Dress Code for Orientation

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clevinger33
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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby clevinger33 » Thu Aug 12, 2010 5:35 pm

Kurt Cobain wrote:
clevinger33 wrote:I just found the pin I got for being a National Merit Scholarship Finalist in high school. I think I'll wear it for orientation. It should be a good conversation starter, and I want to make sure people know I'm not a person of low intellectual caliber.


HAHAHAHAH, do you have any AP Scholar Certificates from high school? Bring those too!


Sadly, I believe those were lost sometime in the last five years. I do, however, have the original copy of my PSAT scores. Would it be wise to shrink those down to business-card size and hand them out to everyone I meet? I also performed extremely well on the state mastery tests I took in 10th grade but I'm worried that those records might not impress a wide enough audience to be worth bringing/distributing. Thoughts?




(I did actually just find my National Merit Scholarship Finalist pin, as well as the accompanying framed certificate. Not really sure why I still have them, but I'm sure there's tons of other useless stuff - little league trophies, etc. - floating around my parents' houses)

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby trialjunky » Thu Aug 12, 2010 5:59 pm

SwollenMonkey wrote:
sibley wrote:
Are you my dad?


No, but I can be your daddy. Is this what your looking for? Usually, there is a craiglist ad associated with this type of question.


SwollenMonkey outed as gdane

sibley
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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby sibley » Thu Aug 12, 2010 6:01 pm

trialjunky wrote:
SwollenMonkey wrote:
sibley wrote:
Are you my dad?


No, but I can be your daddy. Is this what your looking for? Usually, there is a craiglist ad associated with this type of question.


SwollenMonkey outed as gdane


No thank you. You just dress like him. But he's retired and lives in the Keys.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby Iconoclast » Thu Aug 12, 2010 6:15 pm

sibley wrote:
trialjunky wrote:
SwollenMonkey wrote:
sibley wrote:
Are you my dad?


No, but I can be your daddy. Is this what your looking for? Usually, there is a craiglist ad associated with this type of question.


SwollenMonkey outed as gdane


No thank you. You just dress like him. But he's retired and lives in the Keys.


psst, that wasn't me. :) Unless swollenmonkey also dresses like me... in which case I should reconsider my wardrobe....

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby 02122015 » Thu Aug 12, 2010 6:23 pm

DC in August = I'm wearing shorts, flip flops, and t-shirts to most orientation events. This summer's weather here in Minneapolis has been hotter and more humid than usual (so it's like DC weather), and wearing long pants whatsoever is hell.

At orientation, we do have a couple of random evening reception deals, and for those I'll probably change into polos, black casual shoes, and nice jeans (I'm sorely lacking in anything above nice jeans and below dress pants).

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby SwollenMonkey » Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:21 pm

trialjunky wrote:
SwollenMonkey wrote:
sibley wrote:
Are you my dad?


No, but I can be your daddy. Is this what your looking for? Usually, there is a craiglist ad associated with this type of question.


SwollenMonkey outed as gdane


What the hell is gdane?

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby Kurt Cobain » Fri Aug 13, 2010 10:32 am

SwollenMonkey wrote:
Kurt Cobain wrote:I can't believe this is a thread. Have people here never been to any sort of school orientation (say for maybe, I don't know, undergrad, maybe)? Did anyone wear a suit and tie to that orientation? Hell no, and if you did, you'd look like a total moron.

As much as this made me laugh, it's kind of pathetic that people treat law school as something so different from anything they've ever done that they would consider wearing something formal for orientation.

I mean srsly ppl c'mon :?


If you wouldn't have such a negative attitude, maybe you wouldn't have shot yourself.


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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby Kurt Cobain » Fri Aug 13, 2010 10:35 am

clevinger33 wrote:
Kurt Cobain wrote:
clevinger33 wrote:I just found the pin I got for being a National Merit Scholarship Finalist in high school. I think I'll wear it for orientation. It should be a good conversation starter, and I want to make sure people know I'm not a person of low intellectual caliber.


HAHAHAHAH, do you have any AP Scholar Certificates from high school? Bring those too!


