Transfer or Stay? Advice please.

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stayoryolo

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Transfer or Stay? Advice please.

Postby stayoryolo » Mon Jun 20, 2016 1:38 pm

Hi, I'm top 15% at BU/BC. Want NYC big law, Boston would also be great.
Money not an issue, paying sticker anyway. Should I stay or transfer, for example, to Michigan? NYU? or even GULC?
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Re: Transfer or Stay? Advice please.

Postby sflyr2016 » Mon Jun 20, 2016 1:43 pm

You're in a good position to land a biglaw job by being in the top 15% or so, so no need to transfer for that alone. If costs are comparable, then decide based on where, geographically, you want to work.

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Re: Transfer or Stay? Advice please.

Postby heregoeseverything » Mon Jun 20, 2016 1:58 pm

What do you mean BU/BC?

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Re: Transfer or Stay? Advice please.

Postby bigappleherewego » Mon Jun 20, 2016 2:03 pm

heregoeseverything wrote:What do you mean BU/BC?

Boston University/Boston College, I suppose.

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Re: Transfer or Stay? Advice please.

Postby heregoeseverything » Mon Jun 20, 2016 2:07 pm

bigappleherewego wrote:
heregoeseverything wrote:What do you mean BU/BC?

Boston University/Boston College, I suppose.


Yeah I figured but since BU is T20 and BC is T30 and you can't be at both...

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Re: Transfer or Stay? Advice please.

Postby bigappleherewego » Mon Jun 20, 2016 2:11 pm

heregoeseverything wrote:
bigappleherewego wrote:
heregoeseverything wrote:What do you mean BU/BC?

Boston University/Boston College, I suppose.


Yeah I figured but since BU is T20 and BC is T30 and you can't be at both...

From what I've read here, they are treated as peer schools at TLS :shock:

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Re: Transfer or Stay? Advice please.

Postby heregoeseverything » Mon Jun 20, 2016 2:20 pm

bigappleherewego wrote:
heregoeseverything wrote:
bigappleherewego wrote:
heregoeseverything wrote:What do you mean BU/BC?

Boston University/Boston College, I suppose.


Yeah I figured but since BU is T20 and BC is T30 and you can't be at both...

From what I've read here, they are treated as peer schools at TLS :shock:



Ah I mean I get that sort of, but for transferring I'd give different advice depending on where you are at .. Especially b/c BU it is easier to move outside New England, but if goal is NY than at BC you are all set in Boston and NY so I don't see a huge need to transfer. Also depends on how BU/BC run OCI ...

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Re: Transfer or Stay? Advice please.

Postby Clearly » Mon Jun 20, 2016 2:20 pm

They are peer schools. Usnwr is absolutely meaningless. Bc/bu are used interchangeably because their placement data are nearly identical.

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Re: Transfer or Stay? Advice please.

Postby stayoryolo » Mon Jun 20, 2016 2:34 pm

Clearly wrote:They are peer schools. Usnwr is absolutely meaningless. Bc/bu are used interchangeably because their placement data are nearly identical.

Say with my grades, I get into Michigan or even NYU, would doing OCI at these schools boost my chances of landing a NYC biglaw comparing to my current school bu/bc (lol, still gonna use this term)?

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Re: Transfer or Stay? Advice please.

Postby NoDayButToday » Mon Jun 20, 2016 3:07 pm

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Re: Transfer or Stay? Advice please.

Postby Nebby » Mon Jun 20, 2016 5:44 pm

You should apply to NYU and CLS



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