Would you rather?

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MVPB with half scholly or H at sticker?

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Would you rather?

Postby shoeshine » Fri Aug 12, 2011 4:51 pm

If you knew you wanted big law. Would you rather go to H at sticker or attend one of MVPB with a half scholarship and no stipulations. At H you would be coming out with 200k+ in debt and at the T14 you would be guaranteed to have less than 100k in debt.

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Re: Would you rather?

Postby Verity » Fri Aug 12, 2011 4:59 pm

Depends if you want to make partner, where apparently H has a better shot. Still a slim chance either way.

Also depends on how debt averse you are. I'd go with MVPB + half scholly. I don't know if it's easier to do well there than at H, but I think the odds of doing fairly well would be worth every penny, and it would still be half as cheap as H.

If you're willing to give up the H name to save 100K+ and just want Biglaw, this isn't that hard of a decision.


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Re: Would you rather?

Postby TheFactor » Fri Aug 12, 2011 6:08 pm

Verity wrote:Depends if you want to make partner

This should not be a factor in your decision.


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Re: Would you rather?

Postby D1989 » Fri Aug 12, 2011 7:33 pm

This should be on the back of a Molson bottle.

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Re: Would you rather?

Postby boosk » Fri Aug 12, 2011 7:57 pm

does ur school really matter 10+ years down the line when u might be up for partner? thats kinda hard for me to believe...

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