Chicago Law Class of 2016

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby BigDreamer » Sat Mar 30, 2013 4:33 pm

Checking in! Excited :P

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby cwid1391 » Sat Mar 30, 2013 4:45 pm

naw wrote:Definitely going to that Cubs-Giants day game on Thursday.


Me too! We should meet up.

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby P-salms » Sat Mar 30, 2013 5:53 pm

cwid1391 wrote:
naw wrote:Definitely going to that Cubs-Giants day game on Thursday.


Me too! We should meet up.


Count me in. Also, bulls Knicks game that same night if anyone's interested.

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby NoChainz » Sat Mar 30, 2013 8:58 pm

P-salms wrote:
cwid1391 wrote:
naw wrote:Definitely going to that Cubs-Giants day game on Thursday.


Me too! We should meet up.


Count me in. Also, bulls Knicks game that same night if anyone's interested.


I'd be down for Bulls/Knicks

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby naw » Sat Mar 30, 2013 11:34 pm

P-salms wrote:
cwid1391 wrote:
naw wrote:Definitely going to that Cubs-Giants day game on Thursday.


Me too! We should meet up.


Count me in. Also, bulls Knicks game that same night if anyone's interested.

For real? Nice. I grabbed some OF "Budweiser Bleachers" tickets, since they're GA and bleachers are generally the most entertaining seats (definitely true at OAK Coliseum and AT&T park at least). Hopefully I can get there early enough to score some of these bad boys too:
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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby Rahviveh » Sat Mar 30, 2013 11:47 pm

I'm down to go. My flight lands at 5 though. I usually only care about baseball but always wanted to see a Bulls game.

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby florida1949 » Sun Mar 31, 2013 6:46 pm

P-salms wrote:
cwid1391 wrote:
naw wrote:Definitely going to that Cubs-Giants day game on Thursday.


Me too! We should meet up.


Count me in. Also, bulls Knicks game that same night if anyone's interested.



So down, let's make this happen

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby cwid1391 » Sun Mar 31, 2013 8:57 pm

florida1949 wrote:
P-salms wrote:
cwid1391 wrote:
naw wrote:Definitely going to that Cubs-Giants day game on Thursday.


Me too! We should meet up.


Count me in. Also, bulls Knicks game that same night if anyone's interested.



So down, let's make this happen


TLS sports tour of Chicago.

I probably won't get my Cubs tickets until the day of. Especially if a bunch of us are going, we could meet up outside Wrigley and get seats together. Maybe in the bleachers to accomodate those who have already bought theirs? I don't know if Bulls games sell out or not so I'm at someone else's mercy on that front. I'm very down for that too though.

Edit: Missed the bit about bleachers being General Attendance. Will probably go ahead and buy a Budweiser Bleacher ticket as well.

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby Xifeng » Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:06 pm

Each quarter

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby Smumps » Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:11 pm

I hope all of you properly root for the Giants.

FYI: For the Bulls game, I'm not sure how much you care about missing the Thursday diversity reception, but I'd try to not miss the Regents party (on the schedule) and Bar Review after that (not going to be on the schedule). Both events will be awesome, well-attended, and you'll have the chance to meet a ton of current students. Plus BR is going to be in Old Town, which is an amazing area. You'll have tons of opportunities to do Chicago sports next year, promise.

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby cwid1391 » Wed Apr 03, 2013 11:53 pm

Smumps wrote:I hope all of you properly root for the Giants.

FYI: For the Bulls game, I'm not sure how much you care about missing the Thursday diversity reception, but I'd try to not miss the Regents party (on the schedule) and Bar Review after that (not going to be on the schedule). Both events will be awesome, well-attended, and you'll have the chance to meet a ton of current students. Plus BR is going to be in Old Town, which is an amazing area. You'll have tons of opportunities to do Chicago sports next year, promise.


I'm down with Cubs game + BR rather than Bulls, but I'm not a NBA guy so YMMV.

Also, I don't see the Regents party on the schedule.

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby Emma. » Thu Apr 04, 2013 12:17 am

cwid1391 wrote:
Smumps wrote:I hope all of you properly root for the Giants.

FYI: For the Bulls game, I'm not sure how much you care about missing the Thursday diversity reception, but I'd try to not miss the Regents party (on the schedule) and Bar Review after that (not going to be on the schedule). Both events will be awesome, well-attended, and you'll have the chance to meet a ton of current students. Plus BR is going to be in Old Town, which is an amazing area. You'll have tons of opportunities to do Chicago sports next year, promise.


I'm down with Cubs game + BR rather than Bulls, but I'm not a NBA guy so YMMV.

Also, I don't see the Regents party on the schedule.


The Regents thing isn't an official ASW event. But it will be happening.

Also, the Diversity Reception is definitely something that everyone should feel comfortable attending. Most years most of the admitted students show up for it, and it is a great chance to meet a lot of faculty. You should plan your weekend however you want (so if catching a Bulls game is important to you, go for it!) but I think that reception is pretty fun and a good chance to meet your future classmates and your future professors.

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby WhiteyCakes » Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:10 am

To current students (or kappycaft1 b/c I know you're bringing your wife too): what events will it be kosher to bring my wife to? I'm looking in particular at the thursday evening reception, the pizza event friday, and anything on saturday since we'll be out of the hotel by then. She's trying to figure out how much time she'll have to kill on her own.