Sadly, I believe those were lost sometime in the last five years. I do, however, have the original copy of my PSAT scores. Would it be wise to shrink those down to business-card size and hand them out to everyone I meet? I also performed extremely well on the state mastery tests I took in 10th grade but I'm worried that those records might not impress a wide enough audience to be worth bringing/distributing. Thoughts?




(I did actually just find my National Merit Scholarship Finalist pin, as well as the accompanying framed certificate. Not really sure why I still have them, but I'm sure there's tons of other useless stuff - little league trophies, etc. - floating around my parents' houses)


PSAT scores are very relevant. I think the business card idea is fantastic. It will give your classmates a real sense of your intelligence. Make sure you include your phone number with some sort of tag line indicating that because you're so smart, you will be able to answer anyone's homework questions. It should make you extremely popular.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby SwollenMonkey » Fri Aug 13, 2010 11:07 am

Kurt Cobain wrote:
SwollenMonkey wrote:
Kurt Cobain wrote:I can't believe this is a thread. Have people here never been to any sort of school orientation (say for maybe, I don't know, undergrad, maybe)? Did anyone wear a suit and tie to that orientation? Hell no, and if you did, you'd look like a total moron.

As much as this made me laugh, it's kind of pathetic that people treat law school as something so different from anything they've ever done that they would consider wearing something formal for orientation.

I mean srsly ppl c'mon :?


If you wouldn't have such a negative attitude, maybe you wouldn't have shot yourself.


Courtney Love shot me


FIFY
Courtney Love shot me up with heroine multiple times.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby thalassocrat » Fri Aug 13, 2010 11:21 am

clevinger33 wrote:I just found the pin I got for being a National Merit Scholarship Finalist in high school. I think I'll wear it for orientation. It should be a good conversation starter, and I want to make sure people know I'm not a person of low intellectual caliber.


You got a pin? :cry:

I'll probably be mostly wearing jeans/t-shirt/flip flops for my orientation. Closed toed shoes for our service day, skirt/blouse/etc for the one business casual thing. Maybe pull out the Bjork swan dress if I have occasion for it.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby wpc1532 » Fri Aug 13, 2010 10:34 pm

Suits are mandatory for the group directory photo. Luckily, the photo is taken the first day. For the second day, it's all shorts and a shirt!

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby SwollenMonkey » Fri Aug 13, 2010 10:48 pm

wpc1532 wrote:Suits are mandatory for the group directory photo. Luckily, the photo is taken the first day. For the second day, it's all shorts and a shirt!


Wear a suit with shorts. You'll be the envy of all.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby smokyroom26 » Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:23 pm

MSPeast wrote:DC in August = I'm wearing shorts, flip flops, and t-shirts to most orientation events. This summer's weather here in Minneapolis has been hotter and more humid than usual (so it's like DC weather), and wearing long pants whatsoever is hell.

At orientation, we do have a couple of random evening reception deals, and for those I'll probably change into polos, black casual shoes, and nice jeans (I'm sorely lacking in anything above nice jeans and below dress pants).


+1

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby liltay357 » Tue Aug 16, 2011 1:12 am

Bump

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby Bustang » Tue Aug 16, 2011 1:42 am

Holy shit there is a 5 page thread on this?

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby jarofsoup » Tue Aug 16, 2011 1:48 am

I have one part of my orientation that is biz formal and the rest is casual

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby birdlaw117 » Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:03 am

liltay357 wrote:Bump

Why would you ever bump this? Do you really need more people to come here and say it doesn't matter what you wear to orientation?

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby Kobe_Teeth » Wed Aug 17, 2011 3:02 am

How does this thread keep happening?

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby cofc2008 » Wed Aug 17, 2011 8:40 am

Didn't read a single post yet, but I'm going through orientation right now and please don't be one of the two douches that wear suits everyday. They aren't even a year removed from college, don't have real jobs yet, but feel the need to wear a suit everyday...I just wanna slap 'em.

Oh, and don't be the creepy person wearing a light-colored trenchcoat...looks like you're gonna start shooting.

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Re: Dress Code for Orientation

Postby inchoate_con » Fri Aug 19, 2011 10:19 am

Okay... so if you're a douche and need to wear a suit. People that wear suits know the difference between a $99 and a $999+ suit. In fact, you look dumber wearing a cheap suit.

Just be yourself....




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