Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

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Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby niederbomb » Mon May 02, 2011 3:54 pm

I kept getting spam from Florida Coastal even after I politely asked them to stop.

I finially sent them another email with a few unpleasant lines about their school accompanied by another request to quit receiving spam. They forwarded it to the entire Top 14. I was told it wouldn't affect my status at the school I care about. But I just want to post this here as fair warning to anyone else considering responding to TTTT spam in a less than civil manner.

I also want to post this as a warning to those who (God forbid!) might be considering schools like Toledo, Cooley, Florida Coastal, Phoenix, or Akron.

These schools really are desperate, evil, and vindictive.
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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby glitter178 » Mon May 02, 2011 3:55 pm

niederbomb wrote:I kept getting spam from Florida Coastal even after I politely asked them to stop.

I finially sent them another email with a few unpleasant lines about their school accompanied by another request to quit receiving spam. They forwarded it to the entire Top 14. I was told it wouldn't affect my status at the school I care about. But I just want to post this here as fair warning to anyone else responding to TTTT spam in a less than civil manner.


wow. i want to read this email.

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby d34d9823 » Mon May 02, 2011 3:55 pm

niederbomb wrote:I kept getting spam from Florida Coastal even after I politely asked them to stop.

I finially sent them another email with a few unpleasant lines about their school accompanied by another request to quit receiving spam. They forwarded it to the entire Top 14. I was told it wouldn't affect my status at the school I care about. But I just want to post this here as fair warning to anyone else responding to TTTT spam in a less than civil manner.

Just in general, how you treat people comes back to you. I know that's obvious, but yeah.

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby geoduck » Mon May 02, 2011 3:57 pm

niederbomb wrote:I kept getting spam from Florida Coastal even after I politely asked them to stop.

I finially sent them another email with a few unpleasant lines about their school accompanied by another request to quit receiving spam. They forwarded it to the entire Top 14. I was told it wouldn't affect my status at the school I care about. But I just want to post this here as fair warning to anyone else responding to TTTT spam in a less than civil manner.


Wow! That's amazing. Are you applying for next cycle or have you already finished this cycle?

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby Patriot1208 » Mon May 02, 2011 3:59 pm

The question here is: what did you say?

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby niederbomb » Mon May 02, 2011 3:59 pm

geoduck wrote:
niederbomb wrote:I kept getting spam from Florida Coastal even after I politely asked them to stop.

I finially sent them another email with a few unpleasant lines about their school accompanied by another request to quit receiving spam. They forwarded it to the entire Top 14. I was told it wouldn't affect my status at the school I care about. But I just want to post this here as fair warning to anyone else responding to TTTT spam in a less than civil manner.


Wow! That's amazing. Are you applying for next cycle or have you already finished this cycle?


Just finished my cycle, above both 75th at the T14 school I will ultimately attend, thank God.

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby glewz » Mon May 02, 2011 3:59 pm

wow. i am so curious about that email.

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Postby czelede » Mon May 02, 2011 4:00 pm

glitter178 wrote:
niederbomb wrote:I kept getting spam from Florida Coastal even after I politely asked them to stop.

I finially sent them another email with a few unpleasant lines about their school accompanied by another request to quit receiving spam. They forwarded it to the entire Top 14. I was told it wouldn't affect my status at the school I care about. But I just want to post this here as fair warning to anyone else responding to TTTT spam in a less than civil manner.


wow. i want to read this email.


This. Can we see this email?

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby Grizz » Mon May 02, 2011 4:00 pm

Subtle Texas-is-T14 trolling.

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby niederbomb » Mon May 02, 2011 4:02 pm

Patriot1208 wrote:The question here is: what did you say?


I called them desperate scam artists deceiving unwitting students into 6-figures debt with terrible job prospects. As evidence of their desperation: the fact that they kept spamming after I had asked them to stop. Basically, most of what I wrote (about 3-4 sentences) could have come from here, the New York Times, or JD Underground.

