a cost benefit analysis, which is almost universally a great investment long-term. The classist crap on this site absolutely amazes me. I will be making like $4k a month this summer and I am BLOWN AWAY by this amount of money. Many of you think of law school as a failure if you aren't making close to that a week. Just realize that when you spew your privileged bs you are influencing people that would really, REALLY benefit from a legal career. Have any of you ever worked the kind of entry-level shit temp job you would be LUCKY to get w/ a UG degree? Ever had a middle manager yell at you for your staple job? Ever want to kill yourself every minute of the day while watching the clock and making $12 an hour? For the people that say you can make $60k out of UG, you are absolutely full of shit. Most UG's won't make the equivalent of that (adjusted for inflation) w/in 5-7 years out of UG. The ceiling for attorneys, even in the dreaded "shitlaw" is well over 100k in most situations. You are in the tippy top of the US and are actually wealthy by most accounts. It makes me actually shake I get so pissed when I see people complaining about this kind of crap. Why don't you step out of your little life for one second to see what a privilege this kind of salary really is? Even if you net $4,500 a month and your loan payments are $1,500, you are living off of $3k a month. Maybe not glamorous but much better than what most people make and that is more of an entry-level salary and that $1,500 a month loan payment will look more like chump change later in life.

Every single middle-aged attorney I've ever met is well-off. Get over yourselves and let people improve their lives. This was not addressed to my fellow law school peeps in this thread, instead, it was addressed to the constant JDU trolls and know-it-all 0L's that think they have any idea what they are talking about.


lol dude. you're just wrong. simple. i make 60k coming out of UG. (closer to 65 now)


You make 65k? Wow! STOP THE PRESSES! Comebody get the WSJ on the line! All those articles about college grads having trouble finding jobs? They're a myth, because dhg5004 found a starting salary of 60k coming out of undergrad! The economy is booming again!


your sarcasm isn't appreciated. if you have nothing worth saying don't say anything at all.

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Re: Hey 0Ls! Prove to me that law school is a wise investment.

Postby VA LawDog » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:36 am

dhg5004 wrote:
VA LawDog wrote:
Locke N. Lawded wrote:Hey 0Ls! Prove to me that law school is a wise investment.


Why must 0L's prove anything to you?

Locke N. Lawded wrote:I really am interested in finding out what is going through your mind ...


That's none of your damn business; and, quite frankly, rather presumptuous of you to ask.


this person seems very bitter.

Not in the slightest. I just find it arrogant:

1) for an anti-law school dood to come on this site and expect us to prove to him why it's in our best interest to go. Who placed him an authority to "school" us? His own arrogance.

2) for him to think that we've not done any research about the legal field, the economy, and whatever else he decides is relevant at the moment.

3) when he then runs to JDU and posts about this thread with a title that includes "0L hubris..." The whole reason for posting this thread on TLS is arrogant hubris.

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Re: Hey 0Ls! Prove to me that law school is a wise investment.

Postby somewhatwayward » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:41 am

<<<<< going to CLS with no debt save living expenses (also very reduced rent)

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Re: Hey 0Ls! Prove to me that law school is a wise investment.

Postby BaiAilian2013 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:43 am

mallard wrote:But few people should go in without having done a full and honest assessment of those other options or without having given real thought to how they'll like law school, how they'll like law, where they'll end up afterwards, etc.

I guess the thing that gets me about OP is that I feel like a lot of regular posters on TLS have done this. The law students I know irl sure have. For me, becoming a 0L has been a long road, full of interrogations and flowcharts, and I just don't think I'm unique in that regard.

Since I think romo was the only person to answer OPs question, I'll play too: debt won't be crippling, the school in question is still a good bet IMO, and law is probably the only career I have a hope of succeeding in.

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Re: Hey 0Ls! Prove to me that law school is a wise investment.

Postby VA LawDog » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:46 am

BaiAilian2013 wrote:
mallard wrote:I guess the thing that gets me about OP is that I feel like a lot of regular posters on TLS have done this. The law students I know irl sure have. For me, becoming a 0L has been a long road, full of interrogations and flowcharts, and I just don't think I'm unique in that regard.

2nd that for me. That's why I think OP's attitude is arrogant and condescending.

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Re: Hey 0Ls! Prove to me that law school is a wise investment.

Postby Shaggier1 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:00 am

Hey 0Ls! Prove to me that law school is a wise investment.


