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Another should I transfer...?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:04 pm

Above a 4.0 GPA at MVPB.
applying to HYS

i am not interested in working at a firm, but that is all i will say about my interests (for fear of being "outed")

would you transfer?

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Re: Another should I transfer...?

Postby laotze » Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:16 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Above a 4.0 GPA at MVPB.
applying to HYS

i am not interested in working at a firm, but that is all i will say about my interests (for fear of being "outed")

would you transfer?


How do finances factor in this decision? I'm sure you've read some of the many threads/FAQs pointing out that obtaining a vertical transfer offer is an extremely effective way of negotiating additional merit aid at your present school. And with a 4.0 I'm assuming you have a good enough chance of HYS admission to make it worth a shot.

If you already have a full ride at MVPB, then I can't imagine why you would transfer without a specific and compelling reason (e.g. federal clerkship odds at Yale, etc.).

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Re: Another should I transfer...?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jun 17, 2013 9:43 pm

Original OP here.

i am paying sticker.

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Re: Another should I transfer...?

Postby laotze » Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:12 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Original OP here.

i am paying sticker.


Then I would definitely apply. If admitted, use HYS offer to squeeze some coinage out of your current school. It's a win-win situation: either they budge and give you a lucrative scholarship to keep you there, or you wind up at HYS in no worse a financial situation than you were before, though with better clerkship (or whatever "non-firm" thing you intend to do) prospects. If you don't get in, then you haven't lost anything but time, albeit a valuable thing to lose in law school.

If you are aiming for a clerkship, just make sure the transfer app process doesn't interfere with law review, since from what I understand that's more or less a requirement if you want even a marginally decent shot.

If you're aiming for government, then god help you, but you'll have a much better shot from HY than from MVPB.

If you're aiming for PI straight out of law school, then why are you paying sticker to begin with? ;)


Disclaimer: I am a 0L, so I ultimately have no idea what the fuck I am talking about.

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Re: Another should I transfer...?

Postby Jsa725 » Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:18 pm

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Re: Another should I transfer...?

Postby stillwater » Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:18 pm

laotze wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Original OP here.

i am paying sticker.


Then I would definitely apply. If admitted, use HYS offer to squeeze some coinage out of your current school. It's a win-win situation: either they budge and give you a lucrative scholarship to keep you there, or you wind up at HYS in no worse a financial situation than you were before, though with better clerkship (or whatever "non-firm" thing you intend to do) prospects. If you don't get in, then you haven't lost anything but time, albeit a valuable thing to lose in law school.

If you are aiming for a clerkship, just make sure the transfer app process doesn't interfere with law review, since from what I understand that's more or less a requirement if you want even a marginally decent shot.

If you're aiming for government, then god help you, but you'll have a much better shot from HY than from MVPB.

If you're aiming for PI straight out of law school, then why are you paying sticker to begin with? ;)


Disclaimer: I am a 0L, so I ultimately have no idea what the fuck I am talking about.


GODDAMN 0L SCUM

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Re: Another should I transfer...?

Postby quiver » Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:31 pm

Need at least some less general info about your goals. Also, what kind of need aid would you be looking at from YSH? It would be a huge factor if you're paying sticker now but you'd get, say, 3/4 need aid at YSH.

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Re: Another should I transfer...?

Postby Danger Zone » Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:54 pm

laotze wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Original OP here.

i am paying sticker.


Then I would definitely apply. If admitted, use HYS offer to squeeze some coinage out of your current school. It's a win-win situation: either they budge and give you a lucrative scholarship to keep you there, or you wind up at HYS in no worse a financial situation than you were before, though with better clerkship (or whatever "non-firm" thing you intend to do) prospects. If you don't get in, then you haven't lost anything but time, albeit a valuable thing to lose in law school.

If you are aiming for a clerkship, just make sure the transfer app process doesn't interfere with law review, since from what I understand that's more or less a requirement if you want even a marginally decent shot.

If you're aiming for government, then god help you, but you'll have a much better shot from HY than from MVPB.

If you're aiming for PI straight out of law school, then why are you paying sticker to begin with? ;)


Disclaimer: I am a 0L, so I ultimately have no idea what the fuck I am talking about.

Get the goddamn fuck out you know-nothing 0L piece of human excrement.

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Re: Another should I transfer...?

Postby laotze » Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:58 pm

Danger Zone wrote:
laotze wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Original OP here.

i am paying sticker.


Then I would definitely apply. If admitted, use HYS offer to squeeze some coinage out of your current school. It's a win-win situation: either they budge and give you a lucrative scholarship to keep you there, or you wind up at HYS in no worse a financial situation than you were before, though with better clerkship (or whatever "non-firm" thing you intend to do) prospects. If you don't get in, then you haven't lost anything but time, albeit a valuable thing to lose in law school.

If you are aiming for a clerkship, just make sure the transfer app process doesn't interfere with law review, since from what I understand that's more or less a requirement if you want even a marginally decent shot.

If you're aiming for government, then god help you, but you'll have a much better shot from HY than from MVPB.

If you're aiming for PI straight out of law school, then why are you paying sticker to begin with? ;)


Disclaimer: I am a 0L, so I ultimately have no idea what the fuck I am talking about.

Get the goddamn fuck out you know-nothing 0L piece of human excrement.


Getting my just deserts for not having read this forum's stickies, I see. Carry on; I shall bear the bruises with penitence.

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Re: Another should I transfer...?

Postby Danger Zone » Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:59 pm

You have derailed this thread. For that, your punishment is death by exile... from the transfer forum.




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