TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

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Judicial
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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby Judicial » Mon Dec 08, 2008 5:23 pm

snowoman wrote:ah i hate all these abbreviations and such... can someone enlighten me as to what a "splitter" is?

is it just someone with low LSAT/high gpa or vise versa? that's what it seems but just want to be sure


Correct

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby TrojanBadger » Fri Dec 12, 2008 1:52 am

Are there actual number ranges behind the number of $ someone puts in a scholarship, or is that just a reflection of how excited about it they are?

For real, some people's profiles say " XXX Law $", "Blah Law $$$", "Podunk Law $$"...

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby RVP11 » Sat Dec 13, 2008 3:02 pm

TrojanBadger wrote:Are there actual number ranges behind the number of $ someone puts in a scholarship, or is that just a reflection of how excited about it they are?

For real, some people's profiles say " XXX Law $", "Blah Law $$$", "Podunk Law $$"...


I've always thought:

$ = some money, but 25% of tuition or under
$$ = ~50% tuition
$$$ = ~75% tuition
$$$$ = full tuition, possibly plus stipend

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby lawyer180 » Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:03 am

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby slsklaver » Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:18 pm

What does "bump" mean?

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby crystalhawkeye » Tue Dec 23, 2008 6:08 pm

slsklaver wrote:What does "bump" mean?

When a thread dissappears from the list on the homepage (or it has been awhile since anyone posted in it) and by posting you're 'bumping' it back to the top of the list, to increase its chances of being looked at.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby slsklaver » Mon Dec 29, 2008 12:08 pm

crystalhawkeye wrote:
slsklaver wrote:What does "bump" mean?

When a thread dissappears from the list on the homepage (or it has been awhile since anyone posted in it) and by posting you're 'bumping' it back to the top of the list, to increase its chances of being looked at.


Makes sense. Thanks for the explanation.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby 180orbust » Mon Jan 05, 2009 7:17 pm

What does TS1, TS2, etc. . . mean?

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby LjakW » Mon Jan 05, 2009 9:15 pm

180orbust wrote:What does TS1, TS2, etc. . . mean?


TS is Toby Stock, the Dean of Admissions at Harvard Law School. Harvard interviews everyone that will be accepted, (and some who are rejected) by phone. A TS1 is the interview call and a TS2 is when Toby Stock calls the applicant to inform them of their acceptance.
Everyone who gets a TS2 got a TS1, but not everyone that gets a TS1 will get a TS2.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby 180orbust » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:03 pm

What's "OCI?"

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby LjakW » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:13 pm

On campus interviews.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby thruruby » Tue Jan 27, 2009 8:28 am

k. why is it T14?
why not T16? or T18?
what makes georgetown the cutoff?
explain.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby anewaphorist » Tue Jan 27, 2009 8:32 am

Why is skinny beautiful as opposed to fat? Fiat and tradition...

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby thruruby » Tue Jan 27, 2009 8:51 am

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby LjakW » Tue Jan 27, 2009 9:55 am

thruruby wrote:k. why is it T14?
why not T16? or T18?
what makes georgetown the cutoff?
explain.


It has always been the same schools in the top fourteen of the USNWR ranking. Their individual rank may have changed, but together, they alone were always the top 14.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby Skadden Stairs » Tue Jan 27, 2009 10:02 am

LjakW wrote:
thruruby wrote:k. why is it T14?
why not T16? or T18?
what makes georgetown the cutoff?
explain.


It has always been the same schools in the top fourteen of the USNWR ranking. Their individual rank may have changed, but together, they alone were always the top 14.

Wrong.

Only 14 schools have ever been in the T10, and they alone comprise the T14.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby LjakW » Tue Jan 27, 2009 10:24 am

lex talionis wrote:Wrong.

Only 14 schools have ever been in the T10, and they alone comprise the T14.

Thank you, I always thought it was based on 14.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby thruruby » Wed Jan 28, 2009 2:21 am

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby nepgoon » Thu Jan 29, 2009 1:05 am

lex talionis wrote:Wrong.

Only 14 schools have ever been in the T10, and they alone comprise the T14.


Errrrr. Wrong you are.

See Ken's explanation here: http://top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=35133

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby Skadden Stairs » Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:01 am

nepgoon wrote:
lex talionis wrote:Wrong.

Only 14 schools have ever been in the T10, and they alone comprise the T14.


Errrrr. Wrong you are.

See Ken's explanation here: http://top-law-schools.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=35133

No, I'm right.

There are exactly fourteen schools that have ever earned a top ten spot.


But the T14 hasn't always been the same 14 schools.

1987
1 Harvard
1 Yale
3 Michigan
4 Columbia
4 Stanford
6 Chicago
7 Berkeley
8 UVA
9 NYU
10 Penn
11 UT
12 Duke
13 Georgetown
14 UCLA
15 Cornell
16 Northwestern
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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby MrOrange » Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:03 am

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby Skadden Stairs » Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:07 am

I'm in Dubai. And in chat. Where are you?

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby MrOrange » Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:08 am

lex talionis wrote:I'm in Dubai. And in chat. Where are you?


Not currently in chat. Worth an appearance?

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby Skadden Stairs » Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:09 am

MrOrange wrote:
lex talionis wrote:I'm in Dubai. And in chat. Where are you?


Not currently in chat. Worth an appearance?

Currently there are 9 people, and only 2 I find annoying.

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Re: TLS: Abbreviations and Jargon

Postby anewaphorist » Tue Feb 03, 2009 8:44 am

I feel lame not knowing this, but what does TITCR stand for?




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