So I sat in on a Regent Law live chat last night.Interesting

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So I sat in on a Regent Law live chat last night.Interesting

Postby TOMaHULK » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:15 am

We all get a hundred emails from them. Yesterday I received one about a live chat last night. I figured why not... :roll:

I asked the questions that most of you probably have wanted to ask, etc but most people figured meh...why bother?

Interestingly enough, they (the Dean was on the chat) have a solid defense for many of the questions asked.

If you have any specific questions that you'd like to ask them, post below and I'll post if someone asked and what they said. Could be good for the lulz at the least. :wink:

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Re: So I sat in on a Regent Law live chat last night.Interesting

Postby homestyle28 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:19 am

TOMaHULK wrote:We all get a hundred emails from them. Yesterday I received one about a live chat last night. I figured why not... :roll:

I asked the questions that most of you probably have wanted to ask, etc but most people figured meh...why bother?

Interestingly enough, they (the Dean was on the chat) have a solid defense for many of the questions asked.

If you have any specific questions that you'd like to ask them, post below and I'll post if someone asked and what they said. Could be good for the lulz at the least. :wink:


Do you have a transcript of the chat? If so, why not post that?

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Re: So I sat in on a Regent Law live chat last night.Interesting

Postby krad » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:26 am

homestyle28 wrote:
TOMaHULK wrote:We all get a hundred emails from them. Yesterday I received one about a live chat last night. I figured why not... :roll:

I asked the questions that most of you probably have wanted to ask, etc but most people figured meh...why bother?

Interestingly enough, they (the Dean was on the chat) have a solid defense for many of the questions asked.

If you have any specific questions that you'd like to ask them, post below and I'll post if someone asked and what they said. Could be good for the lulz at the least. :wink:


Do you have a transcript of the chat? If so, why not post that?


Dooo it.

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Re: So I sat in on a Regent Law live chat last night.Interesting

Postby jfb » Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:33 am

Was John Ashcroft in the chat? Did he sing?

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Postby TOMaHULK » Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:27 pm

jfb wrote:Was John Ashcroft in the chat? Did he sing?


Sorry guys, I was having trouble logging onto TLS for a bit.

^^I did not copy the chat. Sorry, I honestly forgot. :roll:

Ashcroft- I asked specially about him. This was my question: Does John Ashcroft actively teach classes each semester? (I figured he might just be a figure head placed there). Dean's answer: He teaches 1 class each semester. He also teaches the summer program, and is very active in the international study abroad program in France (yes srs).

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Re: So I sat in on a Regent Law live chat last night.Interesting

Postby msu1077 » Wed Jan 12, 2011 3:52 pm

Tom!

Just what I needed! I finally got their "priority", blah, blah, blah email this morning. However, since I am still waiting for my first acceptance and they guarantee a 10 day turn around from the day of completion I actually considered applying for a few minutes.

Were there any "liberal leaning" individuals on the line and were there any questions asked about the political landscape at the university? I honestly don't know if I could even admit to my friends that I applied there, but I NEED AN ACCEPTANCE SOMEWHERE! LOL.

Just wondering what was said, if anything, to any doubters about the legitamacy of their institution or people who don't agree with all of the university's ideologies.

It is so pathetic that I am even curious enough to ask these questions! uggghh :roll:

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Postby TOMaHULK » Wed Jan 12, 2011 4:21 pm

msu1077 wrote:Tom!

Just what I needed! I finally got their "priority", blah, blah, blah email this morning. However, since I am still waiting for my first acceptance and they guarantee a 10 day turn around from the day of completion I actually considered applying for a few minutes.

Were there any "liberal leaning" individuals on the line and were there any questions asked about the political landscape at the university? I honestly don't know if I could even admit to my friends that I applied there, but I NEED AN ACCEPTANCE SOMEWHERE! LOL.

Just wondering what was said, if anything, to any doubters about the legitamacy of their institution or people who don't agree with all of the university's ideologies.

It is so pathetic that I am even curious enough to ask these questions! uggghh :roll:


Wow, I was looking at my previous posts and noticed this had been bumped.

On to your question:

There was a wide array of people on their chat (note: I didn't apply there, but I sat in because I had to work late anyways and figured why not...). I personally asked some questions regarding the ideologies, and some others did too.

They really tried to stress on the chat that they do not attempt to press religion on people at the school. That religious guidance is available if you sought after it, but that it was by no means a requirement.

I asked if they felt that going to such a strongly religious undertoned school seemed to hurt job prospect for them (note: there was alumni/recent grads/students/the dean/teachers on the chat). On the contrary, the alumni all seemed to be firm that it didn't hinder their job search. In fact, I believe that one suggested it "aided" in theirs. The religious and public opinion of their school seemed to be asked many/many times. Each time they pretty much said "We are first and foremost a law school. You learn the same law and take the same required classes as any ABA approved school. Our school has religious undertones, yes, but this nation and it's law were founded upon Judeo Christian ideology, so do you feel it's important to learn the history and practice of that ideology as well?"

The stressed that they have different people from all walks of life there, including families with children, etc.

I have to admit that overall I left the chat giving more respect to them. At the very least they did not shy away from any question asked. I respect that, but will say that they are probably more than used to these attacks/arguments used against the school and were prepared. However, the chat never turned rude or nasty.

2 Interesting points I found on the chat: 1) You have to sign a moral code type contract (which is available to read on their site), and 2) You have to have a letter of recommendation from a member of the clergy <----this one I didn't like, but that's their policy.

Hope this info helps, if you have more questions please ask directly (i.e. 1.pppp 2.llll, etc).

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Re: So I sat in on a Regent Law live chat last night.Interesting

Postby sanjola » Wed Jan 12, 2011 6:02 pm

Did you ask them how they felt about killing all those trees for annoying mass spamming of their program?

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Postby TOMaHULK » Wed Jan 12, 2011 6:14 pm

sanjola wrote:Did you ask them how they felt about killing all those trees for annoying mass spamming of their program?


Ha-No... :lol: But trust me, people went onto that chat with pretty much everything that can be thrown at them.

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Postby sanjola » Thu Jan 13, 2011 12:13 am

TOMaHULK wrote:
sanjola wrote:Did you ask them how they felt about killing all those trees for annoying mass spamming of their program?


Ha-No... :lol: But trust me, people went onto that chat with pretty much everything that can be thrown at them.



I bet. I got two mailings and an e-mail from them this week, but did not get an invite to that chat session. I would have actually enjoyed that. :(

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Re: So I sat in on a Regent Law live chat last night.Interesting

Postby mpj_3050 » Thu Jan 13, 2011 12:21 am

I would love to hear why they charge 30k in tuition for a school that is surrounded by vastly superior ones. How the hell can you charge 30k tuition when you know damn well the problems your grads will face repaying those loans, and then turn around and talk about your religious values?

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Re: So I sat in on a Regent Law live chat last night.Interesting

Postby TOMaHULK » Thu Jan 13, 2011 12:44 pm

mpj_3050 wrote:I would love to hear why they charge 30k in tuition for a school that is surrounded by vastly superior ones. How the hell can you charge 30k tuition when you know damn well the problems your grads will face repaying those loans, and then turn around and talk about your religious values?


Yeah...well they didn't mention that. :roll:

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