Best non-T14 schools for big law?

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OG Loc
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Re: Best non-T14 schools for big law?

Postby OG Loc » Tue Jun 01, 2010 6:36 pm

delBarco wrote:
OG Loc wrote:
Lol. Your Yale degree does not impress the prestige penguin.


OG Loc wrote:
I might be wrong, but I believe the ABA's change in multiple LSAT reporting policy (taking the high score instead of averaging them) didn't go into effect soon enough for the class of '10 to benefit.


Wut?


(1) Expressing my appreciation of an amusing meme

(2) If a member of a law school class had two or more LSAT scores, his school used to have to average them together when figuring his score into the overall class statistics. The policy now is to use only his highest score. The rule changed several years ago, I'm not sure exactly when. If it went into effect after the class of 2010 had applied but before the class of '11 had, it may partly account for Vanderbilt's, and other schools', increase in median LSAT.

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Re: Best non-T14 schools for big law?

Postby thesealocust » Tue Jun 01, 2010 6:43 pm

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Re: Best non-T14 schools for big law?

Postby 06072010 » Tue Jun 01, 2010 6:48 pm

GPA and LSAT together have like a .4 correlation and LSAT alone doesn't predict jack shit.

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Re: Best non-T14 schools for big law?

Postby megaTTTron » Tue Jun 01, 2010 8:59 pm

thesealocust wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:my understanding that is that splitters do very well in law school


Uh, false?

There's no set of entering credentials that can accurately predict first year performance for an individual. I know plenty of splitters who took it in the teeth at law school. (And plenty who did well). Pick a characteristic and I probably know somebody with that characteristic who did great, who did poorly, and who finished right around median.


True that.

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Re: Best non-T14 schools for big law?

Postby SaintClarence27 » Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:12 am

thesealocust wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:my understanding that is that splitters do very well in law school


Uh, false?

There's no set of entering credentials that can accurately predict first year performance for an individual. I know plenty of splitters who took it in the teeth at law school. (And plenty who did well). Pick a characteristic and I probably know somebody with that characteristic who did great, who did poorly, and who finished right around median.


Wow, take the whole "I'm going by some purely anecdotal evidence" caveat out, and THEN argue the point as if the person was wholeheartedly opposing you? Nice argumentative style.

I mean, dishonest, but nice.

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Re: Best non-T14 schools for big law?

Postby 09042014 » Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:53 am

SaintClarence27 wrote:
thesealocust wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:my understanding that is that splitters do very well in law school


Uh, false?

There's no set of entering credentials that can accurately predict first year performance for an individual. I know plenty of splitters who took it in the teeth at law school. (And plenty who did well). Pick a characteristic and I probably know somebody with that characteristic who did great, who did poorly, and who finished right around median.


Wow, take the whole "I'm going by some purely anecdotal evidence" caveat out, and THEN argue the point as if the person was wholeheartedly opposing you? Nice argumentative style.

I mean, dishonest, but nice.


Yea fuck that guy.

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Re: Best non-T14 schools for big law?

Postby thesealocust » Wed Jun 02, 2010 12:43 pm

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Re: Best non-T14 schools for big law?

Postby SaintClarence27 » Wed Jun 02, 2010 1:58 pm

thesealocust wrote:
SaintClarence27 wrote:
thesealocust wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:my understanding that is that splitters do very well in law school


Uh, false?

There's no set of entering credentials that can accurately predict first year performance for an individual. I know plenty of splitters who took it in the teeth at law school. (And plenty who did well). Pick a characteristic and I probably know somebody with that characteristic who did great, who did poorly, and who finished right around median.


Wow, take the whole "I'm going by some purely anecdotal evidence" caveat out, and THEN argue the point as if the person was wholeheartedly opposing you? Nice argumentative style.

I mean, dishonest, but nice.


I try to quote only the portion of the post that I'm directly responding to when I reply. It's not selective editing. Nothing I wrote changes based on the fact that DF noted his argument was based on a limited sample size. I'm not trying to Win The Internet or beat up on 0L, I'm sharing my experiences and correcting the record. We're all on the same side here.

Still, fuck that guy. Sea Locust is a prick.


In all fairness, I'm trying to Win The Internet.

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Re: Best non-T14 schools for big law?

Postby thesealocust » Wed Jun 02, 2010 2:03 pm

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Re: Best non-T14 schools for big law?

Postby SaintClarence27 » Wed Jun 02, 2010 2:10 pm

thesealocust wrote:
SaintClarence27 wrote:In all fairness, I'm trying to Win The Internet.


The only winning move is not to play.


Kind of like checkers? Or D & D?




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