Not going to UVA Law

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Not going to UVA Law

Postby moose » Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:37 am

I deferred cause I felt uneasy about the full sticker price tag and wasn't sure if i wanted to do law,...applied to B-school and just got the news that I got into Dartmouth fullride!

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby Mr. Pancakes » Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:45 am

cool.

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby Doorkeeper » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:17 am

story

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby jkpolk » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:17 am

bro

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby StarLightSpectre » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:20 am

But fo real, congrats man. I think they were ranked tops by The Economist weren't they? nice....

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby moose » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:24 am

thanks man. I almost didn't make it. Got rejected or waitlisted from every top school,..Wharton, Berkeley, Michigan,..then at the last minute Tuck came through with a full ride.

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby CanadianWolf » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:26 am

Ironically, you now have bargaining power with Virginia Law.

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby moose » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:29 am

CanadianWolf wrote:Ironically, you now have bargaining power with Virginia Law.


Actually,.you know I applied to Darden, still haven't heard back. But if Darden accepts me perhaps I might try to get them to offer me full ride for a JD/MBA. Thats something I definitely would contemplate. But if i have to pay for any of it i'll just go to Dartmouth.

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby CanadianWolf » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:40 am

Go to Dartmouth so you'll be in a position to hire Virginia Law graduates. :D

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby moose » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:46 am

CanadianWolf wrote:Go to Dartmouth so you'll be in a position to hire Virginia Law graduates. :D


Ha! Yeah i might do that.

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby splitbrain » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:57 am

retake, ED UVA

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby CanadianWolf » Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:07 pm

What are the employment stats for Dartmouth MBA graduates ? (Starting salaries & percent employed.)

OP: Will Dartmouth's MBA program take one academic year, a calendar year or two academic years to complete ?

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby FinallyGoing » Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:15 pm

troll.

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby apollo2015 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:21 pm

If the OP is able to get a job through Dartmouth, that opens up the possibility of applying to Northwestern with work experience after a few years.

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby CanadianWolf » Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:26 pm

Dartmouth MBA graduates do very well financially & in terms of job placement. And, yes, it probably would make the OP a more attractive candidate for Northwestern & several other T-14 law schools. Nevertheless, if OP needs two years to complete the MBA, then it may be too much "schooling" without practical experience if he continues on to law school right after MBA school.

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby moose » Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:04 pm

Yeah, theres no way I would go to Northwestern right after Dartmouth. Kinda defeats the purpose of having a full ride at Tuck,..really the only thing that held me back from UVA was the debt,..although i do have a couple of misgivings about the biglaw track,..i think if they gave me a 75% scholarship or something i would have taken it.

I'm pretty sure i'll probably stick w/ Dartmouth. Only a 2 year commitment with no debt,..i don't think i'll find a better deal at this point. Especially since i still owe approx $30k in undergrad debt.

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby jkpolk » Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:33 pm

moose wrote:Yeah, theres no way I would go to Northwestern right after Dartmouth. Kinda defeats the purpose of having a full ride at Tuck,..really the only thing that held me back from UVA was the debt,..although i do have a couple of misgivings about the biglaw track,..i think if they gave me a 75% scholarship or something i would have taken it.

I'm pretty sure i'll probably stick w/ Dartmouth. Only a 2 year commitment with no debt,..i don't think i'll find a better deal at this point. Especially since i still owe approx $30k in undergrad debt.


You're boned. Good luck at that TTT, Dartmouth hasn't been relevent for 50 years.

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby moose » Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:47 pm

polkij333 wrote:
moose wrote:Yeah, theres no way I would go to Northwestern right after Dartmouth. Kinda defeats the purpose of having a full ride at Tuck,..really the only thing that held me back from UVA was the debt,..although i do have a couple of misgivings about the biglaw track,..i think if they gave me a 75% scholarship or something i would have taken it.

I'm pretty sure i'll probably stick w/ Dartmouth. Only a 2 year commitment with no debt,..i don't think i'll find a better deal at this point. Especially since i still owe approx $30k in undergrad debt.


You're boned. Good luck at that TTT, Dartmouth hasn't been relevent for 50 years.


haha,...man I miss this forum. Used to be a regular 2 years ago.

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby Cornellanister » Fri Mar 16, 2012 5:52 pm

Good going. How well did you do on your GMAT?

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby moose » Fri Mar 16, 2012 6:16 pm

Cornellanister wrote:Good going. How well did you do on your GMAT?


Nothing spectacular, 710. But check this out,..because of all the studying i did for the LSAT reasoning section I absolutely crushed the GMAT verbal. Got 99% percentile w/ out even studying that section. If i didn't do so piss poor in quant I would've gotten atleast 750-760.

The funny thing is that GMAT isn't everything for B-school,...as long as you get about a 690 and above,..you're good at most of the top schools. You just really have to have an extremely well rounded application. Work experience is very important,..particularly the kind of work experience in which you've had to manage large projects or people.

Honestly, the B-school app process makes me despise Law school admissions emphasis on LSAT that much more. Can't tell you how many hours i slaved over those damn powerscore bibles for the LSAT. I studied for the GMAT a fraction of that time and still got into a great school.
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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby 09042014 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 6:19 pm

TTTuck.

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby Blindmelon » Fri Mar 16, 2012 6:22 pm

FinallyGoing wrote:troll.


This.

Desert Fox wrote:TTTuck.


This too.

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby moose » Fri Mar 16, 2012 6:24 pm

Blindmelon wrote:
FinallyGoing wrote:troll.


This.

Desert Fox wrote:TTTuck.


This too.


Cmon man,...don't be bitter. I spent so much time on this forum just wanted to share the news is all.

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby sunynp » Fri Mar 16, 2012 6:30 pm

Enjoy business school for free. You were right to be worried about the debt and made the correct call here. Congrats!

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Re: Not going to UVA Law

Postby siddney » Sat Mar 17, 2012 2:08 pm

Congratulations!
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