Median powned

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umichman
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Median powned

Postby umichman » Thu Jan 15, 2015 11:47 am

There goes my ego from going to a t14. I dont even want big law, just a mid firm in secondary market...hopefully im not too screwed

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FSK
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Re: Median powned

Postby FSK » Thu Jan 15, 2015 12:11 pm

Which T14 are you at?

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Re: Median powned

Postby zugzwanger » Thu Jan 15, 2015 12:13 pm

If you're median at Michigan that's not that bad of a spot you are in line with most of the class. Take some easier classes this time around and get a boost if your school has some good options. At least you know you are in line. Really not that bad of a spot.

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Re: Median powned

Postby BVest » Thu Jan 15, 2015 12:14 pm

umichman wrote:[umichman quote]


flawschoolkid wrote:Which T14 are you at?


Can't tell if serious.

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FSK
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Re: Median powned

Postby FSK » Thu Jan 15, 2015 12:31 pm

This is a stupid shit question you can answer by searching the site very easily. I'm helping him in a stupid shit way.

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Re: Median powned

Postby banjo » Thu Jan 15, 2015 2:12 pm

Relax. You only have one semester of grades. Go over your exams with your professors, reread GTM, and do a ton of practice exams next semester. Legal analysis -- the sophisticated application of law to fact -- is a learnable skill.

Also you're not screwed yet. You're median at a T14 and hiring is improving. Just focus on grades next semester.

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Re: Median powned

Postby mvp99 » Thu Jan 15, 2015 2:17 pm

umichman wrote:There goes my ego from going to a t14. I dont even want big law, just a mid firm in secondary market...hopefully im not too screwed


OMG so youre median within the top 5% of students in the country!??!..

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Re: Median powned

Postby mephistopheles » Thu Jan 15, 2015 3:58 pm

zugzwanger wrote:If you're median at Michigan that's not that bad of a spot you are in line with most of the class. Take some easier classes this time around and get a boost if your school has some good options. At least you know you are in line. Really not that bad of a spot.



ha, fucking michigan? let's hope not

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Re: Median powned

Postby CaptainJapan » Thu Jan 15, 2015 4:02 pm

mephistopheles wrote:
zugzwanger wrote:If you're median at Michigan that's not that bad of a spot you are in line with most of the class. Take some easier classes this time around and get a boost if your school has some good options. At least you know you are in line. Really not that bad of a spot.



ha, fucking michigan? let's hope not



^^cool guy alert

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Re: Median powned

Postby AReasonableMan » Thu Jan 15, 2015 4:05 pm

Most people are around median at your school, and most get jobs. This doesn't mean most at median get jobs, but it means you're not screwed. So you're not smarter at a school where most people probably have top 5 percent IQ's. That's horrible. Your life is so hard.

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Re: Median powned

Postby NotMyRealName09 » Thu Jan 15, 2015 4:12 pm

umichman wrote:There goes my ego from going to a t14. I dont even want big law, just a mid firm in secondary market...hopefully im not too screwed


All UofM students are insufferable......

I kid. Sort of. But seriously, I work in a large Detroit firm and we interview a bunch of Michigan grads of late, many of whom have less than impressive grades. The school rank seems to mitigate the lower GPAs of some of these students and gets them in the door for the interview, but once you're in the interview its up to you to impress with personality and the appearance of competence. And UofM alums LOVE UofM, so you'll always get some homers who will like you just for being from UofM.

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Re: Median powned

Postby sd5289 » Thu Jan 15, 2015 4:15 pm

BVest wrote:
umichman wrote:[umichman quote]


flawschoolkid wrote:Which T14 are you at?


Can't tell if serious.


:lol:

Also to OP, you're fine. There are plenty of stories on here (mine included) of people at median or a little below/above who manage to shoot up to top 10-15% after the spring semester (and vice versa). Relax.

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Re: Median powned

Postby Worker and Parasite » Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:31 pm

BVest wrote:
umichman wrote:[umichman quote]


flawschoolkid wrote:Which T14 are you at?


Can't tell if serious.


maybe he went to umich undergrad

sorry that i defused your burn

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Re: Median powned

Postby Ron Don Volante » Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:38 pm

I would just like to point out that it is "pwned", newb.

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Re: Median powned

Postby mandimeoutof10 » Thu Jan 22, 2015 11:53 pm

AReasonableMan wrote:Most people are around median at your school, and most get jobs. This doesn't mean most at median get jobs, but it means you're not screwed. So you're not smarter at a school where most people probably have top 5 percent IQ's. That's horrible. Your life is so hard.

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Re: Median powned

Postby kingpin101 » Fri Jan 23, 2015 2:42 pm

Please tell us more about how you deserve to outshine all your peers.

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Re: Median powned

Postby AReasonableMan » Sat Jan 24, 2015 1:03 am

sd5289 wrote:
BVest wrote:
umichman wrote:[umichman quote]


flawschoolkid wrote:Which T14 are you at?


Can't tell if serious.


:lol:

Also to OP, you're fine. There are plenty of stories on here (mine included) of people at median or a little below/above who manage to shoot up to top 10-15% after the spring semester (and vice versa). Relax.

in all fairness, you're the exception. what did you do differently?




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