Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

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Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby TrunksFan1 » Tue Oct 15, 2013 7:39 pm

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby DwightSchruteFarms » Tue Oct 15, 2013 7:44 pm

Some dude at Tulane got convicted of murder and he had not problem getting in.
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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby TrunksFan1 » Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:04 pm

Seriously?

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby Mojosodope » Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:08 pm

TrunksFan1 wrote:Seriously?


i think a felon got admitted to yale recently too

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby TrunksFan1 » Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:26 pm

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby Mojosodope » Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:28 pm

TrunksFan1 wrote:So a Summary offense for underage drinking won't at all hinder his chances of getting into prestigious law schools like NYU+ then?


just disclose everything, you should be fine.

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby Happy Gilmore » Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:32 pm

It certainly will not help, but it is not the end of the world. The 3.6 is the most concerning thing in your post.

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby cotiger » Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:38 pm

TrunksFan1 wrote:So a Summary offense for underage drinking won't at all hinder his chances of getting into prestigious law schools like NYU+ then?


No, it doesn't matter. Schools only really care if a) there's a strong pattern of recklessness, especially if they feel like you are trying to make excuses or pass the blame, or b) if they're concerned that you might have trouble being admitted to the bar. Your son doesn't appear to qualify for either of these, so I wouldn't lose any sleep over it.

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby Ti Malice » Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:01 pm

The citation won't have any impact. But he does need to be more careful now. Admissions officers might view additional drinking offenses as suggesting a pattern of problems with alcohol, which is where things get dicey.

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby McGruff » Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:23 pm

Happy Gilmore wrote:It certainly will not help, but it is not the end of the world. The 3.6 is the most concerning thing in your post.


This. A 3.7 with an alcohol citation has better odds than a 3.6 without one, all else being equal.

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby Void » Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:46 am

Happy Gilmore wrote:It certainly will not help, but it is not the end of the world. The 3.6 is the most concerning thing in your post.


I found the helicopter parenting more concerning.

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby Mojosodope » Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:59 am

Happy Gilmore wrote:It certainly will not help, but it is not the end of the world. The 3.6 is the most concerning thing in your post.


at 19 he has at least 2 more years of school left, plenty of time to raise the gap

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby TheSpanishMain » Wed Oct 16, 2013 8:59 am

Stuff like this won't matter at all, unless it becomes a pattern. Think about it: if every college student who got cited for possession of alcohol was barred from the legal profession...well, that'd be a LOT of people.

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby norkanite » Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:38 am

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby midwest17 » Wed Oct 16, 2013 11:53 am

TrunksFan1 wrote:Liquor control for the event randomly targeted his group of friends before they could reach a large crowd asking them for ID. Unfortunately, he had a can of beer in his hand, and as a result, was issued a citation.


Just make sure that he's better than this at taking responsibility for his actions in his disclosures.

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby rutgers17 » Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:38 pm

Void wrote:
Happy Gilmore wrote:It certainly will not help, but it is not the end of the world. The 3.6 is the most concerning thing in your post.


I found the helicopter parenting more concerning.


+1

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby cotiger » Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:53 pm

midwest17 wrote:Just make sure that he's better than this at taking responsibility for his actions in his disclosures.

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby Ramius » Wed Oct 16, 2013 1:12 pm

Void wrote:
Happy Gilmore wrote:It certainly will not help, but it is not the end of the world. The 3.6 is the most concerning thing in your post.


I found the helicopter parenting more concerning.


+1

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby wakawaka86 » Wed Oct 16, 2013 1:20 pm

matthewsean85 wrote:
Void wrote:
Happy Gilmore wrote:It certainly will not help, but it is not the end of the world. The 3.6 is the most concerning thing in your post.


I found the helicopter parenting more concerning.


+1


There's no need to be rude here. This is the parent of a teenager; there's nothing wrong with being concerned about your child.

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby Ramius » Wed Oct 16, 2013 1:24 pm

wakawaka86 wrote:
matthewsean85 wrote:
Void wrote:
Happy Gilmore wrote:It certainly will not help, but it is not the end of the world. The 3.6 is the most concerning thing in your post.


I found the helicopter parenting more concerning.


+1


There's no need to be rude here. This is the parent of a teenager; there's nothing wrong with being concerned about your child.


I'd say if he's bold enough to post this kind of thing on the internet "for his son," then he's probably man enough to hear a few off-the-cuff opinions on it.

For the record, as long as "his son" is contrite and takes ownership of what he did and shows how it's not a pattern of consistent misbehavior, it won't be a problem.

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby TrunksFan1 » Wed Oct 16, 2013 4:33 pm

Wow thank you everyone. I really appreciate the advice you have all given me. It seems like if my son has the numbers that he will be fine regardless of the citation. At least, that's what I have gathered from your replies.

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Re: Underage Drinking Citations and Admissions

Postby Void » Wed Oct 16, 2013 5:43 pm

wakawaka86 wrote:
matthewsean85 wrote:
Void wrote:
Happy Gilmore wrote:It certainly will not help, but it is not the end of the world. The 3.6 is the most concerning thing in your post.


I found the helicopter parenting more concerning.


+1


There's no need to be rude here. This is the parent of a teenager; there's nothing wrong with being concerned about your child.


A: the "child" here is an adult, and should be figuring out law school on his own because mommy won't be there to hold his hand

B: welcome to TLS.




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