Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

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Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

#1
21
6%
5%
15
5%
15%
58
18%
25%
114
35%
50%
98
30%
75%
8
2%
Don't care about my grades
10
3%
 
Total votes: 324

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby CE2JD » Fri Jan 08, 2010 11:59 pm

thesealocust wrote:
CE2JD wrote:
TheTopBloke wrote:I don't care about class rank, but I'd like to be involved in law review and moot court.


I don't care about class rank = I got bad grades


Telling other people who are being discrete that they got grades = I got bad grades


:cry: :cry: :cry:

It's okay, I was planning on dropping out anyway.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby 02082010 » Fri Jan 08, 2010 11:59 pm

Top 10% would still give me a shoot at the COA. Anything lower than that and I'd be pretty disappointed. But I'm an 0L, so who knows.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby thesealocust » Sat Jan 09, 2010 12:01 am

n/m
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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby superserial » Sat Jan 09, 2010 12:03 am

hopefulundergrad wrote:Top 10% would still give me a shoot at the COA. Anything lower than that and I'd be pretty disappointed. But I'm an 0L, so who knows.


so you're setting yourself up for disappointment?

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby 02082010 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 12:04 am

superserial wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:Top 10% would still give me a shoot at the COA. Anything lower than that and I'd be pretty disappointed. But I'm an 0L, so who knows.


so you're setting yourself up for disappointment?


Ambition is a great motivator. But I guess you're pov works too.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby superserial » Sat Jan 09, 2010 12:06 am

hopefulundergrad wrote:
superserial wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:Top 10% would still give me a shoot at the COA. Anything lower than that and I'd be pretty disappointed. But I'm an 0L, so who knows.


so you're setting yourself up for disappointment?


Ambition is a great motivator. But I guess you're pov works too.


you can be ambitious and realistic.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby Burberry by Burberry » Sat Jan 09, 2010 12:07 am

This:
ihatelaw wrote:as long as i can achieve my career goals ill be satisfied.
TheTopBloke wrote:but I'd like to be involved in law review and moot court.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby 02082010 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 12:14 am

superserial wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:
superserial wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:Top 10% would still give me a shoot at the COA. Anything lower than that and I'd be pretty disappointed. But I'm an 0L, so who knows.


so you're setting yourself up for disappointment?


Ambition is a great motivator. But I guess you're pov works too.


you can be ambitious and realistic.


Is it realistic to automatically assume that I'm not capable of being top10% at whatever T14 I end up at?

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby CE2JD » Sat Jan 09, 2010 12:15 am

hopefulundergrad wrote:
superserial wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:
superserial wrote:so you're setting yourself up for disappointment?


Ambition is a great motivator. But I guess you're pov works too.


you can be ambitious and realistic.


Is it realistic to automatically assume that I'm not capable of being top10% at whatever T14 I end up at?


Yes.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby vanwinkle » Sat Jan 09, 2010 12:22 am

hopefulundergrad wrote:Top 10% would still give me a shoot at the COA. Anything lower than that and I'd be pretty disappointed. But I'm an 0L, so who knows.


100% of 0Ls think this going in, which means that 90% of them will inevitably be disappointed. You could be in that 10%, but odds are 9 out of 10 you're not.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby superserial » Sat Jan 09, 2010 12:30 am

hopefulundergrad wrote:
Is it realistic to automatically assume that I'm not capable of being top10% at whatever T14 I end up at?


I didn't say that.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby Kretzy » Sat Jan 09, 2010 12:42 am

Helmholtz wrote:#1 or bust


If you ain't first, you're last.

Shake and bake.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby Ragged » Sat Jan 09, 2010 12:54 am

Kretzy wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:#1 or bust


If you ain't first, you're last.

Shake and bake.


"I was high when I said that. That doesn't even make sense. You can be 2nd, 3rd, 4th hell even 5th"

it all depends on where I end up going to school/getting accepted to:

Top 10 ~ 15%
Top 6 ~ 1/3
Top 3 ~ just happy to be here

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby ihatelaw » Sat Jan 09, 2010 12:58 am

hopefulundergrad wrote:
Is it realistic to automatically assume that I'm not capable of being top10% at whatever T14 I end up at?




wrong question. you're clearly capable of being top 10%. the thing is most everyone in your law school is likely capable of that. being capable and getting there are two very different things.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby kurama20 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 1:05 am

ihatelaw wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:
Is it realistic to automatically assume that I'm not capable of being top10% at whatever T14 I end up at?




wrong question. you're clearly capable of being top 10%. the thing is most everyone in your law school is likely capable of that. being capable and getting there are two very different things.


I'm with him on that though. This whole idea of going into law school expecting to do average and thinking you will only do average sounds like a great way to do average. FWIW I am getting mixed comments on this subject from people. Someone on here was saying that they were at NYU and that they treated it like a 40 hour a week job, and that that was enough to get into the top 10 percent. Alexandria said that most of her and her group of lsd people who went into Michigan with the mindset of succeeding and working hard all came out at worst top 20 percent (many she said were in the top 10 percent). I'm just against this whole going into law school expecting to fail, that just seems like about the worst thing you can do.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby 02082010 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 3:51 am

kurama20 wrote:
ihatelaw wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:
Is it realistic to automatically assume that I'm not capable of being top10% at whatever T14 I end up at?




wrong question. you're clearly capable of being top 10%. the thing is most everyone in your law school is likely capable of that. being capable and getting there are two very different things.


