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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby johansantana21 » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:18 pm

This just confirms my suspicions that MVPDCN are peers. Maybe with the exception of P, belonging with CCNP.

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby Rotor » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:20 pm

run26.2 wrote:
descartesb4thehorse wrote:Weird how Boalt performed so relatively good and USC had one up on Mich.

Agreed that the Boalt # was higher than I expected. My impression for the last 2 years' OCIs was that hiring was down at Boalt, so that may have informed my expectation.

How many years does Boalt need to stay top 10 in the hiring before the TLS conventional "wisdom" about our ability to land BigLaw with a degree that travels to NYC/DC dissipate?

As for the other poster who talked about Boalt "plummeting", I think our raw score has dropped a point or two. It's just so tight in that area, slight differences can mean significant swings in ranking. Even we were tied at 6, the Dean was referring to us as a top 10 school--which is what we (and our MVP peers) are.

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby pugilistjd » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:23 pm

rad lulz wrote:No.


Would it help if I posted the employer list and highlighted the NLJ250 firms for you?

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby rad lulz » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:23 pm

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby NYC Law » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:26 pm

Shit those numbers are bad ... at least it makes me not regret choosing Fordham over BU.

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby rad lulz » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:26 pm

NYC Law wrote:Shit those numbers are bad ... at least it makes me not regret choosing Fordham over BU.

I thought you were dropping.

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby keg411 » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:27 pm

NYC Law wrote:Shit those numbers are bad ... at least it makes me not regret choosing Fordham over BU.


They're also from 3 years ago. Chill, you'll be fine. (Or just transfer to CLS... or Penn ;)).

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby johansantana21 » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:32 pm

keg411 wrote:
NYC Law wrote:Shit those numbers are bad ... at least it makes me not regret choosing Fordham over BU.


They're also from 3 years ago. Chill, you'll be fine. (Or just transfer to CLS... or Penn ;)).


Fordham probably still places around 20-25% into biglaw, so he should keep worrying.

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby JusticeHarlan » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:33 pm

NYC Law wrote:Shit those numbers are bad ... at least it makes me not regret choosing Fordham over BU.

Hey, at leat you didn't pick GW over Fordham or something stupid like that.

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:33 pm

johansantana21 wrote:This just confirms my suspicions that MVPDCN are peers. Maybe with the exception of P, belonging with CCNP.


Would be interesting to know how self-selection into the NYC market affects the numbers. If M really had a huge contingent targeting Chicago due to career services that year, the drop makes sense. If the NYC area schools have two-thirds or more target NYC while the non-NYC schools have only a third due to self-selection then they should have better numbers. We'll probably never have data to make that determination, though.

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby keg411 » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:34 pm

johansantana21 wrote:
keg411 wrote:
NYC Law wrote:Shit those numbers are bad ... at least it makes me not regret choosing Fordham over BU.


They're also from 3 years ago. Chill, you'll be fine. (Or just transfer to CLS... or Penn ;)).


Fordham probably still places around 20-25% into biglaw, so he should keep worrying.


Dude, NYC Law kicked ass first semester. See the latter part of the sentence.

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby 20130312 » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:35 pm

johansantana21 wrote:
keg411 wrote:
NYC Law wrote:Shit those numbers are bad ... at least it makes me not regret choosing Fordham over BU.


They're also from 3 years ago. Chill, you'll be fine. (Or just transfer to CLS... or Penn ;)).


Fordham probably still places around 20-25% into biglaw, so he should keep worrying.


He finished first semester like top 5% IIRC.

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby HeavenWood » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:37 pm

NYC Law wrote:Shit those numbers are bad ... at least it makes me not regret choosing Fordham over BU.

You're dropping out anyway... or did you change your mind about that?

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby NYC Law » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:39 pm

Talked to someone in a similar spot who felt the same, he suggested I just stick it out, transfer, and network like hell with the business people. Sounds solid so I'm just going to try that.

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby johansantana21 » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:40 pm

keg411 wrote:
johansantana21 wrote:
keg411 wrote:
NYC Law wrote:Shit those numbers are bad ... at least it makes me not regret choosing Fordham over BU.


They're also from 3 years ago. Chill, you'll be fine. (Or just transfer to CLS... or Penn ;)).


Fordham probably still places around 20-25% into biglaw, so he should keep worrying.


Dude, NYC Law kicked ass first semester. See the latter part of the sentence.


Him doing well has absolutely nothing to do with whether he should worry or not based upon whether or not these statistics are from 3 years ago...do you get it?

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby NYC Law » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:42 pm

johansantana21 wrote:
keg411 wrote:[

Dude, NYC Law kicked ass first semester. See the latter part of the sentence.


Him doing well has absolutely nothing to do with whether he should worry or not based upon whether or not these statistics are from 3 years ago...do you get it?


I never get anything you're talking about.

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby HeavenWood » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:08 am

NYC Law wrote:Talked to someone in a similar spot who felt the same, he suggested I just stick it out, transfer, and network like hell with the business people. Sounds solid so I'm just going to try that.

I think that's an excellent plan.

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby pugilistjd » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:10 am

rad lulz wrote:Count em up, do the math. I'd like that.

edit: also, nowhere did I say that most of the firms were NLJ250. That wouldn't make sense. Check the dude's math though if you want and poast results.


No, you asked me to show you what firms are worth worrying about for nonreporting and NLJ250 firms would be the only ones relevant to this discussion.
Here are the firms from your Vandy list in the NLJ250:
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Burr & Forman
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
Simpson Thacher
Paul Hastings
Jones Walker
Bass Berry & Sims
Burr & Forman
DLA Piper
Bracewell & Guiliani
Vinson Elkins
Haynes Boone
Hunton Williams

13/250. So, now, we have NLJ employment stats with 5% of respondents reporting. Thanks for that.

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby skers » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:12 am

Alright, retard it is.

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby rad lulz » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:14 am

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby pugilistjd » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:15 am

rad lulz wrote:You're bad at data.


Looks like you're mad at data...

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby skers » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:19 am

pugilistjd wrote:
rad lulz wrote:You're bad at data.


Looks like you're mad at data...


Sperglord. How about the 30% of vandy's nlj250 placement worked at only those firms, so that's what's reported. Not only five percent of all nlj250 firms represents all the nlj250 data. Derp derp derp.

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby rad lulz » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:20 am

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby emkay625 » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:21 am

dude.......wtf are you talking about?!?! you make no sense.

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Re: Top 50 go-to law schools 2012

Postby pugilistjd » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:31 am

TemporarySaint wrote: Sperglord. How about the 30% of vandy's nlj250 placement worked at only those firms, so that's what's reported. Not only five percent of all nlj250 firms represents all the nlj250 data. Derp derp derp.


You completely whiffed here. Radlawlz has suggested that there is some solid proof of NLJ's accuracy because the employment numbers for 1 out of 50 schools and 13 out of 250 firms matched up. So, assuming there is some overlap between Vandy and some of the other 49 schools (...), this amounts to 5% of firms responding assuming the same firms on the employer list responded to the annual survey.




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