Anonymous User wrote:MrAnon wrote:I agree with your statement that transfer students are more sociable and normal, but my statement stands. I'm sorry but the truth is that the native students "got it" from the beginning. They either held higher GPAs in college or they scored better on the LSAT or both. For whatever reason, the T14 wanted them out of college and didnt want the transfer. Lawyers are keen to that. They don't want one-year wonders who are going to return to old habits after they emerge from school. They want the person who made an awesome LSAT score from the start, who did well all the way through college, who didnt need time to figure things out. Chances are that the native student picked up on a few things along the way that will be helpful in practice. Sociability skills, while helpful, dont aren't part of the bottom line when it comes to associates.
Again, you overgeneralize. Most transfers do just as well as, if not better than, non-transfers at OCI. You have no data to back up your argument, so it fails.
There might be the occasional interviewer/lawyer here or there who looks down upon transfers. That's fine - I don't want to work for that guy anyway. But my experience has been the opposite. The lawyers and interviewers I've met are aware that transfers are motivated, hard workers. Hence the callbacks.
Is the person who started at the school as a 1L any less motivated or hard working? Or are you saying they are just naturally gifted and talented?