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Predict next years rankings

Postby jawsthegreat » Tue Nov 17, 2009 3:28 am

What are your predictions for the 2010 rankings considering these numbers for the 2009 class?
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Re: The way too early 2010 US News Rankings

Postby 86revolt » Tue Nov 17, 2009 3:35 am

how is penn more high GPA splitter friendly than berkeley? this makes no sense.

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Re: The way too early 2010 US News Rankings

Postby jawsthegreat » Tue Nov 17, 2009 4:34 am

Ok, I'll go first before i go to bed.

1. Yale
2. Harvard
3. Stanford
4. Columbia
5. NYU
6. Chicago
7. Berkeley
8. Virginia
8. Penn
10. Michigan
11. Duke
12. Northwestern
13. Cornell
14. Georgetown
14. Texas
16. UCLA
17. Vanderbilt
18. USC
19. WUSTL

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Re: The way too early 2010 US News Rankings

Postby of Benito Cereno » Tue Nov 17, 2009 5:52 am

1. Yale
2. Harvard
3. Stanford
4. Columbia
5. Chicago
5. NYU
7. Berkley
7. Penn
9. UVA
10. Michigan
11. Duke
11. Northwestern
13. Cornell
13. Georgetown
13. Texas
16. UCLA
16. Vanderbilt
18. USC
18. WUSTL

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Re: The way too early 2010 US News Rankings

Postby garfike » Tue Nov 17, 2009 7:49 pm

How is Michigan ranked ahead of UVA when UVA's medians are both above Michigan?

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Re: Predict next years rankings

Postby jawsthegreat » Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:05 am

I'm going to UVA now so they should definitely move up to 8th.

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Re: The way too early 2010 US News Rankings

Postby Dany » Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:12 am

garfike wrote:How is Michigan ranked ahead of UVA when UVA's medians are both above Michigan?


Are all the other factors equal? I mean, numbers aren't the only criterion here. If their "employment rates", bar passage rates, peer assessments, etc. were all equal, then you're right, and that wouldn't make sense. But if Michigan eclipses UVA in those other categories (I'm not saying they do, I have absolutely no idea) then UVA could still have higher medians and be ranked lower.

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Re: Predict next years rankings

Postby dextermorgan » Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:28 am

jawsthegreat wrote:I'm going to UVA now so they should definitely move up to 8th.

:lol: I concur (well on the movement, hopefully on the going part too).

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Re: The way too early 2010 US News Rankings

Postby DoubleChecks » Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:42 am

of Benito Cereno wrote:1. Yale
2. Harvard
3. Stanford
4. Columbia
5. Chicago
5. NYU
7. Berkley
7. Penn
9. UVA
10. Michigan
11. Duke
11. Northwestern
13. Cornell
13. Georgetown
13. Texas
16. UCLA
16. Vanderbilt
18. USC
18. WUSTL


+1 to this except I would put Texas at 14, not tied at 13

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Re: The way too early 2010 US News Rankings

Postby tumbleweed664 » Sat Nov 28, 2009 3:08 am

garfike wrote:How is Michigan ranked ahead of UVA when UVA's medians are both above Michigan?


Median LSAT is 12.5% of the overall score and GPA is 10%, compared to academic reputation (25%), reputation among lawyers and judges (15%), employment 9 months after graduation (12%), and a bunch of other stuff.

Also, Michigan beat UVA by 1 point (and was beaten by Penn by 1 point), so it's not like they are worlds apart according to the rankings. Thus why the T14 are often broken down into groups like MVP (or BMVP, but that seems more rare). They really are peer schools.

Personally, I don't think the rankings will change significantly, though I suppose the economy could shake things up a bit? Georgetown could finally be supplanted, but I doubt it.

Or, I mean... Michigan's flying to no. 1!

EDIT- ranking information source: http://www.leiterrankings.com/usnews/guide.shtml

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Re: Predict next years rankings

Postby jawsthegreat » Sat Nov 28, 2009 1:55 pm

I wonder if this is the year GULC drops out?

