Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby 98234872348 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:11 pm

dtown16 wrote:good point, let's just hope i do better on the grammar section of the bar :P

Oh right, I forgot that bar exam doesn't have any essays...

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby dtown16 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:13 pm

mistergoft wrote:
dtown16 wrote:good point, let's just hope i do better on the grammar section of the bar :P

Oh right, I forgot that bar exam doesn't have any essays...


uh...that's not a real bar exam dude...i'm pretty sure there is no writing on the bar, you need to get organized

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby aliarrow » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:17 pm

dtown16 wrote:
mistergoft wrote:
dtown16 wrote:good point, let's just hope i do better on the grammar section of the bar :P

Oh right, I forgot that bar exam doesn't have any essays...


uh...that's not a real bar exam dude...i'm pretty sure there is no writing on the bar, you need to get organized


I have to chime in on this feud -
ESSAY EXAMINATION INSTRUCTIONS
Applicable Law
Questions on the Florida Bar Examination should be answered in accordance with
applicable law in force at the time of examination. Questions on Part A are designed to
test your knowledge of both general law and Florida law. When Florida law varies from
general law, the question should be answered in accordance with Florida law.
Acceptable Essay Answer
• Analysis of the Problem - The answer should demonstrate your ability to analyze the
question and correctly identify the issues of law presented. The answer should
demonstrate your ability to articulate, classify and answer the problem presented. A
broad general statement of law indicates an inability to single out a legal issue and
apply the law to its solution.
• Knowledge of the Law - The answer should demonstrate your knowledge of legal
rules and principles and your ability to state them accurately on the examination as
they relate to the issue presented by the question. The legal principles and rules
governing the issues presented by the question should be stated concisely and
succinctly without undue elaboration.
• Application and Reasoning - The answer should demonstrate your capacity to
reason logically by applying the appropriate rule or principle of law to the facts of the
question as a step in reaching a conclusion. This involves making a correct
preliminary determination as to which of the facts given in the question are legally
important and which, if any, are legally irrelevant insofar as the applicable rule or
principle is concerned. The line of reasoning adopted by you should be clear and
consistent, without gaps or digressions.
• Style - The answer should be written in a clear, concise expository style with
attention to organization and conformity with grammatical rules.

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby 98234872348 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:34 pm

dtown16 wrote:
mistergoft wrote:
dtown16 wrote:good point, let's just hope i do better on the grammar section of the bar :P

Oh right, I forgot that bar exam doesn't have any essays...


uh...that's not a real bar exam dude...i'm pretty sure there is no writing on the bar, you need to get organized

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby dtown16 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:38 pm

mistergoft wrote:
dtown16 wrote:
mistergoft wrote:
dtown16 wrote:good point, let's just hope i do better on the grammar section of the bar :P

Oh right, I forgot that bar exam doesn't have any essays...


uh...that's not a real bar exam dude...i'm pretty sure there is no writing on the bar, you need to get organized

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haha well done...

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby FGCUguy123 » Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:15 pm

It's probably been said before but:
UF>FSU>UM>Stetson (you might as well retake and either get into a. Better schools or b. Those four).

For example, I wasn't getting enough scholarship to justify Stetson over UF/FSU so I was going to retake. Luckily, I heard back from Emory and they gave me a decent enough scholarship. However, if that isn't the case, I most certainy would have, as I said, retaken the test to get into either UF or FSU.

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby incase2011 » Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:06 am

Wtf? Did anyone catch this ^^^? You got into Emory and not UF or FSU? Madness.

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby alexonfyre » Thu Mar 31, 2011 9:50 am

aliarrow wrote:
dtown16 wrote:
mistergoft wrote:
dtown16 wrote:good point, let's just hope i do better on the grammar section of the bar :P

Oh right, I forgot that bar exam doesn't have any essays...


uh...that's not a real bar exam dude...i'm pretty sure there is no writing on the bar, you need to get organized


