Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby im_blue » Sat Jul 03, 2010 7:01 pm

Outside of HYSCCN, Penn places the largest percentage of their class into V5/V10/V25 firms by a significant margin.

http://lawfirmaddict.blogspot.com/

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby danidancer » Sat Jul 03, 2010 8:19 pm

im_blue wrote:Outside of HYSCCN, Penn places the largest percentage of their class into V5/V10/V25 firms by a significant margin.

http://lawfirmaddict.blogspot.com/


That post is from 2006.

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby Eliyahu7 » Sat Jul 03, 2010 8:31 pm

Have you considered going to Cooley Law?

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby b.j. » Sun Jul 04, 2010 12:20 am

MURPH wrote:Consider that if you retake in Dec you will be very late in the admissions cycle which will hurt your chances. You might benefit from taking it in Sept and ED at your top choice. Not everybody improves when they retake. Make sure you prepare for the LSAT.

Volunteering at a law related job will benefit you but not is the application process because you will be applying in September or October and you will only have the hours that you accumulate between now and then.

I'd go to Berkeley if I were you.


How does retaking in December make his applications very late in the admissions process?

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby gwuorbust » Sun Jul 04, 2010 4:12 am

Eliyahu7 wrote:Have you considered going to Cooley Law?


I hear they are like the bast ranked school according to some rankings

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby PDaddy » Sun Jul 04, 2010 6:18 am

depressed0L wrote:This is my first post in this forum, but I used it this past year to basically figure out things about the application process.
So here's my story, in at Berkeley, Penn, Michigan, Virginia, Northwestern, Duke, Cornell, Georgetown.
Out at Yale, Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, NYU, Chicago.

I'm at a 3.8, 171, political science from an Ivy.
I had my sights set on at least CCN, but unfortunately that isn't happening, I really thought I was in at one of those three, but oh well.
My goal is to work for a V5 (Wachtell, Cravath, Skadden, Sullivan, Davis Polk), but I just don't see that happening anymore.

I can't go into Berkeley or Penn thinking that I'm going to be in the top 10% there, so I'm contemplating volunteering for a year, retaking the LSAT later this year, and giving next year's cycle another shot. Comments?



You have proven that you are a flame and do not have what it takes to be a good lawyer. You are detached from reality. Penn, Northwestern, Berkeley, UVA, Cornell, or Duke would not get you the jobs you're looking for? You have to be on Crack if you believe that. I have friends who are grads of all six and they are doing very well, thank you! GULC grads don't do quite as well, but...who cares?

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby PDaddy » Sun Jul 04, 2010 6:26 am

amyLAchemist wrote:So wait Mr. Flame....skadden makes you happy, but covington and K+E aren't good enough? lolz.


Or Latham & Watkins, Sullivan & Cromwell, Davis Polk, Cleary Gottlieb...Paul Weiss, Morrison Foerster, Shearman Sterling...

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby legalease9 » Sun Jul 04, 2010 11:44 am

You are probably a flame, but in case you aren't, yes you will do quite well in the schools that have accepted you. You need to focus more on not whining about amazing good fortune, which tends to piss people off, and could hurt your legal career if you continue to bitch.

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby existenz » Sun Jul 04, 2010 4:25 pm

Wait until next cycle, retake the LSAT in September, get your apps in early, ED to Columbia or NYU, and good luck getting a V5 job with your douchetruck personality.

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby yezzir » Sun Jul 04, 2010 7:34 pm

you probably need a few years to mature and understand life a bit better anyway so volunteering/working couldn't hurt. seriously mang who posts stuff like this

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby savagedm » Sun Jul 04, 2010 8:49 pm

Dude, you fail at law school and should just quit now while you are ahead. With those numbers you'll be lucky to get in at Cooley...

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby romothesavior » Sun Jul 04, 2010 9:00 pm

My 4th of July Advice to OP:

Play with fireworks, blow off head.

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby worldtraveler » Mon Jul 05, 2010 4:14 am

depressed0L wrote:
TheTopBloke wrote:That's the problem. You're a whore.

Berkeley doesn't secure its law students private sector jobs, really, I'm not sure what they do.
MVP are good, but not NYC V5 good.
Chicago is phenomenal, whereas the other two - Columbia and NYU - feed right into these firms.
That's my concern.


Oh dear. No law school "secures" its students jobs. You get jobs by yourself. Figure out how to get an actual job, then worry about law school and prestige.

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby 12262010 » Mon Jul 05, 2010 4:55 am

what the fuck is T7

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby FutureApplicant » Mon Jul 05, 2010 5:19 am

OP is most likely a flaming troll. If he or she is not a flaming troll, then he or she is, as has already been pointed out, a whore and a douche, a frightening combination.

My recommendation: stop feeding the flaming douche whore troll.

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby NYAssociate » Mon Jul 05, 2010 6:58 am

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby NYAssociate » Mon Jul 05, 2010 6:58 am

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby Mickey Quicknumbers » Mon Jul 05, 2010 7:14 am

NYAssociate wrote:
Penn actually places more of its grads into BigLaw, actually places more of its grads into firms even within New York City, than NYU.


No.


Links never hurt anybody.

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby kalvano » Mon Jul 05, 2010 10:36 am

NYAssociate wrote:
Penn actually places more of its grads into BigLaw, actually places more of its grads into firms even within New York City, than NYU.


No.



http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNL ... hbxlogin=1

He's correct on Penn placing more into Biglaw.

By .7 percent.

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby NYAssociate » Mon Jul 05, 2010 10:42 am

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby kalvano » Mon Jul 05, 2010 10:43 am

NYAssociate wrote:
kalvano wrote:
NYAssociate wrote:
Penn actually places more of its grads into BigLaw, actually places more of its grads into firms even within New York City, than NYU.


No.



http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNL ... hbxlogin=1

He's correct on Penn placing more into Biglaw.

By .7 percent.


Please don't ever link to that chart as proof of superior biglaw placement ever again.



Care to provide an explanation why? It's not really that debatable.

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby StrictlyLiable » Mon Jul 05, 2010 10:56 am

TheTopBloke wrote:That's the problem. You're a whore.

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby zanda » Mon Jul 05, 2010 11:08 am

kalvano wrote:
NYAssociate wrote:
kalvano wrote:
NYAssociate wrote:
No.



http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNL ... hbxlogin=1

He's correct on Penn placing more into Biglaw.

By .7 percent.


Please don't ever link to that chart as proof of superior biglaw placement ever again.



Care to provide an explanation why? It's not really that debatable.

I would argue self-selection fail. More importantly, glad we all agree OP is a flame.

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby romothesavior » Mon Jul 05, 2010 11:12 am

zanda wrote:I would argue self-selection fail. More importantly, glad we all agree OP is a flame.


Someone correct me if I am wrong, but I believe the NLJ numbers are reported by firm, not school or individual.

If you want to argue the numbers are inaccurate because they are quasi-pre ITE, then okay. But I don't see how they aren't useful for school-to-school comparisons.

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Re: Only accepted at t7+, is law school worth it?

Postby NYAssociate » Mon Jul 05, 2010 11:23 am

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