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Re: I'm sorry if this topic has been beaten to death but

Postby John_rizzy_rawls » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:54 pm

CanIGetAnAmen wrote:What kind of extracurricular activities do law schools like?


Good and important ones.

Anything else retard?

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Postby star fox » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:55 pm

Music/theater/art majors have to deal with the stigma that they're not really engaging in academic disciplines. I don't know how fair this is or how much it would actually have an effect in a law interview but it's out there definitely. Even easy social science majors are seen as at least studying "something".

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Re: I'm sorry if this topic has been beaten to death but

Postby laxbrah420 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:56 pm

John_rizzy_rawls wrote:
CanIGetAnAmen wrote:What kind of extracurricular activities do law schools like?


Good and important ones.

Anything else retard?

Chill out dude. I say this not because I am sympathetic to the OP but just that I got warned by mods for talking like this in the past

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Re: I'm sorry if this topic has been beaten to death but

Postby Homelandsagreatshow » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:57 pm

John_rizzy_rawls wrote:
CanIGetAnAmen wrote:What kind of extracurricular activities do law schools like?


Good and important ones.

Anything else retard?


Sometimes the simple insults are the best

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Re: I'm sorry if this topic has been beaten to death but

Postby John_rizzy_rawls » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:58 pm

laxbrah420 wrote:
John_rizzy_rawls wrote:
CanIGetAnAmen wrote:What kind of extracurricular activities do law schools like?


Good and important ones.

Anything else retard?

Chill out dude. I say this not because I am sympathetic to the OP but just that I got warned by mods for talking like this in the past


For sure. Good looking out bro. Dude asking dumb shit is just getting on my nerves.

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Re: I'm sorry if this topic has been beaten to death but

Postby Gunnar Stahl » Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:00 pm

OP, why do you want to go to law school?

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Postby A. Nony Mouse » Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:17 pm

CanIGetAnAmen wrote:
Homelandsagreatshow wrote:yeah dont rip on music major difficulty until you've practiced one piece literally 1000s of times, intricately correcting every minute articulation, phrasing and dymanics issue...and thats just the performing...the theory, from listening to you, you would fail, and the history is just as boring (although us music majors don't think so) and convoluted as any other history class.

Don't give music majors flack for actually majoring in something we enjoy.

If you suck at your major, odds are you don't like it. Like someone above said. You can get a 4.0 in pretty much any major, as long as you enjoy it enough to put in the time.


Thank you sensei Seagal. I'm sure you learned that a very looooong time ago when you were the only semi-white boy in Japan with your Xi Han gurus - please teach me your lethal moves.

What kind of extracurricular activities do law schools like?

Why don't you try reading the What Are My Chances forum - lots of people post about their backgrounds/experiences and people evaluate what improves an application. There is lots and lots of information already on this forum if you'd just read around.

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Postby CanIGetAnAmen » Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:54 pm

john7234797 wrote:Music/theater/art majors have to deal with the stigma that they're not really engaging in academic disciplines. I don't know how fair this is or how much it would actually have an effect in a law interview but it's out there definitely. Even easy social science majors are seen as at least studying "something".


What about taking some music classes?

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Postby CanIGetAnAmen » Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:55 pm

John_rizzy_rawls wrote:
laxbrah420 wrote:
John_rizzy_rawls wrote:
CanIGetAnAmen wrote:What kind of extracurricular activities do law schools like?


Good and important ones.

Anything else retard?

Chill out dude. I say this not because I am sympathetic to the OP but just that I got warned by mods for talking like this in the past


For sure. Good looking out bro. Dude asking dumb shit is just getting on my nerves.


Zyzz - mirin'.

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Re: I'm sorry if this topic has been beaten to death but

Postby CanIGetAnAmen » Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:52 pm

CanIGetAnAmen wrote:
john7234797 wrote:Music/theater/art majors have to deal with the stigma that they're not really engaging in academic disciplines. I don't know how fair this is or how much it would actually have an effect in a law interview but it's out there definitely. Even easy social science majors are seen as at least studying "something".


What about taking some music classes?


This.

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Postby Nova » Mon Mar 25, 2013 12:05 am

No one cares what classes you take.

Find a trade off between maximizing your GPA and subject matter you would be comfortable falling back on if law doesn't work out.

/thread

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Postby CanIGetAnAmen » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:22 am

Nova wrote:No one cares what classes you take.

Find a trade off between maximizing your GPA and subject matter you would be comfortable falling back on if law doesn't work out.

/thread


What if people take like 200 and 100 level courses?

