New England law school must be in trouble

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New England law school must be in trouble

Postby taxguy » Thu Aug 04, 2011 12:25 pm

New England Law School placed many people on wait list this year. Just recently, they sent out letter to entire wait list notifying them that they will accept the first people that send in a $500 check. Thus, they will take almost anyone. They must have had an enormous decline rate this year.

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Re: New England law school must be in trouble

Postby albanach » Thu Aug 04, 2011 12:30 pm

taxguy wrote:New England Law School placed many people on wait list this year. Just recently, they sent out letter to entire wait list notifying them that they will accept the first people that send in a $500 check. Thus, they will take almost anyone. They must have had an enormous decline rate this year.


Seems to be a bit of a logic fail there. Taking anyone on the waitlist (by definition people they wouldn't auto accept but thought they might later consider) is hardly the same as taking almost anyone.

That said, lawschoolnumbers.com suggests it's actually quite a challenge to get onto their waitlist. Even the folk who tried super hard - i.e. 152/2.18 didn't manage.

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Re: New England law school must be in trouble

Postby taxguy » Thu Aug 04, 2011 1:57 pm

Hey, my son had 146 on the LSAT and 3.1 GPA in accounting and got on the waitlist. His friend with a 145 and 3.2 got on the waitlist. It can't be that tough to do.

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Re: New England law school must be in trouble

Postby albanach » Thu Aug 04, 2011 2:03 pm

taxguy wrote:Hey, my son had 146 on the LSAT and 3.1 GPA in accounting and got on the waitlist. His friend with a 145 and 3.2 got on the waitlist. It can't be that tough to do.


Unless they have jobs lined up, they should both probably retake.

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Re: New England law school must be in trouble

Postby 09042014 » Thu Aug 04, 2011 2:07 pm

TTTT's pretty much only reject absolute retards.

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Re: New England law school must be in trouble

Postby mths » Thu Aug 04, 2011 2:09 pm

Desert Fox wrote:TTTT's pretty much only reject absolute retards.

Requirements for admission: "opening the door"

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Re: New England law school must be in trouble

Postby 09042014 » Thu Aug 04, 2011 2:13 pm

Taxguy. You seem like a fairly smart dood. So I assume your son isn't stupid either. Why the fuck is does he have a 146? He needs to study for it properly and retake.

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Re: New England law school must be in trouble

Postby taxguy » Thu Aug 04, 2011 2:24 pm

Desert Fox notes,"
Taxguy. You seem like a fairly smart dood. So I assume your son isn't stupid either. Why the fuck is does he have a 146? He needs to study for it properly and retake"

Desert Fox, you seem pretty smart. Why would you even need to ask a question like that? It could be many factors:

1.stupidity
2. bad test taking skills.
3. Bad ability to read quickly under severely timed conditions.
4. strange conditions at the test site
5. In adequate preparation, alhthough my son studied for 4 months solidly each day
6. Inability to understand logic or critical reading questions.
7. Guaranteed job connections; thus allowing attendance at any law school
8. Inability to postpone law school for another year.

I could go on forever,but you get the point.

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Re: New England law school must be in trouble

Postby wolfpack-avvocato » Thu Aug 04, 2011 4:59 pm

taxguy wrote:
Desert Fox, you seem pretty smart. Why would you even need to ask a question like that? It could be many factors:

1.stupidity
2. bad test taking skills.
3. Bad ability to read quickly under severely timed conditions.
4. strange conditions at the test site
5. In adequate preparation, alhthough my son studied for 4 months solidly each day
6. Inability to understand logic or critical reading questions.
7. Guaranteed job connections; thus allowing attendance at any law school
8. Inability to postpone law school for another year.

I could go on forever,but you get the point.

No he wasn't. Any person who can slog through the dense material that is accounting and the detail oriented tests and still get a degree in accounting can do better than that with absolutely zero studying whatsoever. I'm think he either didn't really try that hard, or maybe his cellphone and laptop cut into 3 months and 28 days of that study time.

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Re: New England law school must be in trouble

Postby Corwin » Thu Aug 04, 2011 6:09 pm

ITT, wolfpack-avvocato pretends to understand taxguy's own son better than taxguy.

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Re: New England law school must be in trouble

Postby wolfpack-avvocato » Thu Aug 04, 2011 6:17 pm

Corwin wrote:ITT, wolfpack-avvocato pretends to understand taxguy's own son better than taxguy.

Just pointing out inconsistencies. He also did say one possibility his son effed up the test is he's stupid. As far as I'm concerned that opened up the door quite wide.
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Re: New England law school must be in trouble

Postby vanwinkle » Thu Aug 04, 2011 6:28 pm

taxguy wrote:Desert Fox notes,"
Taxguy. You seem like a fairly smart dood. So I assume your son isn't stupid either. Why the fuck is does he have a 146? He needs to study for it properly and retake"

Desert Fox, you seem pretty smart. Why would you even need to ask a question like that? It could be many factors:

1.stupidity
2. bad test taking skills.
3. Bad ability to read quickly under severely timed conditions.
4. strange conditions at the test site
5. In adequate preparation, alhthough my son studied for 4 months solidly each day
6. Inability to understand logic or critical reading questions.
7. Guaranteed job connections; thus allowing attendance at any law school
8. Inability to postpone law school for another year.

I could go on forever,but you get the point.

Many of these factors would indicate he's not good lawyer material.




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