Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

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Ex Cearulo
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Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby Ex Cearulo » Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:47 pm

...and they hired a marketing consulting firm to survey potential future law school applicants and figure out the best way to sell it to you. Got the email today. http://www.simpsonscarborough.com My favorite question on the survey asks the participant to select, from a field of perennial TTTs, which five you consider to be overall excellent law schools. Fortunately, there was indeed an option to select "None."

Based on the questions in the survey, it looks like the major selling points will be:
-One less year of Cost of Living,
-The possibility of earning money a year sooner (key word: possibility)
-2-yr program credit hours will cost the same as 3-yr program credit hours (apparently this is impressive??)
-The flexibility to change from a 2-yr program to a 2.5, 3, or even 4 year program (they call it a Flexible JD program or something to that effect.

"Awesome! I can go to Brooklyn Law and be making mad dollarz in 2 years!! And if it's too difficult and I need more time I can just switch to 3 or 4 years!!" (moar debt!)

I'd include the link to the survey, but since I completed it already the link in the email is no longer valid. Too bad, because it would have been good for laughs.
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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby sinfiery » Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:48 pm

So tuition will be 75k/year? :(

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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby stillwater » Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:51 pm

Brooklyn Law is a festering TTT.

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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby shifty_eyed » Fri Jul 05, 2013 10:26 pm

When do we find out if we get the $25 amazon gift card?

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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby Cicero76 » Fri Jul 05, 2013 10:27 pm

Doesn't this violate some ABA regulations?

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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby Ex Cearulo » Fri Jul 05, 2013 10:46 pm

shifty_eyed wrote:When do we find out if we get the $25 amazon gift card?

Oh yeah, I left out the best part! Supposedly only the "first 200" participants get one. I haven't heard anything about mine...I'm waiting, Simpson and Scarborough!!

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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby Tom Joad » Fri Jul 05, 2013 10:51 pm

Cool that Brooklyn is doing 2 year JDs. On the other hand you are stuck with a Brooklyn JD.

I think I am one of the rare people on TLS that thinks 3 years is about the right length of time for a JD.

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Postby Ti Malice » Sat Jul 06, 2013 12:07 am

Cicero76 wrote:Doesn't this violate some ABA regulations?


The amount of coursework is still the same. You just start at the beginning of summer and take classes non-stop for 24 awful months.

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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby scruffy556 » Sat Jul 06, 2013 12:20 am

All I know is I better cop dat amazon card

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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby hephaestus » Sat Jul 06, 2013 12:23 am

Well, this is utterly pointless.

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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby adonai » Sat Jul 06, 2013 12:41 am

stillwater wrote:Brooklyn Law is a festering TTT.

but but Sotomayor hired a brooklyn law grad as a clerk for next term... . . . . .

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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby simplycatalina » Sat Jul 06, 2013 1:43 am

Lol I got the survey too. It's ridiculous.

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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby A-Modest-Proposal » Sat Jul 06, 2013 1:50 am

scruffy556 wrote:All I know is I better cop dat amazon card


+1 the best part is an amazon gift card is probably more valuable than a Brooklyn Law JD. They're both relatively worthless but at least one doesn't saddle you with debt

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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby Lumieres » Sat Jul 06, 2013 9:32 am

I'm not familiar with the NY market, but is Brooklyn Law that bad?

Just curious on how would it stack up to the other schools:

C, NYU, Fordham, Brooklyn, Dozo, NYLS?

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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby Hutz_and_Goodman » Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:11 am

Brooklyn isn't that bad, and if you are top 10% you will have a good chance at various different vault 100 NYC offices.

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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby stillwater » Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:36 am

Hutz_and_Goodman wrote:Brooklyn isn't that bad, and if you are top 10% you will have a good chance at various different vault 100 NYC offices.


LOL

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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby sinfiery » Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:44 am

Lumieres wrote:I'm not familiar with the NY market, but is Brooklyn Law that bad?

Just curious on how would it stack up to the other schools:

C, NYU, Fordham, Brooklyn, Dozo, NYLS?




http://www.lawschooltransparency.com

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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby californiauser » Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:53 am

Hutz_and_Goodman wrote:Brooklyn isn't that bad, and if you are top 10% you will have a good chance at various different vault 100 NYC offices.


Just do Brooklyn law, bro! - where 90% of the class is screwed upon graduating

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Re: Great news!!!! Brooklyn Law is starting a 2-yr program...

Postby PRgradBYU » Sat Jul 06, 2013 5:03 pm

That survey is a TTT move if I've ever seen one. Not only will you be faced with laughable job prospects if you attend Brooklyn Law's 2-year program -- you'll get to graduate with less practical experience (read: no practical experience) than your peers.

adonai wrote:
stillwater wrote:Brooklyn Law is a festering TTT.

but but Sotomayor SoTTTomayor hired a brooklyn law grad as a clerk for next term... . . . . .




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