I'm with him on that though. This whole idea of going into law school expecting to do average and thinking you will only do average sounds like a great way to do average. FWIW I am getting mixed comments on this subject from people. Someone on here was saying that they were at NYU and that they treated it like a 40 hour a week job, and that that was enough to get into the top 10 percent. Alexandria said that most of her and her group of lsd people who went into Michigan with the mindset of succeeding and working hard all came out at worst top 20 percent (many she said were in the top 10 percent). I'm just against this whole going into law school expecting to fail, that just seems like about the worst thing you can do.


I know I'll be going to a school with incredibly smart and accomplished people but I'm not too worried about it.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby prezidentv8 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 3:55 am

Kohinoor wrote:There is something fucked about a test where you can say 'I got a C or an A'


This is one of those rare moments where I say to myself "Kohinoor, you are absolutely, 100% correct."

I'm going for grades that allow me to graduate with a job in 2.5 more years. No idea where that is. Higher would be nice, but not necessary.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby sperry » Sat Jan 09, 2010 3:07 pm

kurama20 wrote:
ihatelaw wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:
Is it realistic to automatically assume that I'm not capable of being top10% at whatever T14 I end up at?




wrong question. you're clearly capable of being top 10%. the thing is most everyone in your law school is likely capable of that. being capable and getting there are two very different things.


I'm with him on that though. This whole idea of going into law school expecting to do average and thinking you will only do average sounds like a great way to do average. FWIW I am getting mixed comments on this subject from people. Someone on here was saying that they were at NYU and that they treated it like a 40 hour a week job, and that that was enough to get into the top 10 percent. Alexandria said that most of her and her group of lsd people who went into Michigan with the mindset of succeeding and working hard all came out at worst top 20 percent (many she said were in the top 10 percent). I'm just against this whole going into law school expecting to fail, that just seems like about the worst thing you can do.



I've met maybe 2 or 3 people in my class who didn't put an insane amount of effort into school.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby thesealocust » Sat Jan 09, 2010 3:10 pm

n/m
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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby CE2JD » Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:27 pm

hopefulundergrad wrote:
kurama20 wrote:I'm with him on that though. This whole idea of going into law school expecting to do average and thinking you will only do average sounds like a great way to do average. FWIW I am getting mixed comments on this subject from people. Someone on here was saying that they were at NYU and that they treated it like a 40 hour a week job, and that that was enough to get into the top 10 percent. Alexandria said that most of her and her group of lsd people who went into Michigan with the mindset of succeeding and working hard all came out at worst top 20 percent (many she said were in the top 10 percent). I'm just against this whole going into law school expecting to fail, that just seems like about the worst thing you can do.


I know I'll be going to a school with incredibly smart and accomplished people but I'm not too worried about it.


My God, you two are insufferable.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby dresden doll » Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:31 pm

thesealocust wrote:
sperry wrote:I've met maybe 2 or 3 people in my class who didn't put an insane amount of effort into school.


This.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby JazzOne » Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:32 pm

Kretzy wrote:
Helmholtz wrote:#1 or bust


If you ain't first, you're last.

Shake and bake.

+1

I'm more like Magic Man though.

Now you see me. Now you don't.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby RVP11 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:34 pm

hopefulundergrad wrote:
kurama20 wrote:I'm with him on that though. This whole idea of going into law school expecting to do average and thinking you will only do average sounds like a great way to do average. FWIW I am getting mixed comments on this subject from people. Someone on here was saying that they were at NYU and that they treated it like a 40 hour a week job, and that that was enough to get into the top 10 percent. Alexandria said that most of her and her group of lsd people who went into Michigan with the mindset of succeeding and working hard all came out at worst top 20 percent (many she said were in the top 10 percent). I'm just against this whole going into law school expecting to fail, that just seems like about the worst thing you can do.


I know I'll be going to a school with incredibly smart and accomplished people but I'm not too worried about it.


Tarded 0Ls, you don't yet realize how hard it is to predict law school grades. This isn't a game of raw intelligence + how hard/smart you work = your grade. This isn't undergrad. And even if it were, chances are your level of intelligence and work ethic will not be anything special relative to the populace of top law schools.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby kimber1028 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:37 pm

dresden doll wrote:
thesealocust wrote:
sperry wrote:I've met maybe 2 or 3 people in my class who didn't put an insane amount of effort into school.


This.

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Re: Poll: Lowest class rank with which you'd be satisfied?

Postby 02082010 » Sun Jan 10, 2010 2:01 pm

JSUVA2012 wrote:
hopefulundergrad wrote:
kurama20 wrote:I'm with him on that though. This whole idea of going into law school expecting to do average and thinking you will only do average sounds like a great way to do average. FWIW I am getting mixed comments on this subject from people. Someone on here was saying that they were at NYU and that they treated it like a 40 hour a week job, and that that was enough to get into the top 10 percent. Alexandria said that most of her and her group of lsd people who went into Michigan with the mindset of succeeding and working hard all came out at worst top 20 percent (many she said were in the top 10 percent). I'm just against this whole going into law school expecting to fail, that just seems like about the worst thing you can do.


I know I'll be going to a school with incredibly smart and accomplished people but I'm not too worried about it.


Tarded 0Ls, you don't yet realize how hard it is to predict law school grades. This isn't a game of raw intelligence + how hard/smart you work = your grade. This isn't undergrad. And even if it were, chances are your level of intelligence and work ethic will not be anything special relative to the populace of top law schools.


I'm not saying I WILL be Top10%. I would like to be and will strive to be, outside of that, what more can I do? That's all. Jesus. You're all so annoying now that you're getting grades/waiting for grades.




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