Why? I have already proven that to myself.

/thread.

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Postby bk1 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:04 am

dhg5004 wrote:your sarcasm isn't appreciated. if you have nothing worth saying don't say anything at all.


Thanks, mom.

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Postby CG614 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:10 am

dhg5004 wrote:your sarcasm isn't appreciated. if you have nothing worth saying don't say anything at all.


What I hear: "You shut your mouth when you are talking to me!"

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Re: Hey 0Ls! Prove to me that law school is a wise investment.

Postby d34d9823 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:11 am

dhg5004 wrote:your sarcasm isn't appreciated. if you have nothing worth saying don't say anything at all.

Steps to success:

1. Remove the stick from your ass
2. ???
3. Profit

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Postby youpiiz » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:13 am

if you cant convince yourself nobody can!!

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Postby dhg5004 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:29 am

bk1 wrote:
dhg5004 wrote:your sarcasm isn't appreciated. if you have nothing worth saying don't say anything at all.


Thanks, mom.


was my post directed toward you? no.

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Re: Hey 0Ls! Prove to me that law school is a wise investment.

Postby dhg5004 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:30 am

d34dluk3 wrote:
dhg5004 wrote:your sarcasm isn't appreciated. if you have nothing worth saying don't say anything at all.

Steps to success:

1. Remove the stick from your ass
2. ???
3. Profit


this makes no sense. and i don't think i like you.

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Postby stintez » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:31 am

F U S A D!!!

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Re: Hey 0Ls! Prove to me that law school is a wise investment.

Postby Tautology » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:33 am

dhg5004 wrote:
d34dluk3 wrote:
dhg5004 wrote:your sarcasm isn't appreciated. if you have nothing worth saying don't say anything at all.

Steps to success:

1. Remove the stick from your ass
2. ???
3. Profit


this makes no sense. and i don't think i like you.


I hate to break it to you, but I don't think anyone in this thread likes you.

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Re: Hey 0Ls! Prove to me that law school is a wise investment.

Postby dhg5004 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:35 am

Tautology wrote:
dhg5004 wrote:
d34dluk3 wrote:
dhg5004 wrote:your sarcasm isn't appreciated. if you have nothing worth saying don't say anything at all.

Steps to success:

1. Remove the stick from your ass
2. ???
3. Profit


this makes no sense. and i don't think i like you.


I hate to break it to you, but I don't think anyone in this thread likes you.


lol. oh no. this ruins my day...no ..week!

oh wait no it doesn't bother me at all.

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Re: Hey 0Ls! Prove to me that law school is a wise investment.

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:38 am

Tautology wrote:
dhg5004 wrote:
d34dluk3 wrote:
dhg5004 wrote:your sarcasm isn't appreciated. if you have nothing worth saying don't say anything at all.

Steps to success:

1. Remove the stick from your ass
2. ???
3. Profit


this makes no sense. and i don't think i like you.


I hate to break it to you, but I don't think anyone in this thread likes you.


+1.

Dude, I made a snide response to your stupid comment (and I had a damn good point too, if I may say so myself). Itz tha interwebs. Get over it.

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Re: Hey 0Ls! Prove to me that law school is a wise investment.

Postby PKSebben » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:43 am

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Re: Hey 0Ls! Prove to me that law school is a wise investment.

Postby romothesavior » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:45 am

Did he get a yellow card?

And why do you only have 13 posts PK?

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Postby d34d9823 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:45 am

PKSebben wrote:Image

x5 lol

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Postby PKSebben » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:46 am

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Postby miamiman » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:47 am

How do you get a red card?

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Postby PKSebben » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:49 am

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Postby d34d9823 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:49 am

PKSebben wrote:The yellow card has been issued to all posters in this thread that are committing fouls. The fun part is figuring out if you are one of those.

The only way to know for sure is stay the course and see if you get a red card or not. :twisted:

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Postby miamiman » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:50 am

PKSebben wrote:Two yellows, conduct that warrants a red. The question you should be asking is "how do I get a technical sitting on the bench?"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lu1Wz5JQEz8


well played.

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Postby CG614 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:51 am

PKSebben wrote:Two yellows, conduct that warrants a red. The question you should be asking is "how do I get a technical sitting on the bench?"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lu1Wz5JQEz8

A Mod needs at least 16 posts to scare me.




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