Transfer to an online lawschool

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Re: Transfer to an online lawschool

Postby SchopenhauerFTW » Fri Dec 23, 2011 5:57 am

This thread needs to be nuked.

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Re: Transfer to an online lawschool

Postby sunynp » Fri Dec 23, 2011 7:19 am

Where would you be transferring from ?
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Re: Transfer to an online lawschool

Postby Eirhoff73 » Sun Dec 25, 2011 8:06 pm

SchopenhauerFTW wrote:This thread needs to be nuked.

Yes, it does!


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Re: Transfer to an online lawschool

Postby random5483 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 3:10 pm

Not sure what to say other than don't. Many T1 graduates are having trouble getting jobs, not to mention the environment for T3/T4 students. Students from online schools will have trouble sitting for the bar and passing the bar, and even if they manage all that they still won't be hired. Don't attend an online school if you plan to practice law. Online schools make sense to people who want some legal background and never intend to practice law (or perhaps people with guaranteed jobs). To most of the population, online schools are a big mistake.

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Re: Transfer to an online lawschool

Postby MrKappus » Sun Jan 01, 2012 3:13 pm

FiliusNullius wrote:cheaper tuition and less stress both came to mind. Class in underpants seems kind of like a plus too.

If nothing else, it'll def prepare you for a career of surfing job postings on the web in your underpants.


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Re: Transfer to an online lawschool

Postby anewaphorist » Mon Jan 02, 2012 1:21 pm

^That's more than I can say for Career Services at the University of Wisconsin Law School.

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Re: Transfer to an online lawschool

Postby esq » Mon Jan 02, 2012 1:40 pm

Doing both. I figure that if I don't make top 10% at the old 'brick and mortar,' I've got a good shot at making it at the online. If I fail to make top 10% twice, then I can move on from law school twice as fast. If I don't fail, then resume will read: "top 10%, brick and mortar." Consider doing both OP.

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