Posting this will probably out me to the astute. Posting the entire email would out me far too much. So I will only paraphrase.
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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby DeeCee » Mon May 02, 2011 4:02 pm

what the hell did you say OP?

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby beachbum » Mon May 02, 2011 4:03 pm

rad law wrote:Subtle Texas-is-T14 trolling.


Also, don't put stupid shit into writing and send it to people you don't know who are (however loosely) associated with the people you want to know.
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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby xcountryjunkie » Mon May 02, 2011 4:03 pm

Post the emails or this thread is useless...

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby northwood » Mon May 02, 2011 4:03 pm

what did you type?

was it really that hard just to put it in your spam folder?

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby DeeCee » Mon May 02, 2011 4:03 pm

niederbomb wrote:
Patriot1208 wrote:The question here is: what did you say?


I called them desperate scam artists deceiving unwitting students into 6-figures debt with terrible job prospects. As evidence of their desperation: the fact that they kept spamming after I had asked them to stop. Basically, most of what I wrote (about 3-4 sentences) could have come from here, the New York Times, or JD Underground.


That's pretty bad to say, but at the same time not super-horrible

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby DeeCee » Mon May 02, 2011 4:04 pm

northwood wrote:what did you type?

was it really that hard just to put it in your spam folder?


this, too.

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby joemoviebuff » Mon May 02, 2011 4:05 pm

Did they reply to your email? Or did you only hear about it from an adcom at your T14?

And, of course, are you still receiving spam from Florida Coastal?

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby geoduck » Mon May 02, 2011 4:06 pm

DeeCee wrote:
niederbomb wrote:
Patriot1208 wrote:The question here is: what did you say?


I called them desperate scam artists deceiving unwitting students into 6-figures debt with terrible job prospects. As evidence of their desperation: the fact that they kept spamming after I had asked them to stop. Basically, most of what I wrote (about 3-4 sentences) could have come from here, the New York Times, or JD Underground.


That's pretty bad to say, but at the same time not super-horrible


Pretty bad-ass, really. When you wrote your future school to make sure that this wouldn't affect your admission, did they give you a virtual high-five?

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby Patriot1208 » Mon May 02, 2011 4:06 pm

joemoviebuff wrote:Did they reply to your email? Or did you only hear about it from an adcom at your T14?

And, of course, are you still receiving spam from Florida Coastal?

If I worked at florida coastal i'd send him everything I had every day until I got tired of it. Snail mail and email.

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby northwood » Mon May 02, 2011 4:07 pm

did your school write you to let you know that they got the email from coastal?

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby weejonbu » Mon May 02, 2011 4:09 pm

OP, copy and paste the actual e-mail so that everyone's curiosity is laid to rest.

In a related note, I wrote a similar comment in one of the Pre-Law magazine issues that was released. Of course, the comment went under "review" and was never posted. So sick of the pre-law deceptions going on everywhere.

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby Grizz » Mon May 02, 2011 4:11 pm

If Texas doesn't care about those prostitutes you were with, the almost assuredly won't care about some email.

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby tooswolle » Mon May 02, 2011 4:11 pm

wow this kind of thread makes me happy that I just ignored all those emails. Luckily this didn't come back to bite the op in the rear, but a true lesson to the rest of us.

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby rinkrat19 » Mon May 02, 2011 4:15 pm

I'm trying to imagine the reaction in the T14 admissions offices when they got the forwarded email. I guess it wouldn't reflect well on OP's maturity and professionalism, but it's not like the T14 adcomms are going to disagree with anything he said in the email.

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Re: Warning: Be Nice to 4th Tier Law Schools!

Postby DeeCee » Mon May 02, 2011 4:15 pm

Although I believe that your actions will always come back to you in some way, positive or negative, I think law schools act pretty crazy when it comes to admissions. They come on forums to read what future students say, and then call/email them about it if they don't like it and find out who they are (happened in UNC thread). T4's are contacting schools about you, OP. T14s sometimes call other schools to see what offers you have gotten in comparison to their offer (see UMich blog).

It's all very frustrating to me, although I don't think your choice of words was good, niederbomb
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