Duke or UVA -- which school is better?

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Rory1987
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Duke or UVA -- which school is better?

Postby Rory1987 » Thu Jan 06, 2011 8:35 pm

What's the TLS consensus?

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Shooter
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Re: Duke or UVA -- which school is better?

Postby Shooter » Thu Jan 06, 2011 8:36 pm

"Better" is a relative term, and there is no correct answer.

TLS is going to fight you.

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Re: Duke or UVA -- which school is better?

Postby bk1 » Thu Jan 06, 2011 8:40 pm

Argument goes back forth a lot here on TLS, even when you simplify "better" to mean "better job prospects."

I've always felt like it's UVa. However, there aren't many Duke students here on TLS so it is hard to get an accurate feeling for how things are at Duke compared to the flood of UVa students we have. So I could easily be wrong.

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Re: Duke or UVA -- which school is better?

Postby Bosque » Thu Jan 06, 2011 8:41 pm

Oh hell no, not this again. I really don't want to have to get into this. They are both good, don't make me fight this battle. I am too tired.

Please let there just be 5 or six "no correct answer", "they are both good", or "it depends on you" responses and then let the thread sink into obscurity. Please. For all our sakes.

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Re: Duke or UVA -- which school is better?

Postby Shooter » Thu Jan 06, 2011 8:46 pm

Bosque wrote:Oh hell no, not this again. I really don't want to have to get into this. They are both good, don't make me fight this battle. I am too tired.

Please let there just be 5 or six "no correct answer", "they are both good", or "it depends on you" responses and then let the thread sink into obscurity. Please. For all our sakes.


Clearly Bosque goes to Duke and is just jelly that UVA is superior in nearly all respects (rankings and otherwise).

Lolol, jk.

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icouldbuyu
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Re: Duke or UVA -- which school is better?

Postby icouldbuyu » Thu Jan 06, 2011 8:47 pm

UVA hands down.

This is like comparing Columbia with Cardozo.

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Re: Duke or UVA -- which school is better?

Postby Rory1987 » Thu Jan 06, 2011 8:48 pm

icouldbuyu wrote:UVA hands down.

This is like comparing Columbia with Cardozo.


Really?

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icouldbuyu
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Re: Duke or UVA -- which school is better?

Postby icouldbuyu » Thu Jan 06, 2011 8:48 pm

Rory1987 wrote:
icouldbuyu wrote:UVA hands down.

This is like comparing Columbia with Cardozo.


Really?


JK

Edit: It's probably more like Columbia and NYU if I were to guess

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Re: Duke or UVA -- which school is better?

Postby Flanker1067 » Thu Jan 06, 2011 8:50 pm

My roommate visited both, then chose Duke. /trolling

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Bosque
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Re: Duke or UVA -- which school is better?

Postby Bosque » Thu Jan 06, 2011 9:03 pm

I know y'all are just trying to rupture the blood vessel above my right temple. It's not going to work. Better men have tried before and failed.

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Re: Duke or UVA -- which school is better?

Postby Helicio » Thu Jan 06, 2011 10:15 pm

As for lay prestige, I would say Duke is more respected.

As for what has a better law school, I would say that UVA is considered to have a better one in USNWR terms.

As for how much you're job chances will be affected if you choose one over the other, I would say...you will have a good chance at either one to get a good job. Relax. Just count yourself lucky if you get into them, or any other T14 for that matter.

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Re: Duke or UVA -- which school is better?

Postby T6Hopeful » Fri Jan 07, 2011 12:44 am

Whichever one gives you more money. Which is not to be taken lightly if you can leverage the other for even more money.




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