I have to chime in on this feud -
ESSAY EXAMINATION INSTRUCTIONS
Applicable Law
Questions on the Florida Bar Examination should be answered in accordance with
applicable law in force at the time of examination. Questions on Part A are designed to
test your knowledge of both general law and Florida law. When Florida law varies from
general law, the question should be answered in accordance with Florida law.
Acceptable Essay Answer
• Analysis of the Problem - The answer should demonstrate your ability to analyze the
question and correctly identify the issues of law presented. The answer should
demonstrate your ability to articulate, classify and answer the problem presented. A
broad general statement of law indicates an inability to single out a legal issue and
apply the law to its solution.
• Knowledge of the Law - The answer should demonstrate your knowledge of legal
rules and principles and your ability to state them accurately on the examination as
they relate to the issue presented by the question. The legal principles and rules
governing the issues presented by the question should be stated concisely and
succinctly without undue elaboration.
• Application and Reasoning - The answer should demonstrate your capacity to
reason logically by applying the appropriate rule or principle of law to the facts of the
question as a step in reaching a conclusion. This involves making a correct
preliminary determination as to which of the facts given in the question are legally
important and which, if any, are legally irrelevant insofar as the applicable rule or
principle is concerned. The line of reasoning adopted by you should be clear and
consistent, without gaps or digressions.
• Style - The answer should be written in a clear, concise expository style with
attention to organization and conformity with grammatical rules.


That looks like the cliffnotes version of a "how to write a law school exam" book. I am going to have to print that out for reference.

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby FGCUguy123 » Thu Mar 31, 2011 11:19 am

incase2011 wrote:Wtf? Did anyone catch this ^^^? You got into Emory and not UF or FSU? Madness.



haha. actually, I haven't heard back from UF or FSU. then again, if you got in to UF, FSU, and Emory...which would you pick? I'd probably withdraw either way unless they gave me a full scholarship or close to it.

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby Bmg08d » Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:54 pm

UM vs. FIU, pick one!
~$15k v. ~$39k
Everytime I pull out my wallet or checkbook at FIU = the price of just tuition at UM. Considering the economy and UM's ranking that isn't THAT great, what would be the best choice.

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby hous » Sun Apr 03, 2011 12:17 am

Bmg08d wrote:UM vs. FIU, pick one!
~$15k v. ~$39k
Everytime I pull out my wallet or checkbook at FIU = the price of just tuition at UM. Considering the economy and UM's ranking that isn't THAT great, what would be the best choice.


I was pondering the same thing. I think Im going to chose FIU... FIU is ranked 132 but it is so much cheaper and its a newer school thats been climbing the ranks quickly.

If I get into FSU or UF I will chose them instead.

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby Aberzombie1892 » Sun Apr 03, 2011 12:26 am

You should focus on keeping your debt low. However, if you want to work in Miami, this is a no brainer.

Neither is worth a ton of debt.

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby Omerta » Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:46 pm

hous wrote:
Bmg08d wrote:UM vs. FIU, pick one!
~$15k v. ~$39k
Everytime I pull out my wallet or checkbook at FIU = the price of just tuition at UM. Considering the economy and UM's ranking that isn't THAT great, what would be the best choice.


I was pondering the same thing. I think Im going to chose FIU... FIU is ranked 132 but it is so much cheaper and its a newer school thats been climbing the ranks quickly.

If I get into FSU or UF I will chose them instead.

Please don't.

Band 1
UF, FSU (functionally identical in my mind, maybe slight differences depending on what you want to do)

Band 2 (attend only if on a 1/2 scholarship or greater)
Miami or Stetson

Don't even think about it
Everything else

Certain death
Barry

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby FeelTheHeat » Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:29 pm

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby swinger » Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:34 pm

FeelTheHeat wrote:
duckmoney wrote:
plug1 wrote:1. UF
2. Miami
3. FSU
4. Stetson


Egregious Miami trolling.


Miami does well, in Miami. A ridiculous share of the Miami market is taken by UMiami grads. That said, it doesnt play much outside the city.

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby FeelTheHeat » Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:42 pm

My God, I just reread this thread and I am shocked at the stupidity in it. Either go to UF, FSU, or Stetson/Miami at a substantial scholarship and don't plan on leaving Florida. There really isn't much else to it.

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Re: Please rank Florida Law Schools for me.

Postby northwood » Mon Jul 04, 2011 11:00 pm

FeelTheHeat wrote:My God, I just reread this thread and I am shocked at the stupidity in it. Either go to UF, FSU, or Stetson/Miami at a substantial scholarship and don't plan on leaving Florida. There really isn't much else to it.



you mean you cant go to UM and take your talents elsewhere??



love the tar btw




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