Dress Code for Orientation

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MademoisELLE
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Dress Code for Orientation

Postby MademoisELLE » Thu Jul 24, 2008 3:54 pm

Orientation is coming very soon to most of us and my school has not specifically sent details regarding dress code, so did everyone wear or what is everyone wearing???

(yes I know this is kind of a superficial question) :oops:

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby 06072010 » Thu Jul 24, 2008 3:56 pm

Biz Caz is fine. Don't wear a suit.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby EmmyD » Thu Jul 24, 2008 3:58 pm

Wait.. we really have to wear biz caz for orientation!!? I was just going to do a denim mini and t-shirt.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby waytofailself » Thu Jul 24, 2008 3:58 pm

You are right, it is a superficial question (and a superficial question that many people will be asking themselves). First impressions can be serious business.

I think the answer to your question lies in another question: what would you normally wear to class? Unless your orientation involves some kind of formal dinner (and I have no idea if anyone's does or not), I would imagine that would require some kind of defined dress code. Otherwise, normal clothes/dressing for comfort should be your ticket (unless normal/dressing for comfort is nothing at all).

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby helfer snooterbagon » Thu Jul 24, 2008 4:03 pm

If you are not wearing a body paint tuxedo you are wrong, tuxedo t-shirt, half wrong.

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MademoisELLE
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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby MademoisELLE » Thu Jul 24, 2008 4:18 pm

I was thinking of wearing a blouse with jeans, but when i told others about my plan (i have to think ahead since i'm sending all of my clothes in moving boxes that with my luck may not arrive on time) but people were saying that was too casual, i don't think it is... but then again maybe my senior prom dress would be a good choice! j/K!

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby phillyphanatic » Thu Jul 24, 2008 4:33 pm

I'm definitely going casual. We have a formal dinner the first night. They didn't tell us a dress code but I'm going with a blazer and slacks. For the actual orientation, I'm probably going to roll in with cargo shorts, a polo shirt, and sneakers. When it's in the 90's and humid, I'll leave the dressing up to others.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby Corsair » Thu Jul 24, 2008 4:40 pm

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby Skeptical2L » Thu Jul 24, 2008 4:42 pm

Only the crazies wore suits to ours. Like Corsair says, no need to impress. You're already admitted.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby seagull48 » Thu Jul 24, 2008 4:45 pm

During most of the orientation at NU last fall, it was 85+ and very humid. Most people were in shorts and t-shirts. You don't need to impress anyone.


same at mich. i wore jeans and a t-shirt. i did not feel out of place.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby NakaNaka » Thu Jul 24, 2008 4:49 pm

Hot August weather? T-shirt and shorts thank you. I'll dress decent if there's a nice dinner or function to attend, otherwise casual all the way.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby phillyphanatic » Thu Jul 24, 2008 4:52 pm

Skeptical2L wrote:Only the crazies wore suits to ours. Like Corsair says, no need to impress. You're already admitted.



People actually wore suits?!

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby orangeswarm » Thu Jul 24, 2008 5:00 pm

I can't remember if anyone wore a suit to ours, but I remember most people dressed fairly casual, mainly shorts and polo style shirts.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby mberg42 » Thu Jul 24, 2008 5:54 pm

You guys are crazy, I'll be sporting a fresh polo, khaki shorts and some forum lows. Just like I would normally. There is no need to get super dressed up, it only makes you look like a douche. Its more about how you handle yourself and the physical attributes that clothes cant hide(that means you ugly people).

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby lishi » Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:29 pm

Well I was planning on wearing a summery dress for my first day of orientation. Not fancy but nice.

..but now I can't go to orientation, so everyone will have friends before I do :(

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby EmmyD » Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:30 pm

*cue obligatory question and false curiosity*

Why, lishi, oh why can you not attend orientation?

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby lishi » Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:34 pm

I didn't secretly want people to ask what I was doing. I was just saying it because I'm actually really sad that I can't make it to the first day of orientation. I want to get my packet when everyone else does, and meet people while everyone is socializing, and play those horrid ice breaker games lol.

It was more me expressing my jealousy of you for attending in the outfit you planned.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby EmmyD » Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:36 pm

Sorry, I just got into a small altercation with a friend IRL. a little miffed/offended.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby lishi » Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:47 pm

Oh don't apologize. Looking back I can see how it can be interpreted that way. Good luck with your friend!!

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby thespinstartshere » Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:52 pm

Please tell me that those horrendous ice breaker games are not part of law school orientation.

As for dress: three piece suit with wingtips - I do not want there to be any question as to my douchtastic gunner status.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby dude » Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:53 pm

lol

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby lishi » Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:54 pm

lol you mean you don't like the games where they ask you "If you could be any flavor jellybean, which would you be and why??" :D

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby thespinstartshere » Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:59 pm

I once was burned with a M&M variation of that game. The group leader passed around a bowl of M&Ms in an innocent manner, as if it were simply a nice gesture. Once the bowl made it all around the table, she informed us that we had to share one unique personal attribute for each M&M we had taken. Of course I had a handful.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby MademoisELLE » Thu Jul 24, 2008 7:59 pm

well... i hate ice breakers thanks for freaking me out! i had enough of those as an orientation leader for freshman at my university...


btw when i went to admitted day some girl i sat next to was wearing a suit! and i was wearing jeans and really huge earring (very kim kardashian) and the dean commented on my earrings! i was sooooooo embarrassed and of course evil suit girl snickered the ENTIRE time!

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby MPaulE » Thu Jul 24, 2008 8:08 pm

I hate those ice breaker things because I'm an introvert and they make me even more icy!




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