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Re: Predict next years rankings

Postby Veritas » Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:00 pm

these are possibly the most overdone threads, most boring threads, and least helpful threads on tls.

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Re: Predict next years rankings

Postby jawsthegreat » Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:03 pm

I'm working on a paper and am very bored, these kind of threads are perfect for times like this.
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Re: Predict next years rankings

Postby Veritas » Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:04 pm

jawsthegreat wrote:I'm working on a paper and am very bored, this kind of threads are perfect for times like this.

:lol:





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Re: The way too early 2010 US News Rankings

Postby DareLG » Sun Nov 29, 2009 1:53 pm

1. Cooley
2. Yale
3. Harvard
4. Stanford
5. Columbia
6. Chicago
7. NYU
8. Berkley
9. Penn
10. UVA
11. Michigan
12. Duke
13. Northwestern
14. Cornell
15. Georgetown
16. Texas
17. UCLA
18. Vanderbilt
19. USC
20. WUSTL
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Re: Predict next years rankings

Postby rondemarino » Sun Nov 29, 2009 2:02 pm

You could have given me a little hat tip for using my table. :wink:

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Re: Predict next years rankings

Postby jawsthegreat » Sun Nov 29, 2009 2:04 pm

rondemarino wrote:You could have given me a little hat tip for using my table. :wink:


Lol

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Re: Predict next years rankings

Postby DareLG » Sun Nov 29, 2009 10:19 pm

rondemarino wrote:You could have given me a little hat tip for using my table. :wink:


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Re: Predict next years rankings

Postby jawsthegreat » Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:11 pm

UVA will be #1 because I will be there.

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Re: Predict next years rankings

Postby rejectmaster » Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:19 pm

outside of harvard, yale, stanford, and maybe columbia, doesn't it all become much more regional?

they're all still great schools but why would you go to uchicago over nyu if you wanted to be in NY or vice versa.

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Re: Predict next years rankings

Postby soullesswonder » Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:31 pm

rejectmaster wrote:outside of harvard, yale, stanford, and maybe columbia, doesn't it all become much more regional?

they're all still great schools but why would you go to uchicago over nyu if you wanted to be in NY or vice versa.


ITT: Chicago becomes a regional school. :roll:

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Re: Predict next years rankings

Postby jawsthegreat » Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:32 pm

rejectmaster wrote:outside of harvard, yale, stanford, and maybe columbia, doesn't it all become much more regional?

they're all still great schools but why would you go to uchicago over nyu if you wanted to be in NY or vice versa.


No, every T10 school can place you anywhere in the country. The Top 3 are just better at it.

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Re: Predict next years rankings

Postby thedogship » Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:42 pm

rejectmaster wrote:outside of harvard, yale, stanford, and maybe columbia, doesn't it all become much more regional?

they're all still great schools but why would you go to uchicago over nyu if you wanted to be in NY or vice versa.


ITE even Harvard and Stanford are gambles. Strong regionals at best.

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Re: Predict next years rankings

Postby jawsthegreat » Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:43 pm

thedogship wrote:
rejectmaster wrote:outside of harvard, yale, stanford, and maybe columbia, doesn't it all become much more regional?

they're all still great schools but why would you go to uchicago over nyu if you wanted to be in NY or vice versa.


ITE even Harvard and Stanford are gambles. Strong regionals at best.


Your been reading too many crazy TLS threads if you actually believe that.

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Re: Predict next years rankings

Postby rejectmaster » Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:50 pm

soullesswonder wrote:
rejectmaster wrote:outside of harvard, yale, stanford, and maybe columbia, doesn't it all become much more regional?

they're all still great schools but why would you go to uchicago over nyu if you wanted to be in NY or vice versa.


ITT: Chicago becomes a regional school. :roll:


i wasn't clear.. what i mean to say is, assuming UChicago and NYU are peer schools, why would you move out of your target market to attend either one (assuming your target market is chicago or ny).

Duke and Michigan definitely throw this theory out of the window since they don't really have their own markets, but I don't see the advantage of Northwestern (higher rank) than GULC if DC is your goal.




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