What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

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What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby Helicio » Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:38 pm

What if Georgetown lost its 14th spot and became 15. Would the previous 15 that becomes 14 then gain the prestige of a T14? Would rankings be shaken up forever?

I'm just wondering because it seems somewhat suspicious that the top 14 schools haven't changed in the past couple years.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby Bildungsroman » Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:40 pm

Nothing would change.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby bjsesq » Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:41 pm

Georgetown would still be overrated.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby Gizmo » Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:46 pm

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby 09042014 » Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:47 pm

Helicio wrote:What if Georgetown lost its 14th spot and became 15. Would the previous 15 that becomes 14 then gain the prestige of a T14? Would rankings be shaken up forever?

I'm just wondering because it seems somewhat suspicious that the top 14 schools haven't changed in the past couple years.


USNews didn't make the T14 elite, they already were.

If it were to face a long term fall Gtown might lose prestige, but it'd be a slow process. But even then, it's the number one school it's city, a major market. People are going to flock there even if it was on par with UCLA, which it already arguably is.

The only people who really care about USNews are Deans (Because it helps with Alumni fundraising) and potential students.

Think of it this way, USnews is an attempt to measure the prestige of a school, it doesn't assign the prestige.

IMO: Georgetown has WAY too many students. If it cut down to Umich or Uva's size it could cement itself.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby rinkrat19 » Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:51 pm

It'd probably have to fall out and stay out of the T14 for several years to actually lose "prestige"...just like how no one is taking UT's #14 ranking seriously yet.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby bjsesq » Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:52 pm

Another possible response: it's 19,000,000 law students would be mad.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby bk1 » Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:54 pm

TLS would become unusable due to the shitstorm.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby MC Southstar » Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:54 pm

I would laugh.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby CanadianWolf » Fri Jun 17, 2011 3:09 pm

The Top 14 would then be referred to as the Top 15.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby monarchylover » Fri Jun 17, 2011 3:10 pm

only douche bags would care

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby 09042014 » Fri Jun 17, 2011 3:10 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:The Top 14 would then be referred to as the Top 15.


Over my dead body.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby MC Southstar » Fri Jun 17, 2011 3:12 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
CanadianWolf wrote:The Top 14 would then be referred to as the Top 15.


Over my dead body.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby CanadianWolf » Fri Jun 17, 2011 3:16 pm

Don't Vanderbilt law students already refer to the Top 17 ?

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby Wade LeBosh » Fri Jun 17, 2011 3:17 pm

CanadianWolf wrote:Don't Vanderbilt law students already refer to the Top 17 ?

You mean T20 :lol:

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby CanadianWolf » Fri Jun 17, 2011 3:18 pm

Apparently someone has insider knowledge of next year's rankings.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby absolutazn87 » Fri Jun 17, 2011 3:54 pm

Helicio wrote:What if Georgetown lost its 14th spot and became 15. Would the previous 15 that becomes 14 then gain the prestige of a T14? Would rankings be shaken up forever?

I'm just wondering because it seems somewhat suspicious that the top 14 schools haven't changed in the past couple years.


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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby Mary Poppins » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:44 pm

The world would end.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby futurelawstudent1 » Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:02 am

bjsesq wrote:Another possible response: it's 19,000,000 law students would be mad.


It is 19,000,000 law students would be mad?

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby MC Southstar » Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:03 am

futurelawstudent1 wrote:
bjsesq wrote:Another possible response: it's 19,000,000 law students would be mad.


It is 19,000,000 law students would be mad?


You're going to be the most hated person at your future law school.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby tyro » Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:09 am

futurelawstudent1 wrote:
bjsesq wrote:Another possible response: it's 19,000,000 law students would be mad.


It is 19,000,000 law students would be mad?


Are you the grammar guru bot that ppl were talking about?

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby futurelawstudent1 » Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:11 am

tyro wrote:
futurelawstudent1 wrote:
bjsesq wrote:Another possible response: it's 19,000,000 law students would be mad.


It is 19,000,000 law students would be mad?


Are you the grammar guru bot that ppl were talking about?


I don't normally say things about people's grammar. But using "it's" instead of "its" has to be the most retarded mistake ever.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby MC Southstar » Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:12 am

futurelawstudent1 wrote:I don't normally say things about people's grammar. But using "it's" instead of "its" has to be the most retarded mistake ever.


Thanks, we really couldn't have done it without you, professor.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby Bildungsroman » Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:18 am

futurelawstudent1 wrote:
tyro wrote:
futurelawstudent1 wrote:
bjsesq wrote:Another possible response: it's 19,000,000 law students would be mad.


It is 19,000,000 law students would be mad?


Are you the grammar guru bot that ppl were talking about?


I don't normally say things about people's grammar. But using "it's" instead of "its" has to be the most retarded mistake ever.

I could explain why the it's vs its mistake is actually one of the least retarded mistakes ever. I could explain that your post embodies some of the more negative and rampant stereotypes about law students. I could point out the many ways in which bjsesq is an objectively better person than you. But it's easier to just call you a shitbrain and foe you so my brain is protected from the poison that is your attempt at showing your own intelligence.

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Re: What would happen if Georgetown left T14?

Postby fatduck » Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:24 am

so glad i finally clicked on this thread



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