3 B+, one A in legal writing.

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3 B+, one A in legal writing.

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:07 pm

b+ curve. am I screwed? advice? legal writing is only a two credit course here. how many A's do I need next year to be in a good position? Really disappointed and I feel like I lost my chance at BigLaw. Am I screwed? I go to a lower T1.
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Re: 3 B+, one A in legal writing.

Postby rad lulz » Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:07 pm

Depends on your schools, dingus

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Re: 3 B+, one A in legal writing.

Postby rad lulz » Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:09 pm

Depends on your class rank, WE, ties to markets in which your school carries weight, network/people willing to go to bat for you, and luck.

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Re: 3 B+, one A in legal writing.

Postby stillwater » Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:38 pm

You need to call in the heavy hitters.

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Re: 3 B+, one A in legal writing.

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Mon Jan 07, 2013 2:30 pm

Well, you're basically at median, so, based on what little you've said, you're not in a great position. The only real pieces of advice are, do better next semester, and, think about what you might want to do other than biglaw. Frankly, I hope you have put some thought into this already, because at a lower T1 biglaw was never likely in the cards for you.

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Re: 3 B+, one A in legal writing.

Postby AbbeyRoadLaw » Mon Jan 07, 2013 6:22 pm

rad lulz wrote:Depends on your schools, dingus

Dude, just GFY

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Re: 3 B+, one A in legal writing.

Postby somewhatwayward » Mon Jan 07, 2013 6:28 pm

AbbeyRoadLaw wrote:
rad lulz wrote:Depends on your schools, dingus

Dude, just GFY


It's not an unreasonable point. It is impossible to advise someone in this situation without knowing the school at the very least, and someone who wants big law should be informed enough to know this.

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Re: 3 B+, one A in legal writing.

Postby Richie Tenenbaum » Mon Jan 07, 2013 6:37 pm

AbbeyRoadLaw wrote:
rad lulz wrote:Depends on your schools, dingus

Dude, just GFY

If OP goes to a school with a 3.0 median, then it's a lot different than if he goes to a school with a 3.3 median. Just providing grades is close to meaningless without context. And not providing a school or targeted market (or even an overall GPA), just makes answering the OP in an intelligent way impossible.

ETA: Didn't notice that OP had school's curve in it. OP still needs more info in it though.
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Re: 3 B+, one A in legal writing.

Postby 09042014 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 6:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:b+ curve. am I screwed? advice? legal writing is only a two credit course here. how many A's do I need next year to be in a good position? Really disappointed and I feel like I lost my chance at BigLaw. Am I screwed? I go to a lower T1.


You'll need to do a lot better bro. Probably nearly straight A's. You are donzo at big law.

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Re: 3 B+, one A in legal writing.

Postby timbs4339 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 9:24 pm

Unless you run the table (all As) big law is probably not in the cards. Have you given any though to what you'd rather do?




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