Let me know what you think!

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby Smumps » Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:41 am

kappycaft1 wrote:
Emma. wrote:
cwid1391 wrote:
Smumps wrote:I hope all of you properly root for the Giants.

FYI: For the Bulls game, I'm not sure how much you care about missing the Thursday diversity reception, but I'd try to not miss the Regents party (on the schedule) and Bar Review after that (not going to be on the schedule). Both events will be awesome, well-attended, and you'll have the chance to meet a ton of current students. Plus BR is going to be in Old Town, which is an amazing area. You'll have tons of opportunities to do Chicago sports next year, promise.


I'm down with Cubs game + BR rather than Bulls, but I'm not a NBA guy so YMMV.

Also, I don't see the Regents party on the schedule.


The Regents thing isn't an official ASW event. But it will be happening.

Also, the Diversity Reception is definitely something that everyone should feel comfortable attending. Most years most of the admitted students show up for it, and it is a great chance to meet a lot of faculty. You should plan your weekend however you want (so if catching a Bulls game is important to you, go for it!) but I think that reception is pretty fun and a good chance to meet your future classmates and your future professors.

"Regents" as in Regents Park Apartments, or is there some other Regents? (In the event that it is Regents Park Apartments, will the party be held in that poolside area or something?)


Yep, as in Regents Park Apartments. My guess is they will host it at the Summit Club, coincidentally next to my apartment. It's a cool space with a great view.

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby Xifeng » Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:18 am

WhiteyCakes wrote:To current students (or kappycaft1 b/c I know you're bringing your wife too): what events will it be kosher to bring my wife to? I'm looking in particular at the thursday evening reception, the pizza event friday, and anything on saturday since we'll be out of the hotel by then. She's trying to figure out how much time she'll have to kill on her own.

Let me know what you think!


Thursday evening reception should be totally fine, people bring SOs to that all the time. She may get asked if she's an admit, but that'll happen all weekend :) Pizza event is one where there's a lot of SOs, too. I assume she can come to the stuff on Saturday, but most of it'll probably be relatively boring for her.

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby jsjd1989 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:08 pm

Looking ahead to the academic calendar, it says orientation is Sept 3rd-25th (tentative). There is no way orientation is that long... or is it? haha

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby florida1949 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 4:59 pm

When calculating COA, are you guys including money made from 1L summer/2L SA? If so, what number are you using for 2L SA (I am unsure of what take home would be from a market SA)?

Also, to current students: is it difficult to find a job 1L summer that meets the requirements for the $5k stipend?

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby cwid1391 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 5:07 pm

Did everyone get an email from a current student? It didn't necessarily seemed tailored to me, but it might have been.

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby 2014 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 6:33 pm

jsjd1989 wrote:Looking ahead to the academic calendar, it says orientation is Sept 3rd-25th (tentative). There is no way orientation is that long... or is it? haha

It's like 6 days or something, it was the week immediately before classes so probably like the 20th-25th. They were talking about adding in some sort of team building retreat beforehand next year so idk if that will pan out, but it might add a day or two.

florida1949 wrote:When calculating COA, are you guys including money made from 1L summer/2L SA? If so, what number are you using for 2L SA (I am unsure of what take home would be from a market SA)?

Also, to current students: is it difficult to find a job 1L summer that meets the requirements for the $5k stipend?

Don't count your 1L summer money, it will barely offset your rent and food costs for the summer and will in no way lead to less loans taken out during the year (unless you get a 1L SA, but it's unreasonable to bank on one)

It is not difficult to find a 5k paying job, especially if you put in the time to get applications out over winter break/early winter quarter.


cwid1391 wrote:Did everyone get an email from a current student? It didn't necessarily seemed tailored to me, but it might have been.

Those of us who signed up were given your name, school, major, grad year, and hometown, so your email was tailored as much as it could be given that info haha.

You all should definitely feel free to email your person back though, it's real people on the other end who want to answer questions.

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby Rahviveh » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:47 am

florida1949 wrote:When calculating COA, are you guys including money made from 1L summer/2L SA? If so, what number are you using for 2L SA (I am unsure of what take home would be from a market SA)?

Also, to current students: is it difficult to find a job 1L summer that meets the requirements for the $5k stipend?

I think its better to be conservative and leave it out. Then again for those of us borrowing large amounts we are fucked if we don't get a 2L SA. But if youre comparing schools it'll be the same everywhere.

Congrats on getting in BTW, I was following your LSN

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby Xifeng » Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:58 am

2014 wrote:
cwid1391 wrote:Did everyone get an email from a current student? It didn't necessarily seemed tailored to me, but it might have been.

Those of us who signed up were given your name, school, major, grad year, and hometown, so your email was tailored as much as it could be given that info haha.

You all should definitely feel free to email your person back though, it's real people on the other end who want to answer questions.


Last year I had zero admits email me back :lol:

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Re: Chicago Law Class of 2016

Postby WhiteyCakes » Fri Apr 05, 2013 11:00 am

florida1949 wrote:When calculating COA, are you guys including money made from 1L summer/2L SA? If so, what number are you using for 2L SA (I am unsure of what take home would be from a market SA)?

Also, to current students: is it difficult to find a job 1L summer that meets the requirements for the $5k stipend?


Just add 5K to your total cost-of-living loan amount, divide by 12, and that is your monthly budget.




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