Loyola to UCLA.....Worth it?

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Loyola to UCLA.....Worth it?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 03, 2013 1:05 am

Please give me your thoughts......

Top 15% at Loyola (just missed Top 10%..grrrr), Law Review, modest scholarship, and solid work experience. Scared I won't have a chance in hell at OCI at Loyola and at least if I strike out at OCI at UCLA, I will still have a better name on my degree in the long run (which might help me after I graduate if I'm still jobless...YIKES).

Thoughts? Would OCI be any better at UCLA (more firms, more interviews...etc)? Is it worth the $40K I would pay due to no scholarship at UCLA?

What would you do? :)

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Re: Loyola to UCLA.....Worth it?

Postby UnderrateOverachieve » Wed Jul 03, 2013 1:12 am

Some people might pretend it isn't even a close decision, but I can think of a ton of reasons why it might be.

I think you have a better probability of success at UCLA. That 15% can turn into 25% too easily. Just try and find some type of extras at UCLA you can get involved in, maybe compete in some moot court stuff.

If I recall Loyola absolutely tanked in the rankings this year because employment became a consideration in USN rankings.

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Re: Loyola to UCLA.....Worth it?

Postby Redfactor » Wed Jul 03, 2013 1:20 am

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Re: Loyola to UCLA.....Worth it?

Postby nelaw2010 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 11:15 am

did you already get into UCLA????

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Re: Loyola to UCLA.....Worth it?

Postby mike.alexander23 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 1:26 pm

nelaw2010 wrote:did you already get into UCLA????


very interested in the answer to this question

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Re: Loyola to UCLA.....Worth it?

Postby Socallawgirl » Thu Jul 04, 2013 4:49 am

Not yet, but was brought in for interview with the Dean today and it went well....




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