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Postby BerkeleyBear » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:24 am

hume85 wrote:I can't speak about Michigan, but I can speak about a similar school, UC Berkeley. At Cal most of the Poli Sci majors do not have great employment options after college, and this includes people with good grades. Many of them are left with the following choice: go to law school or struggle mightily to find work.

:oops: True. So true.

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Postby BerkeleyBear » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:26 am

CanIGetAnAmen wrote:
Nova wrote:No one cares what classes you take.

Find a trade off between maximizing your GPA and subject matter you would be comfortable falling back on if law doesn't work out.

/thread


What if people take like 200 and 100 level courses?

OP, if you want law school take the easiest classes you can. No one cares what level.

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Postby CanIGetAnAmen » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:59 am

BerkeleyBear wrote:
CanIGetAnAmen wrote:
Nova wrote:No one cares what classes you take.

Find a trade off between maximizing your GPA and subject matter you would be comfortable falling back on if law doesn't work out.

/thread


What if people take like 200 and 100 level courses?

OP, if you want law school take the easiest classes you can. No one cares what level.


So hard to believe.

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Postby CyanIdes Of March » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:15 pm

CanIGetAnAmen wrote:
BerkeleyBear wrote:
CanIGetAnAmen wrote:
Nova wrote:No one cares what classes you take.

Find a trade off between maximizing your GPA and subject matter you would be comfortable falling back on if law doesn't work out.

/thread


What if people take like 200 and 100 level courses?

OP, if you want law school take the easiest classes you can. No one cares what level.


So hard to believe.


Well believe it.

Although don't believe it too much, there's some anecdotal evidence (even from posters way earlier in this thread) that have experience with less than stellar majors/schools bringing down their amazing GPAs. GPA definitely trumps major/school 10 to 1, but if your goal is HYS it's worth considering just how blatantly easy your major/school looks to adcomms. If it was me, I'd trade a 4.0 at a random community college for a 3.95 with a school adcomms will have at least heard of or in a major that people don't immediately associate with negativity.

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Postby 09042014 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:18 pm

Any argument that relies on "nothing matters except numbers" just doesn't apply to YHS. H is still pretty much numbers based but they don't have to be. And YS really aren't. Those two require high numbers as a prereq only. You need something else.

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Postby CanIGetAnAmen » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:10 pm

What is this "something else" you speak of.

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Postby CanIGetAnAmen » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:12 pm

What if people take like 200 and 100 level courses?[/quote]
OP, if you want law school take the easiest classes you can. No one cares what level.[/quote]

So hard to believe.[/quote]

Well believe it.

Although don't believe it too much, there's some anecdotal evidence (even from posters way earlier in this thread) that have experience with less than stellar majors/schools bringing down their amazing GPAs. GPA definitely trumps major/school 10 to 1, but if your goal is HYS it's worth considering just how blatantly easy your major/school looks to adcomms. If it was me, I'd trade a 4.0 at a random community college for a 3.95 with a school adcomms will have at least heard of or in a major that people don't immediately associate with negativity.[/quote]

My major is History but
my question to you is - does it matter what other classes I take? What if I took music?

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Postby Nova » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:26 pm

CanIGetAnAmen wrote:My major is History but
my question to you is - does it matter what other classes I take? What if I took music?

YOUR COURSE SELECTION DOESNT MATTER

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Postby CanIGetAnAmen » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:27 pm

Nova wrote:
CanIGetAnAmen wrote:My major is History but
my question to you is - does it matter what other classes I take? What if I took music?

YOUR COURSE SELECTION DOESNT MATTER


I want to go to HYS.
What kind of extracurriculars do I have to do?

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Re: I'm sorry if this topic has been beaten to death but

Postby BigZuck » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:24 pm

I am tired of this thread.

Lock 'er up!

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Re: I'm sorry if this topic has been beaten to death but

Postby Gunnar Stahl » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:47 pm

CanIGetAnAmen wrote:I want to go to HYS.
What kind of extracurriculars do I have to do?

join the military
rhodes scholar
olympic medal
nobel prize
cure cancer
get a phd
peace corps
teach for america

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Re: I'm sorry if this topic has been beaten to death but

Postby John_rizzy_rawls » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:50 pm

Invent a way for big dogs to maintain goofy features but stay little and cute.

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Re: I'm sorry if this topic has been beaten to death but

Postby Gunnar Stahl » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:51 pm

John_rizzy_rawls wrote:Invent a way for big dogs to maintain goofy features but stay little and cute.

:lol:




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